The Transformers: The Movie Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 2358

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 113

Theatrical Release Date: 08/08/1986

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 09/13/2016

Language: English

Genre: Animation, Action

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Nelson Shin

Actors: Peter Cullen, Orson Welles, Eric Idle, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Stack

Plot: The Autobots must stop a colossal planet-consuming robot who is after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership.

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Snoogans - wrote on 11/29/2011

Better than the live action adaptations, mostly because it's exactly like the cartoon.

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dukeakasmudge - wrote on 10/02/2011

Didnt enjoy it as much as I did when I was a little kid

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Court J. - wrote on 03/19/2009

I loved this flick when i was 6 and i still do. In fact i love it more than ever. Here's some things that make this great -A touching death of an icon -The introduction of new characters -A great guilty pleasure soundtrack -Bot loads of action -The introduction of the first female autobot -Minor swearing -Awesome voice work from Leonard Nimoy and the late great Orson Welles!! Bah-weep-Graaaaagnah wheep ni ni bong!!!

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The one and only Transformers The Movie...

Bahamut - wrote on 03/02/2009

Yes, I said it. This is the ONLY Transformers movie. Michael Bay should be drawn and quartered for his atrocity of a movie. For those that are too young to remember, or those that just have no clue (I'm looking at you Bay, Mr. "I never saw the show, but I love cars!"), this was the movie that fulfilled the expectations of my generation. It had action, it had (minor) swearing, it had the death of an icon, a believable plot (once again looking at you Mr. Bay), an 80's soundtrack that not only works well for this movie, it also serves as a "musical reminder" of exactly what scene the music played in (who can forget Instruments Of Destruction playing as Ironhide was slaughtered). Also, it has two great actors from the generation before us (Leonard Nimoy and Orson Welles in his final …

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The original Transformers movie

TheWolf - wrote on 08/03/2007

Growing up in the 80's, there were a lot of cartoons that one could watch and be entertained. And now, as adults, we can still go back and watch those same cartoons for nostalgia, but realize the the shows seem to talk down to kids by over-flexing a sense of drama, like Thundercats did. He-Man cartoons do the same to a degree, and so does cartoons from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
But Transformers cartoons never did such a thing. They presented a story in a way that now, as adults, we can still watch and enjoy with the same vigor that we watched with in our youth, and that's because that Transformers isn't a cartoon that has dated itself to the point that it screams 1980's, and it doesn't talk down to its audience. The characters are multi-dimensional, and they react to each other in …

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