BACK TO THE FUTURE
Film 1985. Written by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover and Thomas F. Wilson.
Source Features: BBB (47) TIMELINE (8) MAP (30) OTHER (7) THEMES (4)
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BOGUS BUSINESS BUREAU
1Abram's Brokerage CorporationBBBFinancial CompaniesFinancial Services

Abram's Brokerage Corporation
Financial service in Hill Valley in 1985.

2Al's Tattoo ArtBBBBeauty CareTattoo Parlors

Al's Tattoo Art
Tattoo parlor in Hill Valley in 1985.

3Ask Mr. Foster Travel Service BBBTravelTravel Agencies

Ask Mr. Foster Travel Service
Travel service in Hill Valley in both 1955 and 1985.



4Battle of the Bands BBBEventsConcerts

Battle of the Bands




5Biff's Automotive Detailing BBBVehiclesAutomotive Services

Biff's Automotive Detailing
Biff's business in the revised 1985.



6Bluebird Motel BBBTravelMotels

Bluebird Motel
Motel in Hill Valley in 1955.



7Broadway Florist BBBRetailFlower Shops

Broadway Florist
Flower shop in Hill Valley in 1955 and in 1985.



8Crazy HorseBBBNightlifeStrip Clubs

Crazy Horse
Strip Club.

9CRM-114 BBBTechnology ProductsAudiovisual Devices

CRM-114
Amplifier in Dr. Emmett Brown's laboratory. Reference to the C.R.M. 114 Discriminator radio device in Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove.



10Cubs BBBSportsBaseball Teams

Cubs
George's neighbor and his little league kid sell him a case of peanut brittle.



11Cupid's Adult Book Store BBBRetailBookstores

Cupid's Adult Book Store
Bookstore in Hill Valley in 1985.



12D. Jones Manure Hauling BBBMaintenance ServicesHome Maintenance Services

D. Jones Manure Hauling
Manure business in 1955, previously known as A. Jones Manure Hauling in 1885.



13DeLorean Time Machine BBBTransportationTime Travel

DeLorean Time Machine
Marty McFly accidentally gets sent back to 1955 in his eccentric scientist friend Doc Brown's time-traveling Delorean, inadvertently preventing his future parents from falling in love and threatening his very existence.



14Dr. E. Brown Enterprises BBBCorporationsCompanies

Dr. E. Brown Enterprises
The name of Doc's company on the side of his van at the mall. "24 Hr Scientific Services"



15Elite Barber Shop BBBBeauty CareBarber Shops

Elite Barber Shop
Barber shop in Hill Valley in 1955.



16Elmo's Rib Cafe BBBDiningCafes and Delis

Elmo's Rib Cafe
Cafe in Hill Valley in 1985.



17Essex Theater BBBEntertainmentMovie Theaters

Essex Theater
Movie theater in Hill Valley - just a regular movie house in 1955, but has become an adult theater by 1985.



18Gaynor's Hideaway Bar BBBNightlifeBars

Gaynor's Hideaway Bar
Bar in Hill Valley in 1955 and 1985.



19Hal's Bike Shop BBBRetailSporting Goods Stores

Hal's Bike Shop
Bicycle shop in Hill Valley in 1955.



20Hill Valley High School BBBEducationHigh Schools

Hill Valley High School
High school in Hill Valley in 1955 and 1985.



21Hill Valley Preservation Society BBBOrganizationsNonprofit Organizations

Hill Valley Preservation Society
Group raising money to save the clock tower.



22Hill Valley Stationers BBBRetailOffice Supply Stores

Hill Valley Stationers
Store in Hill Valley in 1955.



23Hog Heaven BBBVehiclesVehicle Dealerships

Hog Heaven
Motorcycle store in Hill Valley in 1985.



24Holt's Diner BBBDiningDiners

Holt's Diner
Diner in Hill Valley in 1955.



25J.D. Armstrong Realty BBBServicesRealty Services

J.D. Armstrong Realty
Realty service in Hill Valley in 1955.



26Jacobson & Field Attorneys at LawBBBLegal AidLaw Firms

Jacobson & Field Attorneys at Law
Legal service in Hill Valley in 1955.

27KKHVBBBCinemaTV Stations

KKHV
Hill Valley, California.

