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Across the Spider-Verse Hot on Its Heels


Transformers: Rise of the Beasts has sparked a renewed interest in the franchise with its seventh installment taking fans back to 1994, introducing a narrative that revolves around two Brooklyn-based archaeologists. The duo gets entangled in a long-standing feud between three different factions of Transformers: Maximals, Predacons, and Terrorcons. This captivating premise presents new characters alongside some beloved figures from the vast Transformers universe, such as Optimus Primal, Rhinox, Airazor, and Cheetor.


Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is set to gross $60 million domestically within its first three days of release, according to Deadline. This figure surpasses reduced projections made at the start of the weekend and exceeds the opening weekend earnings of recent Transformers films like The Last Knight and Bumblebee. Meanwhile, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse continues to swing into action, accumulating $16.5 million on its second Friday and heading towards a projected second-weekend total of $55.88 million.

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Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Sets a New Franchise Audience Score Record

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Paramount Pictures

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts has generated a diverse range of opinions among audiences and critics. The film boasts an 88% audience score, the highest for any film in the franchise’s 16-year history, reflecting the movie’s captivating storytelling and nostalgic elements. However, critical reviews have presented a contrasting perspective. While the film initially received favorable reviews, comparable to the critically acclaimed Bumblebee, a subsequent wave of negative criticism caused the critics’ score to decline from its peak in the 70s to a less favorable 55% on Rotten Tomatoes.

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In his review, MovieWeb’s Julian Roman draws a parallel between Transformers: Rise of the Beasts and the successful approach taken by Bumblebee. He applauds the film for its reimagining of the franchise’s most captivating elements from its lore and presenting them with new characters:

“Transformers: Rise of the Beasts continues the better narrative footing established by Bumblebee. The sequel of sorts again reshapes the franchise with an action-packed, throwback adventure loaded with exciting new characters.”

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts boasts an exceptional ensemble cast, featuring Anthony Ramos as the protagonist Noah, alongside Dominique Fishback, known for her performance in Black Messiah, portraying Elena. The film further adds to its star-studded lineup with talented individuals like Lauren Vélez, known for her work in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, rapper Tobe Nwigwe, and the legendary Peter Cullen lending his iconic voice to Optimus Prime. Additionally, Pete Davidson plays Mirage, Grey Griffin breathes life into Arcee, Sebastian Maniscalco portrays Wheeljack, Ron Perlman voices Optimus Primal, and the versatile Michelle Ye

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts has ignited a resurgence for the franchise. The seventh installment takes fans back to the year 1994, immersing them in a narrative that centers around two archaeologists from Brooklyn. They become entangled in a long-standing conflict between three factions of Transformers: the Maximals, the Predacons, and the Terrorcons. This premise captivates audiences by introducing new characters alongside beloved ones from the extensive Transformers universe, including the likes of Optimus Primal, Rhinox, Airazor, and Cheetor.


Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is already on track to achieve a domestic gross of $60 million within its first three days of release, according to Deadline. This figure not only exceeds the reduced projections set at the beginning of the weekend but also surpasses the opening weekend earnings of recent Transformers films such as The Last Knight and Bumblebee by a significant margin. Meanwhile, the web-slinging hero continues to swing into action, with Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse accumulating $16.5 million on its second Friday and heading towards a projected second-weekend total of $55.88 million.

MOVIEWEB VIDEO OF THE DAYSCROLL TO CONTINUE WITH CONTENT

RELATED: Hailee Steinfeld Avoided Disappointment of Not Appearing in Transformers: Rise of the Beasts By Not Expecting Bumblebee to Have a Sequel


Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Sets New Franchise Audience Score Record

Optimus Prime in Transformers Rise of the Beasts
Paramount Pictures

The early reception of Transformers: Rise of the Beasts has generated a diverse range of opinions among audiences and critics. On one hand, the film has achieved an 88% audience score, making it the highest-rated film in the franchise’s 16-year history. This positive response from viewers reflects the resonance of the movie’s storytelling and nostalgic elements. However, critical reviews have presented a contrasting perspective. While the film initially garnered favorable reviews comparable to the critically acclaimed Bumblebeea subsequent wave of negative criticism caused the critic score to decline from its peak in the 70s to a less favorable 55% on Rotten Tomatoes.

MovieWeb’s Julian Roman, in his review, draws a parallel between Transformers: Rise of the Beasts and the successful approach taken by Bumblebee. He praises the film for its reimagining of the franchise’s most captivating elements from its lore and presenting them with new characters:

“Transformers: Rise of the Beasts continues the better narrative footing established by Bumblebee. The sequel of sorts again reshapes the franchise with an action-packed, throwback adventure loaded with exciting new characters.”

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts showcases an exceptional ensemble cast, spearheaded by Anthony Ramos as the protagonist Noah. Noah. Joining Ramos is Dominique Fishback, recognized for her performance in Black Messiahtaking on the role of Elena. The film further adds to its star-studded lineup with the inclusion of talented individuals like Lauren Vélez, known for her work in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verserapper Tobe Nwigwe, and the legendary Peter Cullen returning to lend his iconic voice to Optimus Prime. Additionally, Pete Davidson takes on the character of Mirage, Grey Griffin breathes life into Arcee, Sebastian Maniscalco portrays Wheeljack, Ron Perlman voices Optimus Primal, and the versatile Michelle Yeoh from Everything, Everywhere All at Once joins as Airazor.

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is now playing in theaters.

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