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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 24 June 2009 (USA)
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Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.

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A youth chooses manhood. The week Sam Witwicky starts college, the Decepticons make trouble in Shanghai. A presidential envoy believes it's because the Autobots are around; he wants them gone. He's wrong: the Decepticons need access to Sam's mind to see some glyphs imprinted there that will lead them to a fragile object that, when inserted in an alien machine hidden in Egypt for centuries, will give them the power to blow out the sun. Sam, his girlfriend Mikaela Banes, and Sam's parents are in danger. Optimus Prime and Bumblebee are Sam's principal protectors. If one of them goes down, what becomes of Sam? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action violence, language, some crude and sexual material, and brief drug material | See all certifications »

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$200,000,000 (estimated)

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£8,349,739 (UK) (19 June 2009)

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$402,076,689 (USA) (9 October 2009)
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Rachael Taylor who starred as the Australian Maggie Madsen in Transformers (2007) turned down a chance to reprise her role. See more »

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When Sam and Mikaela are driving away from the college with Alice on the hood, Mikaela slams the car into a pole and drives away. The airbags do not deploy. Air bags do not deploy 100% of the time. Moments later, Megatron drops the car into a warehouse. The airbags deploy because the impact was much greater. See more »

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Optimus Prime: Earth, birthplace of the human race. A species much like our own, capable of great compassion and great violence. For in our quest to protect the humans, a deeper revelation dawns: our worlds have met before...
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a more complete movie than the first
6 March 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

while i gave the first movie a 10/10 for sheer entertainment,this sequel is actually a more complete film,in my opinion,as much as this type of movie can be.for one thing,the story is actually much more interesting and more developed.the humour quotient is upped in this one as well.there are quite a few chuckles.some of the transformers are really neat,especially on the Decepticon side.the fight scenes between the Transformers are quite spectacular,though that isn't surprising.what is surprising is that the transformation scenes(when the vehicles change into their robot forms and vice versa were not seamless,and looked herky jerky to me.in the original film,this was not an issue.still,it's immensely entertaining.and despite a few minor issue.a better movie overall.as an aside,the movie is nominated for a Razzie Award for worst movie,which mystifies me.it's nowhere near Razzie calibre.oh,well.for me,Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is a 10/10


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