Subscribe To Great Scott! Avengers: Endgame Fans Just Noticed The Coolest Nod To Back To The Future 2 Updates
The Russo Brothers said Back to the Future is one of their favorite films, and we know it exists in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since it even got referenced in Avengers: Endgame. I'm talking directly, as in lines like Scott Lang's "So you’re saying Back to the Future is bullshit?" (Never!) However, eagle-eyed Endgame fans also noticed a more subtle tribute to the Back to the Future franchise, which also shares a similar time travel plot (and music by Alan Silvestri).
Here's a screenshot of the original Reddit post:
That shows the full view, but here's a clip of the actual movement showing the visual similarities:
That definitely seems like it was an intentional reference, especially since Back to the Future was already such an unexpectedly big part of Avengers: Endgame.
Back to the Future co-writer/producer Bob Gale talked to The Hollywood Reporter about the references to his films in Endgame:
There are still some lingering time travel questions about Avengers: Endgame, but there's no doubt the filmmakers were heavily influenced by Back to the Future -- and the shark that still looks fake. Endgame fans can check out every inch of the movie in its current home release, or watch it this Tuesday when Disney+ finally shows up.