Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) Poster


Jump to: Follows (2)  | Followed by (4)  | Edited from (1)  | Spin-off (2)  | References (9)  | Referenced in (82)  | Features (2)  | Featured in (36)  | Spoofed in (3)


Transformers (2007)

Followed by 

Bumblebee (2018)

Edited from 

The Island (2005)
At least one shot of a car flipping over on the freeway is footage from The Island, another Michael Bay film.


Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) (Video Game)


Get Smart (1965) (TV Series)
One of the autobots says: - Missed it by THAT much!
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
Sentinal Prime's quote "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few" was derived from Spock's quote from this movie. Both characters were portrayed by Leonard Nimoy.
Predator (1987)
One of the Transformers bears a strong resemblance to a Predator.
Red Dwarf (1988) (TV Series)
The name on Sam's refrigerator is SMEG which was a favorite word of Craig Charles's character Dave Lister in Red Dwarf
Jurassic Park (1993)
During the chase scene on the freeway, there is a shot of Dino's sideview mirror of the 3 Decepticons and the words: "Objects in the mirror are closer than they appear."
Tommy Boy (1995)
Audio of Rob Lowe's "Did you eat a lot of paint chips when you were a kid?" line is used.
Planet of the Apes (2001)
Megatron destroys the statue and sits in his place. In Planet of the Apes there is an ape instead of President Lincoln.
Transformers (2007)
In the first Transformers movie, Blackout uses the call sign 4500X, which was a USAF helicopter which was shot down previously. The learjet used by director Mearing adn Sam to fly to the Space Shuttle Launch site bears the same registration number.
Star Trek (2009)
Sam compares Dylan's car gallery to the Enterprise.

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.7 (2010) (TV Episode)
Patrick Dempsey talks about working on the film
Mic Check Live: Ms. Lauryn Hill & Tyrese Gibson (2011) (TV Special)
Tyrese Gibson discusses his acting role
Nostalgia Critic: Gordy (2011) (TV Episode)
"destroying Chicago with the Dark of the Moon!"
Midnight Screenings: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of the trailers shown before Pirates 4.
2011 MTV Movie Awards (2011) (TV Special)
Title mentioned by several presenters and while introducing stars from the film
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.7 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.164 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Josh Duhamel from the film will be on Friday
Bad Movie Beatdown: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen - Part 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Film Brain mentions the upcoming sequel
Midnight Screenings: Bad Teacher/Cars 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Conan: Dragonpuncher 3: The Punchening (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Conologue with fake E clip
Midnight Screenings: Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Nostalgia Critic: Transformers 3 Review (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Midnight Screenings: Horrible Bosses/Zookeeper (2011) (TV Episode)
Brad says to spend your money on Horrible Bosses instead of this movie.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.26 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy and Ignatiy's thumb verdicts are shown in the "Now in Theaters" segment
Conan: The Devil Went Down to 7-Eleven and Bought a Slurpee (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing a fake trailer based on another beloved character
Brad & Jerrid: Brad and Jerrid Hate Each Other (2011) (TV Episode)
"Transformers reference!"
Midnight Screenings: The Best and Worst Movies of the Summer 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Brad calls this his worst movie of the summer.
Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Radiohead (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Nostalgia Critic: Simon Sez (2011) (TV Episode)
Critic mentions the performance of Sam Witwicky in this movie.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.11 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy mentions that Ignatiy liked the film
South Park: Ass Burgers (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Ben Stiller/Foster the People (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced among the "Fox and Friends" corrections
Special Collector's Edition: El soltero (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of Blu-ray/DVD releases of October/November
Half in the Bag: Robot and The Last Circus (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Animenia: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.42 (2011) (TV Episode)
Talked about by Mike.
Boss: Stasis (2011) (TV Episode)
There is a big billboard promoting the film on a house just outside of Zajac's campaign headquarters.
Midnight Screenings: The Worst Films of 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Brad puts this film at #1, and Jake puts this film at #5.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2011 (2012) (TV Episode)
Film Brain mentions having not seen this movie
Nostalgia Critic: Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (2012) (TV Episode)
"You can stop me from saying yes to Transformers 3."
The Blockbuster Buster: Wild Wild West (2012) (TV Episode)
"It's like not using the Transformers theme song in all three Transformers movies....Oh yeah?"
Mad: Real Veal/Celebrity Wife Swamp (2012) (TV Episode)
Max Kenton - "Did you see the last Transformers movie?"
Bad Movie Beatdown: Big Mommas- Like Father, Like Son (2012) (TV Episode)
Another bad 2011 movie featuring Ken Jeong
Bum Reviews: The Hunger Games (2012) (TV Episode)
"Just imagine you're watching Transformers 3..."
Nostalgia Critic: Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (2012) (TV Episode)
Critic says this movie was awful, even in 3D.
Nostalgia Critic: Raiders of the Story Arc: Transformers (2012) (TV Episode)
Prime recaps the Transformers movies and says they're awful.
Welshy Reviews: Backwoods Bloodbath (2012) (TV Episode)
In a mock commercial, Welshy as the announcer says that the Transformers movies were shit.
Cinematic Excrement: Jack and Jill (2012) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings it up as "Worst Picture" nominee at the 32nd Golden Raspberry Awards.
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.101 (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Mike.
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: Part VIII (2012) (TV Episode)
"...not after Transformers 3!"
The Cinema Snob Movie (2012) (Video)
Referenced in dialogue
Rude Tube: Bad Trips (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Alex.
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
video case shown
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.157 (2013) (TV Episode)
Whitney mentions the movie's franchise.
Midnight Screenings: Ender's Game/The Shining (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Toy Hunter: Toy Touchdown (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Jordan.
Awkward.: No Woman Is an Island (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Honest Trailers: TransFormers: Revenge of the Fallen (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in quoted user comments
Someone Has to Review It!: Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) (TV Episode)
Film is mentioned
Motor City Masters: New Model Transformers (2014) (TV Episode)
Movie is mentioned by name
Nostalgia Critic: Nostalgia Critic Talks Transformers 4 (2014) (TV Episode)
Critic says this movie was exactly the same as its predecessors
How It Should Have Ended: Megatron Misses Shia (2014) (TV Episode)
The movies are criticized
Pokhishchennyy transformerami (2014) (Short)
Bumblebee shots.
Night Terrors (2014)
Title on theater marquee.
Face Off: Sounding Off (2015) (TV Episode)
Poster seen
Nostalgia Critic: Mamma Mia! (2015) (TV Episode)
Poster shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Can Hype Kill a Good Movie? (2015) (TV Episode)
poster is shown
AniMat's Reviews: Cinderella + Frozen Fever (2015) (TV Episode)
AniMat finds out that one of the writers of the Transformers films is writing the live-action Dumbo remake.
Aerial America: Indiana (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a movie filmed in Indiana.
American Dad!: Holy Shit, Jeff's Back (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Neil Patrick Harris/Bill de Blasio/Panic! at the Disco/Abe Laboriel Jr. (2015) (TV Episode)
Mayor Bill de Blasio mentions Transformers 3
The Cinema Snob: Old Fashioned (2016) (TV Episode)
"By that logic, Transformers 3 was the best movie of 2011."
Michael & Yossi: Rated or Dated: Sequels (2016) (TV Episode)
Loose Canon: Oscar Bait: A History (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Jem and the Holograms (2016) (TV Episode)
"Say what you want about 'Transformers', but it had Transformers!"
Half in the Bag: Box Office Number Crunching (2016) (TV Episode)
movie poster appears when Mike and Jay talk about the box office success of the Transformers films
Honest Trailers: Ghost in the Shell (2017) (2017) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown
Jay Leno's Garage: Child at Heart (2017) (TV Episode)
Josh Duhamel is seen in front of a background with the film's logo
The Guest Book: Story Nine (2017) (TV Episode)
One of the bootleg DVDs
The Toys That Made Us: Transformers (2018) (TV Episode)
Movie poster shown
Jay Leno's Garage: General Badassery (2018) (TV Episode)
a still from the film starring Josh Duhamel is shown
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Why I Quit Mr. Coat (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in Ehren Kruger's filmography.
Bumblebee (2018)
Agent Burns asks what if the Decepticons attack Chicago. Foreshadowing the attack from this film


Star Trek: Amok Time (1967) (TV Episode)
Wheelie watches it in Sam & Carly's apartment
The O'Reilly Factor (1996) (TV Series)
Simmons interview.

Featured in 

2011 MTV Movie Awards (2011) (TV Special)
Clips shown on screen as several stars of the film walk up on podium
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.166 (2011) (TV Episode)
Josh Duhamel introduces a clip from his film
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.23 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip of the film to be reviewed on next week's episode is shown
Maltin on Movies: Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.24 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown as Christy and Ignatiy review the film
Transformers: Dark of the Moon - 35mm Special (2011) (TV Short)
TV Special on the movie
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.25 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown as Ignatiy says he doesn't think he would have liked the film as much in 2D
Half in the Bag: Transformers 3 (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.2 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown of Roger's worst film of the year so far
Maltin on Movies: 50/50 (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Lost in Space (2011) (TV Episode)
Cinematic Excrement: Transformers (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage used due to being a successor to of the reviewed film.
Cinematic Excrement: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage used due to being a successor to the reviewed film. Smeghead later alludes to the fact that this is his next target.
Cinematic Excrement: Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) (TV Episode)
Topic of review.
Great Movie Mistakes III: Not in 3D (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Cinematic Excrement: Deck the Halls (2011) (TV Episode)
The clip of Sam screaming hysterically is used.
The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012) (TV Special)
Nominee Clips
Welshy Reviews: A Transformers Personal Retrospective (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Blockbuster Buster: Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Casting By (2012)
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sci-Fi Movie Battles (2013) (TV Episode)
The battle in Chicago is #8.
Nostalgia Critic: Are Video Games Art? (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.177 (2013) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of John Malkovich films
WatchMojo: Top 10 City Destruction Scenes in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The destruction of Chicago in Transformers: Dark of the Moon gets an honorable mention.
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2014) (TV Episode)
The flaws of the movie are talked about
Being George Clooney (2016)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Faked Deaths in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
The Autobots get an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Nominated for Both Oscars and Razzies (2016) (TV Episode)
Transformers: Dark of the Moon gets an honorable mention.
Honest Trailers: Suicide Squad (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Nostalgia Critic: The Top 11 Worst Movie Sequels (2017) (TV Episode)
the Transformers sequels take #9
Top 5 Best/Worst: Top 5 Worst Michael Bay Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
The movie is ranked 3rd.
Honest Trailers: Transformers: The Last Knight (2018) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Villain Vs. Villain Fights in Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Megatron vs. Sentinel Prime is #10.
Honest Trailers: A Quiet Place (2018) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown

Spoofed in 

Mad: TransBOREmores 3: Dark of the Blue Moon/The Walking Fred (2011) (TV Episode)
TransBOREmores 3: Dark of the Blue Moon skit is a spoof of this movie.
Family Guy: Three Directors (2017) (TV Episode)
Spoof in the Michael Bay segment

See also

Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed