Megan Fox made her big-screen debut in the 2001 film 'Holiday in the Sun' directed by Steve Purcell. She got her first lead role in the 2004 American teenager musical comedy film ‘Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen’ directed by Sara Sugarman. Despite opening to negative reviews, the film was a commercial success. She got her breakthrough role as ‘Mikaela Banes’ in the 2007 American science fiction action film ‘Transformers’ directed by Michael Bay. The film received mostly positive reviews from critics and was a massive box success, grossing over $709.7 million on a budget of $150–200 million. Fox also won the ‘Scream Award’ and ‘Golden Schmoes Award’ for her performance in the film. The following year, she starred as ‘Sophie Maes’ in the British comedy film ‘How to Lose Friends & Alienate People.’ The film saw negative reviews upon release and was a box office bomb.
In 2009, she reprised her role as ‘Mikaela Banes’ in ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,’ the sequel to the 2007 film ‘Transformer.’ While the film was panned by critics, it was a massive box success. For her performance in the film, Fox became a recipient of the ‘Teen Choice Award’ and ‘Scream Award.’ That same year, she bagged another ‘Teen Choice Award’ for her portrayal of ‘Jennifer Check’ in the American comedy horror film ‘Jennifer's Body’ directed by Karyn Kusama. The film opened to mixed reviews and was a moderate commercial success. ‘Jennifer's Body’ gained a cult status in the subsequent years. In 2010, she appeared in the American Western superhero film ‘Jonah Hex.’ The film was panned by critics and was a box office bomb.
She next appeared in films like ‘Passion Play’ (2010), ‘Friends with Kids’ (2011), ‘The Dictator’ (2012), and ‘This Is 40’ (2012). In 2014, she starred as ‘April O'Neil’ in the American superhero film ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ directed by Jonathan Liebesman. The film opened to negative reviews but was a commercial success. In 2016, Fox returned to play ‘April O'Neil’ in ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows,’ the sequel to the 2014 film ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’ The film was a major box office disappointment which led to the cancelation of a planned sequel. Fox went on to star in films like ‘Above the Shadows’ (2019), ‘Zeroville’ (2019), ‘Think Like a Dog’ (2020), and ‘Rogue’ (2020).
The year 2021 saw the release of the American action thriller film ‘Till Death’ where Fox was seen playing the role of ‘Emma Webster.’ The film opened to critical acclaim with critics praising the performance of Fox. She was last seen in the 2021 American vampire thriller film ‘Night Teeth’ directed by Adam Randall. The film received a mixed response from critics. Fox is all set to appear in the upcoming American dark comedy film ‘Big Gold Brick’ where she will play the role of ‘Jacqueline.’ She will also be a part of the upcoming American action film ‘The Expendables 4.’