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Transformers Movies In Order [What order do the Transformer movies go in]

what is the order of the transformers movies

Transformers series tells an epic American science fiction action story of the rivalry between two transformers factions, Autobots and Decepticons. Here is the list of all transformers movies in order of release

  • Transformers (2007)
  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
  • Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
  • Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
  • Bumblebee (I) (2018)

About Transformers Movie Series

Transformers series is one of the most successful action series that made a profit of over $4 billion at the worldwide box office. The series is based on the rivalry of two transformers faction, whose civil war destroys their planet Cybertron and comes to earth in search of Allspark.

The series started in 2007 with its first movie Transformers (2007) and become highly influential around the world. further series developed into six different movies and many video games and comic books.

The series involves a fascinating action scene and is supported by an amazing story filled with suspense and thrill. Directed by Michael Bay, the series is a perfect watch if you are a Si-Fi action lover.

In what order should I watch the Transformers movies

Transformers Movies In Order: How to Watch Transformers Movies?

There are six transformers movies, that tell the story of how Transformers came to earth to the final fight that is spread over millions of years. All the movies are connected to each other and every movie picks up the story from where the story ended in the previous movie Accept the last movie which is a prequel.

Do you need to watch Transformers in order?

Movies are connected to each other in terms of story, it makes it important to watch transformers movies in order. There are two ways to watch transformers series, you can follow chronological order or the release order of movies.

Both the orders are perfectly fine, but the best order to watch the transformers movie is to watch them in release order. The first five movies will tell you the story from the beginning to the final fight, while the last movie will take to the beginning of the series and explains how transformers came to earth.

This will feel nostalgic and will disclose many secrets to amaze you. Here is the list of all transformers movies in order to watch

Transformers (2007)

  • Director: Michael Bay 
  • Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson
  • Written By: Michael Bay, Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman
  • Runtime: 143 minutes

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

  • Director: Michael Bay 
  • Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson
  • Written By: Ehren Kruger, Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman
  • Runtime: 149 minutes

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

  • Director: Michael Bay 
  • Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel
  • Written By: Ehren Kruger
  • Runtime: 154 minutes

Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

  • Director: Michael Bay 
  • Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Stanley Tucci
  • Written By: Ehren Kruger
  • Runtime: 157 minutes

Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)

  • Director: Michael Bay 
  • Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Duhamel, Laura Haddock
  • Written By: Ken Nolan, Matt Holloway, Art Marcum
  • Runtime: 148 minutes

Bumblebee (I) (2018)

  • Director: Travis Knight 
  • Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Cena, Jason Drucker
  • Written By: Christina Hodson
  • Runtime: 119 minutes
Transformers (2007) first movie on the list of all Transformers movies in order of release
Edited still from Transformers | credit goes to Paramount Pictures

Transformers (2007)

The movie starts with explaining that Planet Cybertron got destroyed due to a civil war between Autobots lead by Optimus prime and Decepticons lead by Megatron. While Trying to pursue Allspark, Optimus prime got crashed on Earth and was discovered by Archibald Witwicky.

After thousands of years ago, Sam Witwicky(great-grandson of Archibald Witwicky) purchases a new car for himself but discovers that the car has its own life. Decepticons in search of Megatron learns that Archibald’s Glasses are with Sam and tries to capture him, but Sam and Mikaela are protected by Bumblebee(Autobot).

Sam and Mikaela learns Everything and teams up with Autobots to protect Allspark and defeat Decepticons.

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) second movie on the list of all Transformers movies in order of release
Edited still from Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen | credit goes to Paramount Pictures

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

After two years of Attack on Mission City, U.S. and British Militaries have formed NEST to kill all the remaining Decepticons. While Deceptions gains the last piece of Allsparks from military base and uses to make Megatron alive.

Megatron meets Fallen to tell that Allspark is destroyed but Fallen explains that Sam has the information about the last piece of Allspark but Optimus prime protects him. Decepticons Captures Sam and Mikaela and takes them to Megatron but Optimus prime rescues both of them.

Sam learns everything about Transformers and meets Jetfire who explains everything about the history of Transformers, Fallen, and Sun Harvester. Sam, Autobots, and U.S. Army teams together to make Optimus alive, who then kills Fallen and Destroys Sun Harvester.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) third movie on the list of all Transformers movies in order of release
Edited still from Transformers: Dark of the Moon | credit goes to Paramount Pictures

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

In 1961 A spacecraft named Ark crashes on moon, that contains an invention that can stop the war between Autobots and Decepticons. The movie starts with Sam and Carly are living together, while Autobots are helping U.S. Military to solve major conflicts around the world.

When Optimus prime learns about the Moon Crash, He goes to the moon to investigate where he finds Sentinel Prime(leader of Autobots) and uses his matrix to make him alive but Sentinel lets Optimus prime that he is on the side of Megatrons. Megatron and Sentinels start to Install Five Pillers on earth to use the resources available on Earth by teleporting Decepticons on Earth.

