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June 29th, 2011 1:06pm EDT

Harrison Ford Harrison Ford has branded his Indiana Jones co-star Shia LaBeouf an "idiot" for publicly slating the latest film in the franchise.

The pair worked together on 2008's Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull, the follow-up to the adventurer's third outing in 1989.

The blockbuster was a box office hit, grossing nearly $800 million worldwide, but it received mixed reviews from critics and fans. And following its release, LaBeouf admitted he was disappointed with the revival, insisting he had "dropped the ball" and let devotees down.

Last year, he said, "I feel like I dropped the ball on the legacy that people loved and cherished... You can blame it on the writer and you can blame it on (director) Steven (Spielberg). But the actor's job is to make it come alive and make it work, and I couldn't do it..."

And LaBeouf even claimed Ford agreed with him, adding, "We (Ford and LaBeouf) had major discussions. He wasn't happy with it either."

But now Ford has spoken out about the remarks, calling his co-star a "f**king idiot" for turning against the movie.

He tells Details magazine, "I think he was a f**king idiot. As an actor, I think it's my obligation to support the film without making a complete a** of myself. Shia is ambitious, attentive, and talented - and he's learning how to deal with a situation which is very unique and difficult."

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