Monster (movie)

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Monster is a 2003 American movie about the life of prostitute-turned-serial killer Aileen Wuornos, who was executed in 2002 for killing seven men, in the late 1980s-early 1990s. The role of Aileen Wuornos was played by South African actress Charlize Theron and her lesbian lover, Selby Walls (Tyria Moore in real life) was played by Christina Ricci. The film was written and directed by Patty Jenkins.

Much of Theron's performance is credited to Nick Broomfield's 1992 documentary Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer, which she reportedly watched clips of between takes.

The film won Theron the Academy Award for Best Actress, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Drama and the SAG Award.

Tagline: Based on a true story

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