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The Secrets of the Back to the Future Trilogy (1990)

Released around the release of Back to the Future Part III, 'The Secrets of the Back to the Future Trilogy' joins Kirk Cameron in 1885 with Doc Brown's DeLorean. With a little help from the... See full summary »

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Peyton Reed

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Cast

Credited cast:
Kirk Cameron ... Himself - Host
Michael J. Fox ... Himself
Robert Zemeckis ... Himself
Thomas F. Wilson ... Himself (as Tom Wilson)
Mary Steenburgen ... Herself
Neil Canton ... Himself
Christopher Lloyd ... Dr. Emmett Brown (archive footage)
Bob Gale ... Himself
Ken Ralston ... Himself
Kenneth J. Scherr ... Telegraph operator (as Kenneth Scherr)
Ray Saniger Ray Saniger ... Pony express rider
Jason Adelman Jason Adelman ... L'il cowboy (as Jason Michael Adelman)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mary Kay Bergman ... Young Girl (voice)
Steve Gawley ... Himself
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Released around the release of Back to the Future Part III, 'The Secrets of the Back to the Future Trilogy' joins Kirk Cameron in 1885 with Doc Brown's DeLorean. With a little help from the filmmakers, Cameron plans to answer some of the biggest questions that have plagued many a fan of the film. Written by Michael Howe

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 1990 (USA) See more »

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ZM Productions See more »
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Dolby

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This making-of is featured on the 2002 DVD & 2010 DVD/Blu-ray releases for the Back to the Future trilogy. See more »

Quotes

Himself - Host: And remember - The future is what you make of it!
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Connections

References Back to the Future Part II (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Doubleback
Written and Performed by ZZ Top
Available on Warner Bros. Records
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Kind of cheesy but informative...
15 September 2003 | by MovieAddict2016See all my reviews

Any fan of the "Back to the Future" series should not pass up on this documentary "making-of" short. I originally saw it as a rerun ("What's a rerun?") a few years back, but then saw it again on the "BttF" DVD collection box-set that came out last Christmas. Kirk Cameron narrates and hosts the show but it's a bit too cheesy in its presentation. It seems targeted at kids most/much of the time. Informative and a must-see for fans of the franchise, but so much more actual information could have been packed into this if they hadn't relied on cheesy intros.

3/5 stars -

John Ulmer


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