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The following is a listing of motion pictures in which Michael J. Fox has appeared. The films are listed in order of release date.

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Midnight Madness (February 8, 1980)

DVD REVIEW BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS Five teams go against each other in order to win Leon’s ‘Great All-Nighter’ game. Through the course of one night, these 5 teams wreak havoc on the city of L.A. in order to reach the Finish Line and prove their worth to the other teams. Read an extremely detailed synopsis …

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Class of 1984 (August 20, 1982)

BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS The new teacher in school quickly learns that it’s not the teachers who are in charge but a group of thugs lead by a sadistic, violent student. The new teacher tries to take back the school, meeting treachery along the way. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: Thriller TAGLINE: We are the future!…and …

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Back to the Future (July 3, 1985)

DVD REVIEW BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS A teenager is transported from 1985 to 1955 and prevents the first important meeting between his parents. Now, he has one week to make his parents fall in love and to get himself back to the future. Read an extremely detailed synopsis here. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: Comedy/Science Fiction …

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Teen Wolf (August 23, 1985)

DVD REVIEW BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS Scott Howard is always complaining about being too average and too normal – these problems disappear when he finds out that he’s a werewolf. Read an extremely detailed synopsis here. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: Comedy/Fantasy TAGLINES: He always wanted to be special…but he never expected this! SETTING: Beacon Town, …

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Light of Day (February 6, 1987)

BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS A man and his sister dream of hitting it big with their rock band but the road to success is filled with stumbling blocks such as family, accusations of theft, lack of money and the grief of losing a loved one. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: Drama WORKING TITLE: Born in the …

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The Secret of My Success (April 10, 1987)

DVD REVIEW BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION Brantley Foster goes to New York City, fresh out of college, convinced he’s going to conquer the business world within a month. Reality gives him a harsh slap in the face when the only job he can get is in the Mail Room of his Uncle’s company. Until…while looking around …

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Bright Lights, Big City (April 1. 1988)

BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION Jamie Conway, an employee of a high-profile magazine, is a drug-addicted, ex-wife-obsessed, frustrated wrtier who can’t seem to get anything in his life to work right. No only can he not let go of the relationship he had with his wife, he also can’t let go of the pain he feels over …

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Casualties of War (April 18, 1989)

BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION PFC Erikson must decide between following the chain of command or doing what he feels is right when violence of the Vietnam War makes animals of his fellow soldiers. GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: War Drama SETTING: Vietnam, during the Vietnam War FILMING LOCATIONS: –Kanchanabur; Thailand (railroad bridge and river scenes) –Phuket; Thailand …

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Back to the Future Part II (November 22, 1989)

BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS Starting where the first film ended, Marty and Jennifer get taken to the future by Doc to fix Marty’s kids’ future and screw up everyone else’s past. So, they go to 1955 AGAIN to fix their past…future…oh—whatever! ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION (FAKE) WORKING TITLE: Paradox GENRE: Comedy/Science Fiction TAGLINES: Getting back was …

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Back to the Future Part III (May 2, 1990)

DVD Review BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS Marty goes back to 1885 to save Doc from a gruesome death. Things get heavy when Ms. Clara Clayton arrives in town. Great Scott, this is heavy. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION SOURCE MATERIAL: Comedy/Science Fiction GENRE: Comey/Science Fiction TAGLINE: They’ve saved the best trip for last…but this time they may …

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Reach for the Stars 1990: The official Boston Bruins Video (1990)

Michael J. Fox was the narrator for this direct-to-video documentary about the Boston Bruins hockey team.

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The Hard Way

The Hard Way (March 8, 1991)

DVD REVIEW BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION Spoiled movie star, Nick Lang, decides that he wants a film role with some real meat to it. However, the role he has his eye on is not being offered to him due to his sterotype of a light-hearted adventurer. To remedy this, he partners up with New York’s grittiest …

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Doc Hollywood

Doc Hollywood (August 2, 1991)

DVD REVIEW BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION Dr. Benjamin Stone is on his way to Hollywood to become a highly-paid plastic surgeon. He takes a wrong turn and crash lands in Grady, South Carolina, home of the famous Squash Festival. To pay off the debt of smashing up a fence, Dr. Stone does community service in the …

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Blast ’em (1992)

BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION An even-handed chronicle of tenacious, dyspeptic celebrity photographer Victor Malafronte on his rounds in New York City, angling for lucrative shots of such luminaries as Madonna, Donald Trump, and new father Michael J. Fox, whom he stalks in hopes of capturing with his infant son and wife, Tracy Pollan. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM …

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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (February 3, 1993)

DVD REVIEW BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION Three pets are left at a friend’s ranch, awaiting the return of their family. However, Shadow, the elder of the three, is certain that something is wrong with his boy and is determined to get home. His two companions, Chance and Sassy, come along to share his journey. Read an …

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Life With Mikey (June 4, 1993)

BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION Former child actor, Michael Chapman, now runs a child talent agency with his brother. However, the agency is running on empty, counting on one obnoxious brat to bring in the paychecks. This all changes when Mikey has a chance encounter with a young shoplifting con-artist…with a heart of gold. Read an extremely …

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For Love or Money (October 1, 1993)

DVD REVIEW BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION Doug Ireland is a successful concierge in one of New York’s most prestigious hotels. His only goal in life is to own his own luxury hotel and it seems that he’ll do anything to ensure his success. That is, until a rich playboy asks him to babysit his mistress in …

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Where the Rivers Flow North (January 14, 1994)

DVD REVIEW BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION Set in early 20th century Vermont, this film is about the struggles of a man trying to keep his land and his dignity in the face of a Government trying to force him to sell his lease. Michael J. Fox plays a hard-nosed businessman determined to complete the new dam …

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Greedy (March 4, 1994)

DVD REVIEW BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION Afraid that the rich patriarch of the McTeague family is about to will his vast fortune to a newly acquired bimbette-nurse, the family calls in long-lost second cousin Daniel McTeague. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: Comedy TAGLINE:Where there’s a will…there’s a relative. U.S. RELEASE DATE: March 4, 1994 RUNNING TIME: …

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What does that mean, never say no to a sailor?

Your Studio and You (February, 1995)

BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION A spoof film about the ramifications of the new ownership of the Universal film lot, this short film showcases stars such as Michael J. Fox, Steven Speilberg, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore and many others. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: Mockumentary Short Film SETTING: Universal Studios FILMING LOCATION: Universal Studios, California; USA U.S. …

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Coldblooded (September 15, 1995)

BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION Cosmo, once a mob bookie, is promoted to Hit Man and finds that he has an uncanny knack for the job. However, when he falls in love, he realizes that he must get out of the business so that they can be together…or die trying. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION ALTERNATE TITLE: The …

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Blue in the Face (October 13, 1995)

BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION A sequel to “Smoke,” this film is a series of dis-jointed stories all connected by Auggie, the tobacco store owner. Cameos include Michael J. Fox, Roseanne and Madonna. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: Comedy/Improvisation TAGLINE: First there was Smoke. Now there’s fire. Auggie and his friends are back with more out-of-this-world tales …

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The American President (November 17, 1995)

DVD REVIEW BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS The President of the United States, Andrew Shepherd, comes under close scrutiny when he strikes up a romance with an environmental lobbyist. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: Romantic Comedy TAGLINE: Why can’t the most powerful man in the world have the one thing he wants most? SETTING: Washington D.C.; USA …

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Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (March 8, 1996)

BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION Our three heroes from Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey are happy and healthy with their family. When the family decides to take a camping trip to Canada, they crate up the pets planning to include them on their vacation which begins with a plane ride. Not understanding what’s going on, Chance decides …

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The Frighteners

The Frighteners (July 19, 1996)

DVD REVIEW DIRECTOR’S CUT DVD REVIEW BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION After a car accident that left his wife dead, Frank Bannister has had the ability to see the deceased. He uses this ability to scam people, making them believe their homes are haunted. Frank begins to see ‘death’ moving around his small town and he’s the …

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Mars Attacks! (December 13, 1996)

DVD REVIEW BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION A parody of classic 50’s science-fiction films, this movie follows the events that occur on the planet Earth, when seemingly friendly Martians try to take over the planet. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION SOURCE MATERIAL: Trading Card series by Len Brown, Woody Gelman, Wally Wood, Bob Powell, Norm Saunders GENRE: Science …

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Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen’s (October, 1997)

BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION In 1995, Chasen’s closed its doors after 60 years of serving chili to movie stars and visiting dignitaries, Presidents and the Pope. During its two final weeks, Chasen regulars (actors and producers), staff, and management sat for interviews. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: Documentary SETTING: Chasen’s Restaurant FILMING LOCATIONS: Chasen’s Restaurant U.S. …

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The Making of The Frighteners (November 24, 1988)

BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS This in-depth documentary details the making of the film The Frighteners. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: Documentary FILMING LOCATION(S): U.S. RELEASE DATE: November 24, 1998 RUNNING TIME: 224 minutes CREW AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION WRITER: Peter Jackson DIRECTOR: Peter Jackson PRODUCER: Peter Jackson, Jamie Selkirk EDITOR: Emma Haughton CINEMATOGRAPHER: Mike Rathbone PRODUCTION …

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Stuart Little

Stuart Little (December 17, 1999)

DVD REVIEW BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION Stuart is a mouse who has been in an orphanage for quite a while. The Little family is a family that is in search of another member. So, Stuart becomes Stuart Little. At first Stuart’s big brother George is reluctant to accept him, but eventually Stuart wins him over. However, …

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Atlantis: The Lost Empire (June 3, 2001)

