Bumblebee

Trivia: The movie is set in 1987. This is the same year the original "Transformers" cartoon series ended.

TedStixon

Trivia: The film was originally made and marketed as a prequel to the prior "Transformers" films directed by Michael Bay. After the film was released to a much warmer critical and audience reception than the prior films, it was confirmed that instead of a prequel, "Bumblebee" will instead serve as a sort-of "reboot" of the series, and that future films will serve as direct sequels to it, without necessarily acknowledging the continuity of the Bay films.

TedStixon

Trivia: Star Hailee Steinfeld wasn't born until 9 years after the film is set. She actually had to be given lessons on things like 80's lingo and how to properly use a Walkman.

TedStixon

Trivia: Both the shortest "Transformers" movie (coming in at under two hours) and the least expensive film in the series. (Costing under $130 million, as compared to the $150-$200 million the other films cost).

TedStixon

Trivia: Pay attention to the name tags and you will notice one of the junior agents is named Simmons, a major character in the films which take place after this one.

Plot hole: How can Bumblebee and Optimus already have the car specs and colours before they leave Cybertron for the first time to come to earth? Optimus didn't have this when they came to earth in the first Transformers movie.

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Suggested correction: First of all, this might not be the same continuity as the older Transformers films. Second of all, the cars on Cybertron might be Cybertronian vehicles. Optimus scanned the semi in the first film so that he could be a different vehicle than he already was. There is no reason this could not have happened.

I'd like to add that we know for a fact that this is not the same continuity. It is a reboot. See the Wikipedia article.

FleetCommand
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