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Back to the Future Part II -- Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) and Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) launch themselves to the year 2015 to fine-tune the future and inadvertently disrupt the space/time continuum.
Back to the Future Part II -- After visiting 2015, Marty must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip.
Back to the Future Part II -- Clip: Biff gives himself the Almanac
Back to the Future Part II -- Watch a trailer for the parody Jaws 19.
Back to the Future Part II -- Clip: The Hoverboard Chase

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Release Date:
22 November 1989 (USA) See more »
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Getting back was only the beginning. See more »
Plot:
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Nominated for Oscar. Another 9 wins & 7 nominations See more »
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From the present, to the future, back to the present, then back to the past. One great ride! See more (327 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Michael J. Fox ... Marty McFly / Marty McFly Jr. / Marlene McFly

Christopher Lloyd ... Doctor Emmett Brown

Lea Thompson ... Lorraine

Thomas F. Wilson ... Biff Tannen / Griff

Elisabeth Shue ... Jennifer

James Tolkan ... Strickland

Jeffrey Weissman ... George McFly

Casey Siemaszko ... 3-D

Billy Zane ... Match

J.J. Cohen ... Skinhead

Charles Fleischer ... Terry

E. Casanova Evans ... 'Michael Jackson' Video Waiter
Jay Koch ... 'Ronald Reagan' Video Waiter
Charles Gherardi ... 'Ayatollah Khomeini' Video Waiter

Ricky Dean Logan ... Data

Darlene Vogel ... Spike

Jason Scott Lee ... Whitey

Elijah Wood ... Video Game Boy
John Thornton ... Video Game Boy
Theo Schwartz ... Hoverboard Girl #1
Lindsey Whitney Barry ... Hoverboard Girl #2
Judy Ovitz ... Antique Store Saleswoman
Stephanie Williams ... Officer Foley (as Stephanie E. Williams)
Marty Levy ... Cab Driver

Flea ... Needles
Jim Ishida ... Fujitsu (as James Ishida)
Nikki Birdsong ... Loretta

Al White ... Dad
Junior Fann ... Mom
Shaun Hunter ... Harold

George 'Buck' Flower ... Bum (as Buck Flower)

Neil Ross ... Museum Narrator (voice)
Tamara Carrera ... Jacuzzi Girl #1

Tracy Dali ... Jacuzzi Girl #2 (as Tracy D'Aldia)
Jennifer Brown ... Basketball Kid #1
Irina Cashen ... Basketball Kid #2
Angela Greenblatt ... Basketball Kid #3
Cameron Moore ... Basketball Kid #4
Justin Mosley Spink ... Basketball Kid #5

Lisa Freeman ... Babs
John Erwin ... Radio Sportscaster (voice)
Harry Waters Jr. ... Marvin Berry
David Harold Brown ... Starlighter
Tommy Thomas ... Starlighter
Lloyd L. Tolbert ... Starlighter
Granville 'Danny' Young ... Starlighter

Wesley Mann ... CPR Kid

Joe Flaherty ... Western Union Man
Freddie ... Einstein

Crispin Glover ... George McFly (archive footage)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Todd Blood ... Dance Extra (uncredited)

Clint Eastwood ... Joe (archive footage) (uncredited)
Sean Michael Fish ... King Neptune (uncredited)
Donald Fullilove ... Goldie Wilson III (uncredited)
Annette May ... (uncredited)

Mary Ellen Trainor ... Officer Reese (uncredited)

Gian Maria Volontè ... Ramon Rojo (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Zemeckis 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Robert Zemeckis (characters) &
Bob Gale (characters)

Robert Zemeckis (story) &
Bob Gale (story)

Bob Gale (screenplay)

Produced by
Neil Canton .... producer
Bob Gale .... producer
Kathleen Kennedy .... executive producer
Frank Marshall .... executive producer
Steven Spielberg .... executive producer
Steve Starkey .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Alan Silvestri 
 
Cinematography by
Dean Cundey (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Harry Keramidas 
Arthur Schmidt 
 
Casting by
Mike Fenton 
Valorie Massalas 
Judy Taylor 
 
Production Design by
Rick Carter 
 
Art Direction by
Margie Stone McShirley 
 
Set Decoration by
Linda DeScenna  (as Linda De Scenna)
 
Costume Design by
Joanna Johnston 
 
Makeup Department
Ellis Burman Jr. .... makeup artist (as Ellis Berman)
Dorothy Byrne .... hair stylist
Hazel Catmull .... hair stylist
Ken Chase .... makeup designer
Nancy J. Hvasta Leonardi .... makeup artist (as Nancy Hvasta)
Karen Kubeck .... assistant makeup artist
Patricia Messina .... makeup artist
Michael Mills .... makeup applier
Kenny Myers .... makeup applier
Allen Payne .... hair stylist
Elizabeth Rabe .... additional hair stylist
Bron Roylance .... makeup artist: Michael J. Fox
Roland Blancaflor .... foam latex technician (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Joan Bradshaw .... unit production manager
Martin Cohen .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Cara Giallanza .... second assistant director
Max Kleven .... second unit director
David McGiffert .... first assistant director
Bruce Moriarty .... first assistant director: second unit
Tom Phillips .... second assistant director: second unit (additional photography)
Susan Rosen .... dga trainee
Noel Tomlinson .... second assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Daniel R. Bentley .... property master: second unit (as Dan Bentley)
Larry Boyd .... set dresser
Lynn Christopher .... assistant art director
Cary Conway .... painter
Erin M. Cummins .... assistant art director (as Erin Cummins)
Jim Dultz .... assistant art director
Beverli Eagan .... set designer
Bob Fox .... painter decorator
Jerry Gadette .... stand-by painter
Neil Garland .... propmaker
Walt Hadfield .... construction coordinator
David Halver .... painter: second unit
Stephen Homsy .... set designer
Lawrence A. Hubbs .... set designer (as Larry Hubbs)
Thomas V. Johnson .... painter
Martha Johnston .... set designer
David Jonas .... production illustrator
Martin A. Kline .... production illustrator (as Marty Kline)
Mark Konkel .... painter
Tim R. Lafferty .... propmaker
Larry Lennert .... greensman
Richard Leon .... assistant property master
Kevin Mangan .... greensman: second unit
Tom McCown .... lead man
Ric McElvin .... lead man
Nancy Mickelberry .... set designer (as Nancy Nickelberry)
Dan Ondrejko .... greensman
Lee Orlikoff .... set dresser
Joseph G. Pacelli Jr. .... set designer (as Joseph G. Pacelli)
Tony Piller .... set dresser
John Rankin .... set dresser
David Robbie .... plaster foreman (as Dave Robbie)
Danny Rogers .... signs and graphics
Jerry Sargent .... construction foreman
Paul Sonski .... set designer
Greg R. Stone .... lead designer: graphics
William James Teegarden .... assistant art director (as Jim Teegarden)
John Tyrrell .... paint foreman
Ed Verreaux .... assistant art director
James F. Walker .... construction foreman (as Jim Walker)
'Dangerous' Bob Widin .... assistant property master
Steven Wolff .... set designer (as Steve Wolff)
John Zemansky .... property master
Paul Vincent Fusco .... props (uncredited)
Laura Molina .... props (uncredited)
Michael W. Moore .... prop maker (uncredited)
Valerie Sofranko .... scenic painter (uncredited)
Drew Struzan .... poster artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Rick Alexander .... sound re-recording mixer
Mary Andrews .... adr editor
Peter C. Barbour .... assistant sound editor
Gregg Baxter .... sound editor
David Bifano .... audio programmer
James Bolt .... sound re-recording mixer
Allan Bromberg .... sound editor (as Alan Bromberg)
Charles L. Campbell .... supervising sound editor
Desmond Cannon .... assistant adr editor
Paul Timothy Carden .... sound editor
Larry Carow .... sound editor
Louis L. Edemann .... supervising sound editor
Joel Fein .... sound re-recording mixer
D.G. Fisher .... cable person
Richard C. Franklin .... sound editor (as Richard C. Franklin Jr.)
Ellen Heuer .... foley artist
William B. Kaplan .... production sound mixer
Donald J. Malouf .... sound editor
Gary Mundheim .... sound editor (as Gary M. Mundheim)
Robb Navrides .... supervising sound editor: restoration
Chuck Neely .... sound editor
Mel Neiman .... processed sound effects
Greg Orloff .... foley mixer
John Roesch .... foley artist
Rod Rogers .... assistant adr editor
Albert Romero .... sound recordist
Joseph T. Sabella .... foley artist (as Joe Sabella)
Earl Sampson .... boom operator (as Earl F. Sampson)
Larry Singer .... adr supervisor
Stephanie D. Singer .... assistant adr editor (as Stephanie Singer)
Susumu Tokunow .... sound recordist
Jason King .... asst. sound designer (uncredited)
Carolyn Tapp .... foley recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Yarek Alfer .... miniatures crew/modelmaker
David Blitstein .... special effects
Randy Cabral .... special effects
Donald Elliott .... special effects foreman
Joss Geiduschek .... special effects shop
Pete Gerard .... special effects shop (as Bryson Gerard)
Thomas R. Homsher .... special effects technician
Michael Joyce .... special effects shop
Michael Lantieri .... special effects supervisor
Roger Lifsey .... special effects: second unit
Matt McDonnell .... special effects purchaser
Tim Moran .... special effects: second unit
Mark Noel .... special effects shop
Larry Odien .... special effects crew
Tom Pahk .... prop shop/model supervisor (as Thomas Pahk)
John Palmer .... special effects project supervisor: WonderWorks
Andy Perillo .... built the red futuristic ford probe
Brick Price .... special effects
Michael Roundy .... special effects crew
Gregory C. Tippie .... special effects: second unit (as Greg Tippie)
Brian Tipton .... special effects
Joanne Bloomfield .... fabricator (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Barbara Affonso .... model maker: ILM
Jon Alexander .... optical camera operator: ILM
Charles Bailey .... model maker: ILM (as Charlie Bailey)
Gordon Baker .... animator: ILM
Bill Barr .... stage technician: ILM
Greg Beaumonte .... vistaglide system: ILM
William Beck .... model maker: ILM
Kathleen Beeler .... rotoscoper: ILM
John Bell .... visual effects art director: ILM
Tom Bertino .... rotoscope supervisor: ILM
Andrea Biklian .... optical coordinator: ILM
Mike Bolles .... vistaglide system: ILM
Barbara Brennan .... rotoscoper: ILM
Marty Brenneis .... vistaglide system: ILM
Kim Bromley .... visual effects coordinator: ILM
Elizabeth Ann Bundschu .... production assistant: ILM (as Elizabeth Bundschu/Mooney)
Anne Calanchini .... visual effects coordinator: ILM
Charlie Canfield .... effects camera operator: ILM (as Charles Canfield)
Jo Carson .... camera assistant: ILM
Sean M. Casey .... matte artist: ILM (as Sean Casey)
Lanny Cermak .... vistaglide system: ILM
Wade Childress .... matte photography: ILM
Donald Clark .... optical camera operator: ILM (as Don Clark)
Charlie Clavadetscher .... effects camera operator: ILM (as Charles Clavadetscher)
Mike Cochran .... vistaglide system: ILM
Susan Adele Colletta .... post production coordinator
Michael Cooper .... optical line-up: ILM
Peter Daulton .... camera operator: ILM
Christofer Dierdorff .... effects camera operator: ILM (as Christopher Dierdorff)
Mark A.Z. Dippé .... computer graphics: ILM (as Mark Dippee)
Les Dittert .... computer graphics: ILM
Jeff Doran .... optical camera operator: ILM
Loring Doyle .... visual effects artist
Timothy Eaton .... visual effects editor: ILM (as Tim Eaton)
Selwyn Eddy .... vistaglide operator: ILM (as Selwyn Eddy III)
John Ellis .... optical photography supervisor: ILM
Scott Farrar .... associate visual effects supervisor: ILM
Bob Fernley .... optical processing: ILM
Jon Foreman .... model maker: ILM
Joe Fulmer .... vistaglide system: ILM
Michael Fulmer .... model maker: ILM (as Mike Fulmer)
George Gambetta .... optical line-up: ILM
Steve Gawley .... supervising model maker: ILM
John Gazdik .... camera assistant: ILM (as John Gazdick)
Tim Geideman .... optical processing: ILM
Ray Gilberti .... camera operator: ILM
Tim Gillet .... model mechanical design: ILM (as Tim Gillett)
Reuben Goldberg .... pyro technician: ILM
John Goodson .... model maker: ILM
Chris R. Green .... animator: ILM (as Chris Green)
Joanne Hafner .... rotoscoper: ILM
James Hagedorn .... optical camera operator: ILM
