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Back to the Future (1985) • Screenplay

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Born May 14, 1951, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Robert Zemeckis is a producer, director and writer known for Back to the Future (1985), Forrest Gump (1994).

Born: May 25, 1951. Bob Gale is a producer, director and writer known for Back to the Future Back to the Future Part I, II & III (1985 - 1990).

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

You built a time machine -- out of a DeLorian?

pg. 19 : scene: 19

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