The Transformers: The Movie

The Transformers: The Movie is a 1986 animated science fiction action film based on the Transformers television series. It was released in North America on August 8, 1986, and in the United Kingdom on December 12, 1986. It was co-produced and directed by Nelson Shin, who also produced the television series. The screenplay was written by Ron Friedman, who created Bionic Six a year later.


In 2005, the evil Decepticons have conquered the Autobots' home planet of Cybertron. The heroic Autobots, operating from Cybertron's two moons, prepare a counter-offensive. The Autobot leader, Optimus Prime, sends a shuttle to Autobot City on Earth for supplies. Their plan is discovered by the Decepticons, who kill several Autobots and hijack the ship.