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Back to the Future Part II (1989)

Back to the Future Part II poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $118,450,002Details
International Box Office $213,549,998Details
Worldwide Box Office $332,000,000
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 516 $118,450,002
All Time International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 314 $213,549,998
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 349 $332,000,000

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Production Budget:$40,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 22nd, 1989 (Wide) by Universal
International Releases: January 13th, 1990 (Wide) (South Korea)
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 108 minutes
Franchise: Back to the Future
Comparisons: vs. Star Trek: The Motion Picture
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Keywords: Time Travel, Same Actor, Multiple Roles
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Amblin Entertainment
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Fastest to $100m 531 $100,656,381 Jan 5, 1990 51
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 85 $8,143,555 Dec 29, 1989 40
Fastest to $50m 638 $60,003,540 Dec 1, 1989 12


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Lea Thompson    Lorraine Baines
Thomas F. Wilson    Biff Tannen/Griff Tannen
James Tolkan    Mr. Strickland
Jeffrey Weissman    George McFly
Casey Siemaszko    3-D
Billy Zane    Match
J.J. Cohen    Skinhead
Elisabeth Shue    Jennifer Parker
Charles Fleischer    Terry
E. Casanova Evans    Michael Jackson
Jay Koch    Ronald Reagan
Charles Gherardi    Ayatollah Khomeini
Ricky Dean Logan    Data
Darlene Vogel    Spike
Jason Scott Lee    Whitey
Elijah Wood    Video Game Boy
John Thornton    Video Game Boy
Theo Schwartz    Hoverboard Girl
Lindsey Barry    Hoverboard Girl
Judy Ovitz    Antique Store Saleswoman
Stephanie E. Williams    Officer Foley
Marty Levy    Cab Driver
Flea    Needles
Jim Ishida    Fujitsu
Nikki Birdsong    Loretta
Al White    Dad
Junior Fann    Mom
Shaun Hunter    Harold
Buck Flower    Bum
Neil Ross    Museum Narrator
Tamara Carrera    Jacuzzi Girl
Jennifer Brown    Baseball Kid
Irina Cashen    Baseball Kid
Angela Greenblatt    Baseball Kid
Cameron Moore    Baseball Kid
Justin Mosely Spink    Baseball Kid
Lisa Freeman    Babs
John Erwin    Radio Sportscaster
Harry Waters    Marvin Berry
David Harold Brown    Starlighter
Tommy Thomas    Starlighter
Lloyd L. Tolbert    Starlighter
Granville Danny Young    Starlighter
Wesley Mann    CPR Kid
Joe Flaherty    Western Union Man
Kevin Holloway    Marty Photo Double
Charles F. Fitzsimmons    Biff Photo Doube
Crispin Glover    George McFly

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Bob Gale
Story Creator    Robert Zemeckis
Story Creator    Bob Gale
Producer    Bob Gale
Producer    Neil Canton
Executive Producer    Steven Spielberg
Executive Producer    Frank Marshall
Executive Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Production Designer    Rick Carter
Editor    Arthur Schmidt
Editor    Harry Keramidas
Composer    Alan Silvestri
Director of Photography    Dean Cundey
Associate Producer    Steve Starkey
Assistant Director    David McGiffert
Second Unit Director    Max Kleven
Unit Production Manager    Joan Bradshaw
Art Director    Marjorie Stone McShirley
Set Decorator    Linda Descenna
Second Unit Photography    Don Burgess
Additional Photography    Jack Priestley
Special Effects Supervisor    Ken Ralston
Special Effects Supervisor    Michael Lantieri
Visual Effects Supervisor    John Bell
Visual Effects Supervisor    Steve Gawley
Costume Designer    Joanna Johnston
Costume Supervisor    Chuck Velasco
Costume Supervisor    Nancy McArdle
Associate Editor    Peter Lonsdale
Sound Mixer    William B. Kaplan
Re-recording Mixer    Rick Alexander
Re-recording Mixer    Joel Fein
Re-recording Mixer    Jim Bolt
Supervising Sound Editor    Charles L. Campbell
Supervising Sound Editor    Louis L. Edemann
Sound Editor    Richard C. Franklin, Jr.
Sound Editor    Chuck Neely
Sound Editor    Paul Carden
Sound Editor    Donald J. Malouf
Sound Editor    Larry Carow
Sound Editor    Gary Mundheim
Sound Editor    Allan Bromberg
Sound Editor    Gregg Baxter
Music Editor    Kenneth Karman

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/11/24 1 $27,835,125   1,865 $14,925   $43,016,225 5
1989/12/01 1 $12,110,340 -56% 1,866 $6,490   $60,003,540 12
1989/12/08 3 $7,010,580 -42% 1,986 $3,530   $69,486,570 19
1989/12/15 3 $4,410,140 -37% 2,023 $2,180   $77,537,825 26
1989/12/22 4 $4,067,370 -8% 2,102 $1,935   $84,136,590 33
1989/12/29 4 $8,143,555 +100% 2,107 $3,865   $94,493,105 40
1990/01/05 7 $3,740,036 -54% 1,760 $2,125   $99,923,966 47
1990/01/12 9 $2,748,860 -27% 1,641 $1,675   $103,405,241 54
1990/01/19 10 $2,374,485 -14% 1,527 $1,555   $106,796,506 61
1990/01/26 10 $1,774,965 -25% 1,473 $1,205   $109,116,271 68

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/11/22 1 $7,236,200   1,865 $3,880   $7,236,200 1

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1989/11/24 1 $32,712,100   1,865 $17,540   $47,893,200 9
1989/12/01 2 $14,582,790 -55% 1,866 $7,815   $62,475,990 16
1989/12/08 3 $10,651,695 -27% 1,986 $5,363   $73,127,685 23
1989/12/15 3 $6,941,535 -35% 2,023 $3,431   $80,069,220 30
1989/12/22 7 $6,280,330 -10% 2,102 $2,988   $86,349,550 37
1989/12/29 4 $9,834,380 +57% 2,107 $4,667   $96,183,930 44
1990/01/05 7 $4,472,451 -55% 1,760 $2,541   $100,656,381 51
1990/01/12 9 $3,765,640 -16% 1,641 $2,295   $104,422,021 58
1990/01/19 10 $2,919,285 -22% 1,527 $1,912   $107,341,306 65

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
South Korea 1/13/1990 $0 0 52 52 $74,482 10/26/2015
Rest of World $213,475,516
International Total$213,549,998 10/26/2015

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records