28Lone Pine MallBBBRetailShopping Centers

Lone Pine Mall
Twin Pines Mall is the name of the shopping mall where Doc tests out his time machine. When Marty returns from 1955 to 1985, the mall can be seen to have changed its name to Lone Pine Mall, as upon arriving in 1955 and crashing into Old Man Peabody's barn at Twin Pines Ranch, named for Peabody's two prized baby pine trees. Marty was shot at by Peabody, forcing Marty to flee in the DeLorean, and accidentally run over and destroy one of the twin pines.

29Louis Watch MakerBBBApparelClothing Stores

Louis Watch Maker
Watch service in Hill Valley in 1955.

30Lou's Aerobic Fitness Center BBBBeauty CareFitness Centers

Lou's Aerobic Fitness Center
Gym in Hill Valley in 1985.



31Lou's Cafe BBBDiningCafes and Delis

Lou's Cafe
Cafe in Hill Valley in 1955.



32Marvin Berry and the Starlighters BBBMusicMusicians

Marvin Berry and the Starlighters




33A Match Made in Space BBBLiteratureNovels

A Match Made in Space
The idea for George McFly's first and greatest novel came to him as a teenager, when he had a strange vision.



34Mr. FusionBBBHome FurnishingKitchen Appliances

Mr. Fusion
Home energy reactor appliance Doc Brown converted into fuel source for the DeLorean.

35Oh LaLaBBBPeriodicalsAdult Magazines

Oh LaLa
Biff's nudie magazine that he brings to the Enchantment Under the Sea dance.

36Pacific Nuclear Research Facility BBBResearch InstitutesInstitutes

Pacific Nuclear Research Facility
TV reporter: In other news, officials at the Pacific Nuclear Research Facility have denied the rumor that a case of missing plutonium was in fact stolen from their vault two weeks ago. A Libyan terrorist group had claimed responsibility for the alleged theft.



37Pawn Shop BBBRetailPawn Shops

Pawn Shop
Generic pawn shop in Hill Valley in 1985.



38The Pinheads BBBMusicMusicians

The Pinheads
Marty's band.



39Roy's Records BBBMusicRecord Stores

Roy's Records
Record store in Hill Valley in 1955.



40Ruth's Frock Shop BBBApparelClothing Stores

Ruth's Frock Shop
Women's clothing store in Hill Valley in 1955.



41Statler Motors BBBVehiclesVehicle Dealerships

Statler Motors
Automobile dealership in Hill Valley in 1955.



42Statler Toyota BBBVehiclesVehicle Dealerships

Statler Toyota
Automobile dealership in Hill Valley in 1985.



43Tales from Space BBBLiteratureComic Books

Tales from Space
1950s comic book with title font and layout similar to real comic books Vault of Horror and Tales From The Crypt.



44The Third Eye BBBServicesPsychic Services

The Third Eye
Psychic service in Hill Valley in 1985.



45Town Theater BBBEntertainmentMovie Theaters

Town Theater
Movie theater in Hill Valley in 1955 - building used for a church in Hill Valley in 1985.



46Twin Pines Mall BBBRetailShopping Centers

Twin Pines Mall
Shopping mall in Hill Valley. Twin Pines Mall is the name of the shopping mall where Doc tests out his time machine. When Marty returns from 1955 to 1985, the mall can be seen to have changed its name to Lone Pine Mall, as upon arriving in 1955 and crashing into Old Man Peabody's barn at Twin Pines Ranch, named for Peabody's two prized baby pine trees. Marty was shot at by Peabody, forcing Marty to flee in the DeLorean, and accidentally run over and destroy one of the twin pines.



47Twin Pines RanchBBBFood IndustriesFood Companies

Twin Pines Ranch
Ranch in Hill Valley in 1955.

FICTITIOUS TIMELINE
48November 5, 1955 Dates20th Century: 50sEvents

November 5, 1955
Marty arrives in the past after watching Libyan terrorists shoot Doc Brown at the Twin Pines Mall in 1985. Later that day, he gets hit by a car saving his father when he falls out of a tree while spying on Marty's mother. That night, Marty tracks down Doc.



49November 8, 1955 Dates20th Century: 50sEvents

November 8, 1955
Marty McFly visits his father George, disguising himself as an extra-terrestrial named Darth Vader from the planet Vulcan, ordering him to "take the female unit known as Baines, Lorraine to the place called Hill Valley High School exactly four Earth cycles from now. That's this Saturday night, George."



