What you need to know about the hit robot franchise

By Adam B. Vary
Updated June 12, 2009 at 04:00 AM EDT
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A SMALL-SCREEN START
The original ”robots in disguise” were a popular ’80s toy line and cartoon (see
review) about the Autobots, led by Optimus Prime. They battled the evil Decepticons.

TRANSFORMERS 2007
Director Michael Bay’s first ‘bot film followed geeky teen Sam (Shia LaBeouf), who’s the key to the whereabouts of the All Spark cube, which can turn any machine into a Transformer.

TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN 2009
With the All Spark in fragments, Decepticon leader Megatron deep-sixed, Sam in college, and his girlfriend (Megan Fox) still hot, all seems well — until one of those fragments goes missing.

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

type
  • Movie
mpaa
  • PG-13
runtime
  • 149 minutes
director
  • Michael Bay

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