Back to the Future

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is mistakenly transported thirty years back in time in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, eccentric scientist Doc Brown.

Bob Gale
Robert Zemeckis

Robert Zemeckis

Release Date
July 3, 1985

116 minutes

Movie Genres
Science Fiction

MPAA Rating

The year is 1985. Marty McFly, a quiet high school student, dropped by Dr. Emmett L. Brown’s lab to experiment with an amplifier. Then he gets a message from Doc saying he wants his aid with Doc’s latest creation, a time machine constructed out of a DeLorean sports car that can travel through time instantly when it hits 88 MPH. After Doc is assassinated by Libyan Nationalists, Marty attempts to flee the Lybians by utilizing the time machine. Marty then inadvertently warps himself into 1955. Marty sees both of his parents as adolescents, then mistakenly disrupts his parents’ first meeting together, he then discovers a younger version of Doc, and together they try to find a method to get Marty’s parents-to-be back together, and to get Marty back to 1985.