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Back to the Future Part II (1989)

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After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip.

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Marty McFly has only just gotten back from the past, when he is once again picked up by Dr. Emmett Brown and sent through time to the future. Marty's job in the future is to pose as his own son to prevent him from being thrown in prison. Unfortunately, things get worse when the future changes the present. Written by FilmFanUk

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Synchronize your watches. The future's coming back... See more »


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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,051,000 (UK) (26 November 1989)

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$118,500,000 (USA)
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Trivia

A VHS tape of Animal House (1978) is visible in the antique store in 2015. John Belushi, Tim Matheson and Animal House director John Landis had all appeared in 1941 (1979), which Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale co-wrote and Steven Spielberg directed. Spielberg also had a brief relationship with John Landis. Landis would give Spielberg a cameo in The Blues Brothers (1980). Landis also included a poster of the Spielberg directed movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) in An American Werewolf in London (1981) in the scene where the werewolf chases the man in the subway. However after what happened with Landis on Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983), Their friendship would end. See more »

Goofs

Marty jumps into water after his hover board quits, but in the next scene he is walking up some stairs. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Young Jennifer: How 'bout a ride, mister?
Marty McFly: Jennifer! Oh, man, are you a sight for sore eyes; let me look at you.
Young Jennifer: Marty, you're acting like you haven't seen me in a week.
Marty McFly: I haven't.
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Crazy Credits

The theatrical version had a teaser for Back to the Future Part III (1990). Some later versions do not have a teaser at all, only showing "To Be Concluded", and skip to the credits. Some have "To Be Concluded" followed by "Back To The Future III". Some cable versions retain the teaser for Back To The Future Part III, but, of course, do not say "Coming Summer 1990". It was, however, added back to the film for its digital download and Blu-Ray versions. See more »

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Night Train
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Written by Oscar Washington, Lewis Simpkins, and Jimmy Forrest
Performed by Harry Waters Jr. and Tommy Thomas, Granville 'Danny' Young, David Harold Brown, and Lloyd L. Tolbert
Saxophone by Gary Herbig
Produced by Bones Howe
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One Of The Greatest Sequels Ever Made,
13 January 2013 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Back To The Fture Part Two is a brilliant movie with a great,extremely well thought out story,amazing characters and a solid cast,this sequels stays true to its characters and wont disappoint fans of the original.The story is more difficult to understand compared to the first,but as long as your paying attention all the way through,you will understand it perfectly.Michael J. Fox and Christopher Llyod are back and as good as ever as Marty McFly and Doctor Emmet Brown,and if you enjoyed them in the first one,you'll love them in this.Fans of the first Back to the Future shouldn't be disappointed.

After Marty McFly and Doc Brown visit 2015,Marty must re-visit 1955 to prevent many changes in 1985,but he must avoid himself from his previous visit.


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