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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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They have returned... to finish what they started. See more »


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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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Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£8,349,739 (UK) (19 June 2009)

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$402,076,689 (USA) (9 October 2009)
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Trivia

Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman approached Leonard Nimoy to voice the Fallen while the three of them worked on Star Trek (2009). Nimoy voiced Galvatron, Megatron's successor, in The Transformers: The Movie (1986). Michael Bay was nervous about approaching a relative (Nimoy is married to Bay's cousin), particularly a famous one: "I just feel kind of bad about asking him. 'I can't pay you that much, but would you do this voice?'" Nimoy later got the role of Optimus Prime's predecessor Sentinel Prime in Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011). See more »

Goofs

Megatron says "No more hiding" referring to the Decepticons no longer camouflaging themselves or imitating other objects, but some Decepticons still imitated Earth vehicles and aircraft, such as the Devastator bots, which were even motionless when they were being stood next to and in hearing distance of humans babbling loudly. One of the Decepticon jets was also shown with a pilot inside, which seems to go against the "No more pretending" line. 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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Crazy Credits

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Soundtracks

Never Say Never
Written by Isaac Slade, Joe King (as Joseph King) & Dave Welsh (as David Welsh)
Performed by The Fray
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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I think everybody whose commented on this movie aren't true fans
26 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Why because for one I been a Fan of the transformers since I was a kid and this movie was way better than the first. I liked that it had more robots and the fact that two of them were goofy it gives them personality. For all those who didn't like this movie yall aren't true fans of transformers and yall shouldn't even be commenting on something yall know little about. Ya they had holes in the plot because most likely there's going to be another transformer movie. Another thing if you don't like transformers why did you watch it and come on here giving a bad review go watch G-force maybe thats more your style. I loved this movie Micheal bay did a wonderful job the special effects were top notch and this was transformers at its truest form coming from the original transformers and not changing to make it more like these idiots like it. Yall should keep your sorry opinions to yourselves because everybody I know loved this movie. Yall are probably some old farts who would like something called the traveling pants of the sister hood or whatever those stupid old peoples movies are called and I bet yall liked Bruno and Borat now thats a movie that should've never made it to the theater.


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