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1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Awesome!

I would have to say that I still like the first Transformers movie a little better, but this one was still not too far off. The action and special effects in this were still amazing, and I enjoyed the humor in it as well. I didn't really know what to make up the twins...
I would have to say that I still like the first Transformers movie a little better, but this one was still not too far off. The action and special effects in this were still amazing, and I enjoyed the humor in it as well. I didn't really know what to make up the twins, but if nothing else, they added a decent comedic factor to the movie. The actor performances were still just as good as the previous movie, and the voice work remained tried and true. There were people saying that they didn't quite understand the jist of the story, but I suppose if you weren't all that familiar with Transformers previously, or if you had not yet seen the 1st one, I suppose I could understand. Still, this is a great, witty action flick with awesome special effects on decent acting, so even if you're not all that into or familiar with Transformers, there is still something great to be seen here for action and sci fi fans alike. I would of course recommend that anyone who has not seen the first Transformers movie watch that first before watching this one. It would make a great marathon, but if you go that route, be sure to set aside about 5 hours, because both movies are close to around 2 and a half hours each. Great movies though! No one knows action now a days quite like Michael Bay, and I think he has done a great job bringing Transformers to live action. Check it out friends! Listed below are some other great Michael Bay movies. He is one of my favorite directors.

posted by Heavy_Metal_Sushi on October 1, 2010

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3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

CINEMATIC ROOT CANAL

Let me start by saying I really enjoyed the first film. I was acutally quite impressed that Michael Bay was able to subdue his outlandish tendancies long enough to turn one of my favorite cartoons into fun big-
screen fare. However, it seems he was only able to hide t...
Let me start by saying I really enjoyed the first film. I was acutally quite impressed that Michael Bay was able to subdue his outlandish tendancies long enough to turn one of my favorite cartoons into fun big-
screen fare. However, it seems he was only able to hide the real Michael Bay for so long. TROTF is a complete disaster from top to bottom. It is the cinematic equivalent of sticking firecrackers in each ear and repeatedly bashing oneself in the face with a sledgehammer. The thread bare plot is absurd, the performances atrocious, and the editing was seizure inducing. He actually manages to turn his usual garish/juvenille trappings up to 11, in turn making one of the biggest sequel disappoinments of all time. He took everything that was exciting and charming about the first film and spent 2 hours and 45 minutes systematically destroying any good that was ever there. You liked the slo-mo shots of a scantily clad Megan Fox in the first one? Great, here's a whole half hour! Liked the blurry robots battles that went a little long? Awesome, here they are twice as blurry and twice as long! And wait, we even have ghetto-bots in this one, just in case everyone hasn't been offended yet! I was so excited see to what this film had in store for me after having such a great time at the first one. But half way through this piece of garbage, I couldn't wait for it to end. Tremendous failure in all respects. This was truly an endurancce test for the tasteless. Thanks for nothing Bay, I'll never again doubt your powers as the worst blockbuster director in hollywood working today... Lesson learned.

posted by Liberal_Shmuck on October 1, 2010

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

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    the best ever!!

    OMG! the best movie of 2009, for sure!! the director couldnt of picked anyone one better to play sam's part. Shia LaBeouf is soooo sexy. i absolutely love him!!!! every movie that he plays in is great. and him and Megan Fox are so cute together. they should totally date in real life. the only part i didnt like is when optimis prime gets killed. i was balling my eyes out. but sam brings him back at the end! :) the movie wouldnt be the same without optimis prime

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Awesome!

    I would have to say that I still like the first Transformers movie a little better, but this one was still not too far off. The action and special effects in this were still amazing, and I enjoyed the humor in it as well. I didn't really know what to make up the twins, but if nothing else, they added a decent comedic factor to the movie. The actor performances were still just as good as the previous movie, and the voice work remained tried and true. There were people saying that they didn't quite understand the jist of the story, but I suppose if you weren't all that familiar with Transformers previously, or if you had not yet seen the 1st one, I suppose I could understand. Still, this is a great, witty action flick with awesome special effects on decent acting, so even if you're not all that into or familiar with Transformers, there is still something great to be seen here for action and sci fi fans alike. I would of course recommend that anyone who has not seen the first Transformers movie watch that first before watching this one. It would make a great marathon, but if you go that route, be sure to set aside about 5 hours, because both movies are close to around 2 and a half hours each. Great movies though! No one knows action now a days quite like Michael Bay, and I think he has done a great job bringing Transformers to live action. Check it out friends! Listed below are some other great Michael Bay movies. He is one of my favorite directors.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 16, 2011

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    amazing movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    amazing movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Awesome!

    Great movie! Just as good as the first.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Fallen Revenge

    On June 24 I went to see Transformers Revenge of the Fallen. It was awesome. It was even better then the first one. I liked the beginning because it showed why the Fallen came to earth in7.000 D.C. and I liked the Fallen battling the Indians. I have to give it 5 stars because I liked how they change Megatron and made new autobots and there were new decepticons. If you like the first movie you'll like this movie.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    LOVED IT!!! There was tons of action and adventure. A must see for those who liked the first one.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    the transformes movies are my favorite movies in the whole wide world!

    Personaly i think the first transformers movie was better, but not by much. the first transformers movie was less sexual and had more of a real story line to it. but the second movie has more action and to me, its more funny. i also love the twins, skids and mudflap, they make the movie twice as good. i recomend this movie to people that have a sense of humor and like action. but its a good movie, so i think everyone should watch it! the story line is sort of confusing to some people i know that have seen it, but if you pay attention to what everyone says and think about it, it makes sense, especially if you have seen the first movie. accually, its probebly impossable to understand the second movie without watching the first one. but over all i loved the movie and think you will too after you see it!!!

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Piqued my curiosity

    There has been much discussion about how bad this movie really is. Sure it has its share of flaws but then every motion picture does. There has always been flaws of some kind within the history of film making. I feel that if you see a movie more than once it's worth having. A film is meant to entertain, not to be perfect. I'd rather spend my $$$ on The Fallen than waste it on those boring stupid dramas which win Oscars. The worst thing I hated about The Fallen is Sam Witwicky's annoying roomate. The ultimate dislike I have about both Transformers is that the Autobots & Decepticons don't look like the cartoon versions I'm used to.

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