Posted by Larry Gleeson


Turner Classic Movies announced that the 11th annual TCM Classic Film Festival will open with a 35th anniversary screening of BACK TO THE FUTURE (1985), with stars Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson and screenwriter/producer Bob Gale in attendance. BACK TO THE FUTURE personifies this year’s theme of GRAND ILLUSIONS: FANTASTIC WORLDS ON FILM, “a wondrous journey to enchanted worlds of fantasy and stories beyond belief. From myths and magical creatures to ghostly encounters and travels through time, you’ll escape with fellow movie lovers to places that will ignite your imagination.”

Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly/Calvin Klein in Robert Zemecki’s 1985 classic sci-fi, comedy/adventure film, Back to the Future. Back to the Future is slated to open the 2020 TCM Classic Film Festival, April 16-19, 2020 in Hollywood, Calif.



TCM also announced additional film titles including: George Cukor’s A DOUBLE LIFE (1947), starring Ronald Colman and Shelley Winters; Cukor’s pre-Code comedic drama DINNER AT EIGHT (1933), starring Jean Harlow, Wallace Beery and Marie Dressler; Alfred Hitchcock’s remake of his original 1934 thriller THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH (1956); Jean Arthur and Charles Coburn in Sam Wood’s THE DEVIL AND MISS JONES (1941); and Alfred Santell’s drama THAT BRENNAN GIRL (1946).

Passes for the 2020 TCM Classic Film Festival are still available, but only limited quantities remain. Passes make a perfect holiday gift for the classic movie lover!

For more information about 2020 Festival passes, please click here.

Stay tuned for more on this wildly popular event!

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TCM Classic Film Festival 2020


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