Who Directed All The Transformer Movies?

A list of all the directors for the transformer movies.

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Michael Bay

All the transformer movies were directed by Michael Bay

Steven Spielberg

You might be surprised to learn that Steven Spielberg actually directed the first Transformers movie. He was brought on board by producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura, who had optioned the rights to the Transformers franchise back in 2002. Spielberg was fresh off of directing War of the Worlds (2005), and he was looking for a new project.

Bonaventura convinced him that Transformers would be a perfect fit, and so Spielberg signed on to direct. He even personally pitched the idea to Michael Bay, who ended up directing the sequels.

It’s interesting to note that Spielberg is actually a big fan of the Transformers franchise. He grew up watching the original cartoon, and he even has a few Optimus Prime toys in his office.


Michael Bay

The Transformers

The Transformers is a series of American science fiction action films directed by Michael Bay, with the first installment released in 2007. The following two films, Revenge of the Fallen (2009) and Dark of the Moon (2011), were also directed by Bay. Age of Extinction (2014) and The Last Knight (2017) are the fourth and fifth films, respectively, and both were again directed by Bay.

Transformers: The Movie

The Transformers: The Movie is a 1986 American animated science fiction action film based on the Transformers television series. The film was released on June 27, 1986, in the United States. It was co-produced and directed by Nelson Shin, who also wrote the story.

The cast included Orson Welles in his final theatrical role before his death, as the voice of Unicron; Eric Idle; Casey Kasem; Judd Nelson; Leonard Nimoy; Robert Stack; and Wil Wheaton. The movie was scored by Vince DiCola and songs were performed by Stan Bush and Lion.

The Transformers: The Movie was generally well-received by critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, it has a “fresh” rating of 80% based on 22 reviews, with an average rating of 6.8/10. On Metacritic, it has a score of 53 out of 100 based on 9 reviews, indicating “mixed or average reviews”.

Transformers: The Last Knight

Michael Bay has directed all five of the Transformers movies released to date: Transformers (2007), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017).

Transformers: Age of Extinction

The Transformers: Age of Extinction is a Michael Bay film that was released on June 27, 2014. It is the fourth installment of the Transformers franchise and stars Mark Wahlberg, Jack Reynor, Nicola Peltz, and Stanley Tucci. The film was a commercial success, grossing over $1 billion worldwide, but was met with mixed reviews from critics.

Transformers: The Dark of the Moon

The third installment in the live-action Transformers franchise, Transformers: The Dark of the Moon was directed by Michael Bay and released in 2011. It stars Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Josh Duhamel, and Tyrese Gibson. The film’s plot follows the Autobots as they discover a hidden Cybertronian spacecraft on the Moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and learn its secrets.

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

The second movie in the Transformers series was directed by Michael Bay and released in 2009. It grossed over $836 million dollars worldwide, making it the ninth highest-grossing movie of all time.

Transformers: The Last Stand

Michael Bay

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