Top 36 Transformers Movie Details

While searching the internet for Transformers movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

Revenge of the Fallen (2009) it says "To punish and enslave" on the Decepticon posing as a police car, instead of the normal "To protect and serve"
Revenge of the Fallen (2009) it says "To punish and enslave" on the Decepticon posing as a police car, instead of the normal "To protect and serve"
Glen makes a big deal about eating the entire plate of donuts. Later, he is seen with Pepto Bismol.
Glen makes a big deal about eating the entire plate of donuts. Later, he is seen with Pepto Bismol.

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun Transformers details are suitable for kids.

  1. Sam has his hand bandaged after teleporting to Egypt, which he wears for the rest of the movie - this is due to Shia Labeouf's real-life car accident injury during filming.

  2. And Friday the 13th (2009), both produced by Michael Bay, exist in the same universe. Actor Travis Van Winkle plays the character Trent DeMarco, who exists as Mikaela's ex-boyfriend in Transformers, and Jenna's boyfriend in Friday the 13th.

  3. They found the submarine in London but the scene was shot in Portsmouth you can even see the spinnaker tower in the distance

  4. There are two dead robots who are composites of various Mechs from Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam. The dead robots are also named "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern"

  5. Aircraft carrier scene from Pearl Harbor (2001) recycled in Transformers (2007)

  6. : Bumblebee's oil filter looks very similar to a Fram brand filter. Explanation in comments

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - The first time Bumblebee appears, He's parked next to a yellow VW Beetle, his original form from the cartoon series and toy line.
    The first time Bumblebee appears, He's parked next to a yellow VW Beetle, his original form from the cartoon series and toy line.
  • 1 - The Decepticon disguised as a cop car has "to punish and enslave..". Always a fun catch
    The Decepticon disguised as a cop car has "to punish and enslave..". Always a fun catch
  • 1 - And Transformers Revenge of the Fallen (RoTF) (2009) share the same exact predator drone fly in footage
    And Transformers Revenge of the Fallen (RoTF) (2009) share the same exact predator drone fly in footage
  • 1 - After Devastator is formed and is devouring the twins a paper blows onto a pole which briefly shows the original G1 Shockwave with the headline "ORIOUS ROBOT SPOTTED"; Shockwave is a villain in the next Transformers movie, Dark of the Moon
    After Devastator is formed and is devouring the twins a paper blows onto a pole which briefly shows the original G1 Shockwave with the headline "ORIOUS ROBOT SPOTTED"; Shockwave is a villain in the next Transformers movie, Dark of the Moon
  • Michael Bay cameos as the civilian getting plucked by Megatron.

  • : Unicron's innards during the opening scene reuse backgrounds from Fist of the North Star, another movie Toei was doing the animation for that year.

  • This kid says the Autobots crashing into Earth is "easily 100 times cooler than Armageddon," another film by Michael Bay.

  • 1 - When Shia Labeouf's discovers BumbleBee with Megan Fox's character, he notes that BB is probably Japanese. This is a nod to the original Transformers toys which were made by the Japanese company Takara (the rights later bought by Hasbro).
    When Shia Labeouf's discovers BumbleBee with Megan Fox's character, he notes that BB is probably Japanese. This is a nod to the original Transformers toys which were made by the Japanese company Takara (the rights later bought by Hasbro).
  • Sentinel is Voiced by Leonard Nemoy. In the film, an autobot is watching Star Trek and mentions "This is the one where Spock goes crazy", eluding to Nemoy's Character's actions later in the film. Later, he also quotes Spock's "The Needs of the Many" famous quote.

  • 1 - Ken Jeong's character, Jerry Wang, is shown drinking Shuhua Milk. Three years later, in Transformers: Age Of Extinction (2014), Stanley Tucci's character is also shown drinking Shuhua Milk.
    Ken Jeong's character, Jerry Wang, is shown drinking Shuhua Milk. Three years later, in Transformers: Age Of Extinction (2014), Stanley Tucci's character is also shown drinking Shuhua Milk.

