Back to the Future, Part 2
Back to the Future, Part 2 ★★½ 1989 (PG)
Taking up exactly where Part 1 left off, Doc Brown and Marty time-hop into the future (2015 to be exact) to save Marty's kids, then find themselves returning to 1955 to retrieve a sports almanac that causes havoc for the McFly family. Clever editing allows for Marty Part 2 to see Marty Part 1 at the school dance. Most of the cast returns, although Glover appears only in cuts from the original and Shue steps in as girlfriend Jennifer. Not up to the original, but still satisfying. Cliffhanger ending sets up Part 3, which was shot simultaneously with this. 107m/C VHS, DVD . Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson, Harry Waters Jr., Charles Fleischer, Joe Flaherty, Elisabeth Shue, James Tolkan, Casey Siemaszko, Jeffrey Weissman, Flea, Billy Zane, J.J. (Jeffrey Jay) Cohen, Darlene Vogel, Jason Scott Lee, Crispin Glover, Ricky Dean Logan; D: Robert Zemeckis; W: Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale; C: Dean Cundey; M: Alan Silvestri.