David Hallinger .... camera assistant: ILM
David Hanks .... camera assistant: ILM (as Dave Hanks)
Kevin Havner .... negative cutter: ILM
Rebecca Heskes .... rotoscoper: ILM (as Rebecca Petrulli)
Sandy Houston .... rotoscoper: ILM
Larry Hunter .... stage technician: ILM
Peg Hunter .... optical line-up: ILM
Steve Hyde .... visual effects artist
Brad Jerrell .... supervising stage technician: ILM
Keith Johnson .... optical camera operator: ILM
Ed Jones .... executive in charge of post-production: ILM (as Ed L. Jones)
Randy Jonsson .... camera assistant: ILM (as Randy Johnson)
David Karpman .... optical line-up: ILM
Sandra Ford Karpman .... computer graphics: ILM (as Sandy Ford)
Ira Keeler .... model maker: ILM
Kathleen Keeler .... rotoscoper: ILM
Suella Kennedy .... visual effects producer: ILM
Bill Kimberlin .... visual effects editor: ILM
Jennifer Knoll .... visual effects coordinator: ILM
Tad Krzanowski .... model mechanical design: ILM (as Tad Krazanowski)
Brad Kuehn .... optical line-up: ILM
Demetre Lagios .... vistaglide system: ILM
Jeffrey A. Leake .... stage technician: ILM (as Jeff Lake)
Jennifer Hall Lee .... optical line-up: ILM (as Jennifer Lee)
James Lim .... optical camera operator: ILM
Ross Lorente .... stage technician: ILM
Jonathan Luskin .... computer graphics: ILM
Mike MacKenzie .... vistaglide engineer: ILM
John Malvino .... matte photography: ILM
Michael McGovern .... assistant effects editor: ILM
Roberto McGrath .... negative cutter: ILM
Scott McNamara .... model mechanical design: ILM
Gary Meyer .... vistaglide system: ILM
Carl Miller .... camera assistant: ILM
Richard Miller .... model maker: ILM
Terry Molatore .... rotoscoper: ILM (as Terry Sittig)
Jack Mongovan .... rotoscoper: ILM
Amy Moore .... production assistant: ILM
Tim Morgan .... stage technician: ILM
Ellen Mueller .... rotoscoper: ILM
Patrick T. Myers .... effects camera operator: ILM
Lori J. Nelson .... optical line-up: ILM (as Lori Nelson)
Cameron Noble .... effects camera operator: ILM
Kerry Nordquist .... matte artist: ILM
Terry O'Brien .... optical camera operator: ILM
Kate O'Neill .... camera assistant: ILM
Michael Olague .... visual effects crew
Dawn Oltman .... editorial coordinator: ILM
David Owen .... matte artist: ILM
Udo Pampel .... vistaglide system: ILM
Terrence Peck .... assistant effects editor: ILM (as Terry Peck)
Lorne Peterson .... model maker: ILM
Vance Piper .... camera assistant: ILM
Ken Ralston .... visual effects supervisor
Chuck Ray .... pyro technician: ILM
Louis Rivera .... negative cutter: ILM
Stuart Robertson .... optical photography supervisor: ILM
Stephen Rosenbaum .... computer graphics: ILM
Martin Rosenberg .... camera operator: ILM
Scott Ross .... general manager: ILM
Thomas Rosseter .... optical line-up: ILM (as Tom Rosseter)
Mark Siegel .... model maker: ILM
John Silver .... stage technician: ILM
Kenneth Smith .... optical camera operator: ILM
Thomas J. Smith .... optical camera operator: ILM (as Tom Smith)
Douglas Smythe .... computer graphics: ILM (as Doug Smythe)
Eben Stromquist .... model mechanical design: ILM
Duncan Sutherland .... camera assistant: ILM
Pat Sweeney .... camera operator: ILM (as Patrick Sweeney)
Eric Swenson .... effects camera operator: ILM
Wes Takahashi .... animation supervisor: ILM
Larry Tan .... model maker: ILM
Melissa Taylor .... visual effects coordinator: ILM
Timothy Taylor .... vistaglide system: ILM (as Tim Taylor)
Vince Tilker .... vistaglide system: ILM
Pat Turner .... camera operator: ILM
Sean Turner .... animator: ILM
Yusei Uesugi .... matte artist: ILM
I.J. Van Perre .... stage technician: ILM
Wim Van Thillo .... model maker: ILM
Bruce Vecchitto .... optical line-up: ILM
Danny Wagner .... model maker: ILM (as Dan Wagner)
Bruce Walters .... effects camera supervisor: ILM
Greg Walters .... camera assistant: ILM
Judith Weaver .... animation coordinator: ILM
Chuck Wiley .... model maker: ILM
Jeffrey Wilkins .... model mechanical design: ILM (as Jeff Wilkins)
Isa Alsup .... computer animation (uncredited)
Patrick Clancey .... effects compositor of video playback material (uncredited)
Steven Kosakura .... vistaglide technician (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Bobby Aldridge .... utility stunts
Tony Brubaker .... stunts (as Anthony Brubaker)
Will Cascio .... stunts
Jake Crawford .... stunt performer
Charles Croughwell .... stunts
Bret Culpepper .... stunt safety
Cheryl Wheeler Duncan .... stunt double: Darlene Vogel (as Cheryl Wheeler-Dixon)
Cheryl Wheeler Duncan .... stunts (as Cheryl Wheeler-Dixon)
Greg Wayne Elam .... stunts
Richie Gaona .... stunts (as Richard Gaona)
Karen Laine .... stunts
Gary Morgan .... stunts
Pat Romano .... stunts (as Patrick Romano)
David Rowden .... stunts (as David Scott Rowden)
John-Clay Scott .... stunts (as John Clay Scott)
Walter Scott .... stunt coordinator
R.L. Tolbert .... stunts
Mike Watson .... stunts
Lane Leavitt .... stunts (uncredited)
Gregg Smrz .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bill Baker .... key rigging grip
Josh Bleibtreu .... first assistant camera: second unit
Clyde E. Bryan .... first assistant camera
Don Burgess .... director of photography: second unit
Ron Cardarelli .... key grip
Steve Chandler .... lighting technician
Peter Clarson .... gaffer: second unit
Larry D. Davis .... second assistant camera (as Larry Dean Davis)
Marty Dobkousky .... grip (as Marty Dobkowsky)
David Fay .... key grip: additional photography
Michael Ferris .... camera operator: second unit
Thomas B. Ham .... rigger (as Tom Ham)
Elisha Harris .... gaffer: additional photography (as Eli Harris)
Casey Hotchkiss .... additional camera operator (as Case Hotchiss)
Steve Irwin .... video playback engineer
Ian Kelly .... video engineer
Kris Krosskove .... additional assistant camera (as Kris Krosscove)
Ron Kunecke .... musco light operator
Al LaVerde .... dolly grip: second unit (as Al La Verde)
George Loomis .... additional camera operator
Sid Lucero .... best boy grip
Thomas Marshall .... assistant chief lighting technician (as Thom Marshall)
Ralph Nelson .... still photographer (as Ralph Bahnsen Nelson)
Ron Newburn .... rigging electric
Ed Nielsen .... camera operator: additional photography (as Ed Neilson)
John O'Grady .... rigger
Fred Perdue .... grip
Jack Priestley .... director of photography: additional photography
Robert P. Quiroz .... electrician
Jim Rankin .... rigger
Robin Roberts .... grip
Rick Robinson .... assistant camera
Joe Rowan .... best boy electric: second unit
Gary Schillp .... grip
Eric Smith .... electrician
Mark Soucie .... lighting technician
Raymond Stella .... camera operator (as Raymond N. Stella)
Ty Suehiro .... best boy grip: second unit
Steve Tate .... additional assistant camera
Edward R. Thompson Jr. .... lighting technician (as Ed Thompson)
John D. Todd .... best boy electric: Universal (as John Todd)
Dave Wachtman .... dolly grip
Mark Walthour .... chief lighting technician (as Mark D. Walthour)
Clay H. Wilson .... key grip: second unit (as Clay Wilson)
Jolanda R. Wipfli .... camera loader
Anthony Wong .... lighting technician
Moshe Levin .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Joni Kearney .... casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gala Autumn .... costumer
James P. Cullen .... costumer (as Jim Cullen)
Bill Hargate .... costume constructor
Kelly Lindquist .... costumer
Nancy McArdle .... costume supervisor: women
Maurice Palinski .... costumer (as Frank 'Maurice' Palinski)
David S. Powell .... costumer (as David Powell)
Ivette Silberman .... costumer
Chuck Velasco .... costume supervisor: men
Tomas Velasco .... costume constructor
Barcie Waite .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Eric C. Daroca .... apprentice editor (as Eric Daroga)
Dale E. Grahn .... color timer (as Dale Grahn)
Peter Lonsdale .... associate editor
Janet Fiona Mason .... assistant editor (as Janet Mason)
Carin-Anne Strohmaier .... assistant editor
Alexandra Leviloff .... second assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Location Management
Paul Pav .... location manager
 
