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Back to the Future Part III (1990)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $88,055,283Details
International Box Office $156,033,371Details
Worldwide Box Office $244,088,654
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  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 801-900) 818 $88,055,283
All Time International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 524 $156,033,371
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 581 $244,088,654

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: May 24th, 1990 (Wide) by Universal
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 119 minutes
Franchise: Back to the Future
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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, Universal Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 56 $23,703,060 May 25, 1990 4
Memorial Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 40 $51,450,245 May 25, 1990 4
Memorial Day (Opening, 3-Day) 35 $23,703,060 May 25, 1990 4
Memorial Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 30 $51,450,245 May 25, 1990 4

Leading Cast

   Marty McFly/Seamus McFly
   Doc Emmett L. Brown
   Clara Clayton

Supporting Cast

Thomas F. Wilson    Buford 'Mad Dog' Tannen/Biff Tannen
Lea Thompson    Maggie McFly/Lorraine McFly
Elisabeth Shue    Jennifer Parker
Matt Clark    Bartender
Richard Dysart    Barbwire Salesman
Pat Buttram    Saloon Old Timer
Harry Carey, Jr.    Saloon old-timer
Dub Taylor    Saloon Old Timer
James Tolkan    Marshall Strickland
Marc McClure    Dave McFly
Wendie Jo Sperber    Linda McFly
Jeffrey Weissman    George McFly
Christopher Wynne    Member of Buford Tannen's Gang
Sean Gregory Sullivan    Member of Buford Tannen's Gang
Mike Watson    Member of Buford Tannen's Gang
Hugh Gillin    Mayor
Burton Gilliam    Colt Gun Salesman
Donovan Scott    Deputy
Bill McKinney    Engineer
Flea    Needles
J.J. Cohen    Member of Needles' Gang
Ricky Dean Logan    Member of Needles' Gang
Marvin J. McIntyre    Mortician
Kaleb Henley    Strickland's Son
Todd Cameron Brown    Jules
Dannel Evans    Verne
Leslie A. Prickett    Celebration Man
Dean Cundey    Photographer
Jo B. Cummings    Pie Lady
Steve McArthur    Festival Man
John Ickes    Festival Man
James A. Rammel    Festival Dance Caller
Michael Klastorin    Townsman
Michael John Mills    Townsman
Kenny Myers    Townsman
Brad McPeters    Eyepatch
Phinnaes D.    Toothless
Rod Kuehne    Ticket Agent
Leno Fletcher    Conductor
Joey Newington    Joey
Larry Ingold    Train Fireman
Tim Konrad    Barbwire Salesman's Companion
Glenn Fox    Boy with Gun

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Bob Gale    Producer
Neil Canton    Producer
Bob Gale    Screenwriter
Bob Gale    Story Creator
Robert Zemeckis    Story Creator
Steven Spielberg    Executive Producer
Frank Marshall    Executive Producer
Kathleen Kennedy    Executive Producer
Dean Cundey    Director of Photography
Rick Carter    Production Designer
Arthur Schmidt    Editor
Harry Keramidas    Editor
Alan Silvestri    Composer
Steve Starkey    Associate Producer
David McGiffert    Assistant Director
Max Kleven    Second Unit Director
Joan Bradshaw    Unit Production Manager
Marjorie Stone McShirley    Art Director
Jim Teegarden    Art Director
Michael Taylor    Set Decorator
Don Burgess    Second Unit Camera
Ken Ralston    Visual Effects Supervisor
Scott Farrar    Visual Effects Supervisor
Joanna Johnston    Costume Designer
Chuck Velasco    Men's
Pam Wise    Women's
Peter Lonsdale    Associate Editor
William B. Kaplan    Sound Mixer
Rick Alexander    Re-recording Mixer
Dennis Sands    Re-recording Mixer
James B. Bolt    Re-recording Mixer
Charles L. Campbell    Supervising Sound Editor
Louis L. Edemann    Supervising Sound Editor
Rick Franklin    Sound Editor
Donald J. Malouf    Sound Editor
Nils C. Jensen    Sound Editor
Paul Timothy Carden*    Sound Editor
Chuck Neely    Sound Editor
Leonard Geschke    Sound Editor
Colin C. Mouat    Sound Editor
Gary Mundheim    Sound Editor
Larry Carow    Sound Editor
Robert O'Brien    Sound Editor
Kenneth Karman    Music Editor
Michael Mills    Make up
Kenny Myers    Make up
Hazel Catmull    Hairstylist
Dorothy Byrne    Hairstylist
Frank Beard    Composer
Mike Fenton    Casting Director
Judy Taylor    Casting Director
Valorie Massalas    Casting Director
Walter Scott    Stunt Coordinator

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/05/25 1 $23,703,060   2,019 $11,740   $23,703,060 1
1990/06/01 2 $10,337,625 -56% 2,025 $5,105   $38,098,875 2
1990/06/08 3 $7,651,150 -26% 2,054 $3,725   $49,526,650 3
1990/06/15 5 $4,854,150 -37% 2,070 $2,345   $57,574,770 4
1990/06/22 7 $3,849,670 -21% 1,738 $2,215   $64,146,490 5
1990/06/29 10 $2,921,940 -24% 1,546 $1,890   $68,923,350 6

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/05/25 1 $27,761,250   2,019 $13,750   $27,761,250 2
1990/06/01 2 $14,114,250 -49% 2,025 $6,970   $41,875,500 3
1990/06/08 3 $10,845,120 -23% 2,054 $5,280   $52,720,620 4
1990/06/15 5 $7,576,200 -30% 2,070 $3,660   $60,296,820 5
1990/06/22 7 $5,704,590 -25% 1,738 $3,282   $66,001,410 6

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records