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Back to the Future... The Ride (1991)

Unrated  |   |  Adventure, Sci-Fi, Short  |  2 May 1991 (USA)
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Sitting in a flying DeLorean, the audience gets rocked when traveling through several times.

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Visitors to the "Institute of Future Technology" enter what they believe to be a tour of the facilities, but instead get involved in a chase through time to recover a time-machine stolen by Biff Tannen. Written by Steven Hunter <hunters@coral.indstate.edu>

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Trivia

Replaced by The Simpsons Ride (2008) at Universal Studios. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the preflight video, on wide screen televisions the boom mic is visible toward the top left of the screen, next to Doc Brown. See more »

Quotes

Biff Tannen: What are you lookin' at, butthead?
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Crazy Credits

Because this is presented as a ride "experience" and not a film, no credits are shown on screen. However, "directed by Douglas Trumball", "Music by Alan Silvestri", "Special Effects by ILM" and several other credits are posted on a plaque near the exit to the ride. See more »

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Featured in Douglas Trumbull: Then and Now (2002) See more »

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An Amazing Ride!!
9 January 2003 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

This ride is the best ride at Universal Theme Park!! It's just like the movie and it is so much fun!! Biff Tannen, from the trilogy, steals the time machine but the "Doc" is locked up, so it's up to the audience to steal it back. Definitely one to ride over and over again!!!!!


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