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Back to the Future

1985 Adventure, Science Fiction, Comedy

About

Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his parents' romance and - with the help of his eccentric inventor friend...

Directed by

Robert Zemeckis

Written by

Robert Zemeckis (Writer)
Bob Gale (Writer)

Runtime

116 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Michael J. Fox
as Marty McFly
Christopher Lloyd
as Dr. Emmett Brown
Lea Thompson
as Lorraine Baines
Crispin Glover
as George McFly
Thomas F. Wilson
as Biff Tannen
Claudia Wells
as Jennifer Parker
Marc McClure
as Dave McFly
Wendie Jo Sperber
as Linda McFly

Awards

Oscar for Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing Charles L. Campbell

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Song Huey Lewis

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Robert Zemeckis Bob Gale

Oscar nomination for Best Sound William B. Kaplan

Lists

#45 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#298 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#23 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider