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PG-13| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
Spawned from a lab experiment gone awry, teenage terrapins Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael live in the sewers beneath New York. Although their rodent sensei, Splinter, advises against showing themselves above ground, the justice-loving, pizza-eating brothers can't stand idly by while evil Shredder and his minions terrorize the city. With help from intrepid reporter April O'Neil (Megan Fox) and her cameraman (Will Arnett), the Turtles set out to save New York.

Cast: Megan Fox , Will Arnett , William Fichtner , Danny Woodburn , Abby Elliott , Noel Fisher , Jeremy Howard , Pete Ploszek

Director: Jonathan Liebesman

Genres: Action, Comedy

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

Release Date: August 8th, 2014|1 hr. 41 min.

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fan reviews ( 12 )
  • Teenagers, even non-ninjas and non-turtles, have been eating up this cinematic waste product for weeks now. In one way, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a triumph for producer Michael Bay in that it is equally as godawful as his "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and a hit nonetheless. show more

  • The narrative is a mess, and the overly long action sequences are easily forgotten. show more

  • Is there a word that means the opposite of Cowabunga? If so, that's the word for the charmless, dull and derivative new take on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. show more

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  • August 27, 2014 IndraC
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    Great to see Megan Fox back on the big screen. Will Arnett made this movie worth watching.

  • August 11, 2014 back68
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    So I brought my 6 year old to see this movie. He was educated on TMNTs by my grown nephew by watching the previous movies, cartoons, etc. He loved the movie and I thought it was pretty good. That may be because they now serve beer at my theater. 3 beers later and I was able to tolerate Megan Fox's "acting." Lest we forget Ms Oneal was a ginger.

  • August 10, 2014 L.McFly
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    First and foremost let me start by stating that I am a 30 year old male, who grew up in NYC watching the Ninja Turtles as a kid, day in and day out. Till’ this day I remember the feeling I used to get when I was a kid who truly believed that Ninja Turtles were real. Watching the show, playing with the action figures, and converting my bedroom into the sewer and fighting off the mighty foot-clan with my imaginary brothers, Leo, Donnie, Raph, and Mikey; these are some of the greatest memories I have as a kid. I have seen every TMNT movie and the entire original series, as well as the new series that is on NICKELODEON which is actually pretty damn good. It’s safe to say that I LOVE anything Ninja Turtles related. So I was a little disappointed if not saddened by most, if not all the reviews this film is getting. It seems to me that people reviewing the film, went in with the mentality that this film was just another screw up and just ran with that attitude from beginning to end. It seems like most people are concerned with bashing the director than actually appreciating what this film truly does. But me on the other hand, I want to THANK Michael Bay and anyone else who had a hand in making this film. I’m not a huge Bay fan at all but I’m not an “Anti-Bay” a-hole like most of the people who reviewed the film on various websites, magazines and newspapers. I can truly say that this film was spectacular from the opening scene, until the very end. Each TURTLE had his own identity, from Leo being the serious leader, to Raph being the attitude having rebel, the ever-so-geeky Donnie to the fun loving carefree Mikey. Yes they changed the story some, and added a few new ideas, but they did not change what the TURTLES represent. It’s been a long time since a movie made me feel like a kid again, something some of us are “too grown” to feel (I call it being a pretentious tight-ass, but that’s just me). You remember that little kid that believed in Santa, the Easter Bunny, and the Boogie-Man (Not Me the TURTLES always had my back), let him out for about an hour and forty-one minutes, and I promise you won’t regret it. COWABUNGA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Sequel Already Being Prepped

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Aug 11th, 2014 3:27PM

Even the most optimistic box office prognosticators probably couldn't have guessed that Paramount and Michael Bay's big screen reboot of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" would have netted $65 million in...

Box Office: How Did 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Overtake 'Guardians of the Galaxy'?

Posted by
Gary Susman on Aug 11th, 2014 11:20AM

Here's a sentence I didn't expect to write: A film starring Megan Fox opened at No. 1 this weekend with an estimated $65.0 million and dethroned a Marvel movie after just one week atop the chart. I...

Weekend Box Office: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Soars Past 'Guardians,' Claims No. 1 Spot

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The Associated Press on Aug 10th, 2014 12:45PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Studio estimates say "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" sliced off $65 million at the weekend box office. The Paramount comic-book adaptation featuring Megan Fox alongside...

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Family Review: 5 Things Every Parent Should Know

Posted by
Sandie Angulo Chen on Aug 8th, 2014 2:30PM

The heroes in a half shell are back, and this time they are the most realistic looking Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ever, thanks to Industrial Light & Magic's performance-capture technology....

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