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Back to the Future

DVD - 2009
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Back to the Future
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It's the mid-80's, and Marty McFly is your average 17-year-old slacker who happens to be friends with an inventor, Doc Brown. Doc's latest invention is a time machine, that ends up transporting Marty back to 1955 where he must bring his parents together so that he will exist when he gets back to his own time.

Publisher: [Universal City, Calif.] : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, ?2009
Edition: Special ed.
Branch Call Number: FICTION
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (ca. 116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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Aug 20, 2014

First movie is definetly the best. It's a funny classic, one of those movies that everyone just has to see. I loved it!

Jan 30, 2014

the 25th anniversary has the Nuclear test site sequence orignally for Marty's trip home to 1985, recommend you see this!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jan 17, 2014
  • aurora625 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

The 2nd can't top the first movie of course but it was entertaining. Now the 3rd installment is a MUST see! ^_^ Absolutely freakin' LOVE that movie!!!

Jan 17, 2014
  • aurora625 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Probably one of thee most amazing, exciting, outstandingly well done movies you'll ever watch... period.

Dec 15, 2013
  • akirakato rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

This is the third installment of the series released in 1990. After finding out that Doc Brown is trapped in 1885, Marty sets out to find the 1955 Doc to help him fix the DeLorean, which has been waiting for him in a mineshaft for 70 years. Doc restores it to working order. Learning that Doc gets shot in 1885 by Biff's Great-Grandfather, Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen, Marty travels back in time to save Doc, who has become a blacksmith. Inadvertently due to Marty's arrival in 1885, Doc falls in love with schoolteacher Clara Clayton, and considers staying in the past. Marty must convince Doc to come back with him and find a way to get back to his time before it's too late. After several dramatic action scenes involving using a speeding locomotive to push the Delorean to 88 miles per hour, Marty returns to 1985 without Doc Brown, who stayed behind with Clara, in 1885. When the Delorean appears in 1985 on the same train track as planned, a modern train destroys the Delorean, with Marty jumping out just in time. Marty reveals to Jennifer the time travel adventure and they visit the scene of the wreckage of the Delorean. He worries that Doc has been lost in the past forever, when suddenly Doc Brown appears in a new time machine, modeled after a locomotive. Now married, Doc introduces Marty to Clara and his two sons---Jules and Verne. Doc's last words of wisdom is that nobody knows their future, so they must make it a good one. The locomotive flies across the sky and disappears, ending the trilogy. As in the first and second episodes, you would love to see the villain fall in the manure.

Nov 22, 2013

you know how marty takes the videos? thats what the hunger games look like

Aug 08, 2013
  • WordWoman007 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

The first movie is very good. The third movie is acceptable (with a few pretty funny parts), and the second movie is confusing and seems "lost." Once again, I have to question why it was necessary to make a trilogy based on Back to the Future? We are given the same jokes, the same basic plot ideas, and more, over and over again. I'm glad that we saw it (for the sake of the 10-year-old), but I don't need to see it again!

Jun 08, 2013
  • uzebdrumz rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

There are some "corny" parts to this film, but overall it's still full of twists and turns and lessons learned (ok, so I stole that from MJF's bookcover). We travel back to the old west and lo and behold are entertained by none other than ZZ top hosting a hoedown for the townsfolk.

Jun 08, 2013
  • uzebdrumz rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

If you enjoyed the first film then you should enjoy this film despite the rather repetitive nature of the plot and scenes (that's part of what makes this film series endearing). The addition of Mr. Fusion (styled out of a coffee grinder affixed to a DeLorean™ "time machine") allows relatively easy time travel, so easy, in fact, that nemesis Biff Tannen can operate it. Our future is filled with flying cars and multiple instances of the same actor playing multiple parts - all good fun & entertaining.

Jun 08, 2013
  • uzebdrumz rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A crazy scientist builds a time machine out of a DeLorean™. During "testing" things get a little out of hand and his teenage sidekick ends up travelling back in time. Special effects and dialogue combine to convey an entertaining story while setting up the characters and scenes for the entire trilogy.

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Aug 11, 2014
  • PayneBringer007 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Marty McFly: Hey, Doc, we better back up. We don't have enough road to get up to 88.

Dr. Emmett Brown: Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads.

Aug 11, 2014
  • PayneBringer007 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Marty McFly: Wait a minute. Wait a minute, Doc. Ah... Are you telling me that you built a time machine... out of a DeLorean?

Dr. Emmett Brown: The way I see it, if you're gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some *style?*

Apr 18, 2014

Doc:Roads? Where we're going we dont need...roads.

Apr 06, 2014

Train conductor: "Is this a holdup?" (Marty and Doc Brown look at each other and then back at conductors.) Doc Brown: "It's a science experiment!"

Jun 08, 2013
  • uzebdrumz rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Marty McFly: Great Scott!

Doc: I know, this is heavy.

Jun 08, 2013
  • uzebdrumz rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Doc: The time-traveling is just too dangerous. Better that I devote myself to study the other great mystery of the universe: women!

Jun 08, 2013
  • uzebdrumz rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Marty McFly: Whoa. This is heavy.

Dr. Emmett Brown: There's that word again. "Heavy." Why are things so heavy in the future? Is there a problem with the Earth's gravitational pull?

Oct 09, 2012
  • laustcawz rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"Hey, Biff!! What's that??!!"

Feb 26, 2012
  • EowynThandawen rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Marty McFly; Dad...George...Hey you on the bike!

Jan 21, 2012
  • Sebastian S Gomez rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"What the hell is a giga-watt!?"

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Mar 26, 2015
  • ajsalazar rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

ajsalazar thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

Dec 04, 2014

EJSawyer thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

Apr 18, 2014

Blue_Fox_87 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

Sep 04, 2013
  • PayneBringer007 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

PayneBringer007 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

Jan 09, 2013
  • bookgeek101 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

bookgeek101 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Mar 16, 2012

Marianuchiss thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

Jan 21, 2012
  • Sebastian S Gomez rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sebastian S Gomez thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

Sep 08, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for 6 years and over

Jul 28, 2008
  • Twilightlover rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Twilightlover thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Jan 09, 2013
  • bookgeek101 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: Small swears, they aren't noticable.

Jan 21, 2012
  • Sebastian S Gomez rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: When they are in Marty's car. (Loraine and Marty)

Oct 02, 2011

Coarse Language: although it is a good movie it still has like a million swears

Sep 08, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

Sep 08, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

Jul 28, 2008
  • Twilightlover rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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Sep 08, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

In 1985, Doc Brown invents time travel; in 1955, Marty McFly accidentally prevents his parents from meeting, putting his own existence at stake.

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