PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown.
In various interviews, Lea Thompson (Lorraine McFly) has said on screen husband Crispin Glover (George Mcfly) was the most brilliant comedic actor in the whole franchise. And although Glover and the production parted ways; and he ended up suing Zemeckis and company for using his likeness in Part 2 without his permission; Thompson says in spite of the all of the production team including Zemeckis secretly agree with her; that Glover is the #1 comic genius behind the whole series.
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...
In 1955, the record shop has Chordettes record sleeve art used on a CD from the 1980s, and Eydie Gormé's album 'Eydie In Dixieland' from 1959. There's also Patti Page's album 'In The Land Of HiFi' (1956) and 'Nat King Cole''s album 'Unforgettable' (1954), the only record released before 1955.
For the video release, "To Be Continued" was added before the closing credits. This title has disappeared from the DVD release.
Spanish dubbed version also refers to Marty in 1955 as Levi Strauss instead of Calvin Klein.
$11,152,500 7 July 1985