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Back to the Future
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
3 Stars
Back to the Future Poster
Primary Location: First Saw:In Theatre Saw at/with: With Jessica
Rating: PG Year: 1985 Category: Comedy Sci-Fi
Director: Robert Zemeckis Time: 111 min. Writer: Robert Zemeckis & Bob Gale

Mine: Fun and fresh when first out. It has suffered from over play and over imitation. Still good performances from Fox, Lloyd, and Thompson. Neither of the sequals comes even close to being as good.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: A teenager of the '80s travels back in time to the '50s, where he must arrange for his mismatched parents to meet--or else he won't exist! Wonderful, wacked-out time-travel comedy takes its time to get going, but once it does, it's a lot of fun, building to a frantic climax just like other Bob Gale-Robert Zemeckis scripts (USED CARS, I WANNA HOLD YOUR HAND, 1941). Lloyd is a standout as crazed scientist who sets story in motion. Huey Lewis, who sings film's hit song, ``The Power of Love,'' has cameo as a high-school teacher. Produced by Steven Spielberg and company. Followed by two sequels and an animated TV series.
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Christopher Lloyd Christopher Lloyd as:
Dr. Brown
Lea Thompson Lea Thompson as:
Larraine Baines/McFly
Crispin Glover Crispin Glover as:
George McFly
Thomas F. Wilson as:
Biff Tannen
Casey Siemaszko Casey Siemaszko as:
Wendie Jo Sperber as:
Linda McFly
Billy Zane Billy Zane as: