Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
is a movie starring
Megan Fox, Will Arnett, and William Fichtner.
When a kingpin threatens New York City, a group of mutated turtle warriors must emerge from the shadows to protect their home.
After facing Shredder, who has joined forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and henchmen Bebop and Rocksteady to take over the world, the Turtles must confront an even greater nemesis: the notorious Krang.
Autobots must escape sight from a bounty hunter who has taken control of the human serendipity: Unexpectedly, Optimus Prime and his remaining gang turn to a mechanic, his daughter, and her back street racing boyfriend for help.
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
Donatello bears equipment on his shell in the form of a Ghostbusters (1984) proton pack. IDW Comics did a 2014 series that had the Turtles and the Ghostbusters team up, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of both franchises. See more »
During the stasis scene three of the turtles are in stasis chambers having their blood removed for the mutagen but there are four tubes filling with blood flowing to the container. See more »
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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The Nickelodeon Movies logo is set in darkness and shines with a mutagen green light. See more »
When we are children, there is a toy we love above all others, that is a holy grail of imagination and enjoyment. For me that was Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I loved the TV and toys so much, and the films still hold a special place in my heart. So here we have a reboot, This will not end well. OK, let me get over my own personal hang ups towards the film straight away. It's not the Turtles I knew and loved, it's not the same premise, it's not the same message ideas and for this reason alone the film should not be watched or tolerated by anyone. Ever. I can't guarantee this side of me won't return later in this review but for now, I'm going to try and judge Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as best I can without bringing in my personal feelings for the product. The Turtles Movie Is a film that attempts to have it's cake and eat it. It wants the integrity and prestige of the original movies and cartoons, but it wants massive set pieces and unoriginal thinking. That's the main problem with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, we have seen it all before. There is nothing to make the movie stand out and be proud of itself, I mean in truth there is nothing horrifically wrong with it enough to make me angry, but considering what the film had to work with I just wanted something more remarkable.
The plot is the same plot of any superhero film, Hero's exists, are hidden from the world, a super villain wants to do something bad, they have to come out of hiding to defend the city they love. That's the other thing; that considering the film is just over an hour and half, there isn't a whole lot of action in it, nor is there much comedy or anything else, the entire thing just kind of runs together without any kind of variety. I think that the films blandness is really what comes to the front of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, I just never felt like I really knew anything about the Turtles that made them personally unique, or why Shredder had any ties to their past, the film never goes into detail about anything. I could overlook the look of the turtles themselves if they had enough character, but simply put they don't. This is a travesty that cannot be forgiven. It's not even like we see the turtles fight the nameless foot soldiers that much either. There is a sequence in the middle of the movie, where there is a chase and an escape for the turtles, each turtle is used in turn to achieve a goal but instead of looking spectacular or impressive the sequence just looks messy. Now, I am fully aware that for a child who has never seen the turtles or is just a young kid, this film will be engaging and exciting and fun, but that isn't who I am or how I watch the movie. Also the inner film references in the movie are just lazy. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a bit of big dumb inoffensive fun. However I'm predjudist against a film that would do this to my childhood so it's still awful.
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