Back To The Future

"Extraordinary"

Back To The Future Review


A classic adventure that holds up perfectly today aside from a few green-screen gaffes, Back to the Future is a quintessential '80s flick that combines science fiction, action, comedy, and romance all into a perfect little package that kids and adults will both devour. I know I did when I saw this film as a teenager, anxiously wishing I could zip back in time too to stand up to a bully, right some wrongs, and otherwise fix the mistakes that I made... never mind my parents. Michael J. Fox is perfect in the lead role (though the film was original half-shot with Eric Stoltz in the lead), but Christopher Lloyd ("Damn! Damn damn!") steals the show as Doc Brown, whose Delorean time machine enables all the madcap adventures that follow. Overall it's about as perfect as a summer blockbuster amusement can get. Check out the DVD set of all three Back to the Future movies, a huge bargain at under 20 bucks.


Back To The Future

Facts and Figures

Run time: 116 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 3rd July 1985

Box Office Worldwide: $381.1M

Budget: $19M

Distributed by: Universal Pictures

Production compaines: U-Drive Productions, Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Fresh: 65 Rotten: 3

IMDB: 8.5 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: , Bob Gale

Starring: Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly / Marty McFly Jr / Marlene McFly, as Dr. Emmett Brown, as Lorraine Baines McFly, as George McFly, Thomas F. Wilson as Biff Tannen, Claudia Wells as Jennifer Parker, as Dave McFly, as Linda McFly, as Sam Baines, as Stella Baines, as Mr. Strickland, Harry Waters, Jr. as Marvin Berry, as Match, J.J. Cohen as Skinhead, as 3-D, Donald Fullilove as Goldie Wilson, Lisa Freeman as Babs, Cristen Kauffman as Betty, Elsa Raven as Clocktower Lady, Will Hare as Pa Peabody, Ivy Bethune as Ma Peabody, as Sherman Peabody, Katherine Britton as Daughter Peabody, Jason Hervey as Milton Baines, Maia Brewton as Sally Baines, as Dixon, Richard L. Duran as Terrorist, Jeff O'Haco as Terrorist Van Driver, Johnny Green as Scooter Kid #1, Jamie Abbott as Scooter Kid #2, Read Morgan as Cop, as Bystander #1, Robert Krantz as Bystander #2, as Guy #1, Karen Petrasek as Girl #1, George Buck Flower as Red Thomas - the Bum, Tommy Thomas as Starlighter, Granville 'Danny' Young as Starlighter, David Harold Brown as Starlighter, Lloyd L. Tolbert as Starlighter, Paul Hanson as Pinhead, Lee Brownfield as Pinhead, Robert DeLapp as Pinhead, as Man driving jeep - 1985, Charles L. Campbell as 1955 Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited), Deborah Harmon as TV Newscaster (uncredited), Janine King as High School Girl (uncredited), as High School Band Audition Judge (uncredited), Tom Tangen as Student (uncredited), Norman Alden as Lou

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