Gobots - Battle of the Rock Lords
Gobots - Battle of the Rock Lords (1986)

This fast-paced, animated action feature zoomed into theaters with characters developed from a popular TV cartoon series. The GoBots can morph into mechanical contrivances like land rovers or spaceships and are divided between good GoBots… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: March 21, 1986
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

Save your pennies and watch the GoBots on TV instead.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

True to Saturday-morning cartoon tradition, 'GoBots' is a jerky, semi coherent series of chases, laser-gun battles and explosions, with an allegorical plot about how no one can handle too much power.

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Michael H. Price
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com

What the story lacks in depth it makes up for with exciting combat scenes, and with a tendency to make women characters more than stereotypes in constant need of rescuing.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

As poorly animated features go, this one ranks down there with the worst of them.

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Charles Solomon
Los Angeles Times

Unfortunately, the story, script, voice actors and animation all prove less flexible than the toys, and the film never turns into entertainment. GoBots are more fun to play with than they are to watch.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

As poorly animated features go, this one ranks down there with the worst of them.

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