(written from a Production point of view)
In 2007 he won a Taurus World Stunt Award for best car stunt in Talladega Nights: The Legend of Ricky Bobby. Charbonneau is specialized in car and vehicle stunts.
Among his stunt resume are films such as The Goonies (1985), Explorers (1985, with James Cromwell, Brooke Bundy, Robert Picardo, Dick Miller, Frank Welker, and stunts by Janet Brady, Lane Leavitt, and Kim Washington), Stand by Me (1986, starring Wil Wheaton), The Lost Boys (1987), Masters of the Universe (1987, with Frank Langella, Robert Duncan McNeill, Anthony De Longis, Meg Foster, and stunts by Tony Brubaker and Janet Brady), A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988, with Lisa Wilcox, Brooke Bundy, and stunts by Maria R. Kelly, Lane Leavitt, Paula Moody, Kimberly L. Ryusaki, Noon Orsatti, and Jennifer Watson), Amityville: The Evil Escapes (1989, with Aron Eisenberg), The Doors (1991), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Sleepwalkers (1992, with Mädchen Amick and Alice Krige), Batman Returns (1992), Last Action Hero (1993), The Little Rascals (1994, with Whoopi Goldberg), The Big Green (1995, with Olivia d'Abo), Jingle All the Way (1996), Spawn (1997, with Melinda Clarke, Frank Welker, John Cothran, Jr., Caroline Gibson, Jay Caputo, Laura Stepp, Stewart Lew, stand-in Kerry Hoyt, and stunts by Tony Brubaker, Faith Minton, Kane Hodder, Gail Monian, Denney Pierce, and Spice Williams-Crosby), Titanic (1997), Deep Impact (1998, with Denise Crosby and James Cromwell), Inspector Gadget (1999), The Kid (2000, with Jeri Ryan), Spy Kids (2001), Pearl Harbor (2001), Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003), Herbie Fully Loaded (2005), and Drillbit Taylor (set for 2008).
Charbonneau has also performed stunts in television series such as Rescue 911, High Incident, and Team Knight Rider.