We’ve got The Touch on Honest Trailers, as we travel back to 1986 — or is that 2005 when it’s set? — to look at The Transformers: The Movie and a time long before Michael Bay would take this franchise into a live-action realm for better or, sigh, worse.
So venture with us to look at the highs and lows of a movie that took a beloved property children loved and said “Hey, guess what? We’re gonna kill all your heroes! Yep, even Optimus Prime! Sorry, kids, we’ve got new toys to sell!”
For more on Transformers, check out our interview with the cast and filmmakers behind Transformers: Rise of the Beasts below, as they discuss that film bringing back the popular Beast Wars characters and offering up a different side of Optimus Prime.