“Transformers: The Rise of the Beasts” is coming to theaters. Directed by Steven Caple Jr., this film brings together Optimus Prime’s Autobots and Optimus Primal’s Maximals to face an unprecedented threat: Unicron and his ruthless Predacons.
This movie is the seventh in the popular franchise and is directly inspired by the Beast Wars animated series from the late 1990s. It kicks off a new trilogy within the saga, set in the 90s and continuing the story after the events of the previous movie, “Bumblebee.”
With the upcoming release of “The Rise of the Beasts,” Transformers fans are left with questions about the franchise’s timeline, especially since the last two movies went back in time.
To clear up any confusion, here’s the chronological order to watch the entire Transformers saga:
Transformers Movies in Chronological Order
Directed by Travis Knight and starring Hailee Steinfeld in 2018, Bumblebee is the first spin-off from the series whose plot was located two decades before of the events that occurred in the first Transformers movie directed by Michael Bay.
Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts (2023)
The film directed by Steven Capple Jr.. is set in the the 90’s. And besides being a direct sequel to Bumblebee, will introduce Optimus Primal and his Maximals joining forces with the Autobots of Optimus Prime to defeat Unicron’s terrible Predacons.
Released in 2007 with Michael Bay behind the scenes and with Shia LaBeouf with Megan Fox as protagonist first Transformers film introduced fans to the conflict between Autobots and Decepticons on the big screen.
Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen (2009)
Directed again by Michael Bay, Revenge of the Fallen featured Tony Todd as The Fallen, Megatron’s ruthless master. Optimus Prime and his Autobots joined forces with a particular government military team to prevent them from wreaking havoc on Earth, the planet that hosted them, and from destroying Cybertron.
Transformers: Dark Side Of The Moon (2011)
The third installment of Transformers started with the Autobots trying to prevent Megatron and his Decepticons from seizing dangerous alien technology found on the Moon and with which, in addition to enslaving humanity, they could restore Cybertron, his home planet.
Transformers: Age Of Extinction (2014)
In Age of Extinction, Mark Whalberg joined the Transformers franchise as Cade Yeager, a single father and inventor involved in the ancient battle between Autobots and Decepticons. In addition, the film also introduced fans of the saga to the powerful Dinobots and Galvatrona, the reincarnation of the ruthless Megatron.
Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
again with Mark Whalberg as Cade Yeagerthe’s last knight. It was the last film directed by Michael Bay, being the last chapter in the chronology established until then. In her, Optimus Prime temporarily turned evil due to reprogramming in his system, and after being renamed Nemesis Prime, It was intended to recover Merlin’s staff. A dangerous artifact with which Earth could be transformed into Cybertron.