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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

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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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Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$108,966,307 (USA) (26 June 2009)

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

During Operation Firestorm, the Twins grab onto a pipe. For a moment, a newspaper blows onto the pipe, on which a headline ("...STERIOUS ROBOT SIGHTED") and an image of a robot can be seen. The image is of the Decepticon Shockwave, who is seen in his The Transformers (1984) appearance. It also hints at his arrival in Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011). See more »

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When Bumblebee drives along at sunset, with the other Autobots, low-angle camera rigging casts a shadow on the far right of the frame. 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

In the closing credits, the names of director Michael Bay, producer Ian Bryce, actors Shia LaBeouf, Tyrese Gibson and Glenn Morshower, and editor Tom Muldoon shine with lens flares. See more »


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Capitol M-E
Written by Adam Lazzara, Matt Rubano (as Matthew Rubano), Eddie Reyes (as Edward Reyes), Mark O'Connell & Matt Fazzi (as Matthew Fazzi)
Performed by Taking Back Sunday
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Awesome movie!!...
24 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If your expectations are right. People are ragging on this movie because they're expecting too much...the fatal blow to many a great film. But if you take it as it is: an action flick with tons of cgi action, explosions, and Shia running around screaming (and looking awesome as he does it) then you will be pleased.

There were plenty of humorous moments complete with silly jokes and physical comedy. It was a nice break from all of the mass explosions and destruction. Funniest parts of the movie involved the dialogue given to the "Twins". Some of the things they said were so ridiculous that you couldn't help but laugh.

Overall...quite enjoyable :)


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