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Charlize Theron

Dark Horse Lead Actress: 'In the Valley of Elah'

Why: In a role that could’ve easily been overshadowed by Tommy Lee Jones’ powerhouse perf, Theron makes her presence known as a cop who won’t take guff from the boys while helping Jones uncover the case of his missing son. The Oscar winner seems equally comfortable in being a strong lead (“North Country”) or a supporting player.

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    Why: In a role that could’ve easily been overshadowed by Tommy Lee Jones’ powerhouse perf, Theron makes her presence known as a cop who won’t take guff from the boys while helping Jones uncover the case of his missing son. The Oscar winner seems equally comfortable in being a strong lead (“North Country”) or a […]

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    Why: In a role that could’ve easily been overshadowed by Tommy Lee Jones’ powerhouse perf, Theron makes her presence known as a cop who won’t take guff from the boys while helping Jones uncover the case of his missing son. The Oscar winner seems equally comfortable in being a strong lead (“North Country”) or a […]

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