Transformers crash land on present day Earth and inadvertently cause a technological revolution. They wake up 50 years later in a world where robots are used in everyday life. StarScream arrives looking for their AllSpark.
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
2009   2008   2007  
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Animation | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The Autobots and the Decepticons are going at it again, but this time the two factions are fighting over little transformers called the Mini-Cons. These Transformers gives their masters a ... See full summary »

Stars: Garry Chalk, David Kaye, Michael Dobson
Transformers: Cybertron (TV Series 2005)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The Autobots embark on a quest to locate mystical artifacts to save their homeworld of Cybertron from being sucked into a black hole. But the Decepticons want to get their hands on those artifacts too.

Stars: Garry Chalk, Sarah Edmondson, Sam Vincent
Animation | Action | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Chronicles the epic battle between the Decepticons and the Autobots in their mission to defend Earth and one day restore their home planet of Cybertron.

Directors: Vinton Heuck, Scooter Tidwell, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, Steve Blum
The Transformers (1984–1987)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Two opposing factions of transforming alien robots engage in a battle that has the fate of Earth in the balance.

Stars: Frank Welker, Peter Cullen, Corey Burton
Transformers: Victory (TV Series 1989)
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Transformers: Victory begins in the year 2025 when the Cybertron Leader Star Saber defeats the leader of the Destrons, Deszaras and traps his space headquarters in intergalactic dust. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Hideyuki Tanaka, Miyoko Aoba, Takeshi Aono
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The Autobots must stop a colossal planet consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.

Director: Nelson Shin
Stars: Orson Welles, Robert Stack, Leonard Nimoy
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Optimus Prime and the Autobots defend Earth against Megatron and combined forces of the evil Predacons and Decepticons.

Stars: Neil Kaplan, Daniel Riordan, Jason Spisak
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A new threat to Earth arises when powerful giant Decepticon Pretenders shaped like Earth's beasts escape their ancient prison at the bottom of the ocean. Autobot Pretenders who can turn into human and live among them fight back.

Stars: Isamu Tanonaka, Hideyuki Hori, Shinji Ogawa
Transformers: Rescue Bots (TV Series 2011)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The Rescue Bots are Transformers that work with a family of heroes to rescue humans from disasters. These non-violent Transformer stories are aimed at preschool viewers.

Stars: Lacey Chabert, Elan Garfias, Maurice LaMarche
Animation | Action | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The adventures of the Marvel Universe's premiere superhero family.

Stars: Hiro Kanagawa, Lara Gilchrist, Christopher Jacot
The Secret Saturdays (TV Series 2008)
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An adventuresome family of experts in the field of creatures known as cryptids attempts to protect their secrets and powers from the forces of evil.

Stars: Sam Lerner, Diedrich Bader, Phil Morris
Iron Man: Armored Adventures (TV Series 2008)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A teenage Tony Stark battles evil with his revolutionary power armor technology.

Stars: Adrian Petriw, Daniel Bacon, Anna Cummer
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Optimus Prime / ... (42 episodes, 2007-2009)
...
 Prowl / ... (39 episodes, 2007-2009)
...
 Bumblebee / ... (39 episodes, 2007-2009)
...
 Bulkhead / ... (36 episodes, 2007-2009)
...
 Isaac Sumdac / ... (36 episodes, 2007-2009)
...
 Ratchet / ... (35 episodes, 2007-2009)
...
 Sari Sumdac / ... (34 episodes, 2007-2009)
Edit

Storyline

Transformers crash land on present day Earth and inadvertently cause a technological revolution. They wake up 50 years later in a world where robots are used in everyday life. StarScream arrives looking for their AllSpark.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

26 December 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Трансформеры  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Strika's Decepticon team is referred to as "Team Chaar". This is a reference to the planet "Chaar" from The Transformers (1984), where the Decepticons were stranded after the events of The Transformers: The Movie (1986) and later built their homes. See more »

Connections

Version of The Transformers (1984) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Not as bad as I first thought!
8 January 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Being a G1 die-hard, I was naturally skeptical about this new series (especially after catching glimpses of the questionable character design). But I have to say that after watching the first 3 episodes (or was it a full 1 1/2 hour mini-movie?), I think this new series is pretty good. Not great, but good.

The high points: They kept the original transforming sound (which is more than I can say for that damn live-action movie). The storyline vaguely follows in G1's footsteps (it's not exactly the same, but it's close enough). Oh, and you won't even notice the funky character design after a while...it's not actually THAT bad after all, once you start watching.

The one low point: Most of the characters have changed significantly. A lot of these new Transformers seem to be combinations of different G1 characters. Ratchet in particular is a perfect 50/50 hybrid of Ironhide and Kup, Optimus seems more like Rodimus, Megatron has vague traces of Unicron, and so on. However, it must be said that the writers/producers had the good sense to keep at least a few key characters perfectly intact...namely Bumblebee and Starscream.

For somebody who loved the original so dearly, this series doesn't disappoint. It's an entertaining take on the cartoon that defined my childhood. If nothing else, it's definitely fun to watch!


21 of 34 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page