33 Small Details In 80s Movies That You Probably Dont Know About

There’s a disappearing (working) time machine in the background of Gremlins.


In Back to the Future, the McFly house in 1985 is the same as the house on the billboard in 1955.

Back to the Future(1985) The billboard that Marty sees in ’55 is an exact image of the McFly home.

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This is how housing developments in the 1950s worked: The homes looked like what was advertised on the billboard.

Also, when Marty goes back to the future for the first time, he vanishes into The Atomic Kid.

In “Back to the Future,” Marty’s nuclear powered Delorean disappears into “The Atomic Kid.” from

According to Back to the Future co-writer and producer Bob Gale, in the first two drafts of the screenplay, “…the whole clocktower sequence at the end wasn’t there: It was going to be the radiation from an explosion at a nuclear testing site that would power the time machine back to 1985.” The Atomic Kid is a 1954 movie about a man who is exposed to nuclear radiation on an atomic bomb test site.

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