Transformers

Trivia: When Bumblebee first appears it parks itself in the used car lot beside a yellow Beetle. The yellow Beetle was Bumblebee's original form in the Transformers cartoon series.

Trivia: Before its release, Transformers was voted "Best Summer Movie You Haven't Seen Yet" at the 2007 MTV Movie Awards.

Ictoabu

Trivia: During the highway battle towards the end, a small shot shows the Autobots and Decepticons driving in a wide shot of the entire highway. There is an overhead bridge, on which are standing many people with their cars, as they watch the shooting. Michael Bay, in his director's commentary, said that they were Transformers fans who lived in the nearby area.

Anon_Acct

Trivia: There is an extra scene mid-way through the credits.

BigOLB

Trivia: When the meteors containing the Autobots crash to Earth, people are running towards the crash sites to see what's going on. One guy with a video camera is saying something like "This is gonna be a hundred times better than 'Armageddon', I promise!". Of course referring to the movie 'Armageddon', a film also directed by Michael Bay. (01:00:10)

Trivia: The claw on Bonecrushers Manipulator Arm on the real Buffalo MPV is only 14 inches wide. The producers wanted the claw to be bigger and meaner so a larger wider claw was built and attached to the Arm to make Bonecrusher look more menacing.

dablues7

Trivia: When the Xbox 360 transforms, the sound used is not the normal Transformers sound, but the sound made by the 360 when you turn it on.

Trivia: Director Michael Bay has stated that he decided to make Bumblebee a Chevy Camaro in order to avoid comparisons to Herbie the Love Bug. Indeed, Bumblebee behaves a lot like the Disney movies' Volkswagen Beetle, performing various cheeky actions in the Transformers film reminiscent of Herbie.

Trivia: When Megatron flies in on Sam, he throws away a silver Mercedes-jeep. Take a close look at the numberplate of the car (slow motion and/or pause definetly required, but allowed for trivia) it reads "Energon", the substance that powers Transformers. (02:02:00)

Friso94

Trivia: The "changing sound" that is familiar to all Transformers fans from the TV show, was added to the movie despite opposition from Michael Bay, who wanted a more "robotic" sounding transformation. Hasbro would not license the film unless the director at least stayed true to this one aspect of the TV franchise.

Rollin Garcia Jr

Trivia: Peter Cullen, the voice of Optimus in the cartoons, was cast as the voice of Optimus in the movie due to public demand, after it was determined that his voice hadn't aged too much. Frank Welker, who voiced Megatron in the original series, was also in the running for this film, but his voice was now too old to fit the character.

Ictoabu

Trivia: According to Michael Bay in the DVD commentary, Optimus Prime's body language was inspired by Liam Neeson.

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Trivia: Before Sam goes away on the pink bicycle, he talks to his friend Miles who is chasing a big dog. That dog is Michael Bay's dog and has appeared in some of his movies.

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Trivia: Michael Bay makes a cameo as someone flicked away by Megatron during the final battle in Mission City.

Jedd Jong

Trivia: When Sam kicks Frenzy's head, a "Wilhelm" scream [src] is heard as the little maniac is sent flying into the distance.

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