Back to the Future (1985) is a sci-fi fantasy co-written and directed by Robert Zemeckis about a teenaged slacker named Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox), who is ready to give up on his dreams until he goes 30 years into the past on a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his scientist friend, Dr. Emmett Brown (Christopher Lloyd), and changes his future.
Learn to persevere – if you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything.
Goldie Wilson (Lou’s Cafe Worker): “Say, what do you let those boys push you around like that for? “
George McFly (Marty’s father): “Well, they’re bigger than me.”
Goldie: “Stand tall, boy! Have some respect for yourself. Don’t you know if you let people walk over you now, they’ll be walking over you for the rest of your life. Look at me. You think I’m gonna spend the rest of my life in this slop house? No, Sir! I’m gonna make something of myself. I’m going to night school. And one day, I’m going to be somebody.”
Marty: “That’s right. He’s gonna be mayor.”
Goldie: “Yeah, I’m– Mayor! Now that’s a good idea! I could run for mayor.”
- Movies That Everyone Should See: “Back to the Future” (fogsmoviereviews.com)