Transformers: The Movie was one of the best animated films of the 80s, and it carried on the story of the Transformers on the big screen. It also gave a generation their first sense of loss as they saw their beloved Optimus Prime, leader of the Autobots, killed at the hands of Megatron!
The film was popular at the time and has gone on to be a cult hit since, and if you go back and watch it now it’s every bit as good as you remember! Let’s take a look back at the film with some facts you may not have known about Transformers: The Movie…
1. It was one major film-maker’s last film
Transformers: The Movie represented the last film of Orson Welles before he sadly passed away in October 1985 at the age of 70.