Red Carpet Flashback! 10 Years of 'Transformers' Movies

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The first film in Michael Bay’s blockbuster Transformers movie saga based on the robots-in-disguise toys opened 10 years ago this summer. With the fifth installment, Transformers: The Last Knight, blowing into theaters this week, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at a decade of star-studded Transformers premieres.


<p>The 21-year-old actress, appearing at the <em>Transformers</em> premiere on June 27, 2007, scored her breakthrough role as the love interest of Shia LaBeouf’s character in the first film<em>.</em> (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) </p>
Megan Fox

The 21-year-old actress, appearing at the Transformers premiere on June 27, 2007, scored her breakthrough role as the love interest of Shia LaBeouf’s character in the first film. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

<p>The former Disney Channel star had a breakout year in 2007 — starring in <em>Disturbia</em> and <em>Transformers</em>. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) </p>
Shia LaBeouf

The former Disney Channel star had a breakout year in 2007 — starring in Disturbia and Transformers. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

<p>Producer Steven Spielberg asked Bay to direct the first installment; he wound up helming the first five. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) </p>
Michael Bay

Producer Steven Spielberg asked Bay to direct the first installment; he wound up helming the first five. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

<p>The Australian actress appears as a signals analyst in the first film. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images) </p>
Rachael Taylor

The Australian actress appears as a signals analyst in the first film. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

<p>The co-stars pose at the Los Angeles premiere. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images) </p>
Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel, and Shia LaBeouf

The co-stars pose at the Los Angeles premiere. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

<p>Now known for his lead role in the hit sitcom <em>Black-ish</em>, Anderson portrays a computer hacker <span>— and resident comic relief </span><span>— </span>in the original film. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) </p>
Anthony Anderson

Now known for his lead role in the hit sitcom Black-ish, Anderson portrays a computer hacker — and resident comic relief in the original film. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

<p>The Oscar winner — here greeting fans at the L.A. premiere — would only appear in the first <em>Transformers</em> entry. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) </p>
Jon Voight

The Oscar winner — here greeting fans at the L.A. premiere — would only appear in the first Transformers entry. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

<p>Following the box-office success of the first film, Bay and LaBeouf reunite for <em>Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen</em> in 2009. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images) </p>
Michael Bay and Shia LaBeouf

Following the box-office success of the first film, Bay and LaBeouf reunite for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen in 2009. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

<p>Although Fox is back for the sequel premiere, she would be fired from the third film, <em>Transformers: Dark of the Moon</em>, after <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/movies/bp/shia-labeouf-attempts-explain-why-megan-fox-left-103327352.html" data-ylk="slk:bashing director Michael Bay;outcm:mb_qualified_link;_E:mb_qualified_link" class="link rapid-noclick-resp newsroom-embed-article">bashing director Michael Bay</a>. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) </p>
Megan Fox

Although Fox is back for the sequel premiere, she would be fired from the third film, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, after bashing director Michael Bay. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

<p>Duhamel — who appears in four of the five films in the series — arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of <i>Revenge of the Fallen </i>on June 22, 2009. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) </p>
Josh Duhamel

Duhamel — who appears in four of the five films in the series — arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of Revenge of the Fallen on June 22, 2009. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

<p>While working on the Spielberg-helmed miniseries <em>The Pacific</em>, the Australian actress nabbed the role of Alice in <em>Revenge of the Fallen</em>. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images) </p>
Isabel Lucas

While working on the Spielberg-helmed miniseries The Pacific, the Australian actress nabbed the role of Alice in Revenge of the Fallen. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

<p>Gibson, here on the <em>Revenge of the Fallen</em> carpet, portrays Sgt. Robert Epps in four of the five entries in the series. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) </p>
Tyrese Gibson

Gibson, here on the Revenge of the Fallen carpet, portrays Sgt. Robert Epps in four of the five entries in the series. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

<p>The co-stars pose at the Los Angeles premiere of <em>Revenge of the Fallen</em>. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images) </p>
Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox

The co-stars pose at the Los Angeles premiere of Revenge of the Fallen. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

<p>LaBeouf, Bay, and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (who replaced Fox as the female lead) pose at the New York premiere of <em>Transformers: Dark of the Moon</em> on June 28, 2011. (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images) </p>
Shia LaBeouf, Michael Bay, and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

LaBeouf, Bay, and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (who replaced Fox as the female lead) pose at the New York premiere of Transformers: Dark of the Moon on June 28, 2011. (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

<p>The <em>Grey’s Anatomy</em> star only appeared in the threequel. (Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images) </p>
Patrick Dempsey

The Grey’s Anatomy star only appeared in the threequel. (Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

