Transformers: The Last Knight is a 2017 American science fiction action film based on the toy line of the same name created by Hasbro. It is the fifth installment of the live-action Transformers film series and a direct sequel to 2014’s Transformers: Age of Extinction. Directed by Michael Bay, the film features Mark Wahlberg returning from Age of Extinction, along with Josh Duhamel and John Turturro reprising their roles from the first three films, with Anthony Hopkins joining the cast. Bay and Wahlberg have stated they will not return for another sequel.
The film premiered at Odeon Leicester Square in London on June 18, 2017, and was theatrically released in the United States on June 21, 2017 by Paramount Pictures, in 2D, 3D, and IMAX 3D. It received extremely negative reviews and, with an approval rating of 15% on Rotten Tomatoes, is currently the worst reviewed film of the series. The film has grossed over $278 million worldwide against a budget of $217 million.
A spin-off, entitled Transformers Universe: Bumblebee, is scheduled for release on June 8, 2018, and a sixth film is scheduled for release on June 28, 2019.
Directed by Michael Bay
Lorenzo di Bonaventura
Based on Transformers
Music by Steve Jablonsky
Cinematography Jonathan Sela
di Bonaventura Pictures
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
June 18, 2017 (Odeon Leicester Square)
June 21, 2017 (United States)
Country United States
Budget $217–260 million
Box office $278.1 million