13 Fun Facts & Quotes from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows


Get ready to rock your kids socks off with all your TMNT knowledge with our Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows quotes and facts! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is a 2016 sci-fi action comedy movie that is scheduled to hit theaters on June 3, 2016. The movie is the sequel to the 2014 movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The movie stars Megan Fox, Stephen Amell, Will Arnett, Tyler Perry, Laura Linney and William Fichtner, as well as voice cast including Alan Ritchson, Noel Fisher, Johnny Knoxville and Jeremy Howard. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows quotes and trivia facts!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Trivia

Stephen Amell plays the role of Casey Jones in the movie. Amell is best known for his TV role as Oliver Queen/ Green Arrow in Arrow and The Flash.

Before the initial movie trailer was released, the movie had a different title, it was called Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Half-Shell. Those of us who remember the song from the original series are now singing “Heroes in a half shell, Turtle Power!” in our heads. Don’t deny it!

Photo credit: Lula Carvalho, Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

For the role of Rocksteady, professional wrestler CM Punk auditioned and was considered for the role. However, eventually the role went to fellow professional wrestler Sheamus.

A car in the movie has a license plate that reads Mirage84. This is a reference to when the Turtles appeared in 1984 in the Mirage Comics.

The first trailer for this movie was shown during the Super Bowl half time show.

Actors Stephen Amell, who plays the role of Casey Jones and Alan Ritchson, who voices the role of Raphael, both starred in the television series, Blue Mountain State. Amell played the role of Travis McKenna in 2010 in 2 episodes, while Ritchson played the main role of Kevin Devlin Castle from 2010 to 2011.

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In the movie, Casey Jones uses a hockey stick. Look closely at the name on it! It’s a tribute to Kevin Eastman, the creator of TMNT.

The name of the Turtle’s awesome new vehicle in Out of the Shadows is the Turtle Tactical Truck. It’s based on several other vehicles from throughout the series.

The TMNTs celebrate their 30th anniversary in 2017. The movie was originally supposed to be released during that year. Aren’t you glad we don’t have to wait?

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Quotes


Raphael and Leonardo:

Raphael- “What are the most important traits of the Ninja?”

Leonardo- “Speed, stealth and precision.”

Rebecca Vincent and Raphael:

Rebecca- “What are you, superheroes?”

Raphael- “Just four brothers who hate the police and love this city.”

Michelangelo & Bebop


Michelangelo: Dude, bringing back the mohawk! Good for you!

Bebop: Oh ho ho, you all gots jokes, huh?

Leonardo and Donatello, after a vortex opens in the sky:

Leonardo- “What’s happening out there, Donnie?”

Donatello- “I don’t know, but it doesn’t look good.”

Based on these Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows quotes and trivia facts, it sounds like this is going to be an epic movie! If your kids simply can’t wait to get the fun started, let them be their own Ninja Turtles with these cool Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles craft for kids!

We love the reincarnation of our favorite super heroes the TMNT, and these Great Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Crafts are sure to make your new fans happy.

Are you planning to see the movie? Can you think of any other cool Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows quotes and trivia facts that we missed? Share in the comments!

*Photos courtesy of Paramount Pictures with permission. 

4 thoughts on “13 Fun Facts & Quotes from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows”

  1. TMNT! They are already a classic and it’s so nice that they’re making all these live action films so the younger generation can be familiar with them. I love the DIY TMNT crafts, they are so adorable!

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