Marty McFly, a typical American teenager of the Eighties, is accidentally sent back to 1955 in a plutonium-powered DeLorean "time machine" invented by a slightly mad scientist. During his often hysterical, always amazing trip back in time, Marty must make certain his teenage parents-to-be meet and fall in love - so he can get back to the future.Written by
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When Marty tells his future grandfather, Sam Baines, that Riverside Drive is actually John F. Kennedy Drive (in the future), Sam asks who John F. Kennedy is. In November 1955, John F. Kennedy was a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, a position in which he served from January 1953 to December 1960, less than a month before he took office as the 35th president of the United States. In fact, the August after Marty's adventure, Kennedy will have given the nominating speech for Adlai Stevenson II at the 1956 Democratic National Convention, and Kennedy almost became Stevenson's running mate since Stevenson let the Democratic National Committee select the vice presidential nominee. See more »
In 1955, when the DeLorean is approaching the wire to receive the 1.21 Gigawatts from the lightning bolt, the Flux Capacitor starts to work, spreading the tell-tale blue flashes of light around the vehicle, yet the Flux Capacitor has not received any electricity from the lightning yet. See more »
1985 Radio Announcer:
October is inventory time, so right now, Statler Toyota is making the best deals of the year on all 1985-model Toyotas. You won't find a better car at a better price with better service anywhere in Hill Valley. That's Statler Toyota in downtown Hill Valley.
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The character Marty McFly is credited as a performer on the song "Johnny B. Goode". It is actually sung by Mark Campbell with a guitar solo by Tim May. See more »
The very last scene was re-filmed for television, where Marty asks Doc, "What happens to us in the future? Do we turn into *jerks* or something?". In the more recent edited-for-television version, the word "jerks" is dubbed over Marty's original expletive, instead of using the alternate television version. See more »
A funny sci-fi? Unusual but here it not only works but does so spectacularly. A whimsical but very clever time travel story that bedazzles you leaving you wanting more.
The charasmatic Michael J Fox plays a wonderful bumbling high schooler searching for love, a guitar gig and his existence which he himself threatens to erase.
Clever and humourous references litter this fun flick; references which are further improved upon in the sequels. Views of the same scenes from different angles, different perspectives and different timelines abound.
Fun for the entire family.
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