The original animated Transformers movie is getting a brand new remaster, as well as a Blu-ray and 4K release.

Before Michael Bay came along and redefined people’s expectations of what a Transformers movie should be, there was the much-loved animated movie from the 1980s. The Transformers: The Movie remains much loved for many reasons, not least the childhood trauma it inflicted on a generation of youngers. And now it’s getting a brand new disc release, including its debut on the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray format.

The film’s new 4K version had come to light a few weeks ago, but it’s finally been confirmed for UK release as well. Universal will be putting the film back out into the world on October 25th, with 4K and Blu-ray versions listed.

Here’s where you can find out more, and order yourself a copy.

We’ll leave you for the minute with the current list of extra features on the release, that we’ve definitely not copy and pasted from the official listing…


– New Feature Length Storyboards, including deleted, alternate and extended sequences

– New Fathom Events 30th Anniversary Featurette, including Stan Bush acoustic performances of The Touch and Dare

– Til All Are One – A comprehensive documentary looking back at THE TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE with members of the cast and crew, including story consultant Flint Dille, cast members Gregg Berger, Neil Ross, Dan Gilvezan, singer\/songwriter Stan Bush, composer Vince Dicola and others!

– Audio Commentary with Director Nelson Shin, story consultant Flint Dille and star Susan Blu

– Featurettes

– Animated Storyboards

– Trailers and TV Spots

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