Young Adult (2011)
Summary: Soon after her divorce, a fiction writer returns to her home in small-town Minnesota, looking to rekindle a romance with her ex-boyfriend, who is now married with kids (imdb)
Astro Boy (2009)
Summary: Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he has lost. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, our hero embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him.
The Road (2009)
Summary: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there.
Battle in Seattle (2007)
Summary: Activists arrive in Seattle, Washington en masse to protest a meeting of the World Trade Organization. Riots and chaos ensue as demonstrators successfully stop the WTO meetings. (imdb)
Summary: The drama follows an 11-year-old girl's struggle to come to terms with her mother's abandonment. (imdb)
Summary: A hard-living superhero who has fallen out of favor with the public enters into a questionable relationship with the wife of the public relations professional who's trying to repair his image. (imdb)
The Burning Plain (2008)
Summary: A drama with a two-tiered storyline concerning a mother (Basinger) and daughter (Theron) who try to form a bond after the young woman's difficult childhood. (imdb)
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
Summary: In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen. (imdb)
Summary: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race. (imdb)
The Fate of the Furious (2017)
Summary: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Atomic Blonde (2017)
Summary: The crown jewel of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies.
Summary: An American businessman with a stake in a pharmaceutical company that's about to go public finds his life is thrown into turmoil by an incident in Mexico. (imdb)
Summary: The film is about Marlo, a mother of three including a newborn, who is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully. (imdb)
Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
Summary: Kubo lives a quiet, normal life in a small shoreside village until a spirit from the past turns his life upside down by re-igniting an age-old vendetta. This causes all sorts of havoc as gods and monsters chase Kubo who, in order to survive, must locate a magical suit of armor once worn by his late father, a legendary Samurai warrior. (imdb)
The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)
Summary: As two evil sisters prepare to conquer the land; two renegades - Eric the Huntsman - who previously aided Snow White in defeating Ravenna, and his forbidden lover, Sara set out to stop them. (imdb)
A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
Summary: As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival. (imdb)
Dark Places (2015)
Summary: A woman who survived the brutal killing of her family as a child is forced to confront the events of that day by a secret society obsessed with solving notorious crimes. (imdb)
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Summary: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and almost everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. (imdb)
The Last Face (2016)
Summary: A director (Charlize Theron) of an international aid agency in Africa meets a relief aid doctor (Javier Bardem) amidst a political/social revolution, and together face tough choices surrounding humanitarianism and life through civil unrest. (imdb)
In the Valley of Elah (2007)
Summary: The story of a war veteran, his wife and the search for their son who recently returned from Iraq but has mysteriously gone missing, as well as the police detective who helps in the investigation.
Trial and Error (1997)
Summary: Lawyer Charles Tuttle is defending his wife's relative Benny Gibbs in a class action fraud suit, but when he gets to the city where court takes place, he gets drunk and the following day, when the hearings begin, his friend, actor Richard Rietti takes his place posing as Charlie. The bad thing is that Richard doesn't know anything about being a lawyer, and Charlie has to teach him as the court goes on. (imdb)
The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
Summary: Set against the backdrop of a golf tournament in 1930's Georgia, this is the classic joumey of a hero who falls into darkness through some disconnect with his soul, and then of his coming back into the light with the help of a spiritual guide.
Men of Honor (2000)
Summary: Inspired by the life of Carl Brashear (Gooding, Jr.). The setting of his journey is the little known and dangerous world of deep-sea diving in the U.S. Navy of the 1950s and 60s. (20th Century Fox Films)
Summary: Fictionalized biography of Aileen Wuornos, who was executed in Florida in 2002 after being convicted of murdering six men. Wuornos had worked as a prostitute, and claimed that the men had sexually assaulted her and that she was acting in self-defense.
Reindeer Games (2000)
Summary: The film enters the colorful and conniving world of lowlife criminals scheming to turn a straightened ex-con (Affleck) crooked again. (Dimension Films)
The Italian Job (2003)
Summary: A gang of robbers, lead by career criminal Charlie Croker, create the largest traffic jam in Los Angeles history, giving them time to pull off a theft of gold bullion. They get away in their Mini Coopers, which are small enough to drive on sidewalks so they can make a clean get away before the traffic jam clears.
