When Cade Yeager finds a old dilapidated trunk, he brings it home to try and fix it or part it out. Little does he know the change and danger this truck will bring in his life. It is no ordinary truck, it is the body of the Auto-bot Transformer, Optimus Prime.
Cade discovers the truth, along with his friend Josh and his daughter, Tessa. But in doing so it brings the outside world of evil CIA men to his farm that are trying to destroy all the Auto-bots they can find. There is another force that wants Optimus also. So the adventure begins for the humans and the Transformers.
If you have seen any of the Transformer movies, you understand the role of these magnificent robots with who also have a heart to help defend mankind. They are willing to fight for each other and those that are around them. They teach great lessons about working together, protecting and helping others.
It is a movie that is filled with action, explosions and fight scenes that makes the time fly by fast for a film that is almost 3 hours long. But due to some of the content in this fillm, it can we cannot consider this a family film.