Sometimes when I watch a movie I'm surprised by its similarities to an older movie. I'm not talking about remakes here, just movies that borrow some inspiration and/or pay homage to an older classic. Case in point: Back to the Future has a lot of little things in common with The Absent-Minded Professor.
Both feature a man working out of his garage:
With a cute furry dog companion:
Creating a flying car:
There's also a kid around named Biff:
And the general stereotype of the wacky genius.
Coincidence? I think not. Let's not call it stealing. Let's call it classic inspiration.
50 Years Ago The Rolling Stones' Aftermath Hits No. 1 - It was fifty years ago today that The Rolling Stones' album *Aftermath* hit no. 1 on the British albums chart. *Aftermath* was a historic album for Rolling...
2 hours ago