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Back to the Future II Predicted These 7 Amazing Things About The Year 2015

Director Robert Zemeckis and Universal pictures were amazingly accurate in their predictions of the future, especially considering email wasn’t even in use when the movie was released in 1989. The plot line in every movie was almost a carbon copy of the last one, but that didn’t stop the fans flooding to cinemas. The Back to the Future movie trilogies grossed $965,531,382 at the box office for Universal pictures. Michael J. Fox (24 when the first film came out) stars as Marty McFly, a typical American teenager that travels to the future, October 21, 2015. Marty’s job is to pose as his own son to prevent him from being thrown in prison.

7 2015 Predictions that Back to the Future II Got Right

The Hoverboard

Hoverboard
Hoverboard

One of the most memorable scenes in Back to The Future II is when Marty McFly uses a hoverboard for the first time. Hoverboards are hardly mainstream products these days, but Hendo Hover http://hendohover.com/ have actually developed a working prototype and they have paired with legendary skater Tony Hawk to promote it. It works by creating an opposing magnetic field in the (metal) surface below, allowing it to actually levitate off the ground.

Self-Lacing Shoes

Self-Lacing Shoes
Self-Lacing Shoes

This was a marketing dream for Nike at the time. Their 2015 spin on the shoes from the future was a self-lacing shoe worn by Michael J. Fox. Nike has reproduced the shoes since then, but not with the self-lacing feature. A Canadian company has done it though – and they launched it through Kickstarter. Powerlace http://www.powerlace.com/ have paved the way with their advanced auto-lacing show technology. It might not be mainstream now, but watch this space.

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