35+ Iconic Doc Brown Quotes From The Back To The Future Trilogy

Back To The Future' is an extremely popular movie series

Doc Brown invents the time machine by which he can time travel.

Doc Brown has said some iconic quotes in the film, Back To The Future' directed by Robert Zemeckis. In this article, we have brought 35+ iconic Doc brown quotes from 'Back To The Future'.

“If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything.” Doc Brown (played by Christopher Lloyd) said this famous phrase quote, but Marty (played by Michael J Fox) repeated these words to George in 1955. The phrase 'Great Scott' is a minced oath, in which Scott replaces the word, God. Doc does give McFly some warning, but he didn’t mention any specific year. So, the warning was not specifically for the year 2020. Enjoy these Doc Brown 'Back To The Future' quotes

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Iconic Dr. Emmett Brown Quotes

For your information, quotes from Doc Brown are some of the funniest in the movie. Here are some iconic Emmett brown quotes that you will surely enjoy along with the flux capacitor quote. Enjoy these Doc Brown 'Back To The Future' quotes.

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1. “The way I see it, if you’re gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style?”

- Dr. Emmett Brown, ‘Back To The Future’.

2. “Good evening. I’m Doctor Emmett Brown and I’m standing here in the parking lot at Twin Pines Mall. It is Saturday morning, October 26, 1985, 1:18 A.M. and this is temporal experiment number one. Please note that Einstein’s clock is in precise synchronization with my control watch.”

- Dr. Emmett Brown, ‘Back To The Future’.

3. “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, ‘Back To The Future’.

4. “Marty, he’s in a ’46 Ford. We’re in a DeLorean. He’d rip through us like we were tin foil.

[Marty McFly: Let’s land on him. We’ll cripple his car.]”

- Dr. Emmet Brown, ‘Back To The Future’.

5. “I’m sure that in 1985, plutonium is available at every corner drugstore, but in 1955 it’s a little hard to come by.”

- Doc, ‘Back To The Future’.

6. “Great Scott!”

- Doc, ‘Back To The Future’.

7. “Marty McFly: I’m sorry, Doc. It’s all my fault you’re stuck back there. I never should have let Biff get to me!

Dr. Emmett Brown: Well, there are plenty worse places to be than the Old West. I could’ve ended up in the Dark Ages. They probably would have burned me at the stake as a heretic or something.”

- ‘Back To The Future’.

8. “Dr. Emmett Brown: Marty, you’re going to have to do something about those clothes. You walk around town dressed like that, you’re liable to get shot.

Marty McFly: Or hanged.

Dr. Emmett Brown: What idiot dressed you in that outfit?

Marty McFly: You did.”

- ‘Back To The Future’.

9. “Marty, you can’t go losing your judgment every time someone calls you a name. That’s exactly what causes you to get into that accident in the Future.”

- Dr. Emmet Brown, ‘Back To The Future’.

10. “Marty! What in the name of Sir Isaac H. Newton happened here?

You know what this means? This means that this damn thing doesn’t work at all!”

- Dr. Emmet Brown, ‘Back To The Future’.

11. “Then whose vice president, Jerry Lewis!?”

- Dr. Emmet Brown, ‘Back To The Future’.

12. “Doc Brown: Well then tell me future boy, who is president of The United States in 1985?

Marty McFly: Ronald Reagan.

Doc Brown: Ronald Reagan!? The actor! Then who's vice-president, Jerry Lewis? I suppose Jane Wyman is the First Lady!

Marty: Whoa, wait, Doc!

Doc Brown: And Jack Benny is Secretary of the Treasury!”

- ‘Back To The Future’.

13. “No man should know too much about their own destiny.”

- Dr. Emmet Brown, ‘Back To The Future’.

14. “Why are things so heavy in the Future? Is there a problem with the Earth's gravitational pull?”

- Dr. Emmet Brown, ‘Back To The Future’.

15. “We all have to make decisions that affect the course of our lives.”

- Dr. Emmet Brown, ‘Back To The Future’.

16. “The justice system works swiftly in the future now that they’ve abolished all lawyers.”

