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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

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When a kingpin threatens New York City, a group of mutated turtle warriors must emerge from the shadows to protect their home.

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Storyline

Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April O'Neil and her cameraman Vern Fenwick to save the city and unravel Shredder's diabolical plan. Written by Paramount Pictures

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The leader. The brains. The attitude. And Mikey. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence | See all certifications »

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8 August 2014 (USA)  »

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Ninja Turtles  »

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Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$65,575,105 (USA) (8 August 2014)

Gross:

$190,871,240 (USA) (7 November 2014)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

According to VFX supervisor Pablo Helman, the Turtles' physical appearances are based on sports players: "Leonardo is like a wrestler, Donatello is like a basketball player, Raph is like a rugby player and Mikey is a very short soccer player." See more »

Goofs

During the snow scene Michelangelo's rocket skateboard randomly appears and disappears. In fact, he didn't even appear to have it when the turtles were taken from the sewer, but had it when on the mountain. See more »

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Splinter: You are extraordinary, my sons. Unlike anything the world has ever seen. Bowed in greatness, destined to protect the people of New York! A dark force is growing: a criminal organization known as the Foot Clan, so named because they step over the good people of this city with no regard. Their leader, Shredder, will come at you with ferocity. His Foot Clan will outnumber you! The people of New York will look upon you as their only hope. Eyes focused! Elbows locked! Stance lowered! Be...
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Crazy Credits

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Soundtracks

Careless Whisper
Written by George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley
Performed by George Michael
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. & Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Quite possibly the worst turtles movie ever made
14 August 2014 | by (London Sweden) – See all my reviews

Story, presentation, originality, humor, character presentation and acting are all things obviously left unexplored in this epically abysmal 2014 installation of the turtles franchise.

The action sequences are bland but plentiful. Faithfulness to the original series is lost. Megan Fox acting is quite possibly the worst part of the movie, unbelievable and disconnected throughout.

With as many franchises that he shits on, I advice you to try to stay as far away as possible from anything Michael Bay touches in the future.

If you look at it objectively it's like a mash between most popular action films with extremely distinguishable parts taken from others. Combind that with a story so shallow and predictable that a 5 minute trailer video would be a more appropriate medium for this release. We mourn the times when action movies didn't make us cringe in every other scene.


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