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 Doc Brown - return to 1985.

8.5
15k
Directed by

Robert Zemeckis

Written by

Bob Gale (Writer)
Robert Zemeckis (Writer)

Runtime

116 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

He's the only kid ever to get into trouble before he was born.

Cast

Keywords

destiny mad scientist time travel terrorist guitar disorder fish out of water misfit invention inventor hidden identity car race sports car lightning partner journey in the past teenage love plutonium escapade race against time clock tower delorean odd couple chases and races love and romance teenage life misfit partners changing the past or future getting home

Photos

Lists

#42 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#311 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

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