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 maverick scientist Doc Brown.
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Doc Brown refers to "jigawatts" of electricity. This is the now-obscure but once-standard pronunciation of the word "gigawatt," one billion watts. Nowadays it is usually pronounced with a hard "g." In neo-Latin languages, however, it's pronounced ... ...
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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...
At the climax, Marty arrives at the clock tower and tells him that their plan succeeded, and that his father knocked out Biff. Biff's involvement was not part of the plan, but Doc doesn't question him about how he became involved.
For the video release, "To Be Continued" was added before the closing credits. This title has disappeared from the DVD release.
The latest DVD edition released February 19, 2009 does not feature the "to be continued" image at the end of the movie, just like upon the movie's first theatric release. The reason is that at the time the makers did not intend to make a sequel.
BACK IN TIME
Performed by Huey Lewis & The News (as Huey Lewis and The News)
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records, Inc.
Written by Huey Lewis and Chris Hayes
Published by Hulex Music, Administered by Red Admiral Music, Inc.
$11,332,134 (USA) (7 July 1985)
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