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President Andrew Shepherd: She's questioning your loyalty.
Lewis Rothschild: Hell, I question it all the time.

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Marty McFly: Calvin? Why do you keep calling me Calvin?
Lorraine Baines: Well, that is your name, isn't it? Calvin Klein? It's written all over your underwear.

Dr. Emmett Brown: Tell me, "Future Boy", who's President in the United States in 1985?
Marty McFly: Ronald Reagan.
Dr. Emmett Brown: Ronald Reagan? The actor? Then who's Vice President? Jerry Lewis? I suppose Jane Wyman is the First Lady!
Marty McFly: Whoa! Wait! Doc!
Dr. Emmett Brown: And Jack Benny is Secretary of the Treasury.

Marty McFly: Wait a minute, Doc, are you trying to tell me that my mother has got the hots for me?
Dr. Emmett Brown: Precisely.
Marty McFly: Whoa, this is heavy.
Dr. Emmett Brown: There's that word again; "heavy." Why are things so heavy in the future? Is there a problem with the earth's gravitational pull?

Dr. Emmett Brown: Oh, my God, they found me, I don't know how, but they found me. Run for it Marty!
Marty McFly: Who? Who?
Dr. Emmett Brown: Who do you think?! The Libyans!
Marty McFly: Holy shit!

George McFly: Do you really think I oughta swear?
Marty McFly: Yes, definitely. Goddamn it George, swear.

Marty McFly: Wait a minute, Doc. Ah... Are you telling me that you built a time machine... Out of a DeLorean?
Dr. Emmett Brown: The way I see it, if you're gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style?

Marty McFly: If you guys ever have kids and one of them when he's eight years old accidentally sets fire to the living room rug... Go easy on him.

Marty McFly: You know, Doc, you left your equipment on all week.
Dr. Emmett Brown: My equipment. That reminds me, Marty. You better not hook up to the amplifier. There's a slight possibility of overload.
Marty McFly: Yeah, I'll keep that in mind.

Marty McFly: [watching a Honeymooners episode in 1955.] Hey, hey, I've seen this one. I've seen this one. This is a classic. This is, uh, where Ralph dresses up as a man from space.
Milton Baines: What do you mean, you've seen this? It's brand new.
Marty McFly: Yeah, well, I saw it on a...rerun.
Milton Baines: What's a rerun?
Marty McFly: You'll find out.

Marty McFly: Do you know where Riverside Drive is?
Sam Baines: It's on the other end of town, a block past Maple. East end of town.
Marty McFly: A block past Maple? That's John F. Kennedy Drive.
Sam Baines: Who the hell is John F. Kennedy?

Dr. Emmett Brown: This sucker's electrical. But I need a nuclear reaction to generate the 1.21 gigawatts of electricity I need.
Marty McFly: Doc, you don't just walk into a store and buy plutonium. Did you rip that off?
Dr. Emmett Brown: Shhhhhh. Of course. From a group of Libyan nationalists. They wanted me to build them a bomb, so I took their plutonium and in turn, gave them a shiny bomb-casing full of used pinball machine parts!

Marty McFly: Doc, we better back up. We don't have enough road to get up to 88.
Dr. Emmett Brown: Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads.

Marty McFly: Let's see if you bastards can do 90.

Lorraine Baines: Our first television set. Dad just picked it up today. Do you have a television?
Marty McFly: Well, yeah! You know we have... Two of them.
Milton Baines: Wow! You must be rich!
Stella Baines: Oh, honey, he's teasing you. Nobody has two television sets.

Lorraine Baines: Will we ever see you again?
Marty McFly: I guarantee it.

Dr. Emmett Brown: Well, they're your parents you must know them. What are their common interests? What do they like to do together?
Marty McFly: Nothing.

Dr. Emmett Brown: Now, remember - according to my theory, you interfered with your parents first meeting. If they don't meet, they won't fall in love, they won't get married and they won't have kids. That's why your older brother's disappearing from that photograph. Your sister will follow, and unless you repair the damage, you'll be next.
Marty McFly: Sounds pretty heavy.
Dr. Emmett Brown: Weight has nothing to do with it.

Marty: Doc look, all we need is a little plutonium!
Doc: Oh! I'm sure that in 1985, plutonium is available at every corner drug store, but in 1955 it's a little hard to come by. Marty, I'm sorry, but I'm afraid you're stuck here.

Doc: The only power source capable of generating 1.21 gigawatts of electricity is a bolt of lightning.
Marty: What?
Doc: A bolt of lightning! Unfortunately, you never know when or where it's ever going to strike!
[Marty holds out the "Save the Clock Tower" flyer.]
Marty: We do now.

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