Back to the Future Part III Synopsis
A young man (Michael J. Fox) and an inventor (Christopher Lloyd) visit the Old West.
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'Back to the Future Part III is somewhat overlong and a little slow in getting started, but on the whole it provides an entertaining and...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The series suddenly springs back to life. It's delightful and exciting, with good jokes and fun characters. While it might lack the...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Gene Siskel
Part III has the more adult emotions of the original, and with the presence of Steenburgen it recalls the quality of her other fine...
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75

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Back to the Future Part III wraps up the film series with a big high-tech lasso and ropes in one heck of a good time. [25 May 1990, p.01D]
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Desmond Ryan
Zemeckis and Gale obviously paid attention to quality control in finishing the trilogy. They could not, however, hope to reach the quality...
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63

Miami Herald

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Back to the Future Part III nicely concludes the threesome (calling this a "trilogy" confers just a bit too much honor on an extended,...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
That looking-glass quality is missing, alas, from Back to the Future Part III, which makes a few bows in the direction of time-travel...
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33

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Back to the Future Part III has that same sort of studio back-lot clunkiness. Only this time it's the audience that gets conked — by the...
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25

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Back to the Future III has no future. The reason is that it never works up much of a past as it sends its gull-winged DeLorean time machine...
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10

Wall Street Journal

By Julie Salamon
Doc says: "I can't believe this is happening." …That sentence may be the only one uttered in the entire film that contains an ounce of true...
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By thomsonlogan
The future is cool,and the dark gritty Biff version of 1985 is classic. 9/10...

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Rated PG
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Common Sense Media says OK for kids 9+ Wild West-themed final installment is fine for older tweens.
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