Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.
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.
When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
Optimus Prime finds his dead home planet, Cybertron, in which he comes to find he was responsible for its destruction. He finds a way to bring Cybertron back to life, but in order to do so, Optimus needs to find an artifact that is on Earth.
(at around 1h 27 mins) At one point during the car chase at Buckingham Palace, bystanders are shown watching and/or filming the scene. Likewise, the barriers blocking the streets and sidewalks for filming are visible. See more »
Where the hell is your so-called magician, Arthur?
He'll be here, Lancelot!
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SPOILER: There is a scene in the closing credits: a human team is investigating Unicron's horn in the desert, and Quintessa in human form meets them and offers her assistance. See more »
This movie is like a big story put up in one paragraph with no punctuation marks whatsoever. Usually Transformers builds up a simple story that explodes into one big final battle, filled with special effects and epic fights between autobots and decepticons; pretty entertaining to watch, especially if you're into big explosions- action-robots-movies and usually it works. "The last knight" is different from the beginning, it introduces way more story lines than it should, it tries to make a suspenseful plot with so many resources it just drags into a story that's full of holes and patches that it seems you're watching a lot of trailers from different movies with no connection between each other.
The movie forces a lot of secondary roles (between the old and new characters) that it becomes boring and confusing at the same time. The main story becomes clear in the last quarter of the movie, just in time for the final battle by this point you're in fully overdrive mode trying to catch up with everything that's happened that it's barely enjoyable.
Personally I think that the worst part is the lack of continuity, they jump from one scene to another in less than 30 seconds. This "dynamicity" makes it impossible to follow the main plot or even one story line. There are so many details and jumps between stories that it exhausting trying to connect the dots. I don't recommend it at all, not worth the money or time. Maybe if you're really curious or a big fan into the saga you may find it entertaining at some point, my only suggestion: lower your expectations, cause this is, by far, the worst Transformers movie.
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