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Transformers: Dark of the Moon

June 29, 2011
2hr 34min
Status: released

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  • It is the third installment in the Transformers film series and the sequel to Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009). It is based on the Transformers toy line by Hasbro.
  • Preparation for filming began on April 7, 2010, in Northwest Indiana, specifically around Gary, which portrayed Ukraine in the film. Principal photography for the film began on May 18, 2010, with shooting locations including Chicago, Florida, and Moscow. Transformers: Dark of the Moon first premiered at the Moscow International Film Festival on June 23, 2011. The film was released in the United States on June 29, 2011.
  • The film grossed $1.124 billion worldwide, and it was the fifth highest-grossing film of all time and the second highest-grossing film of 2011, and the highest-grossing film in the franchise to date. The film was nominated for Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Visual Effects at the 84th Academy Awards. It was followed by Transformers: Age of Extinction in 2014.
  • Exclusive early premieres in both RealD 3D and IMAX 3D theaters took place on June 28, 2011, one night before worldwide release in 2-D and 3D (including IMAX 3D) formats each featuring Dolby Surround 7.1 surround sound.
  • The idea of Apollo 11 being connected to the discovery of the Transformers had been previously put forth in the Transformers (2007) tie-in prequel novel “Ghosts of Yesterday.”
  • According to Michael Bay, 532 vehicles were destroyed in the film. They were given away by an insurance company, at no charge, as all of them were flood-damaged.
  • Sentinel Prime was originally meant to be colored yellow-gold, but as fire trucks are a standard red, he had to be re-colored at the expense of several thousands of dollars.
  • During filming in Washington, D.C., the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro that plays Bumblebee was struck by a metro police K-9 SUV responding to a bomb alert. The police officer involved, sustained minor injuries, and Bumblebee sustained considerable damage. Filming was able to continue, as there were copies of each automobile for shooting purposes.
  • When Megan Fox was fired shortly before filming began, Blake Lively was offered the role of Carly, but turned it down, due to commitments to Gossip Girl (2007). Gemma Arterton, Ashley Greene, Brooklyn Decker, Miranda Kerr, Bar Refaeli, Amber Heard, Camilla Belle, Katie Cassidy, Heidi Montag, Lucy Hale, Julianne Hough and Anna Kendrick were all rumored to replace her before Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was cast.
  • This was the last film Francesco Quinn completed before his death.
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon premiered on June 23, 2011, at the Moscow International Film Festival in Moscow, while exclusive early premieres of the film took place on June 28, one night before the release in the United States on June 29, by Paramount Pictures.
  • This was the highest-grossing film in South Korea, grossing about $69.06 million, This was also the highest-grossing film in Malaysia, grossing about $10.88 million.