Want to know the best Michael Bay movies? How about the worst Michael Bay movies? Curious about Michael Bay box office grosses or which Michael Bay movie picked up the most Oscar® nominations? Need to know which Michael Bay movie got the best reviews from critics and audiences and which got the worst reviews? Well you have come to the right place….because we have all of that information.
Michael Bay (1965-) is an American film director and producer. His IMDb page shows 21 directing and 46 producing credits from 1990-2017. This page ranks 15 Michael Bay directed movies from Best to Worst in six different sortable columns of information. Television shows, shorts, video games and documentaries were not included in the rankings.
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Michael Bay Movies Can Be Ranked 6 Ways In This Table
The really cool thing about this table is that it is “user-sortable”. Rank the movies anyway you want.
- Sort Michael Bay movies by co-stars of his movies.
- Sort Michael Bay movies by adjusted domestic box office grosses using current movie ticket cost (in millions)
- Sort Michael Bay movies by adjusted worldwide box office grosses using current movie ticket cost (in millions)
- Sort Michael Bay movies how they were received by critics and audiences. 60% rating or higher should indicate a good movie.
- Sort by how many Oscar® nominations each Michael Bay movie received and how many Oscar® wins each Michael Bay movie won.
- Sort Michael Bay movies by Ultimate Movie Rankings (UMR) Score. UMR Score puts box office, reviews and awards into a mathematical equation and gives each movie a score.
|R||Movie (Year)||UMR Co-Star Links||Adj. B.O. Worldwide (mil)||Review||Oscar Nom / Win||UMR Score|
|R||Movie (Year)||UMR Co-Star Links||Actual B.O. Domestic (mil)||Adj. B.O. Domestic (mil)||Adj. B.O. Worldwide (mil)||B.O. Rank by Year||Review||Oscar Nom / Win||UMR Score||S|
|1||The Rock (1996)||Nicolas Cage &
|134.10||262.4||655.70||7||68||01 / 00||93.6|
|2||Transformers (2007)||Shia LaBeouf||319.20||401.4||892.30||3||66||03 / 00||93.5|
|3||Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)||Shia LaBeouf||352.40||384.4||1,225.80||2||51||03 / 00||88.5|
|4||Armageddon (1998)||Bruce Willis &
|201.60||371.8||1,021.20||2||48||04 / 00||87.6|
|5||Pearl Harbor (2001)||Ben Affleck &
|198.50||304.0||687.70||7||44||04 / 01||86.6|
|6||Bad Boys II (2003)||Will Smith &
|138.60||198.8||392.10||12||42||00 / 00||83.6|
|7||Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)||Mark Wahlberg||245.40||259.9||1,168.90||7||41||00 / 00||83.0|
|8||Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)||Shia LaBeouf||402.10||463.8||964.50||2||39||01 / 00||82.8|
|9||Bad Boys (1995)||Will Smith &
|65.80||130.9||281.20||27||50||00 / 00||75.2|
|10||13 Hours (2016)||John Krasinski||52.90||52.9||69.40||66||63||01 / 00||61.3|
Stats and Possibly Interesting Things From The Above Michael Bay Table
- Twelve Michael Bay movies crossed the magical $100 million domestic gross mark. That is a percentage of 80.00% of his movies listed. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) is his biggest box office hit.
- An average Michael Bay movie grosses $238.20 million in adjusted box office gross.
- Using RottenTomatoes.com’s 60% fresh meter. 3 Michael Bay movies are rated as good movies…or 25.00% of his movies. The Rock (1996) is his highest rated movie while Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) is his lowest rated movie.
- Seven Michael Bay movies received at least one Oscar® nomination in any category…..or 58.33% of his movies.
- One Michael Bay movies won at least one Oscar® in any category…..or 8.33% of his movies.
- An average Ultimate Movie Rankings (UMR) Score is 40.00. 9 Michael Bay movies scored higher that average….or 75.00% of his movies. The Rock (1996) got the the highest UMR Score while The Island (2005) got the lowest UMR Score.
1. Michael Benjamin Bay was born in Los Angeles, California in 1965.
2. Michael Bay got his start in the film industry interning with George Lucas when he was fifteen, filing the storyboards for 1981’s Raiders of the Lost Ark.
3. Michael Bay first directing jobs were commercials and music videos.
4. Michael Bay’s The Rock (1996) is his favorite of the films he has directed and Sean Connery is his favorite actor that he’s ever worked with. Bay and Bruce Willis did not get along while making 1998’s Armageddon.
5. Of all the directors in our database only Steven Spielberg can top Michael Bay’s average of $238.40 million in adjusted domestic gross (minimum 12 movies).
6. Michael Bay’s movies have grossed $7.46 billion in adjusted worldwide box office grosses or $621 million per movie.
7. Michael Bay and Leonard Nimoy were cousins-in-laws.
8. Check out Michael Bay’s career compared to current and classic actors. Most 100 Million Dollar Movies of All-Time.
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