Music Department
Tom Boyd .... oboe
James B. Campbell .... orchestrator
Sandy DeCrescent .... orchestra contractor
Craig Huxley .... Blaster Beam, synth, keyboards, sound design
Kenneth Karman .... music editor
Robb Navrides .... music editor: TV version
Dennis S. Sands .... music scoring mixer (as Dennis Sands)
Jacqueline Tager .... assistant music editor
James Thatcher .... musician: French horn solos
Chuck Domanico .... musician: bass (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Richard Burch .... driver: insert car
Dave Busick .... set mechanic
Denny Caira .... transportation captain: second unit
Lyle Christensen .... shotmaker driver
Dale Henry .... transportation captain
Hugh Kelly .... driver: second unit
Michael D. Kuljis .... transportation coordinator: picture cars (as Mike Kuljis)
Russell McEntyre .... transportation coordinator
Keith O'Brien .... transportation co-captain
 
Other crew
Larina Jean Adamson .... video playback design supervisor (as Larina Adamson)
Colleen Arnaud .... assistant accountant
Rebecca Baehler .... production assistant
John Bell .... consultant: future
Kevin Berman .... consultant
Michael J. Burmeister .... additional location manager
Mark Cary .... production assistant
Doug Chiang .... consultant: future (as Doug Chang)
Jeffrey Cranford .... production assistant (as Jeff Cranford)
Matilda de Cagny .... dog trainer: "Einstein" (as Matilda De Cagny)
Mary Anne De Simone .... assistant: Mr. Gale
Edward Eyth .... consultant: future (as Ed Eythe)
Charles F. FitzSimons .... photo double: "Biff"
Tim Flattery .... consultant: future
Spencer Franklin .... production assistant
Walt Freitas .... mechanic
Phil Garner .... consultant: future
Gary Gero .... animal trainer
Tim Gonzales .... craft service: second unit (as Tim Gonzalez)
Alan Greedy .... script supervisor: second unit
Scott Harris .... production assistant
Sean Haworth .... production assistant (as Sean Howarth)
Gus Hill .... caterer: second unit
Kevin Holloway .... photo double: Marty
Steve Irwin .... video consultant
Brad Jeffries .... choreographer
Dawn Jones .... production assistant: second unit (as Dawn Laurel)
Tony Kerum .... caterer
Julie Kingsdale .... assistant: Mr. Zemeckis
Michael Klastorin .... unit publicist
L. James Langlois .... production assistant
Stevie Lazo .... production accountant
Tali Lipa .... construction accountant
Marc Madrick .... assistant accountant
Lorenzo Marchessi .... photo double
Lorenzo Marchessi .... production assistant
Jim Michaels .... computer playback operator
Hayley B. Miller .... assistant: Mr. Starkey (as Hayley Miller)
Leanne Moore .... supervising production accountant
Willie Radcliff .... craft service
Bonne Radford .... production controller
Mary T. Radford .... assistant: Mr. Marshall (as Mary Radford)
Susan Spencer Robbins .... assistant production coordinator
Lata Ryan .... production coordinator
Michael Scheffe .... consultant: future (as Mike Scheffe)
Jay Shapiro .... production assistant
Mark Snovell .... product research coordinator
Marion Tumen .... script supervisor
Kelly C. Wallace .... assistant: Mr. Canton (as Kelly Carlyle Wallace)
Kerry Warn .... consultant: future
Simon Wells .... consultant: future
T.J. Healy II .... assistant: Christopher Lloyd (uncredited)
Jeffrey A. Humphreys .... studio utility (uncredited)
Adam Pinkstaff .... vehicle fabricator (uncredited)
Alexander Xavier Ponce-Bonano .... production assistant (uncredited)
Daniel Wheatcroft .... studio executive (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
108 min
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Sound Mix:
70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints) | Dolby Stereo (35 mm prints)