<p>Model-turned-actress Huntington-Whiteley at the New York premiere of <em>Dark of the Moon</em>. (Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images) </p>
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Model-turned-actress Huntington-Whiteley at the New York premiere of Dark of the Moon. (Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

<p>The veteran funnyman starred as a paranoid software programmer in <em>Dark of the Moon</em>. (Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images) </p>
Ken Jeong

The veteran funnyman starred as a paranoid software programmer in Dark of the Moon. (Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

<p>LaBeouf and Gibson are matchy-matchy on the <em>Dark of the Moon</em> red carpet. (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images) </p>
Shia LaBeouf and Tyrese Gibson

LaBeouf and Gibson are matchy-matchy on the Dark of the Moon red carpet. (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

<p>Malkovich — attending the <em>Dark of the Moon</em> European premiere on June 25, 2011 — was one and done with <em>Transformers</em>. (Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images) </p>
John Malkovich

Malkovich — attending the Dark of the Moon European premiere on June 25, 2011 — was one and done with Transformers. (Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

<p>Wahlberg — who replaced LaBeouf as the franchise lead in the fourth installment, <i>Transformers: Age of Extinction</i> — brings wife Rhea Durham and their kids to the New York premiere on June 25, 2014. (Photo: Rob Kim/Getty Images) </p>
Mark Wahlberg

Wahlberg — who replaced LaBeouf as the franchise lead in the fourth installment, Transformers: Age of Extinction — brings wife Rhea Durham and their kids to the New York premiere on June 25, 2014. (Photo: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

<p>The young <em>Bates Motel</em> actress, posing with a Bumblebee stand-in, was cast as Wahlberg’s daughter in <em>Age of Extinction</em>. (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images) </p>
Nicola Peltz

The young Bates Motel actress, posing with a Bumblebee stand-in, was cast as Wahlberg’s daughter in Age of Extinction. (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

<p>Bay and executive producer Spielberg attend the <em>Age of Extinction</em> premiere. (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images) </p>
Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg

Bay and executive producer Spielberg attend the Age of Extinction premiere. (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

<p>The Chinese singer-actress gives a thumbs-up as she arrives for the <em>Age of Extinction</em>. (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images) </p>
Bingbing Li

The Chinese singer-actress gives a thumbs-up as she arrives for the Age of Extinction. (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

<p>Grammer — who plays a corrupt government agent in <em>Age of Extinction</em> — brings along children Jude and Mason to the New York premiere. (Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images) </p>
Kelsey Grammer

Grammer — who plays a corrupt government agent in Age of Extinction — brings along children Jude and Mason to the New York premiere. (Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

<p>Mark Wahlberg attends the London premiere of the fifth installment, <em>Transformers: The Last Knight</em>, on June 18, 2017. (Photo: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images) </p>
Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg attends the London premiere of the fifth installment, Transformers: The Last Knight, on June 18, 2017. (Photo: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)

<p>Haddock — accompanied by her <em>Hunger Games</em>-starring husband at the Last Knight premiere — plays as an English professor in the film. (Photo: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images) </p>
Sam Claflin and Laura Haddock

Haddock — accompanied by her Hunger Games-starring husband at the Last Knight premiere — plays as an English professor in the film. (Photo: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

<p>The 15-year-old Nickelodeon star makes her cinematic debut as a street-smart tomboy in the fifth <em>Transformers</em>. (Photo: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images) </p>
Isabela Moner

The 15-year-old Nickelodeon star makes her cinematic debut as a street-smart tomboy in the fifth Transformers. (Photo: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

<p>Although he skipped <em>Age of Extinction</em>, Duhamel reprises his role as William Lennox in <em>Transformers: The Last Knight</em>. (Photo: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images) </p>
Josh Duhamel

Although he skipped Age of Extinction, Duhamel reprises his role as William Lennox in Transformers: The Last Knight. (Photo: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

<p>Canine-loving director Michael Bay cast <a href="http://ew.com/article/2016/09/22/transformers-last-knight-freya-dog-featurette/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Freya, a.k.a. the World’s Loneliest Dog" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Freya, a.k.a. the World’s Loneliest Dog</a>, in <em>The Last Knight</em>. (Photo: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images) </p>
Freya

Canine-loving director Michael Bay cast Freya, a.k.a. the World’s Loneliest Dog, in The Last Knight. (Photo: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

<p>Duhamel, Stanley Tucci, Moner, Jerrod Carmichael, Haddock, Bay, Wahlberg, and Jim Carter pose at the London premiere of <em>The Last Knight</em>. (Photo: Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) </p>
‘The Last Knight’ Ensemble

Duhamel, Stanley Tucci, Moner, Jerrod Carmichael, Haddock, Bay, Wahlberg, and Jim Carter pose at the London premiere of The Last Knight. (Photo: Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

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