Back to the Future (franchise)

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Back to the Future (franchise)

American science-fiction adventure comedy film series written and directed by Robert Zemeckis, produced by Bob Gale and Neil Canton for Amblin Entertainment, and distributed by Universal Pictures add

Category: Movies & TV (402)

Launched in 1955.

Countries: United States (67%), Japan (17%), Canada (8%)

Main connections: Back to the Future, Back to the Future (TV series), Universal Studios

Linked to: Kickstarter, YouTube, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Nike, Inc.




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Without plutonium to power the time machine, Marty must find the 1955 Doc Brown to help him reunite his parents and return to 1985 add something


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 add something


The first film was the highest-grossing film of 1985 and became an international phenomenon, leading to the second and third films, which were back-to-back film productions, released in 1989 and 1990, respectively add something


When Doc and Marty return to 1985, they find that Biff has used the sports almanac's knowledge for financial gain, which allows him to turn Courthouse Square into a 27-story casino, take over Hill Valley, get away with the murder of Marty's father, and later marry Marty's mother add something


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 add something


Robert Zemeckis - Fox, Lea Thompson, and Christopher Lloyd, the 1985 film was wildly successful upon its release, and was followed by two sequels, released as Back to the Future Part II in 1989 and Back to the Future Part III in 1990.


"Back to the Future: The Ride" is a simulator ride based on and inspired by the "Back to the Future" films and is a mini-sequel to 1990's "Back to the Future Part III" add something


The original attraction opened on May 2, 1991, at Universal Studios Florida add something


A animated television series, "Back to the Future: The Animated series", lasted two seasons, each featuring 13 episodes, and ran on CBS from September 14, 1991 to December 26, 1992 add something


It opened on June 2, 1993 at Universal Studios Hollywood and on March 31, 2001 at Universal Studios Japan add something


In July 1997, Universal Studios announced that "Back to the Future" would be one of their first 10 releases to the new format, though it ended up being delayed for five years add something


In 1999, Varèse Sarabande released "Back to the Future" trilogy soundtrack with eight tracks from the first film, seven from the second, four from the third, and one from the ride add something


It was finally released in 2002 in widescreen add something


The footage that was shot with Eric Stoltz in the role of Marty McFly before he was replaced with Michael J. Fox was not included in Universal's original DVD release in 2002 or in 2009, despite many fans hoping that Universal would include it add something


In June 2008, a special screening of the trilogy was held in Celebration, Florida add something


On October 21, 2008, broke the story that Universal will be releasing each of the "Back to the Future" films individually add something


In 2009, Intrada released a two-CD "Back to the Future" set as "Intrada Special Collection Volume 116" add something


The DVDs were released on February 10, 2009 add something


Some very brief footage has been released in the Blu-ray version in 2010 add something


On June 28, 2010, Universal announced that the Blu-ray edition of the films would be released on October 26, 2010, twenty-five years to the day from the date of the fictional events from the first film add something


In 2012, Hasslein Books released "A Matter of Time: The Unauthorized Back to the Future Lexicon", written by Rich Handley add something


A second volume, "Back in Time: The Unauthorized Back to the Future Chronology", by Greg Mitchell and Rich Handley, was released in 2013 add something


On 31 January 2014, it was announced that a stage musical adaptation of the first film is in production add something


Robert Zemeckis - On 31 January 2014, it was announced that a stage musical adaptation of Zemeckis's first Back to the Future film was in production


However, Doc catches him and throws the almanac in the trash, where the 2015 Biff Tannen finds it add something


In celebration of Universal Studios Hollywood's 50th anniversary in 2015, the Nighttime Studio Tour will complement the popular daytime experience by offering a nighttime tour of the famous studio backlot add something


Marty learns that Biff was given the book by 2015 Biff on November 12, 1955, so he and Doc go back to that date in order to steal the almanac from Biff before he can use it to destroy their lives add something


The series continues as Doc Brown travels with Marty and Jennifer to the year 2015 where he has discovered Marty's family is in ruins add something


The show, which will be co-written by original writers Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, is expected to be performed in 2015 add something


While Marty and Doc are at Marty's 2015 house, 2015 Biff steals the DeLorean time machine and gives the book to his 1955 self just before he goes to the dance at the end of the first movie add something


Back to the Future - Several video games released downloadable content related to "Back to the Future" to coincide with October 21, 2015, including "Rocket League" and "LittleBigPlanet 3" add something


IDW is publishing a mini series which presents the first meeting of both Marty and Doc Brown and is written by co-screenwriter Bob Gale, which was released in stores on October 21, 2015, the same date that Marty travels with Doc Brown to the future depicted in the story line for Part II. add something


Pairs of the shoes will be sold via auction in 2016 to benefit The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research add something


The 2016 Tacoma 4WD was recreated using the same features and black color paint trim, KC HiLite driving lamps , modified headlights and taillights , the Toyota badging to the truck's tailgate, as well as the same D-4S fuel injection, the 1985-inspired mudflaps, and customized license plates matching the 2015 vehicles in "Part II" add something


The ride in Japan remains operational until May 31, 2016 add something