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Back to the Future II [1989]
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Director:Robert Zemeckis
Writer:Bob Gale
Composer:Alan Silvestri
Length:108 minutes
(1 hour 48 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG
Sorting Category:Comedy
IMDB Rating:7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:68%
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Synopsis: Marty heads to the future to protect his family.


Reaction: This one suffers from a whimsy in the first half from which the second half doesn't fully recover.


Personal Rating: 6/10

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Robert Zemeckis => Director
Bob Gale => Writer
Alan Silvestri => Composer
Billy Zane => Match
Charles Fleischer => Terry
Christopher Lloyd => Dr. Emmett Brown
Crispin Glover => George McFly (uncredited) (archive footage)
Darlene Vogel => Spike
Donald Fullilove => Goldie Wilson III (uncredited)
Elijah Wood => Video Game Boy
Elisabeth Shue => Jennifer Parker / Jennifer McFly
Flea => Needles
Harry Waters Jr. => Marvin Berry
James Tolkan => Mr. Strickland
Jeffrey Weissman => George McFly
Jim Ishida => Iko 'Jitz' Fujitsu (as James Ishida)
Lea Thompson => Lorraine
Marc McClure => Dave McFly (scenes deleted)
Michael J. Fox => Marlene McFly / Marty McFly Jr / Marty McFly
Neil Ross => Biff Tannen Museum Narrator (voice)
Thomas F. Wilson => Griff Tannen / Biff Tannen

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • In this movie there is a scene in which Doc Brown holds a conversation his 1955 counterpart (who is unaware of who he is talking to). During this scene Doc is wearing a brown trenchcoat and hat. If you look carefully in the first movie, you can see a man dressed exactly like this (and therefore, presumably Doc) walking away shortly before the clock-tower scene.
  • Marty's denim jacket from the first movie is for sale in the antique store in 2015.
  • When Marty visits his neighborhood in 2015, a dog can be seen in the background being walked by one of the robots from *batteries not included.
  • The tagline for Jaws 19 is "This time it's really, REALLY personal".
  • The old man who wishes he had bet on the Cubbies is played by Charles Fleischer, who did Roger Rabbit's voice. He also plays the younger version of his character, Terry the tow truck driver in 1955.
  • A scene in which Marty meets his brother, Dave (played by Marc McClure), in the alternate 1985 was eventually cut because Wendie Jo Sperber (who played Linda, Marty's sister) could not reprise her role because at the time, she was pregnant.