Unstoppable, unique, and universally adored, Megan Fox has solidified her place as one of Hollywood’s brightest stars.
From her breakout role in “Transformers” to cult favorite “Jennifer’s Body”, Fox has built a remarkable portfolio of diverse characters, proving her worth as a versatile actress.
With her fearless on-screen presence and magnetic appeal, Megan has become an icon of her generation, giving life to unforgettable roles that resonated with audiences and grossed big at the box office.
Now, let’s take a stroll through her blockbuster journey, as we rank Megan Fox’s movies by their box office earnings. We assure you, it’s a thrilling ride you don’t want to miss.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) – $1.123 billion
Megan Fox had a substantial role in making this franchise a global success. “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” third in the series, not only featured stunning visual effects but also Megan’s ability to hold her own in an action-packed spectacle..
Despite the heavy reliance on CGI and explosions, Fox’s performance added a human touch that resonated with audiences. The box-office numbers speak for themselves – a cool $1.123 billion.
Transformers (2007) – $709.7 million
Let’s rewind to where it all began. “Transformers” was the movie that propelled Megan into the spotlight, and for good reason. Her character, Mikaela Banes, was more than just the love interest of Shia LaBeouf’s Sam Witwicky.
Megan portrayed Mikaela as tough, resourceful, and more than capable of handling herself in a world of alien robots. Earning a whopping $709.7 million, the film set a strong foundation for the franchise and Megan’s career.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) – $493.3 million
In “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”, Megan Fox embraced the role of the adventurous reporter April O’Neil. With her unyielding determination to uncover the truth and her engaging dynamics with the titular heroes, Fox made the character her own.
The film turned out to be a box-office success, amassing $493.3 million, and Fox’s performance was applauded by fans of the franchise.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016) – $245.6 million
Back for more turtle power, Megan reprised her role as April O’Neil in the sequel, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows”.
Here, she further developed April’s character, enhancing her tenacity and drive, cementing her as a cornerstone of the Turtles’ world. The film managed to gather $245.6 million at the box office, reinforcing the franchise’s popularity.
The Dictator (2012) – $179.4 million USD
Diverging a bit from her regular on-screen persona, Megan Fox made a special appearance in “The Dictator”. This politically incorrect, chaotic comedy was brought to us by Sacha Baron Cohen, the genius behind “Borat”.
Fox played herself in a memorable cameo that added an extra dash of humor and charm to the movie. Although she wasn’t a main character, her part definitely left an impression on the audience. The film was a commercial success, raking in $179.4 million worldwide.
This Is 40 (2012) – $88.1 million USD
Next on the list is “This Is 40”, a hilarious and poignant exploration of middle age, marriage, and family life. The film was directed by Judd Apatow and marked a divergence from Fox’s usual action roles.
Megan took on the character of Desi, an employee at a boutique shop. Her performance added a unique flavor to the ensemble cast that included Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann.
The film enjoyed moderate success at the box office, collecting $88.1 million worldwide, and added another dimension to Megan’s acting range. It’s safe to say that even in a comedic setting, Fox knows how to leave a lasting impression!
Jennifer’s Body (2009) – $31.6 million
While “Jennifer’s Body” might not have reached the stratospheric earnings of some of Megan’s other movies (with a total of $31.6 million), it has since achieved cult status for its witty script and memorable performances.
Fox’s portrayal of the possessed cheerleader Jennifer Check showcased her range as an actress, adding depth to a character that could easily have been one-dimensional.
Megan’s performance was praised, and she proved that she could handle both blockbuster franchises and nuanced, character-driven roles.
And while we’re here, we can’t help but mention Megan’s upcoming movie, “The Expendables 4.” With the film’s release set for September 22, 2023, there’s a lot of buzz and excitement surrounding her role.
The “Expendables” franchise has been a box office hit, consistently delivering thrilling action and a cast that reads like a who’s who of action heroes.
With Megan Fox joining the ranks, fans are eager to see her bring her characteristic fierceness to the screen. Given the previous success of the franchise, there’s no doubt that “The Expendables 4” is poised to make a significant impact at the box office, and quite possibly climb towards the top of this list.