There are so many different movies that come out, get a lot of fuss and attention and then are forgotten about a few years later but, from time to time a movie comes along that has a timelessness to it that spans generations. One such film is the classic 1985 movie Back to the Future, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and is still a huge hit around the world.
Actor Michael J. Fox became a global superstar as Marty McFly in the Back to the Future movies and he has been reminiscing about his time on the films. Michael says that there were certain things that took some getting used to on the set of Back to the Future, such as the opening doors of the DeLorean car he used to travel through time.
Fox explained, "I was thinking of working on the fish dock or joining the military like my dad. Then suddenly I found myself on a set with Steven Spielberg. '[I was] very overwhelmed by the whole experience. The nadir and the peak of my career happened at the same time. I wish I had a gag reel of every time I got whacked by that car door. [The reel] would be like 30 seconds of 'whack, whack!'"
While the Back to the Future movies are just as popular today as they have ever been, it seems that Michael J. Fox's children have yet to actually see the films, "Ironically, for a time-travelling movie, there was a timelessness about it. Kids now like it. Though my kids haven't watched it. Or, if they have, they haven't told me," he added.
It is amazing to think that the first Back to the Future movie was released 30 years ago and that this year is the year that Marty travelled forward through time to.