A dark tale based on the true story of Aileen Wuornos, one of America’s first female serial killers. Wuornos had a difficult and cruel childhood plagued by abuse and drug use in Michigan. She became a prostitute by the age of thirteen, the same year she became pregnant. She eventually moved to Florida where she began earning a living as a highway prostitute—servicing the desires of semi-truck drivers. The tale focuses on the nine month period between 1989 and 1990, during which Wuornos had a lesbian relationship with a woman named Selby. And during that very same time, she also began murdering her clientele in order to get money without using sex. This turned the tables on a rather common phenomena of female highway prostitutes being the victims of serial killers—instead Wuornos, herself, carried out the deeds of a cold-blooded killer.


Title: Monster

Release Date: 2003

Genres: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller

    Directors: Jenkins, Patty


  • Theron, Charlize as Aileen
  • Ricci, Christina as Selby
  • Dern, Bruce as Thomas
  • Tergesen, Lee as Vincent Corey
  • Vince, Pruitt Taylor as Gene/Stuttering “John”
  • Corley, Annie as Donna
  • St. John, Marco as Evan/Undercover “John”
  • Macaulay, Marc as Will/Daddy “John”
  • Wilson, Scott as Horton/Last “John”
  • Blackwell, Rus as Cop
  • Ware, Tim as Chuck
  • Jones, Stephan as Lawyer
  • Rice, Brett as Charles
  • Riley, Kaitlin as Teenage Aileen
  • Ivey, Cree as 7-Year-Old Aileen

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