Back to the Future Part III

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"They've saved the best trip for last... But this time they may have gone too far."
  • PG
  • 1990
  • 1 hr 53 min
  • 7.4  (477,946)
  • 55

Back to the Future Part III is the final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy that was released in 1990. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, the movie brings back the well-known characters of Marty McFly and Doc Brown, played by Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, respectively. Mary Steenburgen also joins the cast as Clara Clayton.

The story begins with Marty learning that Doc has been stranded in 1885, the era of the Wild West, after he was sent there by the DeLorean time machine at the end of the second movie. The time machine is now hidden away in a mineshaft and Marty sets out to rescue Doc before he is killed by the infamous outlaw, Buford Tannen, played by Thomas F. Wilson.

Marty finds Doc, who has already fallen in love with Clara Clayton, a schoolteacher whom he has saved from death in a runaway wagon. Clara's presence complicates matters as Doc struggles between leaving her behind and returning to 1985 with Marty. Meanwhile, Buford and his gang threaten the peaceful town of Hill Valley, and the duo must team up to save the locals from their violent ways.

The plot of Back to the Future Part III is full of action and adventure, with unique moments of humor and romance that make it a well-rounded film. The western theme leads to plenty of exciting and tense moments, such as when Marty needs to master horseback riding to keep up with Buford and his gang, or when he has to outrun a steam train with the time machine attached to it.

Apart from the usual time travel elements, the movie also delves into the moral and emotional struggles of the characters. The relationship between Doc and Clara carries a sense of endearing romance, and their falling in love adds a layer of depth to Doc's character, who has so far been portrayed as a quirky, eccentric scientist with no romantic interests.

Marty, on the other hand, undergoes a different emotional arc as he struggles with the temptation to change history by putting an end to Buford's criminal ways. He realizes the potential consequences of his actions and is advised by Doc to let history take its course, thus giving a sense of ethics and morality underpinning the film's sci-fi storyline.

Back to the Future Part III is visually stunning, featuring impressive set-design and cinematography by veteran filmmaker Dean Cundey. The town of Hill Valley is transformed into an authentic western settlement, complete with dusty streets, rickety wooden buildings, and a classic saloon. The steam train used in the film is also a masterpiece in itself, with its detailed design and functioning parts adding authenticity to the film.

The soundtrack, composed by Alan Silvestri, is another standout feature of the movie. It features the famous Back to the Future theme, as well as several other melodies that add to the film's vibrant atmosphere. The inclusion of popular songs like "Doubleback" by ZZ Top and "Main Title" by Elmer Bernstein also adds to the movie's enjoyment.

In conclusion, Back to the Future Part III is an exhilarating and satisfying conclusion to the Back to the Future trilogy. It ticks all the boxes one expects from a sci-fi adventure – engaging plot, excellent performances, stunning visuals, and captivating music. The film offers an entertaining and nostalgic experience, making it a must-watch for fans of the series and newcomers alike.

Back to the Future Part III is a 1990 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 53 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4 and a MetaScore of 55.

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    7.4  (477,946)
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