Shia LaBeouf's 'Man Down' Sells Only One Ticket in U.K. Debut


This wasn't the kind of singular hit that Shia LaBeouf was hoping for.

It looks like that dubious record could be challenged thanks to Shia LaBeouf and his latest movie, "Man Down", which opened in one British theatre with a total United Kingdom gross of £7 - or $8.70 in US dollars.

Box office tracking firm ComScore reported on the gross of the film, which played in one theater: Reel Cinema, in the town of Burnley in northwest England.

The thriller about a veteran (LaBeouf) dealing with PTSD only earned £7 ($8.70 in USA dollars) over the weekend, according to ComScore (reported by Variety).

But even that doesn't excuse its dismal pull: The Void, a Canadian horror movie starring Ellen Wong, also opened in just one cinema this weekend and took in £1613 (NZ$2877), according to The Independent.

Man Down is a war movie directed by Dito Montiel. LaBeouf is joined in the cast by Kate Mara, Jai Courtney and Gary Oldman. The film now holds a 15 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The news as not so bad (although certainly not good) in the US, where "Man Down" took in $454,490.

The actor, who did earn raves for last year's festival fave American Honey, will next be seen playing John McEnroe in a Scandinavian production that follows the tennis great's 80s rivalry with Swede Bjorn Borg.