Definition of Back to the Future from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Back to the Future

 
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a US comedy science fiction film (1985) that made a star of Michael J Fox. He plays a boy in high school who, helped by a funny scientist, travels back in time from 1985 to 1955 to meet his parents when they were young. Fox also appeared in Back to the Future II (1989), about a trip to the year 2015, and Back to the Future III (1990), in which he returns to the Wild West of 1885. All three films were directed by Robert Zemeckis.