With Shia LaBeouf announcing that he will be retiring from the public eye, fans are wondering if and when he will ever return to the big screen. The Transformers star was caught plagiarizing a graphic novel and a huge downfall for the actor started after that discovery, which lead to the retirement announcement.
LaBeouf was first introduced to fans when he was on the Disney Channel, playing Louis Stevens on Even Stevens. From that role LaBeouf went on to star in the Disney film Holes and his acting career took off from there. A few films later, LaBeouf was offered the lead role in Transformers and the actor became a household name.
TheCelebrityCafe.com is counting down the top ten Shia LaBeouf films. From Transformers to Lawless, LaBeouf has a large fan base who show up strong at the box office when his films open. Now audiences will have to wait and see if LaBeouf will come out of retirement. Did your favorite LaBeouf film not make the list? Comment below.
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10. Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Transformers: Dark of the Moon was the final film with LaBeouf at the helm of the Transformers films. This franchise is now moving forward but with Mark Wahlberg in the lead role.
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9. Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle
LaBeouf had a role in Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, even though he was not well known at the time, he was able to hold his own with the three leading ladies of the action packed film.
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8. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
The second film in the three movie Transformers franchise, LaBeouf returned to his role as Sam Witwicky. This second film was full of action but fans showed up at the box office to support the franchise.
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7. I, Robot
I, Robot was Will Smith’s film but LaBeouf held his own with the veteran actor.
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6. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Harrison Ford returned to the big screen in his iconic role of Indiana Jones in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. The film featured LaBeouf as Jones partner during the film, with the hopes that LaBeouf would take over the Jones franchise.
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Lawless was a very dark role for LaBeouf and fans got to see his larger range as an actor and showed that he is growing up as a person and in his career.
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4. Eagle Eye
LaBeouf took on another major action role in Eagle Eye, this film quickly became a fan favorite.
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3. Greatest Game Ever Played
The Greatest Game Ever Played told the story of Francis Ouimet, who was an early life golf champion. LaBeouf carried the entire film and fans could not keep their eyes off of the actor.
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This was one of the first movies that LaBeouf was in charge of leading as an actor. This novel was brought to life on screens everywhere and fans of the book fell in love with the film.
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Transformers made LaBeouf a household name when he took on the role of Sam Witwicky. Transformers was a box office success and helped to send LaBeouf into the stratosphere as an actor.
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