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Ready for some facts? Not just any types of facts, these all come from a list posted on MichaelBay.com in regards to the summer-blockbuster sequel Transformers Revenge of the Fallen. The facts are about the film’s robots, the camera lens used while filming, rendering times, and much more.

Be informed, read on . . .

Robots

  • 14 robots last time, 46 robots this time (ILM only)
  • If you had all the gold ever mined in the history of man, you could build a little more than half of Devastator.
  • Optimus Prime will be life size on IMAX screens in many forest fight shots.
  • Devastator’s hand is traveling 390 miles per hour when he punches the pyramid.
  • The pyramid destruction simulation was 8 times bigger than the old rigid simulation all-time record holder at ILM.
  • All robot parts laid out end to end would stretch from one side of California to the other, about 180 miles
  • Devastator’s parts stacked tip to tip would be as tall as 58 empire state buildings.
  • If all the texture maps on the show were printed on 1 square yard sheets, they would cover 13 football fields.

Imax

  • Optimus Prime will be life size on IMAX screens in many forest fight shots.
  • Imax frames take about 6 times longer than anamorphic to render.

Devastator

  • Devastator is as tall as a 10 story building.
  • Laid out end to end, Devastator’s parts would be almost 14 miles long.
  • Devastator has more than 10 times the number of individual parts found in an average car.

ILM screen time

  • ILM Screen Time is about 51 minutes.

Devastator totals

  • Number of geom pieces: 52632
  • The total number of polygons: 11,716,127
  • The total length of all pieces: 73090 feet
  • The total length of all pieces: 13.84 miles

For more fun facts about this summer biggest thriller go to MichaelBay.com.