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.
There are only about thirty-two visual effects shots in the entire film.
1985 Radio Announcer:
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The DeLorean's license plates reads: "OUTATIME". California license plates have 7 characters only.
For the video release, "To Be Continued" was added before the closing credits. This title has disappeared from the DVD release.
In February 2002, Turner Classic Movies aired Back To The Future uncut, with none of the editing that pervaded the versions shown after the terrorist attacks of September 2001.
$11,152,500 7 July 1985