We all know Michael Bay, the director of the Transformers films, loves to blow s*** up. But what if he took on a beloved Pixar movie like Up? It might look something like this.
This mash-up video explores what Pixar’s Up would look like if Michael Bay got his hands on the movie. A YouTuber who goes by the name of MrStratman7 must have had a lot of fun mixing the action genre with a genteel kid’s movie.
We counted 34 explosions in this clip, turning the mild-mannered adventure comedy into a real shoot-’em-up film. The only thing missing are cars that change into robots.
John Ratzenberger (Cheers) does the voice for Construction Foreman Tom. Given Ratzenberger’s improv comedy background, we’re betting he’d really appreciate this video. Ratzenberger is the only actor to lend his voice to every single Pixar film ever made.
Up was the first animated film to open Cannes and, apparently, the entire audience remained completely silent at the end of the movie. It was actress Tilda Swinton who first started to applaud, leading the entire audience in a standing ovation.
Up did incredibly well with the critics, not surprisingly. It was the only animated film to be nominated for Best Picture and Best Animated Film. It took home a total of two Oscars, one for Best Animated Film and the other for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score.
Up director, Peter Docter, is currently working on a new Pixar film called Inside Out. Featuring the voices of Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling and Bill Hader, the movie is about what goes on inside the mind of a young girl, Joy (Poehler), when she relocates to a new school and is guided by her emotions — joy, fear, anger, disgust and sadness.
Inside Out is scheduled to hit theaters June 19, 2015.