Merged Thread for Back to the Future?

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Raphael, Jan 28, 2002.

  1. Raphael

    Raphael Stunt Coordinator

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    As excited as I am about the upcoming BTTF Trilogy release on DVD, I'm actually a little concerned that when it comes time I'll end up not purchasing it because I'm only interested in part 1. To me, part 1 is the only part good enough to purchase, and stands perfectly well on its own. When parts 2 and 3 came out theatrically, I found myself thinking that the stuff I had imagined and speculated following the infamous "To Be Continued" at the end of part 1 was much better than the actual product.

    Do you think they'll ever sell the three parts separately? Seems kind of unlikely, but I sure hope so.

    P.S. I only want Raiders of the Lost Ark when _that_ bunch comes out, too!
     
  2. Hartwig Hanser

    Hartwig Hanser Second Unit

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    I have a different opinion. I always found part II the best of BTTF.
     
  3. Sean Conklin

    Sean Conklin Screenwriter

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    I'm sure all will be available separately.

    But I for one want all 3 as I LOVE the trilogy immensly!
     
  4. Julian Lalor

    Julian Lalor Supporting Actor

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    I enjoy Part III almost as much as Part I (and actually think it the better film and would rate it so but for a sentimental attachment to Part I). Unfortunately, you have to suffer through Part II to enjoy III, so it's the whole set for me.
     
  5. Artur Meinild

    Artur Meinild Screenwriter

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    I think they're all great, so of course I'll buy the trilogy.
     
  6. Tom Ryan

    Tom Ryan Screenwriter

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    This is a classic trilogy. Must have all three.

    -Tom
     
  7. Jeff

    Jeff Supporting Actor

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    Part 2 was like a cartoon and part 3 had a huge mistake in it. (There should have been two Deloraians in the old west).

    I'd probably just go for the first movie too.

    Jeff
     
  8. Duncan Harvey

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    I loved pt 1 and was really pleased with pt 2 which I thought was extremely clever. That said pt 3 was lousy - the doc in love - please spare us!

    But having said that, all three will be a must purchase!
     
  9. Kimmo Jaskari

    Kimmo Jaskari Screenwriter

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    I definitely think this is a trilogy and should be seen as such. I find all three movies quite enjoyable and a lot of fun.
    As for a huge mistake in the third episode... there was a second DeLorean in the third episode:
    it's just that Doc already had stashed it in the cave. If they had gotten it out of the cave, then Marty wouldn't have been able to dig it out a century later and use it to go back to get Doc. They had to leave it there. No flaw at all, as far as I can see.
    As for Doc falling in love... what, an eccentric genius is incapable of love? Doesn't deserve it? I don't get it.
    Definitely a must buy as a trilogy for me. Bring on the box set! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. Frank Anderson

    Frank Anderson Cinematographer

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    I want them all. I think they are all excellent. Plus at the end of one they leave you hanging.
     
  11. Gary.H

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    I've got to have them all. I can't wait.
     
  12. David Lambert

    David Lambert Executive Producer

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    All. I disagree with most folks; #2 is awesome and ends on just the BEST cliffhanger! "Think temporally, Marty!"
     
  13. paul o'donnell

    paul o'donnell Second Unit

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    One of, if not my favourite trilogies, so all are essential though I still think one is the best.
     
  14. DeathStar1

    DeathStar1 Producer

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    >>Part 2 was like a cartoon and part 3 had a huge mistake in it. (There should have been two Deloraians in the old west). >>
    Hehe, they could have gotten the gas and gas tank from the other car, but not only would they not have the tools to do so, they would also be changing history, causing a major paradox [​IMG].
     
  15. Craig Cunningham

    Craig Cunningham Stunt Coordinator

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    I'll just be buying Part 1.
     
  16. Kimmo Jaskari

    Kimmo Jaskari Screenwriter

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    Well, I'm not normally that fond of the spoiler tag, but...
    They really couldn't mess with the car in the cave at all, as you say. If they removed the gas tank, Marty couldn't have gotten there in the first place. The DeLorean Marty had arrived in would have vanished along with him, so they would not have needed the gas tank anymore. Or rather, Doc wouldn't. Of course, the writers could have written around that somehow I guess - the movies weren't always internally consistent - but still. [​IMG]
     
  17. SteveGon

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    I'll be picking up all three! For the record, I also enjoy part two the most. As for huge mistakes, I'd like to point out something that's always bothered me...

    At the end of part three, when the DeLorean gets creamed by the train, don't you think the engineer would have stopped afterwards? I mean, he just hit a car! WTF!?!
     
  18. JasonKrol

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    my wife and I love the first one..and Im a sucker and would probably buy part 2 also, maybe even teh trilogy..but she basically said she would kill me if I bought the 2nd or the 3rd..guess I cant really blame her..

    ; )
     
  19. Jeff Bamberger

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    All three for me!!!
     
  20. Jon Mercer

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    All buy all three as well, but 1 & 2 are my fav. by far.
     

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