Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

Genres - Action-Adventure, Science Fiction  |   Release Date - Jun 19, 2009  |   Run Time - 150 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG-13
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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is a 2009 British-American science fiction action film directed by Michael Bay and executive produced by Steven Spielberg. It is a sequel to the 2007 film Transformers and the second installment in the live-action Transformers film series taking place two years after its predecessor. The plot revolves around Sam Witwicky, who is caught in the war between two factions of alien robots, the Autobots, led by Optimus Prime and the Decepticons, led by Megatron. Sam is having strange visions of Cybertronian symbols, and being hunted by the Decepticons under the orders of an ancient Decepticon named The Fallen, who seeks to get revenge on Earth by finding and activating a machine that would provide the Decepticons with an energon source, destroying the sun and all life on Earth in the process. Returning Transformers include Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Ironhide, Ratchet, Megatron, Starscream, Bonecrusher and Scorponok.

With deadlines jeopardized by possible strikes by the Directors Guild of America and the Screen Actors Guild, Bay managed to finish the production on time with the help of previsualization and a scriptment by his writers Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, and series newcomer Ehren Kruger. Shooting took place from May to November 2008, with locations in Egypt, Jordan, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and California, as well as air bases in New Mexico and Arizona.

Revenge of the Fallen was released on June 19, 2009 in the United Kingdom and on June 24, 2009 in the United States. The film grossed a total of $402.1 million in the U.S. and Canada and $434.2 million in other territories, for a total of $836.3 million worldwide. It was the second highest-grossing film of 2009 in the US and Cananda, 23rd domestically, the 44th highest-grossing film of all time and fourth highest of the year worldwide. With over 11 million home media sales in 2009, it was also the top-selling film of the year in the United States.

Metacritic said the film received "generally unfavorable reviews". Criticism was directed at the bland story, melodramatic acting, romantic scenes, crude humor, overall length, anti-climactic action sequences, abrupt ending and Optimus Prime's drastically decreased screen time compared to the previous film. However, critics praised the visual effects, music and the voice performances of Hugo Weaving, Charlie Adler and Tony Todd. It won three Golden Raspberry Awards at the 30th Golden Raspberry Awards ceremony and became the highest-grossing film to win the Worst Picture award. This was the last film in the series to star Megan Fox, and was also the last film in the series to be distributed by DreamWorks Pictures, leaving Paramount Pictures to become the distributor of its future films.

A third film, Dark of the Moon, was released on June 29, 2011 and a fourth film, Age of Extinction, was released on June 27, 2014. A fifth film, Transformers: The Last Knight is scheduled for a 2017 release. A sixth film serving as a Bumblebee spin-off is scheduled for a 2018 release. A seventh film, serving as the sixth main entry Transformers 6 is scheduled for a 2019 release.

Movie Info

Budget

$200,000,000

Box Office

$836,303,693

Tags

Alien, Artifact, Based On Toys, Chaos, Collection: Transformers, Decepticons, Egypt, Imax, Literary, Revenge, Robot, Space/Aliens, Sun, Supernatural/Monsters, Symbol, Tank, Transformers

Attributes

Based On: Transformers
Filming Location: Arizona, California, Egypt, Los Angeles, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York City, Paris, Philadelphia, San Diego, Shanghai
Narrative Location: Los Angeles, New York City, Paris, Washington, D.C.

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Prime Directive
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R.O.T.F.
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Robot Đại Chiến 2: Bại Binh Phục Hận
VN
Robotrickim 2: Hanekama
IL
Teuraenseupomeo: Paejaui Yeokseup
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Toransufômâ: Ribenji
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Transformer: Revenge
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Transformeri: Osveta poraženih
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Transformeri: Pieveikto atriebība
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Transformeriai: Nugaletuju Kerstas
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Transformerid: Langenute kättemaks
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Transformerji 2: Mascevanje padlih
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Transformerlar 2
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Transformerlar: Razillar qasosi
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Transformers - La vendetta del caduto
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Transformers - La venganza de los caídos
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Transformers - Razbunarea celor invinsi
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Transformers - Retaliação
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Transformers 2
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Transformers 2 - Die Rache
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Transformers 2: La venganza de los caídos
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Transformers 2: Uduzanların İntiqamı
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Transformers 2: Yiqilganlar qasosi
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Transformers : La Revanche
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Transformers: A bukottak bosszúja
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Transformers: A Vingança dos Derrotados
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Transformers: Bại Binh Phục Hận
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Transformers: De besegrades hämnd
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Transformers: De beseirede slår tilbake
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Transformers: De Faldnes hævn
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Transformers: Die Rache
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Transformers: I ekdikisi ton ittimenon
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Transformers: Kaatuneiden kosto
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Transformers: La revanche
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Transformers: La venganza de los caídos
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Transformers: La Venganza de los Caídos
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Transformers: Pomsta poražených
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Transformers: Pomsta porazených
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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (IMAX DMR version)
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Transformers: Yenilenlerin İntikamı
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Transformers: Zemsta upadłych
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Transformers: Η Εκδίκηση Των Ηττημένων
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transformery: mest' padshikh
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Трансформери: Помста полеглих
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Трансформерси: Освета пораженог
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トランスフォーマー リベンジ
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トランスフォーマー/リベンジ:2009
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变形金刚2
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变形金刚2:卷土重来
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變形金剛2:狂派再起
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變形金剛:復仇之戰
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