Back to the Future: Then & Now

Jun 15, 2016 at 1:04 pm |

"What Happens to Us in the Future?"

The Back to the Future trilogy is one of the most celebrated sci-fi adventure series of all time, with a renewed popularity in recent months thanks to the film’s 30th anniversary in 2015, not to mention that October 21, 2015–the date Marty and Doc travel forward to in the second film–was hailed as “Back to the Future Day.”

With plots revolving around an eccentric scientist and a young hero, the Back to the Future movies introduced us to a colorful cast of characters, an increased fascination with time travel and one seriously sweet DeLorean. It’s hard to believe that it’s already been more than three decades since the first film debuted, and in fact, it sort of makes you wish you could time travel yourself.

Speaking of which, what are the casts of the films up to today? And how about all the things the second film predicted would come to pass in the future? As it turns out, some of their ideas weren’t so far off…

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Where we’re going, they don’t need roads. See what Marty McFly, Doc, and all the rest look like in the real future!

See what they look like now!