Back to the Future Part II Synopsis
Young man (Michael J. Fox) and an inventor (Christopher Lloyd) take a time machine to 2015.
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Time

By Richard Schickel
It twists it, shakes it and stands it on its ear. But as before, the film's technical brilliance is the least of its appeals. Satirically...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

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All in all, Future II is another fantastic voyage in a thoroughly entertaining contraption.
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80

The New York Times

By Janet Maslin
Back to the Future deserved a chance to come back, especially under the cheerful, enterprising, mathematically minded stewardship of Mr....
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I should have brought a big yellow legal pad to the screening, so I could take detailed notes just to keep the time-lines straight. And yet...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Desmond Ryan
Fans of the original should relish going back to Back to the Future, as long as they keep in mind that in movies - as in life - you can't...
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60

Empire

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Directed and played with terrific verve, this moves so fast from one special effects set-piece to the next that there's no time at all to...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Some of the best bits of the original movie are replayed here but lose their punch the second time around - the horse manure bit, the skate...
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Dave Kehr
A movie that must spend most of its running time explaining its hopelessly complicated premises, which leaves very little room for anything...
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38

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
The sequel goes down the tubes by spreading itself across four time zones and inviting comparison to the original by spending most of its...
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25

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jay Scott
Given Part II's quality, the final sequence, a series of clips from next summer's Part III, may be a major miscalculation. "To be...
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my favorite movie! next to part 1

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Rated PG
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Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 10 & under Amusing futuristic sequel more dated, edgier than original.
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