Visit the Atlantis: The Lost Empire store for all your video, music, book and toy needs! DVD Review BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS Milo J. Thatch is certain that Atlantis exists. He receives the Shepherd’s Journal and knows that he can find it. With the help of a wealthy entrepeneur and a ship load of help, he …

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Eriksson’s War: A Talk With Actor Michael J. Fox (2001)

BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS A straight-to-video documentary first included on the 2001 DVD release of Casualties of War. This is an interview with Michael J. Fox about his experiences shooting the film. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: Documentary U.S. RELEASE DATE: December 11, 2001 RUNNING TIME: ASPECT RATIO: 1:33:1 CREW AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION CINEMATOGRAPHER: Chris …

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The Making of Atlantis: The Lost Empire (January 29, 2002)

BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS Straight-to-video documentary first included on the 2002 DVD release of Atlantis: The Lost Empire ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: Documentary U.S. RELEASE DATE: January 29, 2002 RUNNING TIME: CREW AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION WRITER: Michael Pellerin DIRECTOR: Michael Pellerin PRODUCER: Michael Pellerin ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: Barbara Gerald, Susan Lee EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Jeff Kurtti …

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Interstate 60

Interstate 60 (April 13, 2002)

DVD REVIEW BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION A young man seeking answers to life’s mysteries travels down Interstate 60, a stretch of road that does not exist. Along the way he meets strange people in strange towns. Read an extremely detailed synopsis here. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION WORKING TITLE: I-60; Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road GENRE: …

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Stuart Little 2 (July 19, 2002)

DVD REVIEW BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION Stuart befriends a bird on the run from a carnivorous falcon..but can the little birdy be trusted? ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION SOURCE MATERIAL: Based on characters from the book Stuart Little by E.B. White WORKING TITLE: SL2 GENRE: Comedy/Fantasy TAGLINE: A Little Goes a Long Way SETTING: New York City, …

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Back to the Future: Making the Trilogy (January 25, 2005)

BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION Documentary about the making of the Back to the Future trilogy. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: Documentary U.S. RELEASE DATE: 2002 RUNNING TIME: 45 minutes CREW AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION WRITER: Laurent Bouzereau DIRECTOR: Laurent Bouzereau PRODUCER: Laurent Bouzereau DISTRIBUTOR: Universal Home Video ——————————————————————————– CAST – APPEARING AS THEMSELVES Michael J. Fox …

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Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild (February 21, 2006)

BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS The Little family go to a lakeside cabin for summer vacation. Stuart is determined to become a scout but must interrupt his ‘studies’ to help find a kidnapped Snowbell. With the help of his new skunk friend Reeko, Stuart searches for his cat friend who has been captured by the Beast. ——————————————————————————– …

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know… (March 26, 2008)

Full Title: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Separation of Church and States…But Were Afraid to Ask! This short was shown in select theaters nationwide on March 26, 2008 I have been unable to find many details about this film but will add them here as I find them. This was an informational …

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The Making of “Spin City” Season 1 (December 18, 2008)

BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS Straight-to-video documentary first included on the 2008 DVD release of “Spin City” season 1. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: Documentary FILMING LOCATIONS: U.S. RELEASE DATE: December 18, 2008 CREW AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION DIRECTOR: Greg Carson PRODUCER: Greg Carson EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Lorrie Shapiro SUPERVISING PRODUCER: Brian Blum CINEMATOGRAPHY: Iriving Ong EDITING: Horacio …

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Drew The Man Behind the Poster

Drew: The Man Behind the Poster (July 19, 2013)

BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS This documentary film covers the work of Drew Struzan, painter of such iconic movie posters as Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Back to the Future, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and many others. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: Documentary FILMING LOCATIONS: California, USA New Jersey, USA New York City, …

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Annie (December 7, 2014)

BRIEF PLOT DESCRIPTION Based on the classic hit broadway show “Annie” this film updates the story to modern day New York, eschewing Daddy Warbucks for politician Will Stacks who takes in foster kid Annie for a political publicity stunt. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION GENRE: Musical Comedy TAGLINES: –It’s a Hard Knock Life –Family is the …

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Being Canadian (April 25, 2015)

SNEAK PEAK VIDEO BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS Documentary about Canadian humour. ——————————————————————————– GENERAL FILM INFORMATION WORKING TITLE: The History of Candian Humour TAGLINE: An epic quest of apologetic proportions GENRE: Documentary CANADIAN RELEASE DATE: 2012 – limited Canadian release RUNNING TIME: 1 hour 30 minutes (90 minutes) CREW AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION WRITER: Robert Cohen DIRECTOR: …

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Back in Time (October 20, 2015)

BRIEF PLOT SYNOPSIS From the official website: A funny little bit turned into an idea for a documentary film that met with the reality of how big its subject matter really was and then promptly exploded like a bolt of lighting hitting a clock tower. Back in Time is an amazing look at the immense …

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