Back to the Future script
Synopsis: In this 1980s sci-fi classic, small-town California teen Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is thrown back into the '50s when an experiment by his eccentric scientist friend Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) goes awry. Traveling through time in a modified DeLorean car, Marty encounters young versions of his parents (Crispin Glover, Lea Thompson), and must make sure that they fall in love or he'll cease to exist. Even more dauntingly, Marty has to return to his own time and save the life of Doc Brown.

But you're good, Marty, you're really good. And this audition

tape of your is great, you gotta send it in to the record company. It's

like Doc's always saying.

Yeah I know, If you put your mind to it you could accomplish


That's good advice, Marty.

Alright, okay Jennifer. What if I send in the tape and they don't

like it. I mean, what if they say I'm no good. What if they say, "Get

out of here, kid, you got no future." I mean, I just don't think I can

take that kind of rejection. Jesus, I'm beginning to sound like my old


C'mon, he's not that bad. At least he's letting you borrow the

car tomorrow night.

Check out that four by four. That is hot. Someday, Jennifer,

someday. Wouldn't it be great to take that truck up to the lake. Throw a

couple of sleeping bags in the back. Lie out under the stars.

Stop it.


Does your mom know about tomorrow night?

No, get out of town, my mom thinks I'm going camping with the

guys. Well, Jennifer, my mother would freak out if she knew I was going

up there with you. And I get this standard lecture about how she never

did that kind of stuff when she was a kid. Now look, I think she was

born a nun.

She's just trying to keep you respectable.

Well, she's not doing a very good job.

Save the clock tower, save the clock tower. Mayor Wilson is

sponsoring an initiative to replace that clock. Thirty years ago,

lightning struck that clock tower and the clock hasn't run since. We at

the Hill Valley Preservation Society think it should be preserved

exactly the way it is as part of our history and heritage.

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Robert Zemeckis

Robert Lee Zemeckis is an American filmmaker and screenwriter. Zemeckis is credited as one of the greatest "visual storytellers" in filmmaking and is a pioneer of visual effects. more…

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