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Back to the Future Part II (1989)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi  |  22 November 1989 (USA)
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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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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$118,500,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Originally only one sequel was planned. The script for this sequel, known as "Paradox" included all the elements of both Back to the Future Part II (1989) and Back to the Future Part III (1990), but compressed to fit into one movie. However, it was revealed with the release of the DVD set that there was an even earlier script which involved Marty meeting up with his parents while they're college students in the sixties. (This was probably dropped because no matter how you cut it, George and Lorraine wouldn't have been in college during the "Protest Era", they were too old.) See more »

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When Doc and Marty return to 1955 and land behind the Lyon Estates billboard, Doc opens the trunk which is covered in fresh ice, but it doesn't appear to hurt his hand as it did in Back to the Future after sending Einstein one minute in to the future. See more »

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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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