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Directed by Michael Bay
Produced by Steven Spielberg (executive)
Lorenzo di Bonaventura
Tom DeSanto
Don Murphy
Written by Roberto Orci
Alex Kurtzman
John Rogers
Starring Shia LaBeouf
Megan Fox
Josh Duhamel
Rachael Taylor
Jon Voight
Peter Cullen
Hugo Weaving
Music by Steve Jablonsky
Cinematography Mitchell Amundsen
Editing by Paul Rubell
Glen Scantlebury
Thomas A. Muldoon
Distributed by DreamWorks
Paramount Pictures
United International Pictures
Release date(s) June 28, 2007 (AUS)
July 2, 2007 (US)
July 27, 2007 (UK)
Running time 143 min.
Country United States
Language English
Budget $151 million
Money made $707,675,744

Transformers is a 2007 live-action American movie adaptation of the Transformers franchise, directed by Michael Bay and written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. It stars Shia LaBeouf as Sam Witwicky.

This movie has a sequel, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.


the Decepticons, an evil race of alien robots, attack a U.S. military unit stationed in the Middle East. The men launch an immediate offensive -- but meanwhile, back in the States, Secretary of Defense John Keller (Jon Voight) learns of a secret U.S. project involving Megatron (voiced by Hugo Weaving), a bad robot that crash-landed in the Arctic In the film's civilian side-story, teenager Sam (Shia LaBeouf) buys a used car, unaware it's an Autobot -- a good robot. Neither does Sam realize that he has in his possession the key to the all-powerful cube -- which all the robots, good and bad, desperately want. The film's many characters and plots collide with the help of the Autobots' courageous, red-and-blue-colored leader Optimus Prime (Peter Cullen).

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