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.
George McFly's novel is called "A Match Made in Space" and has a person wearing a radiation suit on the cover.
1985 Radio Announcer:
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The neighborhood trees are much older than they should be, e.g. George climbs the tree for peeping but the houses should be not more than a decade, yet trees are 50+ years.
The character Marty McFly is credited as a performer on the song "Johnny B. Goode". It is actually sung by Mark Campbell with a guitar solo by Tim May.
Digital-era home video releases of the trilogy have some different audio in places, compared to the original VHS/LaserDiscs. One notable difference in the first movie is in Doc Brown's first on-screen line, "Marty, you made it!" It was shouted on those early versions, but is more subdued and calm on DVD and Blu-ray. The original releases were the original theatrical mix, the DVD/Blu-ray features a new 5.1 remix.
$11,332,134 (USA) (7 July 1985)
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