The Transformers: The Movie (1986) Poster


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The Transformers (1984) (TV Series)

Followed by 

Transformers: The Headmasters (1987) (TV Series)
Transformers: Victory (1989) (TV Series)
Transformers: Zone (1990) (Video)
Beast Wars: Transformers (1996) (TV Series)
Beast Machines: Transformers (1999) (TV Series)
Transformers: Beast Wars Metals (1999) (TV Series)
Transformers: Car Robots (2000) (TV Series)
Transformers: Armada (2002) (TV Series)
Transformers: Myclone Legend (2003) (TV Series)
Transformers: Energon (2004) (TV Series)


Of Mice and Men (1939)
Kup relates a story about petrorabbits to Grimlock, mirroring a scene from "Of Mice and Men."
Ben-Hur (1959)
The Flintstones (1960) (TV Series)
Geronimo (1962)
Mobile Suit Gundam (1979) (TV Series)
Jeopardy! (1984) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Bébé's Kids (1992)
Boogie Nights (1997)
Dirk sings his own version of "The Touch" which comes from this movie.
The Matrix (1999)
Beast Wars: Transformers: Nemesis: Part 2 (1999) (TV Episode)
"In the darkest hour, there will be a light" is quoted from the Covenant of Primus.
Toy Story 2 (1999)
Mullitt (2000) (Short)
Titan A.E. (2000)
Flick (2000)
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Top Gun (2006) (TV Episode)
Nerd has a poster of this movie.
What Was I Thinking? The Making of The Angry Video Game Nerd (2006) (Video)
The poster of the movie was seen behind Kyle.
Producing Fiction (2007) (Short)
One of the nerds holds this film up while going on a rant about Sci-Fi.
Transformers (2007)
Optimus Prime says to Megatron "One shall stand, one shall fall" just like in the animated movie.
Nostalgia Critic: Angry Video Game Nerd Rant (2008) (TV Episode)
Poster viewable behind Nerd.
John's Arm: Armageddon (2008)
The movie villain's machine is a shot-for-shot reference to Unicron's transformation
Eagle Eye (2008)
dvd cover shown as part of Jerry's life while at Circuit City
Chuck: Chuck Versus Tom Sawyer (2008) (TV Episode)
Stan Bush's "The Touch" plays as Jeff prepares to beat the "Missile Command" high score.
Happy Video Game Nerd: DuckTales (2008) (TV Episode)
The DVD for this film is shown.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Transformers (2009) (TV Episode)
Nerd predicted the Stage 10 boss to be either Galvatron or Unicron.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Black Cauldron (2009) (TV Episode)
Poster shown while the Film Buff discusses animated movies of the 1980s
Board James: Deadly Danger Dungeon (2010) (TV Episode)
A poster of the movie is seen behind James & Mike.
Board James: HeroQuest (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster is seen behind James & Mike.
Board James: Mr. Bucket (2010) (TV Episode)
A poster of the movie is seen in James' basement.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Transformers #4-5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Linkara mentions having watched the movie.
Kickassia (2010) (Video)
Poster of the movie seen behind Board James.
Deadheads (2011)
When at the snacks at the drive in, Brent uses the universal greeting ( Bah-Weep-Graaaaagnah Wheep Ni Ni Bong)
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Little Engine That Could (2011) (TV Episode)
Audio clip of Optimus saying "I thought you were made of sterner stuff" plays when the Media Grubber says Optimus Prime is in "The Little Engine That Could"
Brows Held High: Prospero's Books (2011) (TV Episode)
detailing Orson Welles' final screen role
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: I Can Transform Ya (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Todd.
Animation Lookback: Top 10 Worst Films Based on a Cartoon (2012) (TV Episode)
Recommended as an alternative to Michael Bay's "droppings".
Saints Row IV (2013) (Video Game)
The Stan Bush song "The Touch", which was prominently featured in the film, plays during the final boss battle; in addition, The Boss and Zinyak also quote Optimus Prime and Megatron in the fight.

Featured in 

Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Nostalgia Critic Fuckups (2009) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown during the #1 pick when The Nostalgia Critic regrets not putting Optimus Prime's death on his Top 11 Saddest Nostalgic Moments list.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Top 15 Missed Opportunities of AT4W (2009) (TV Episode)
Galvatron: "This is bad comedy."
Bad Movie Beatdown: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen - Part 1 (2011) (TV Episode)
compares Optimums' death scenes
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: I Can Transform Ya (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip used in review.
Hagan Reviews: The Dragon Lives Again (2012) (TV Episode)
A character claiming bad comedy.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Transformers: Generation 2 #1 (2012) (TV Episode)
recalling the showdown between Optimus Prime and Megatron.
Welshy Reviews: A Transformers Personal Retrospective (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Hagan Reviews: Sextette (2012) (TV Episode)
The "this is bad comedy" scene is used
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Galaxy of Terror (2012) (TV Episode)
"It reminds me of Junk City from the Transformers cartoon movie."
Anime Abandon: Top 20 Greatest Giant Robots (2013) (TV Episode)
recalling Galvatron murdering a ruler
The Goldbergs: The Darryl Dawkins Dance (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam & Pops watches it at the theater.


Batman (1966) (TV Series)
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)

Spoofed in 

Out of Jimmy's Head: Cartoons Drive (2008) (TV Episode)
Mr. Roberts uses the famous Megatron line, "It's over, Prime."

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