15. The script for Back to the Future was picked up after over 40 rejections from different studio executives. Disney was one of the studios that passed, claiming it was too dirty.
16. The soundtrack for Back to the Future features songs by Huey Lewis and the News, Eric Clapton, Etta James, the Starlighters and The Outatime Orchestra. Also of note, Lewis makes a cameo as the judge who rejects Marty’s band, The Pinheads, from the talent show in the original BTTF.
Related: The Pinheads (Marty’s band) made our best fictional bands roundup. Check out the full list here.