Head in the Clouds (2004)
Summary: In a time torn apart by hatred and violence, two lifelong lovers are forced to choose between passion and personal convictions, their fate intertwined with the painful history of a world at war. (Sony Pictures Classics)
Summary: Lee Simon, unsuccessful journalist and wanna-be novelist, tries to get a foot into the door with celebrities. After divorcing his wife Robin, Lee gets to meet a lot folks of the rich and / or beautiful, partly through journalism, partly because he has a script to offer. But life among those from out-of-this-world is hard, and his putative success always results in defeat. Meanwhile Robin meets a very desirable TV-producer and takes the first steps in the world of celebrities herself. (imdb)
The Cider House Rules (1999)
Summary: Homer is an orphan in remote St. Cloud, Maine. Never adopted, he becomes the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch, who imparts his full medical knowledge on Homer, who becomes a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. But Homer yearns for a self-chosen life outside the orphanage. When Wally and pregnant Candy visit the orphanage Dr. Larch provides medically safe, albeit illegal, abortions Homer leaves with them to work on Wally's family apple farm... (imdb)
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)
Summary: Woody Allen's latest crime caper stars Allen as crackerjack insurance investigator CW Briggs. Briggs might be forced to relinquish bragging rights to being the best in the business when he falls under the spell of a crook -- and a beautiful colleague -- in his most baffling case to date, and finds that he is the one left clueless. (DreamWorks SKG)
Devil's Advocate (1997)
Summary: A drama about the eternal struggle between power and weakness, between temptation and surrender, between good and limitless evil.
Sweet November (2001)
Summary: Nelson (Reeves) and Sara (Theron) have nothing in common except an hour spent in DMV hell. Intrigued by each other, but not quite ready to commit, they settle on a rather unconventional courtship: a one-month trial, after which they'll go their separate ways. No expectations. No pressure. No strings attached. What neither of them counts on is falling in love. (Warner Brothers)
Summary: When Will and Karen Jennings (Townsend and Theron) are held hostage and their daughter is abducted, a relentless 24-hour plan is set in motion that will challenge everything they took for granted. (Sony)
That Thing You Do! (1996)
Summary: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager. (imdb)
Mighty Joe Young (1998)
Summary: After Mighty Joe Young is brought to America for safety reasons, he escapes and rampages through Hollywood, spurred by tormentors out for revenge. (imdb)
Aeon Flux (2005)
Summary: In this futuristic sci-fi thriller set 400 years in the future, Charlize Theron stars as Aeon Flux, the top underground operative at war with the totalitarian regime governing what appears to be a perfect society. But is this perfect life hiding a perfect lie? Aeon is on the front lines of a rebellion that will reveal a world of secrets. (Paramount Pictures)
North Country (2005)
Summary: Inspired by a true story, North Country follows a woman's journey on a road that will take her farther than she ever imagined, ultimately inspiring countless others, and leading to the nation's first-ever class action lawsuit for sexual harassment. (Warner Bros.)
Waking Up in Reno (2002)
Summary: A funny thing happens to two married couples on the way to the Monster Truck Show in Reno, Nevada. (Miramax)
The Yards (2000)
Summary: A drama set in the vast New York City subway yards. After serving time in prison for taking the fall for a group of his friends, Leo Handler (Wahlberg) just wants to get his life back on track. So, Leo returns to the one place he thinks will be safe -- home. But in the yards, where his uncle (Caan) now pulls the strings, safe is not how they do business. (Miramax Films)
15 Minutes (2001)
Summary: A thriller seen through an eye-popping new lens - that of the media's hunt for shocking imagery, no matter the cost. In 15 Minutes, as the cops chase the murderers, the media chases the cops, and the whole thing fuels an escalating firestorm. (New Line Cinema)
The Astronaut's Wife (1999)
Summary: Spencer, an honored astronaut (Depp) and his beautiful school-teacher wife Jillian (Theron) face an inexplicable terror when Spencer loses total consciousness while on a routine space shuttle mission, returning home just barely alive and a bewildered, changed hero. (New Line Cinema)