Kw-logo-smaller

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles Forever DVD

You've probably heard of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT). But unless you're a fan, you might not know just how many versions of the characters there've been over the years. Sure, the basics have been the same - four turtles exposed to radioactive ooze become super butt-kickers - but the many TV shows, movies, comics, and video games have shown the Turtles in many different ways.


To celebrate the 25th anniversary of all things turtle, Nickelodeon surprised everyone with the movie Turtles Forever, in which the Ninja Turtles of the new millennium team up with the Ninja Turtles from back in the height of their popularity.


Confused? Here's how it works. First we have the Turtles from the original series: the "Classic" Turtles. That series started way back in 1987 and ended in 1996. Then, from 2002 to 2009, there was a more serious version of the characters, inspired by anime (let's call them the "New" Turtles). Turtles Forever offers some dimension-hopping fun where the two groups of Turtles meet each other and go on a huge adventure with the fate of the multiverse at stake.


The Story

In the movie, TMNT - Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo - are chasing billionaire criminal Hun and his followers in the Purple Dragon Gang, only to discover that Hun has captured another four Turtles - alternate-reality versions of Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo. Then, the Shredder and Krang, enemies of the Classic Turtles, come into the New Turtles' universe. As all eight turtles bounce around from one dimension to another, reuniting with familiar faces like April O'Neil, Casey Jones, Rocksteady, Bebop, Karai and the Foot Clan, there are even more quantum surprises in store!


Classic Turtles Vs. New Turtles

The Classic Turtles love pizza, goofy catch phrases and tripping each other up. The New Turtles find all this comedy on the job sort of annoying - they're more into ninja stealth. But in Turtles Forever, the Classic Turtles aren't totally clownish, because so much of the movie has to do with stuff that happened back in their dimension, and it's up to them to take the lead and dive head first into the action, while the New Turtles stop and think things through before joining them.


The "classic meets new" gimmick is cool in Turtles Forever, but not perfect. A lot of the Classic Turtle character voices sound a little too different from what they used to be, but that's probably because so much time has gone by. But, at the end of the day, it's all about having fun, right? There are few things in life that define "fun" more than the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. So sit back and enjoy the ride...come on, it's the Ninja Turtles!


Related Stories
>
>

readers voted!

Comments

xPrincessPikachux
I LOVE the turtles! Mikey is my fav ~ ❤
commented: Thu Jun 20, 2013

wreastlingfan619
hell yeah!
commented: Tue May 14, 2013

princess rabee
i dont like them ;(
commented: Fri Feb 01, 2013

there are 20 more comments

Please login or register to add comments

share with your friends


Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


like this article?
get more just like it in your email

F1130351427812

Favorite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle?

  • Raphael.
  • Donatello.
  • Michaelangelo.
  • Leonardo.

related stories

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back and this time the heroes in a half shelf scrap with Shr...
Cowabunga! In shell-ebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles®, we ar...
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are in theatres with a brand new computer-animated mov...

latest videos

Entertainment in the forums

ValenciaRose
ValenciaRose posted in Movies:
"Crazyoscar" wrote:Evil Harry Osbourne!!Yeah, and they sorta have different personalities. I mean, in the Amazing Spiderman, he kind of has a smart mouth, if you know what I mean (Not that I don't like it!), but in the original he didn't really.Plus in The Amazing Spiderman it was pretty obvious there was something strange about him. I mean, smashing the basketball hoop?!? Didn't ANYONE think it was suspicious?!?I'll have to get some Oscorp wire and make my own xD I wish!WHHHHHY?!? WHHHHHYYYYYYY?!?I know! Just because he didn't remember his name!No-one washes the flag! xD Yeah, I know right? Some people are so stupid! Like if I were in his high school, I would stalk him with lots of love in my eyes :) I KNOW:  WHYYYYY?? All villains are insane. Directors just try to make a point. Oh yeah, and the part when his aunt says he's filthy and he says he was cleaning the chimney. His aunt then says "we don't have a chimney" And then Peter's like: "whaaaaaaaat?" lol xD
reply 22 minutes
montaghe
montaghe posted in Celebs:
 :confused
reply about 2 hours
BowtasticIzzy
BowtasticIzzy posted in Celebs:
Comment.... what you love about little mix - what they mean to you who is ur fave Little Mix member - and why when an why - did u became a fan Happy Posting Mixers!
reply about 2 hours
Monica Rogue
Monica Rogue posted in Celebs:
One Direction! 
reply about 2 hours
Monica Rogue
Monica Rogue posted in Celebs:
Enrique Iglesias
reply about 2 hours

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

100x100_ra_logo_girl

Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...

_thumb_100x100

We have all played the famous game Sudoku, now play it online with this Classic ...