“Transformers: Dark of the Moon” is a 2011 science fiction action film directed by Michael Bay and starring Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, and Josh Duhamel. It is the third installment in the “Transformers” film series and follows the continuing battle between the Autobots and Decepticons.
The movie’s plot revolves around a race between the Autobots and the Decepticons to find a crashed Cybertronian spacecraft on the Moon that contains a powerful weapon. The weapon is discovered by the Autobots, who learn that it was the Decepticons who left it there during the 1960s space race. The Decepticons plan to use the weapon to enslave humanity and conquer the universe.
Meanwhile, Sam Witwicky (LaBeouf) is struggling to find a job after graduating from college. He is approached by his former girlfriend Carly Spencer (Huntington-Whiteley), who is now working for a successful businessman named Dylan Gould (Patrick Dempsey). As Sam investigates Dylan’s company, he discovers that it is involved with the Decepticons’ plans, and he teams up with the Autobots to stop them.
The film is known for its large-scale action sequences and impressive visual effects, including the use of 3D technology. It also features several new Transformers characters, including Shockwave, Sentinel Prime, and Laserbeak. The movie received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its action and special effects while others criticized its convoluted plot and lack of character development.
Despite the mixed reception, “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” was a box office success, grossing over $1.1 billion worldwide.
Duration: 154 min.