Transformers Synopsis
Live-action version of the popular cartoon.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Transformers is a wet dream for fanboys, with vehicles that whiz and whir into alien robots, spectacular sci-fi stunt chases, glistening...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Even more ridiculous than it sounds.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
It's a heavy-metal opera with humor.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
A classic Michael Bay mega-movie. Interested in plot and character development? Move along. You're blocking the view.
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
The most surprising thing about Michael Bay's much-anticipated, blockbuster-bound Transformers is how funny the movie is.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Yes, it's loud, explosive and silly, but it also perfectly embodies the concept of a summer blockbuster with its simple...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Everything comes down to an epic battle between the Transformers and the Decepticons, and that's when my attention began to wander, and the...
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Wall Street Journal

For almost two hours of car chases and car wrecks and extraordinary animated transformation sequences that meld fluidly with live action,...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Bay, at heart, isn't a fantasist; he's a literal-minded maestro of demolition.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Partly impressive, partly inane buck-banging toy of a movie.
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First Time I Paid to See a GMC Car Commercial

By groovezone
I can't believe I actually paid $21.50 for two adults to see this lame movie...which really was a two and half hour long GMC car commercial. The plot and action in the movie could have been resolved...

Holy rolling balls of tin foil

By mtdogg
This movie is not good. Nothing but special effects, i'll be skipping the sequel....

More Then Meets The Eye

By Bexgurl
I saw this in theaters, and was totally awesome!!!! It has the greatest special effects I've ever seen!!! It still should have won an Oscar for the special effects though.......

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By moviebuff56
great movie for the entire family, a must see for everyone. My husband loves special effects movies, so he enjoyed it and so did i. I would go see it again, but i picked up the DVD, SO I CAN ENJOY...

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By This fans fa you
I should of became a member of Fandango a long time ago and reviewed this movie. I just watched this movie today and i love watching this movie. The action is great and the special effect are...

About Time!

By Sivart67
Great all-around family movie. Even my 10 month old daughter loved it! Some of the drama between the two leading actors was a bit hokey, but the transformers and action between them really made up...

Boy-gets-Girl, aided by Unbelievably Real looking alien robots!! Can't beat it!!

By waco51
Don't know how closely the current "Transformers" storyline follows the original, but for MY money they did a terrific job blending in the alien robots' war between themselves AND working in...


By jujujohnson
Got to see a sneak peak of Transfromers. Great Movie, The Transformers were so realistic you had to question who was more real, them or some of the 2nd rate actors in it. The entire audience was...


By AStarInHerEyes
I didn't think I would like it. I used to watch the Transformers cartoon as a kid, so I went to go see the movie with my boyfriend and I loved it! It has some of that adult humor that everyone loves....


By jendanward
This movie was AWESOME! Even for someone like me, who has never watched anything Transformers! You won't get lost in the story as long as you pay attention to the movie. I would definitely NOT mind...

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Rated PG-13 | For for intense sequences of sci-fi action violence, brief sexual humor, and language
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