The best Quotes from Back to the Future

The best Quotes from Back to the Future

Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Zemeckis, and Bob Gale. It stars Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, and Thomas F. Wilson. Set in 1985, it follows Marty McFly (Fox), a teenager accidentally sent back to 1955 in a time-traveling DeLorean automobile built by his eccentric scientist friend Emmett "Doc" Brown (Lloyd).

Doc Brown: "Tell me, Future Boy, who's President of the United States in 1985?"
Marty: "Ronald Reagan."
Doc Brown: "Ronald Reagan? The actor? Ha! Then who's Vice President, Jerry Lewis?"
Marty, the future isn't written. It can be changed... you know that. Anyone can make their future whatever they want it to be.
If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything.
Come on, Doc, it's not science. When it happens, it just hits you. It's like lightning!
Time traveling is just too dangerous. Better that I devote myself to study the other great mystery of the universe: Women!
You future hasn't been written yet. No one's has. Your future is whatever you make it. So make it a good one, both of you!
Biff Tannen: "That's about as funny as a screen door on a battleship."
Marty McFly: "Screen door on a submarine, you dork."
There's that word again, "heavy". Why are things so heavy in the future? Is there a problem with the Earth's gravitational pull?
Marty McFly: "Calvin? Why do you keep calling me Calvin?"
Lorraine Baines: "Well, that is your name, isn't it? Calvin Klein? It's written all over your underwear."
Chuck! It's Marvin. Your cousin, Marvin Berry! You know that new sound you lookin' for? Well, listen to this!
Oh, and one more thing. If you guys ever have kids and one of them, when he's eight years old, accidentally sets fire to the living room rug - go easy on him.
Marty McFly: "Sounds pretty heavy."
Dr. Emmett Brown: "Weight has nothing to do with it."
I think a man should be strong so he can stand up for himself and protect the woman he loves.
Goldie Wilson: "Stand tall, boy! Have some respect for yourself. Don't you know if you let people walk over you now, they'll walk over you for the rest of your life."
Whoop! Almost forgot my luggage. Who knows if they've got cotton underwear in the future. I'm allergic to all synthetics.
Goldie Wilson: "I could run for mayor!"
Lou Caruthers: "A colored mayor. That'll be the day."
Goldie Wilson: "Wait and see, Mr. Caruthers. I will be mayor. I'll be the most powerful man in Hill Valley, and I'm gonna clean up this town."
Lou Caruthers: "Good. You can start by sweeping the floor!"
Tannen: "Smile, Marshal. After all, this is a party."
Strickland: "Only party I'll be smilin' at is the one that sees you at the end of a rope."
Sam Baines: "Lorraine, you ever have a kid who acts that way, I'll disown you."
My mother would freak out if she knew I was goin' up there with you. I'd get the standard lecture about how she never did that stuff when she was a kid. I mean, look, I think the woman was born a nun.
Buck: "Take a gander at them moccasins. What kind of skins is them?"
Stubble: "What's that writin' mean? 'Neekay'? What is that? Some sort of Injun talk or somethin'?"
If you're gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style?
Wait a minute, Doc. Are you trying to tell me that my mother has got the hots for me?
I'm sure in 1985 plutonium is in every corner drug store, but in 1955, its a little hard to come by!
Marty: "Gimme a Tab."
Lou Caruthers: "Tab? I can't give you a tab unless you order somethin'."
Marty: "Right. Give me a Pepsi Free."
Lou Caruthers: "If you want a Pepsi, pal, you're gonna pay for it."
Marty: "Just give me something without any sugar in it, okay?"
Arms Dealer: "Where'd you learn to shoot like that?"
Marty: "7-Eleven."
No wonder your president has to be an actor. He's gotta look good on television.
Nobody calls me chicken!
Marty, you can't go losing your judgment every time someone calls you a name. That's exactly what causes you to get into that accident in the future.
Well, there are plenty worse places to be than the Old West. I could've ended up in the Dark Ages. They probably would have burned me at the stake as a heretic or something.
Marty: "You sure this stuff is authentic?"
Doc Brown: "Of course! Haven't you ever seen a Western?"
Marty: "Yeah, I have, Doc. And Clint Eastwood never wore anything like this."
Doc Brown: "Clint who?"
This reminds me of the time I attempted to reach the center of the earth. I'd been reading my favorite author, Jules Verne. I spent weeks preparing that expedition. I didn't even get this far. Course, I was only 12 at the time.
I didn't invent the time machine for financial gain! The intent here is to gain a clearer perception of humanity. Where we've been, where we're going, the pitfalls and the possibilities, the perils and the promise. Perhaps even an answer to that universal question, "Why?"
It's gonna be really hard waiting 30 years before I can talk to you about everything that's happened in the past few days.
Marty McFly: "Do you know where Riverside Drive is?"
Sam Baines: "It's on the other end of town, a block past Maple. East end of town."
Marty McFly: "A block past Maple? That's John F. Kennedy Drive."
Sam Baines: "Who the hell is John F. Kennedy?"
If you don't play, there's no music. If there's no music, they don't dance. If they don't dance, they don't kiss and fall in love and I'm history.
If peddling this barbed wire all across the country has taught me one thing for certain, it's that you never know what the future might bring.
It'll shoot the fleas off a dog's back at 500 yards, Tannen! And it's pointed straight at your head!
Dr. Emmett Brown: "You've got to come back with me!"
Marty McFly: "Where?"
Dr. Emmett Brown: "Back to the future!"
Lorraine Baines: "This is all wrong. I don't know what it is. But when I kiss you, it's like I'm kissing…my brother. I guess that doesn't make any sense, does it?"
Marty McFly: "Believe me, it makes perfect sense."
Marty, I'm almost 18-years-old. It's not like I've never parked before.
I'm your density. I mean - your destiny.
I guess you guys aren't ready for that yet. But your kids are gonna love it.
1955 Doc Brown: "No wonder this circuit failed. It says, 'Made in Japan'."
1985 Marty: "What do you mean, Doc? All the best stuff is made in Japan!"
Why don't you make like a tree and get outta here?
It's "leave", you idiot! "Make like a tree and leave!" You sound like a damn fool when you say it wrong!
Tannen: "If you ain't there I'll hunt you and shoot you down like a duck."
Stubble: "That's 'dog', Buford. Shoot him down like a dog."
You're not thinking fourth dimensionally!
Marty, don't be such a square! Everybody who's anybody drinks.
Marty: "Then where the hell are they?"
Doc Brown: "The appropriate question is, 'when' the hell are they?"
You're late! Do you have no concept of time?

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