Who "Dressed You In That Outfit?” Clothes make the time-traveling man! Marty’s orange “life preserver” jacket in the first film, his rainbow-hued hat and self-lacing sneakers in the second, and the poncho he donned as “Clint Eastwood” in the third are all iconic costumes.
Male and female would-be time travelers alike can look the part in Back to the Future apparel, some of the most popular merchandise inspired by the movies. When your friends and family see you sporting a “Save the Clock Tower” tee, wearing a commemorative shirt from the Enchantment Under the Sea dance, or pulling on a BTTF logo-emblazoned hoodie, they’ll know you’re serious about taking a decades-defying trip!
"You Built a Time Machine… Out of a DeLorean?" The talented Back to the Future cast turned in terrific performances. At the center of it all, Michael J. Fox brought an ideal blend of cocksure coolness and sweet sentimentality to the role of Marty, while Christopher Lloyd, as Doc Brown, created a “mad scientist” who turned out to be one of Hill Valley’s saner citizens in any era!
Still, one of the series’ biggest stars was that amazing, flux capacitor-powered DeLorean! You can recapture the thrill you felt when you first saw that baby hit 88 mph and do some serious… stuff… with the Back to the Future car toy you like best. With everything from intricately detailed, screen-accurate scale replicas to stylized Minimate versions available, you can build a whole fleet of time machines. (Sorry, neither stolen plutonium nor garbage for your “Mr. Fusion” generator included.)
“Your Future Is Whatever You Make It” These movies’ impact can be measured in more than bobbleheads or bottle openers, lunch boxes or “OUTATIME” license plates.
When 2015 rolled around in the real world, for instance, news pundits, movie critics, and avid fans analyzed how well Back to the Future Part II had or hadn’t “predicted” the future. While the movie got an amusing number of things right - Hollywood’s current obsession with sequels and 3-D; video calls on flat screen TVs - it, like all the best science fiction, wasn’t really about forecasting the future - and none of the movies were ultimately even about time travel.
People collect die-cast DeLorean models, “Biff Tannen Pleasure Palace” beach towels, and drinking glasses illustrated with onscreen highlights because Back to the Future connects emotionally with audiences in any year. Who hasn’t had to deal with bullies like Biff? Who’s never pined for that seemingly unreachable someone, as George did for Lorraine? And haven’t we all, like Marty, wanted to tell the people who think we’ll never amount to anything, “History is gonna change?”
BTTF figures, toys, shirts, replicas and other collectibles will be in demand as long as people relate to the optimistic, forward-facing philosophy Doc Brown shouts out as he, Clara, and their sons (Jules and Verne, naturally) rise into the skies aboard their time-traveling locomotive: “Your future is whatever you make it - so make it a good one!”
See any Back to the Future vinyl figures, clothes, display art, or other collectible celebrations of this beloved movie trilogy in your future? Great Scott! Don’t let any more time slip by before you grab your BTTF gear from Entertainment Earth!