Back to the Future (1985): FYC

The Back to the Future screenplay and script

Back to the Future

See the plot, cast, facts, and script from the 1985 classic written by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale.

Here's what we have on Robert Zemeckis's, "Back to the Future". And, you can also read and download the original screenplay, here, at 8FLiX.


"Back to the Future" Plot Summary.

When teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is blasted to 1955 in the DeLorean time machine created by the eccentric Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd), he finds himself mixed up in a time-altering chain reaction that could vaporize his future — and leave him trapped in the past.

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Notable Cast
Michael J. FoxMichael J. Fox...Marty McFly
Christopher LloydChristopher Lloyd...Dr. Emmett Brown
Lea ThompsonLea Thompson...Lorraine Baines
Crispin GloverCrispin Glover...George McFly
Thomas F. WilsonThomas F. Wilson...Biff Tannen
Claudia WellsClaudia Wells...Jennifer Parker
Marc McClureMarc McClure...Dave McFly
Wendie Jo SperberWendie Jo Sperber...Linda McFly
George DiCenzoGeorge DiCenzo...Sam Baines
Frances Lee McCainFrances Lee McCain...Stella Baines
James TolkanJames Tolkan...Mr. Strickland
J.J. CohenJ.J. Cohen...Skinhead
Casey SiemaszkoCasey Siemaszko...3-D
Billy ZaneBilly Zane...Match
Harry Waters Jr.Harry Waters Jr....Marvin Berry
Donald FulliloveDonald Fullilove...Goldie Wilson


Notable Wins
National Film RegistryNational Film Preservation Board, USA (2007)...National Film Registry
Oscar AwardCharles L. Campbell, Robert R. Rutledge...Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing
Saturn AwardMichael J. Fox...Best Actor
Saturn AwardKevin Pike...Best Special Effects

Box Office Data

(1985) U.S. Dollars
Opening weekend...$11,152,500
Gross (US & Canada)...$211,406,762
Gross (World)...$381,109,762


Back to the Future movie poster


Additional Content
Cast Photos ... IMDb/Getty
Box Office ... IMDb Pro
Poster ... Official Site
Awards ... The 58th Academy Awards
Awards ... 13th Saturn Awards
Studio ... Universal Pictures

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