50November 12, 1955 Dates20th Century: 50sEvents

November 12, 1955
Original Timeline: The Hill Valley Courthouse is struck by lightning at 10:04pm, stopping the clock, inspiring a movement to save it 30 years later. "SAVE THE CLOCK TOWER"



51November 12, 1955 Dates20th Century: 50sEvents

November 12, 1955
Revised Timeline: Doc Brown harnesses the energy from the lightning that strikes the clock tower to send Marty McFly back to the future.



52August 2, 1962 Dates20th Century: 60sEvents

August 2, 1962
Date of Hill Valley Telegraph newspaper article: BROWN MANSION DESTROYED.



53February 1, 1963 Dates20th Century: 60sEvents

February 1, 1963
Date of Hill Valley Telegraph newspaper article: BROWN ESTATE SOLD TO DEVELOPERS.



54October 25, 1985 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

October 25, 1985
Marty visits Doc Brown's house on his way to school.



55October 26, 1985 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

October 26, 1985
Marty meets Doc Brown and Einstein at the Twin Pines Mall, where Einstein travels one into the future, Doc Brown is shot by Libyan terrorists, and Marty travels back in time to November 5, 1955.



MAKE BELIEVE MAP
562nd Street MapTransit RoutesStreets

2nd Street
Street in downtown Hill Valley.



573rd Street MapTransit RoutesStreets

3rd Street
Street in downtown Hill Valley.



58Broad Av MapTransit RoutesRoads

Broad Av
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



59Bryan Av MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Bryan Av
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



60Harrison Av MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Harrison Av
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



61Hector MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Hector
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



62Helm Av MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Helm Av
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



63Hill Street MapTransit RoutesStreets

Hill Street
Street in Hill Valley.



64Hill Valley MapUrban AreasCities-U.S.

Hill Valley
Setting. City in California.



65HilldaleMapUrban AreasNeighborhoods

Hilldale
New housing development being built in Hill Valley in 1985, a rough neighborhood in 2015.

66Hoffarth MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Hoffarth
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



67John F. Kennedy DriveMapTransit RoutesDrives

John F. Kennedy Drive
Actually Victory Boulevard in Burbank, California.

68Lawrence BuildingMapStructuresBuildings

Lawrence Building
Building in Hill Valley in 1955.

69Lincoln MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Lincoln
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



70Lyon Estates MapUrban AreasNeighborhoods

Lyon Estates
Housing development in Hill Valley where Marty's family lives in 1985. It is still being built in 1955.



71Main Street MapTransit RoutesStreets

Main Street
Street in Hill Valley.



72More Av MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

More Av
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



73Parkway Av MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Parkway Av
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



74The River Road TunnelMapTransit RoutesRoads

The River Road Tunnel
Actually Observatory Tunnel at Griffith Park in Los Angeles.

75Riverside DriveMapTransit RoutesDrives

Riverside Drive
Doc's original house was on Riverside Drive, which was later John F Kennedy Drive.

76Sherman Av MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Sherman Av
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



77State MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

State
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



78Temple MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Temple
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



79Thornton Av MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Thornton Av
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



80Van Buren Av MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Van Buren Av
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



81Victory MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Victory
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



82Vulcan MapOuter SpacePlanets

Vulcan
When Marty breaks into his father's house, he claims to be Darth Vader from the planet Vulcan.



83Wilbur Av MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Wilbur Av
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



84Williams Ct MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Williams Ct
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



85Wilson Av MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Wilson Av
Street in the Hill Valley phone book when Marty looks up Doc Brown's address.



OTHER
86Doc Brown OtherThemesShield, The


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87George McFly OtherQuotesQuotes

George McFly
George McFly: Last night, Darth Vader came down from planet Vulcan and told me that if I didn't take Lorraine out that he'd melt my brain.



88Marty McFly OtherQuotesQuotes

Marty McFly
Marty McFly (as Darth Vader): My name is Darth Vader. I am an extra-terrestrial from the planet Vulcan.



89Marty McFly OtherQuotesQuotes

Marty McFly
Marty McFly (as Darth Vader): You, George McFly, have created a rift in the space-time continuum. The supreme Klingon hereby commands you to take the female unit known as Baines, Lorraine to the place called Hill Valley High School exactly four Earth cycles from now. That's this Saturday night, George.



90Untitled OtherThemes3-D


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91Untitled OtherThemesPleasantville


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92Untitled OtherThemesColor Out of Space


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