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Back to the Future Part II Behind The Scenes

Back to the Future Part II Picture
Old Biff
Go behind the scenes and learn what went on during the making of the 1989 Sci-Fi movie starring Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Christopher Lloyd et al.
Contributed by: Another Actor
Crispin Glover wanted "Michael J. Fox-type money" and outpriced himself from participating in the sequel. He ended up suing Steven Speilberg for using footage of him from "Back to the Future Part I" without permission. Glover said: "They put a false nose, chin and cheekbones and a wig on.
Contributed by: David Jones
Shooting began in February 1989, and was completed in June 1989. The movie was made under the working title of "Paradox".
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Claudia Wells was the original Jennifer, but it's always been cited that she didn't reprise the role due to "personal reasons".
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The hoverboard sequences were shot with actors on dolleys or sometimes hung by wires. In other shots, they had their shoes screwed into the board to give the illusion of the boards hugging their feet.
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Biff's hotel was actually a model of the Plaza Hotel in Las Vegas.
Contributed by: Lindsey D.
The duplicated Johnny B Goode scene took two days to film. Michael J Fox said it was a lot harder doing the same moves four years after the first film.
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(Allegedly) Michael J. Fox forgot how to ride a skateboard in the four years since the first film.
Deleted Scenes
When movies are made, scenes are often left on the cutting room floor.
Alternate Versions
Sometimes, there will be several versions of a movie floating about on cable, tv or video etc. Other times, a Director may release a special cut of the movie.
Contributed by: Kevin
When the old Biff comes back from altering history he gets "erased from existence". This is actually cut from the film but can be found in the deleted scenes section of the dvd.
Back to the Future Part II