The Battle of Shaker Heights (2003) As Kelly, a suburban teenager who is furious at the world, Shia LaBeouf makes bantamweight hostility charming. The latest Project Greenlight effort creates a character,… 2003-08-29 2003-08-22 PG-13 PT80M Drama Elden Henson Shia LaBeouf Shiri Appleby Anson Mount Kathleen Quinlan William Sadler Amy Smart Ray Wise Chris Moore Miramax
Movie Review

The Battle of Shaker Heights (2003)

MPAA Rating: PG-13
EW's GRADE
C

Details Release Date: Aug 29, 2003; Limited Release: Aug 22, 2003; Rated: PG-13; Length: 80 Minutes; Genre: Drama; With: Elden Henson and Shia LaBeouf; Distributor: Miramax

As Kelly, a suburban teenager who is furious at the world, Shia LaBeouf makes bantamweight hostility charming. The latest Project Greenlight effort creates a character, all right, but LaBeouf's harmless alienation hasn't been given a movie to go with it.

Originally posted Sep 12, 2003 Published in issue #727-728 Sep 12, 2003 Order article reprints