A New Mall
/10 with 5 votes
After the Libyans pass Marty after he has come back from 1955 he runs after them.
As he is approaching the guard rail at the mall. Notice that the name of the mall has changed from "The Twin Pines Mall" to "The Lone Pine Mall"
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/10 with 240 votes
Don't know if this counts as an egg, but it's something no one ever seems to notice in a movie they've seen a million times.
In the opening credits when the camera is panning across the clocks, one of them is a model of the Hill Valley clock tower... more
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Time Travel to the past changes the future...
/10 with 772 votes
Throughout the movie, you will notice several references to things in the past while in the present, and how they changed by events which occured while Marty stumbled throughout 1955.
The most obvious was the bell tower, but some of the more not-so-obvious... more
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Sherman & Peabody, Together Again
/10 with 413 votes
In the scene where Marty enters 1955 and crashes into the barn, the owner of the farmhouse is Peabody (as mentioned by Doc earlier and as written on the mailbox Peabody shoots). He refers to his son as Sherman. Sherman and Peabody were two time-travelling... more
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Huey Lewis and the News
/10 with 289 votes
In the band audition scene in the beginning, the band is playing a Huey Lewis and the News song. The man who tells them they are too loud is Huey Lewis, and the band on stage backing up Marty is none other than the news.
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For Mary Car
/10 with 26 votes
In the film, at 8 minutes 45 seconds of the beggining, when Marty walks near cars, just look at the license plate of the green car : it says "FOR MARY". It is a tribute to Mary Radford, personal assistant to second unit director Frank Marshall.
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/10 with 618 votes
After Marty has discovered that he is late for school, he is seen frantically skateboarding through town. At one point, he grabs on to the back of a jeep. You briefly see a clear shot of the driver as he looks over his shoulder at Marty. The driver... more
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/10 with 73 votes
CRM 114 appears in some form in many, if not all, Stanley Kubrick films. (See the Stanley Kubrick Section for more info).
Perhaps in tribute to another great director, Steve Spielberg slipped CRM 114 into "Back to the Future" as well. As the movie... more
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Spielberg: Truck Driver
/10 with 184 votes
When Marty is catching a ride on the truck in Back to the future look closely at the mirror and you will see that the man driving the truck is none other than Mr. Spielberg himself!!!
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/10 with 46 votes
When Marty's girlfriend tells him that Mr. Strickland is looking for him in front of the school, one of the many artworks of graffiti spells out BOB underlined twice. This is a not so obvious reference to the movie's creators Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale.