PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager.
The female Autobot Arcee was going to appear in the film, but the writers couldn't properly explain the concept of robot gender in the film, so she was removed and replaced with Ironhide. Arcee would appear in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), the writers deciding to ignore the issue of gender.
Before time began, there was the Cube. We know not where it comes from, only that it holds the power to create worlds and fill them with life. That is how our race was born. For a time, we lived in harmony. But like all great power, some wanted it ...
(at around 1h 7 mins) The clock behind Glen in the FBI interrogation room passes at least 20 minutes while Glen is trying to say one or two sentences.
When the DreamWorks and Paramount logos appear, they are accompanied by a series of robotic sounds.
The full screen version shown on TV adds two additional cuts to the scene where Scorponok knocks over a water tower in the desert. After the tower is knocked down, Donnelly ('Zack Ward') asks what happened, it cuts to Fig (Amaury Nolasco) who responds in Spanish, then cuts back again to Donnelly. This was most likely done because both actors are visible in the shot in wide screen, but in full screen Fig is not visible.
NZD 1,700,183 (New Zealand) (1 July 2007)
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