Back to the Future
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Dr. Emmett Brown: Well, they're your parents you must know them. What are their common interests? What do they like to do together?
Marty McFly: Nothing.

Lorraine Baines: Our first television set. Dad just picked it up today. Do you have a television?
Marty McFly: Well, yeah! You know we have... Two of them.
Milton Baines: Wow! You must be rich!
Stella Baines: Oh, honey, he's teasing you. Nobody has two television sets.

Dr. Emmett Brown: No wonder your president has to be an actor, he's gotta look good on television.

Sam Baines: Stella! Another one of these damn kids jumped in front of my car! Come on out here and help me take him in the house!

Marvin Berry: Chuck. Chuck! It's Marvin - your cousin, Marvin BERRY. You know that new sound you're looking for? Well, listen to this!

Dr. Emmett Brown: Now, remember - according to my theory, you interfered with your parents first meeting. If they don't meet, they won't fall in love, they won't get married and they won't have kids. That's why your older brother's disappearing from that photograph. Your sister will follow, and unless you repair the damage, you'll be next.
Marty McFly: Sounds pretty heavy.
Dr. Emmett Brown: Weight has nothing to do with it.

Marty McFly: Silence, earthling! My name is Darth Vader. I'm an extra-terrestrial from the planet Vulcan!

[Lorraine's parents are talking about Marty McFly, Lorraine's future son.]
Stella Baines: He's a very strange young man.
Sam Baines: He's an idiot. Comes from upbringing. His parents are probably idiots too. Lorraine, if you ever have a kid that acts that way I'll disown you.

Marty McFly: Jesus, George, it was a wonder I was even born.

Doc: Next Saturday night, we're sending you Back to the Future!

Marty: Jeez, Doc. You disintegrated Einstein!
Doc: Don't worry, Marty. Einstein is perfectly fine.
Marty: Well then where the hell is he?
Doc: I think the appropriate term is WHEN the hell is he.

Doc: The only power source capable of generating 1.21 gigawatts of electricity is a bolt of lightning.
Marty: What?
Doc: A bolt of lightning! Unfortunately, you never know when or where it's ever going to strike!
[Marty holds out the "Save the Clock Tower" flyer.]
Marty: We do now.

Biff: Why don't you make like a tree, and get out of here?

Marty: Doc look, all we need is a little plutonium!
Doc: Oh! I'm sure that in 1985, plutonium is available at every corner drug store, but in 1955 it's a little hard to come by. Marty, I'm sorry, but I'm afraid you're stuck here.

Lou: You gonna order something, kid?
Marty McFly: Ah, yeah... Give me a Tab.
Lou: Tab? I can't give you a tab unless you order something.
Marty McFly: All right, give me a Pepsi Free.
Lou: You want a Pepsi, pal, you're gonna pay for it.

Continuity mistake: When Marty chases after Biff on the borrowed 'skateboard', Marty is wearing a dark grey belt and a red/blue print shirt under his red/beige jacket. However, when Marty is hanging on to the front of Biff's car as they turn a corner (and in another shot), Marty (stunt double) is wearing a light brown belt and solid tan shirt. (01:07:00)

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Trivia: In the battle of the bands scene, when Marty introduces The Pinheads, Huey Lewis, who provided "The Power of Love" for the film's soundtrack, plays the second judge from the left, and is the one who eventually says, "You're just too darn loud." (00:07:40)

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Question: What does the saying "Why don't you make like a tree, and get out of here", mean?

Answer: It's a way of saying "scram" or "get lost." But Biff is so dim, he doesn't realize he's saying it wrong; the expression is "make like a tree and leaf", with the joke being that "leaf" is meant to sound like "leave."

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