After lending his voice to the commercially successful computer-animated film The Lorax (2012), he appeared as the male lead in the romantic drama The Lucky One (2012), based on the novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks.
The film became a major box office success despite negative reviews from critics.
Jordan as three bachelors in New York City, became a moderate commercial success despite receiving mostly negative reviews from critics.
Later in 2014, Efron was seen in the adult comedy Neighbors (2014), co-starring Seth Rogen.
The film, which starred Efron alongside Miles Teller and Michael B.The film received almost unanimously negative reviews from critics, but became a major success at the box office.He also played a supporting role in the critically successful Liberal Arts (2012), which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2012 and received a limited release later that year.Cloud (2010), which became a moderate success at the box office despite receiving mostly negative reviews from critics.Efron next appeared as a part of the large ensemble cast in Garry Marshall’s New Year's Eve (2011), which depicted a series of holiday vignettes of different groups of characters.He also attended Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, a community college located in Santa Maria, California, which provided him with the opportunity to perform as a "young player" during the years of 20.Efron began acting in the early 2000s with guest roles on several television series including Firefly, ER, and The Guardian.Efron reprised his role of Troy Bolton in High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008), the first film in the High School Musical franchise to receive a theatrical release.The film became a major blockbuster at the box office, and received mixed to positive reviews from critics.The film became a major commercial and critical success upon its release in July 2007.Later that year, he was seen reprising his role of Troy Bolton in High School Musical 2 (2007), which aired on the Disney Channel in August 2007.