Hidden Details

Soundwave claims Bumblebee for execution because he was responsible for killing his pets, Laserbeak and Ravage

1 - Actor Brian Stepanek was worried that when the rubber MP5K he was holding was yanked from his hand with a wire to imitate Jazz's high-powered magnet, the gun would hit him in the face. He was told this wouldn't happen, yet in this shot he holds his face in pain when it struck him.
Actor Brian Stepanek was worried that when the rubber MP5K he was holding was yanked from his hand with a wire to imitate Jazz's high-powered magnet, the gun would hit him in the face. He was told this wouldn't happen, yet in this shot he holds his face in pain when it struck him.
1 - They can't decide whether Namibia is in South- or West Africa
They can't decide whether Namibia is in South- or West Africa
1 - Bumblebee fights in World War 2 as a Mercedes so he could act as an undercover German car.
Bumblebee fights in World War 2 as a Mercedes so he could act as an undercover German car.
1 - When Burton is introducing the Witwiccans, they briefly show Sam too
When Burton is introducing the Witwiccans, they briefly show Sam too

Features two clever allusions to Shakespeare in 10 seconds, as Optimus battles Megatron.

' Blackout attacks the US Army Base in Qatar to get access to the government files, you can see Sector 7 mentioned several times on the computer screen.

1 - When the Twins and others are getting sucked by Devastator, a newspaper with an image of Shockwave and headline 'Mysterious Robot Spotted' gets sucked as well, foreshadowing his appearance in Transformers 3
When the Twins and others are getting sucked by Devastator, a newspaper with an image of Shockwave and headline 'Mysterious Robot Spotted' gets sucked as well, foreshadowing his appearance in Transformers 3
1 - You can see Soundwave's speakers move as he speaks or as Laserbeak speaks
You can see Soundwave's speakers move as he speaks or as Laserbeak speaks
1 - The Korean subtitles mirror the CGI text on screen
The Korean subtitles mirror the CGI text on screen
1 - Michael Bay uses the exact same footage from his earlier film The Island (2005) to illustrate that his consistent standard of cinematography transcends his individual films
Michael Bay uses the exact same footage from his earlier film The Island (2005) to illustrate that his consistent standard of cinematography transcends his individual films

Mark Walberg uses a China Construction Bank credit card while in rural Texas.

1 - Proves Michael Bay CARES about the little things
Proves Michael Bay CARES about the little things

', Starscream slows down in midair with his jets just before he lands.

1 - When Cade is assisting Optimus Prime in the final battle against Lockdown and hides behind a wall, a man suddenly appears next to Cade and stands right behind the spot of the wall which is shot by Lockdown.
When Cade is assisting Optimus Prime in the final battle against Lockdown and hides behind a wall, a man suddenly appears next to Cade and stands right behind the spot of the wall which is shot by Lockdown.
1 - Megan Fox didn't appear in Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) because she was fired after Revenge of the Fallen (2009) by Michael Bay after she, compared the director himself to Adolf Hitler. Steven Spielberg told Bay to fire her, which he did. She was replaced by Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.
Megan Fox didn't appear in Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) because she was fired after Revenge of the Fallen (2009) by Michael Bay after she, compared the director himself to Adolf Hitler. Steven Spielberg told Bay to fire her, which he did. She was replaced by Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.
1 - Right before Sam is going to enter the secret room in Simmons?s meat store he says something that refers to the swine flu. I wonder what references will appear in future movies about COVID-19
Right before Sam is going to enter the secret room in Simmons?s meat store he says something that refers to the swine flu. I wonder what references will appear in future movies about COVID-19
Transformers poster
Transformers poster

Transformers Plot: An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Transformers, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Transformers and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Director Michael Bay
Production Dreamworks
Main Actors Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson
IMDB score 7.0