Sam and Autobots teams up together and kills all the deceptions to finally end the fight between them.

Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) fourth movie on the list of all Transformers movies in order of release
Edited still from Transformers: Age of Extinction  | credit goes to Paramount Pictures

Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

The movie starts with telling 65 million years ago story when Creators (aliens race) are installing Seeds on Earth that caused the vanishing of dinosaurs. The movie starts after five years of fight in Chicago, where Autobots are getting hunted one by one.

Optimus prime is hiding in Cade’s garage, When Blackouts Attacks Cade’s garage, Optimus prime protects Cade and his friends and escapes from there. Cade finds that KSI is behind killing all the Autobots and agrees to help them. Cade goes to KSI to learn everything about them but gets caught.

Optimus prime rescues Cade and Cade tells that KSI has made a prototype that has become Megatron completely and they need seeds to control him. The Prototype Megatron is causing distruction everywhere and only left Autobots can save the earth from this.

A still from Transformers: The Last Knight (2017). it is the fourth movie on the list of all Transformers movies in order of release
Edited still from Transformers: The Last Knight | credit goes to Paramount Pictures

Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)

The movie starts from 404AD, King Arthur is loosing battle with Saxsons, While Merlin goes to Knights of Lacons (transformers) to ask for help. Lacons gives Dragonstorm and a staff to Merlin to control him. With the help of Dragonstrom King Arthur wins the lost battle.

Cade is living with Autobots and government wants to kill All the Transformers. In an attack by government, An Autobot gives Talisman to Cade. Cade meets Sir Edmund Burton, who explains him everything about Transformers and Humans Beings and tells that he is the last Knight.

Optimus goes to Cybertron to meet Quintessa who explains to him that the earth is Unicorn and their Enemy. Quintessa brainwashes Optimus and turns him to Evil Transformer nemesis but while fighting with Bumblebee, Optimus gets all his memory.

Quintessa with Megatrons is trying to destroy Earth, while Autobots, Cade, Vivan, and Izabella teams up to protect Earth.

Bumblebee (I) (2018) sixth movie on the list of all Transformers movies in order of release
Edited still from Bumblebee (I) (2018) | credit goes to Paramount Pictures

Bumblebee (I) (2018)

This movie takes the story back to the time of the civil war between Cybertron and Autobots. Autobots send Bumblebee to Earth to make a base for Autobots and protect it from Decepticons. In a fight with Decepticons, Bumblebee gets Injured and hides in a Junkyard.

An Teenage girl, finds Bumblebee in a Junkyard and repairs her, soon she realizes that the yellow Volkswagen is not an ordinary car. Bumblebee and Charlie starts to live together and develops a strong bond.

Transformers Movies In Chronological Order

Their is a slight difference between the chronological and release order of the series, The bumblebee movie, which is the latest release in the series is prequel to the first movie. It tells the story when Optimus prime sends Bumblebee to earth to make a base, while the civil war between Autobots and Decepticons is going on Cybertron.

It’s perfectly fine to watch Transformers movies in chronological order. Here is the list of all Transformers movies in chronological order.

  • Bumblebee (I) (2018)
  • Transformers (2007)
  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
  • Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
  • Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)

Transformers Universe Future

Transformers movie series is one of the most popular Si-fi, Fiction, Action movie series. Their are six movies released in the series, while four additional Installments are announced by the franchise. Here is the list of all Future Transformers movies.

  • Bumblebee follow-up film:- Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura has announced that a sequel movie to the Bumblebee movie is under development.
  • Transformers animated prequel:- An Animation movie is under development, The movie will explore the origin of Cybertron.
  • Transformers 7: A direct sequel to Transformers: The Last Knight was canceled and Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura announced the development of the seventh installment.
  • Transformers: Beast Wars: Another Transformers movie, Scheduled to release on June 24, 2022

Transformers Movies Ranked from Worst to Best

Transformers movie series is one of the most successful American science fiction action movie series. but out of the six movies, which movie is the coolest? Here in this section I have ranked all transformers movies from worst to best based on IMDb ratings.

Transformers moviesIMDb Ratings
The Last Knight5.2/10
Age of Extinction5.6/10
Revenge of the Fallen6/10
Dark of the Moon6.2/10
Bumblebee (I)6.8/10

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Filled with amazing action scene, transformers movie series is a must watch for all the action Si-Fi lovers. The series tells you an amazing story of fight between Transformers factions that is related to history of transformers and Human Being.

This movie is the story of Optimus prime, leader of Autobots, who stands for right always even if his entire race is at stake. Here in this article I have listed transformers movies in chronological order and release order.

You can follow any of the other to watch the this amazing series.

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