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Trivia:
The hoverboard sequences required many different special effects and camera tricks. In the shots where Michael J. Fox was on a harness, the soles of his shoes had to be drilled in to the hoverboard. This meant that he had to be carried around in between takes of these scenes.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Doc, Marty, and the unconscious Jennifer are landing the DeLorean in the alley in 2015, the wires suspending it from its corners are clearly visible.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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Soundtrack:
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66 out of 78 people found the following review useful.
From the present, to the future, back to the present, then back to the past. One great ride!, 21 March 2004
Author: clydestuff from United States

When Back to The Future was initially conceived, director and writer Robert Zemeckis and writer Bob Gale had no idea how much notoriety it would eventually achieve, nor of the big box office records it would break. They were happy just to see their project come to fruition. When they wrote the original film, the ending they had written was supposed to be the end of it. Because of it's success, however, and Hollywood being Hollywood, there had to be the inevitable sequels. The problem was that with the original ending, they had painted themselves into a corner as to where they could go with the sequel. What they finally came up with in Part II, is a film that is every bit as whimsical as the original, yet moves along at a pace that will leave you breathless.

For part II the cast is pretty much intact from the original film. The exceptions are Crispin Glover as George McFly has been replaced by Jeffrey Weisman and Claudia Wells has been replaced by Elizabeth Shue as Marty's girlfriend Jennifer. George McFly's role in the sequel is more talked about by other characters than his actual on screen time, and Jennifer's time on screen is quick and brief also (although she has one great scene that takes place in the future)so neither casting change is of any consequence.

The original film dealt with how Marty had threatened his own existence because of changes he had accidentally initiated in the year 1955. For Part II, we learn what happens when the interference is of a much larger scale and consequence. As you recall, the original film ended with Doc Brown(Christopher Lloyd)whisking Marty (Michael J. Fox)and Jennifer away with him to the year 2015 to straighten out their kids. For all his harping about messing with historical events, Doc is not above initiating a bit of interference himself. In their attempt to rescue Marty's future offspring, an aged but still obnoxious Biff Tannen (Thomas F. Wilson), steals the Delorean to transport himself into the past and to bestow upon himself a Sports Almanac book that contains the results of sporting events for years to come. Shortly thereafter, Doc and Marty return to 1985, only to find that not only is Hill Valley not what it used to be, their own lives are in pretty sad shape and far different than what they had been before. And the changes aren't good ones, or as Doc puts it "I can't imagine Hell being much worse."

What makes the Back To The Future series so terrific, is that Zemeckis and Gale took the time travel concept, applied a little originality to it, then let their imaginations run wild. In BTTFII, we get a story that moves along like a runaway freight train. Not content to give us what the year 2015 may be truly like, since making such predictions are usually wrong anyway, they decide to let it all hang loose and just have fun with it. There are holographic theaters, Cafe 80's shops, antique stores that sell dustbusters and other things, skateboards that hover, paying for cab rides with thumbprints, etc. etc. Yet, for all the glossy, multi-colored stores and goofy concepts, we still recognize it as the same old Hill Valley. Something else Zemeckis and Gale do is to take some events from the first film, and replay them in 2015 Hill Valley. Usually, things like this would be seen as the lack of an idea, but in this case its simply Zemeckis having a little fun and letting us in on it. It works perfectly.

Likewise, the alternative version of 1985 Hill Valley is an exercise in how far one's imagination can go. Instead of a quaint peaceful town and suburbs, Zemeckis and Gale do everything in their power to give us the equivalent of an opposite. To go into too much detail here would undermine your own viewing experience and give away a bit too much of the plot.

Then to add fuel to the fire, we once again revisit Hill Valley in 1955, where things really go berserk what with two Marty's and two Docs inhabiting the same year. Zemeckis does a great job of cutting new scenes into footage from the original film with different angles and different perspectives of previous seen activities.

As for the cast, Fox and Lloyd keep their characters of Marty and Doc on the same entertaining level as before. Fox is also given the chore of playing his nerdy son of the future, Marty as a middle aged man and even his daughter of the future. He is pretty much successful except I do think playing his daughter was a bit much. Lea Thompson, again has the difficult chore of bringing Lorraine Mcfly to us in three different characterizations, and as before handles it admirably. Her 1955 Lorraine will always be her most memorable characterization in these films, but the others are equally well done. As for Thomas F. Wilson as Biff, Biff is biff, no matter how old, how young, or how powerful he may be, and his consistence of performance is also noteworthy.

Some have complained about being able to follow Zemeckis and Gale's storyline. If you have seen the first film, you'll have no trouble in that regard. I sure didn't, and for me it was one heck of a comedic thrill ride from beginning to end. If you don't have fun watching Back To The Part II, then the only thing I can think of is that your as much of a curmudgeon as old Biff from 2015. It's not often that a sequel can live up to it's predecessor, but when it does, and introduces some originality along the way you get my grade, which for Back To The Future is an A.

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