Getting to Know Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) has become a part of the childhood of every Singaporean. This year, ninja turtles fans are elated because it finally screened in Singapore. It opened on August 7, 2014. The film was directed by Jonathan Liebesman. It was produced by Nickelodeon and Platinum Dunes. It was Paramount Pictures who distributed the film.


If you saw the film, you are surely excited for the sequel. The sequel is now on its way. It was announced that the next film will be screened on June 3, 2016. If you did not catch the film, it is not too late to consider it. You have to review though. Here are some characters that you should watch out for:

  • April O’Neil: April is a news reporter. She is to become a good friend of Raphael, Michelangelo, Donatello and Leonardo. In this movie, she is portrayed by Megan Fox.
  • Raphael: Raphael carries Sai as his primary weapon. He wears red bandana and among the brothers, he is depicted as emotional and aggressive. In this movie, Raphael is portrayed by Alan Richson.
  • Michelangelo: Michelangelo carries nunchaku, grappling hook, tonfa and many more. He wears orange bandana and among the brothers, he is depicted to be the crazy and wild one. In this movie, Michelangelo is portrayed by Noel Fisher.
  • Donatello: Donatello carries bo staff. He wears purple bandana and among the brothers, he is the smartest. In this movie, Donatello is portrayed by Jeremy Howard.
  • Leonardo: Leonardo carries two ninjato. He wears blue bandana and he is the leader. In this movie, Leonardo is portrayed by Pete Ploszek (performer) and voiced by Johnny Knoxville.
  • Splinter: Splinter is a mutated rat. He taught the turtles Ninjutsu and became their master. In this movie, Splinter is portrayed by Danny Woodburn (performer) and voiced by Tony Shalhoub.


  • Shredder: Shredder is the leader of New York’s Foot Clan. He is the archenemy of Splinter and the turtles. In this movie, Shredder is portrayed by Tohoru Masamune.
  • Eric Sachs: Erick Sachs is the lab partner of April’s deceased father. The partners worked in cultivating a mutagen that can heal. April’s father discovered the evil plans of Eric thus burning the whole laboratory. Eric works with Shredder. In this movie, he is portrayed by William Fichtner.

What are you waiting for? Look for someone and head to the nearest cinema house. If you do not prefer the cinema, you can always consider online streaming or you can wait for the DVD copy. This is surely a must-see movie. You will remember your childhood days. The turtles will never go out of style.