Monster

344-poster
release date November 16 2003
studio New Market
director Patty Jenkins
writer Patty Jenkins
starring Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci
rating
R
tagline Based on a true story
site monsterfilm.com
trailer 1 Trailer #1

Synopsis

A biopic on Aileen Carol Wuornos, a highway prostitute who was executed for killing seven men in the state of Florida during the 1980s.

Official Review

monsterrview012504 Monster “Monster” is not exactly a horror movie, but a character piece
on Aileen Wuornos, the most notorious female serial killer in U.S.
history. The real Wuornos was a tragic and horrific figure, and was
executed in Florida 3 years ago. She was a prostitute who killed 7 men,
baffling police and later claiming that all of the men had attempted to
rape her. Her life was captured in the compelling 1992 documentary
“Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer.” “Monster takes up
her story, centering on her sexual/personal relationship with
18-year-old Selby (Christina Ricci). Director Patty Jenkins’ film is
sort of “Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer” for the Lifetime network. …Read More

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