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Back to the Future Part III (1990) • Screenplay

Back to the Future Part III (1990) • Screenplay

"Back to the Future Part III"

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Written By: Bob Gale


May 25, 1990Universal Pictures

Stranded in 1955 after a freak accident, Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) discovers he must travel back to 1885 to rescue Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) before he becomes smitten with school teacher Clara Clayton (Mary Steenburgen). Now, it's up to Marty to keep Doc out of trouble, get the DeLorean running and put the past, present and future on track so they can all get back to where — and when — they belong.

It'll shoot the fleas off a dog at 500 yards, Tannen!

pg. 82

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Born May 25, 1951. Bob Gale is a producer, director and writer known for Back to the Future (1985), Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road (2002), Back to the Future Part II & III (1989/90)

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Notable Cast
Michael J. Fox ...Marty McFly / Seamus McFly
Christopher LloydChristopher Lloyd...Dr. Emmett Brown
Mary SteenburgenMary Steenburgen...Clara Clayton
Thomas F. WilsonThomas F. Wilson...Buford 'Mad Dog' Tannen / Biff Tannen
Lea ThompsonLea Thompson...Maggie McFly / Lorraine McFly
Elisabeth ShueElisabeth Shue...Jennifer Parker
Matt ClarkMatt Clark...Chester the Bartender
Richard DysartRichard Dysart...Barbwire Salesman
Pat ButtramPat Buttram...Jeb, Saloon Old-Timer #3
Scoot McNairyHarry Carey Jr....Zeke, Saloon Old-Timer #2
Dub TaylorDub Taylor...Levi, Saloon Old-Timer #1
James TolkanJames Tolkan...Marshal James Strickland
Marc McClureMarc McClure...Dave McFly
Wendie Jo SperberWendie Jo Sperber...Linda McFly
Jeffrey WeissmanJeffrey Weissman...George McFly


Notable Wins
Thomas F. Wilson...Best Supporting Actor
Alan Silvestri...Best Music

Box Office

(1990) U.S. Dollars
Opening weekend...$19,089,645
Gross (US & Canada)...$88,277,583
Gross (World)...$244,527,583


U.S. Version


Additional Content
Cast Photos...IMDb
Box Office...IMDb Pro
Poster...Official Site
Awards...17th Saturn Awards
Studio...Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

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