|Transformers: The Last Knight|
|Directed by||Michael Bay|
|Produced by||Don Murphy|
Lorenzo di Bonaventura
Sir Anthony Hopkins
|Music by||Steve Jablonsky|
|Editied by||Mark Sanger|
|Production company||di Bonaventura Pictures|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Release date||June 18, 2017 (Odeon Leicester Square)|
June 21, 2017 (United States)
|Running time||149 minutes|
|Box office||$494.6 million|
Transformers: The Last Knight is a 2017 American science fantasy action film based on the Transformers toy line created by Hasbro. It is the fourth installment of the live-action Transformers film series and a sequel to 2013's Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye. Directed by Michael Bay, the film features the voices of Peter Cullen, Chris Helmsworth, Frank Welker, Greg Berger, and Judd Nelson reprising their roles from More Than Meets The Eye, with Josh Duhamel, Glenn Morshower and John Turturro all reprising their roles from the first three films and Anthony Hopkins joining the cast. Bay has stated he will not return for another sequel.
The film premiered at Odeon Leicester Square in London on June 18, 2017, and was theatrically released in the United States on June 21, 2017 by Paramount Pictures, in 2D, 3D, and IMAX 3D. It received negative reviews and, with an approval rating of 15% on Rotten Tomatoes, is the worst reviewed film of the series. The film has grossed over $494 million worldwide against a budget of $217 million, making it the eighth highest-grossing film of 2017.
A spin-off, entitled Transformers Universe: Bumblebee, is scheduled for release on June 8, 2018. A sequel to Transformers: The Last Knight, Transformers 5, is set to be released on June 28, 2019.
- Main article: List of Transformers film series characters
- Peter Cullen voices Optimus Prime/Nemesis Prime, the noble leader of the Autobots, who transforms into a blue and red 2014 Western Star 5700 Custom semi-trailer truck while searching for the truth about his Creators.
- Erik Aadahl voices Bumblebee, an Autobot scout and Optimus Prime's second-in-command, who transforms into a custom-built yellow and black 2016 Chevrolet Camaro.
- Ken Watanabe voices Drift, a Samurai-motif Autobot tactician and former Decepticon who transforms into a black and red 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R.
- Jim Carter voices Cogman, a polite but sociopathic, human-sized robot who serves as the faithful butler to Sir Edmund Burton.
- John Goodman voices Hound, an Autobot commando and field medic who transforms into an olive green Mercedes-Benz Unimog military tactical ambulance.
- John DiMaggio voices Crosshairs, an Autobot paratrooper and sniper who transforms into a green and black 2016 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray, equipped with a custom split-spoiler.
- Omar Sy voices Hot Rod, an Autobot who transforms into a Citroën DS, before upgrading into a 2017 Lamborghini Centenario LP770-4. He is brother-in-arms with Bumblebee and speaks in a thick French accent.
- Reno Wilson voices Sqweeks, a small Autobot and Izabella's closest friend who can't transform and only says "Chihuahua" due to prior damage.
- Tom Kenny voices Wheelie, a former Decepticon turned Autobot who survived the Chicago battle in Dark of the Moon, and transforms into a blue monster truck toy.
- Steve Buscemi voices Daytrader, a Cybertronian scavenger who transforms into a cloaked rusty Mercedes-Benz LK Model 1920 dump truck.
- Steven Barr voices Topspin, a former Autobot Wrecker who resides in Cuba with Simmons that once transformed into a #48 Hendrick Motorsports Lowe's/Kobalt car. In the film he is credited as "Volleybot" and grew a metallic beard that resembles his fallen Comrade, Leadfoot.
- Frank Welker voices Canopy, an Autobot refugee and a friend of Izabella who camouflages into a shielding pile of rubble.
Addtionally, Mark Ryan voices "Bulldog", an Autobot veteran of World War I and World War II, and a sentry for Burton's castle, who transforms into an army Mark IV tank and suffers from 'robot dementia'. In the film he is credited as "WWI Tank/Lieutenant". An elderly Autobot who resembles Jetfire from Revenge of the Fallen that transforms into a Hawker Hurricane fighter plane cameos at Burton's castle. A Transformer who turns into the HMS Alliance appears, though not seen in robot mode. An Autobot resembling the Constructicon Scrapper from Revenge of the Fallen appears at Cade's junkyard as the Autobots go to fight the Decepticons. A picture of Ironhide is seen in Burton's castle. Roadbuster makes a cameo appearance in Cuba, who is also residing with Topspin and Simmons.
- Greg Berger as Grimlock, the leader of the Dinobots, who transforms into a mechanical horned, fire-breathing Tyrannosaurus.
- Slug, the savage Dinobot destroyer who transforms into a mechanical spiked and bestial Triceratops.
- Mini-Dinobots, the Mini Dinobots versions of Grimlock, Slug and Strafe.
- Frank Welker voices Megatron, the reborn leader of the Decepticons, who possessed Galvatron in Age of Extinction and transforms into a Cybertronian jet.
- John DiMaggio voices:
- Nitro Zeus, a Decepticon hunter whose body design shares resemblance to the KSI Bosses from Age of Extinction, with a head resembling Shockwave's from Dark of the Moon; he transforms into an JAS 39 Gripen Fighter Jet.
- Onslaught, a Decepticon tactician whose body design shares resemblance to Long Haul and transforms into a green Western Star 4900SF tow truck.
- Jess Harnell voices Barricade, a Decepticon scout who survived the Chicago War in Dark of the Moon. He transforms into a 2016 Ford Mustang police car, featuring a new robot mode.
- Reno Wilson voices Mohawk, a Decepticon soldier who transforms into a Confederate Motorcycle.
- Dreadbot, a Decepticon thug whose body design shares resemblance to Crowbar from Dark of the Moon and transforms into a rusty Volkswagen Type 2.
- Steven Barr voices Berserker, a monstrous Decepticon commando whose body design shares resemblance to Crankcase from Dark of the Moon; and transforms into a Chevrolet Suburban emergency vehicle.
- Gemma Chan voices Quintessa, a Cybertronian sorceress and the creator of Cybertronians, who wants to destroy "Unicron" and rebuild Cybertron.
- The Knights of Iacon, a group of twelve Cybertronian Knights who protects the Staff and merge to form the three-headed dragon, Dragonstorm. They include Dragonicus, Stormreign, Steelbane, and Skullitron.
- Infernocons, Quintessa's demon-like guardians who combine to form Infernocus.
- Unicron, a giant planet-destroying Transformer who is mentioned at various points throughout the film; six of his mechanical spikes are seen on Earth.
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