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The Original 'Transformers' Movie Is Coming Back To Theaters And We're Ready To Roll Out

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How many times have you watched the classic 1986 Transformers movie? Probably a lot right?

The classic story about our favorite robots in disguise is the only one that matters to a lot of us. Sorry Shia LaBeouf, but the only Optimus Prime we really want to see is the cartoon one.

Okay, sure, a lot of people seem to love the live-action movies, otherwise why else would they be making a sixth one? But I think we can all admit that the cartoon is where true fans go when they want to watch some quality Transformers content.

The movie was set between seasons two and three of the show. The Autobots are facing a huge attack on their city, and Optimus Prime and Megatron are both injured badly.

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The other Autobots have a lot on their plate in this movie, especially when Unicron shows up and attempts to devour the entire world.

I think the part that we all loved about this movie the most was that the voices were all the same as the were in cartoon series, but now when you go back and watch it you can pick up on the impressive cast they had.

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Notable actors like Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, and Eric Idle had roles in the movie, and it was actually the last movie that Orson Wells ever appeared in.

But obviously a lot of us didn't get to see it in theaters because we were too young or not born yet, and instead would watch it on tape until those would wear out.

Well Transformers fans, now is your chance to see the Autobots on the big screen!

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That's right, the classic 1986 cartoon is coming back to theaters, but it's only for one night. It's going to have a preview of the new Bumblebee movie, but honestly, I think we all just want to watch the cartoon more than anything.

The movie will be at select theaters on September 27th, at 7 p.m. (local time) and so you've got some time to round up all your friends and get your tickets!

The movie was a box office failure at the time, but maybe now the nostalgia of it will help bring in the fans. Especially because it developed quite the cult following after it was released on VHS, just like so many other classic 80s movies.

Tickets are on sale now, and will be available to order through Fathom Events, but you should probably hurry before they are all sold out.

So, who else is ready to "roll out?"

Source - Newsweek / Forbes / Slash Film / Movie Web