- Dr. Emmet Brown, ‘Back To The Future’.

17. “The Future isn’t written. It can be changed.”

- Dr. Emmet Brown, ‘Back To The Future’.

18. “It means your Future hasn’t been written yet. No one’s has. Your Future is whatever you make it. So make it a good one.”

- Dr. Emmet Brown, ‘Back To The Future’.

19. “I wish I’d never invented that infernal time machine. It’s caused nothing but disaster.”

- Dr. Emmet Brown, ‘Back To The Future’.

20. “Don’t talk to anyone, don’t touch anything, don’t do anything, don’t interact with anyone, and try not to look at anything.”

- Dr. Emmet Brown, ‘Back To The Future’.

21. “You can’t keep a good scientist down.

[Marty McFly: Doc, I thought I’d never see you again.]”

- Dr. Emmet Brown, ‘Back To The Future’.

22. “The time traveling is just too dangerous. Better that I devote myself to study the other great mystery of the universe: women.”

- Dr. Emmet Brown, ‘Back To The Future’.

Amazing Back To The Future Movie Quotes

The movie stars some of the best actors in the industry. The 'Back To The Future' quotes from all the characters are still enjoyed widely by the audience. Here are some of the amazing 'Back To The Future' quotes that you will surely enjoy.

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23. “Damn it, Doc! Why did you have to tear up that letter. If only I had more time... Wait, a minute, I got all the time I want! I got a time machine! I could just go back early and warn him. All right. Let’s see, ten minutes ought to do it. Time circuits on, Flux Capacitor... fluxing, engine running, all right! [the car dies]”

- Marty McFly, ‘Back To The Future’.

24. “You got a real attitude problem, McFly; you're a slacker. You remind me of your father when he went here; he was a slacker, too.”

- Mr. Strickland, 'Back To The Future'.

25. “Dr. Emmett Brown: I need a nuclear reaction to generate the 1.21 gig watts of electricity I need.

Marty McFly: Doc, you don’t just walk into a store and-and buy plutonium! Did you rip that off?”

- 'Back To The Future'.

26. “Last night, Darth Vader came down from Planet Vulcan and told me that if I didn’t take Lorraine out, that he’d melt my brain.”.

- George McFly, ‘Back To The Future’.

27. “I’m your density. I mean your destiny.”

- George McFly, ‘Back To The Future’.

28. “Marty, you’re beginning to sound just like my mother.”

– Lorraine Baines, ‘Back To The Future’.

29. “Marty, I’m almost 18-years-old. It’s not like I’ve never parked before.”

- Lorraine Baines, ‘Back To The Future’.

30. “Your Uncle Joey didn’t make parole again.”

- Lorraine Baines, ‘Back To The Future’.

31. “Wait a minute doc. Wait a minute Doc, are you telling me you built a time machine out of a DeLorean?”

- Marty McFly, ‘Back To The Future’.

32. “Biff Tannen: Hey, McFly! I thought I told you never to come in here.

Biff Tannen: Since you’re new here, I-I’m gonna cut you a break, today. So, why don’t you make like a tree and get outta here?”

- ‘Back To The Future’.

33. “Marty McFly: Hey, Doc. You’d 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.”

- ‘Back To The Future’.

34. “Dr. Emmett Brown: What on Earth is this thing I’m wearing?

Marty McFly: Ah, this, this is a radiation suit.”

- ‘Back To The Future’.

35. "Lou: You gonna order something, kid?

Marty McFly: Ah, yeah. Give me- Give me a Tab.

Lou: Tab? I can't give you a tab unless you order something.

Marty McFly: Right. Give me a Pepsi Free.

Lou: You want a Pepsi, pal, you're gonna pay for it."

- ‘Back To The Future’.

36. "Marty McFly: I don't get it, Doc. I mean, how can all this be happening? It's like we're in Hell or something.

Doc: No, it's Hill Valley. Although I can't imagine Hell being much worse!"

- ‘Back To The Future’.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Doc Brown quotes then why not take a look at 'Grease' quotes, or 'Footloose' quotes.


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