What Is "Transformers 4" About?


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“Transformers: Age of Extinction” is a film that follows a mechanic and his family as they help the Transformers save the Earth. The film takes place five years after a battle in Chicago that left humanity hating and fearing the Transformers. The CIA black ops unit is hunting and executing Autobots, which are robots led by Optimus Prime. The unit also receives help from a Cybertronian bounty hunter, known as Lockdown, whose mission is to capture Optimus Prime.

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What Is "Transformers 4" About?
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In order to avoid Lockdown, Optimus Prime flees to Mexico City by transforming into a rundown semi-truck. A struggling mechanic named, Cade Yeager, buys the truck and later discovers it’s Optimus Prime. Yeager’s business partner contacts the authorities, which leads to the CIA and Lockdown attacking Yeager’s farm. After escaping with the Yeager family, Optimus Prime soon reunites with some of the surviving Autobots. Together the group tries to defeat Lockdown and other enemies preventing them from saving humanity.

“Transformers: Age of Extinction” is the fourth installment of the “Transformers” movie franchise, directed by Michael Bay. It’s the first film of the series to not feature the original human characters from the first three films. The film stars Mark Wahlberg as Cade Yeager, and Nicola Peltz as his daughter, Tessa Yeager.

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