Movies that were wrong about the future

These films inaccurately predicted the future

Back to the Future Part II (1989)

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Back to the Future Part II finds Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) and his friend Dr. Emmett “Doc” Brown (Christopher Lloyd) traveling from 1985 to 2015 to prevent Marty’s son from sabotaging the McFly family’s future. In the film’s version of 2015, hoverboards, self-drying clothes, and holographic movie billboards are commonplace. There are also food rehydrators where people can put a little packet in it and get a full-on meal coming back out.

While all those pieces of technologies are still non-existent today, the Robert Zemeckis-directed movie accurately predicted video chatting. Nike also unveiled Nike Mag in 2015 as a homage to the self-lacing sneakers featured in the film. The actual limited-edition shoes, however, were not released until 2016.

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