Taglines: They’ve saved the best trip for last… But this time they may have gone too far.
Stranded in 1955, Marty McFly receives written word from his friend, Doctor Emmett Brown, as to where can be found the DeLorean time machine. However, an unfortunate discovery prompts Marty to go to his friend’s aid. Using the time machine, Marty travels to the old west where his friend has run afoul of a gang of thugs and has fallen in love with a local schoolteacher. Using the technology from the time, Marty and Emmett devise one last chance to send the two of them back to the future.
Back to the Future Part III is a 1990 American Science fiction Western comedy film and the third and final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis, and starred Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson and Lea Thompson. The film continues immediately following Back to the Future Part II. While stranded in 1955 during his time travel adventures, Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) discovers that his friend Dr. Emmett “Doc” Brown, trapped in 1885, was killed by Biff Tannen’s great-grandfather Buford. Marty decides to travel to 1885 to rescue Doc.
Back to the Future Part III was filmed in California and Arizona, and was produced on a $40 million budget back-to-back with Part II. Part III was released in the United States on May 25, 1990, six months after the previous installment. Part III earned $244.5 million worldwide, making it the sixth-highest-grossing film of 1990.
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson, Lea Thompson, Matt Clark, Elisabeth Shue, Richard Dysart, Pat Buttram
Screenplay by: Bob Gale
Production Design by: Rick Carter
Cinematography by: Dean Cundey
Film Editing by: Harry Keramidas, Arthur Schmidt
Costume Design by: Joanna Johnston
Set Decoration by: Michael Taylor
Art Direction by: Margie Stone McShirley, William James Teegarden
Music by: Alan Silvestri
Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Release Date: May 25, 1990