On the run in the year of 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken.
Autobots must escape sight from a bounty hunter who has taken control of the human serendipity: Unexpectedly, Optimus Prime and his remaining gang turn to a mechanic, his daughter, and her back street racing boyfriend for help.
On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld), on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary, yellow VW bug.Written by
There are several incidents throughout the film that are homage to films directed or produced by Steven Spielberg:
The cinema hall's poster shows the Spielberg-produced Gremlins.
The overalls that Charlie wears during her speech about her late father has the initials BFG, referring to Spielberg's film The B.F.G.
Memo's room has a poster of Raiders of The Lost Ark.
The tunnel where the police patrol car chases after Bumblebee, Charlie and Memo is the same tunnel used in the climax of Back To The Future: Part II and the entrance to Toon Town in Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
The rear mirror of a car has at the end has the words "objects in the mirror may be closer than they appear" were taken verbatim from Jurassic Park.
In one sequence, Bumblebee is seen crushing a can of Tab Cola with his fingers. The can however is of modern vintage, as shown by the can's shape (with the tapers, as opposed to the more purely cylindrical can of 1987) and the calorie count mark on the label (which was added sometime after 2010) See more »
The darkest nights, produce the brightest stars.
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SPOILER: There is a mid-credits scene: Bumblebee reunites with Optimus Prime in a forest as more Autobots arrive and Charlie finishes fixing the Corvette. See more »
Although the original British submission was uncut and rated 12A, it was replaced by a cut PG version removing 6 seconds of violence/injury. See more »
This movie has so much heart. Perfect mix of nostalgic 80s era songs, references and vibe; and a softer feel of a relationship between B and his new companion. If only the makers of Solo understood this is how you properly hook your audience into caring about the bond of machine and human, not that mess with L3 and Lando.
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