The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.

Director:

Michael Bay

Writer:

Ehren Kruger
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shia LaBeouf ... Sam Witwicky
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley ... Carly
Josh Duhamel ... Lennox
John Turturro ... Simmons
Tyrese Gibson ... Epps
Patrick Dempsey ... Dylan
Frances McDormand ... Mearing
John Malkovich ... Bruce Brazos
Kevin Dunn ... Ron Witwicky
Julie White ... Judy Witwicky
Alan Tudyk ... Dutch
Ken Jeong ... Jerry Wang
Glenn Morshower ... General Morshower
Lester Speight ... Eddie
Buzz Aldrin ... Buzz Aldrin
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Storyline

Autobots Bumblebee, Ratchet, Ironhide, Mirage (aka Dino), Wheeljack (aka Que) and Sideswipe led by Optimus Prime, are back in action taking on the evil Decepticons, who are eager to avenge their recent defeat. The Autobots and Decepticons become involved in a perilous space race between the United States and Russia to reach a hidden Cybertronian spacecraft on the moon and learn its secrets, and once again Sam Witwicky has to go to the aid of his robot friends. The new villain Shockwave is on the scene while the Autobots and Decepticons continue to battle it out on Earth. Written by ahmetkozan

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The invasion we always feared. An enemy we never expected. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense prolonged sequences of sci-fi action violence, mayhem and destruction, and for language, some sexuality and innuendo | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Patrick Dempsey is a car enthusiast, like his character Dylan. See more »

Goofs

(at around 2h 15 mins) During Optimus Prime's rage the same red BMW gets flipped three times. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Optimus Prime: We were once a peaceful race of intelligent mechanical beings. But then came the war between the Autobots, who fought for freedom and the Decepticons, who dreamt of tyranny. Overmatched and outnumbered, our defeat was all but certain. But in the wars final days, one Autobot ship escaped the battle. It was carrying a secret cargo, which would have changed our planet's fate. A desperate mission, our final hope...
[the Ark flies from Cybertron into space... and is gunned down]
Optimus Prime: A hope ...
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Crazy Credits

The Paramount logo is accompanied by a series of robotic sounds. The background sky in the logo then dissolves into a space vista. See more »


Soundtracks

Lifelong Dayshift
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Performed by Middle Class Rut
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Entertaining at times but full of clichés
30 April 2017 | by Rikki_SixxSee all my reviews

Nowhere near as utterly garbage as the first films in this but whenever the military guys show up there's an overwhelming amount of terrible, forced jargon and clichés. Genuinely entertaining at times with all the visuals and slow-mo you'd expect from Michael Bay, but it is difficult to get past the terrible dialogue at times.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 June 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Transformers 3 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$195,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$97,852,865, 3 July 2011

Gross USA:

$352,390,543

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,123,794,079
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2.39 : 1
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