Apple TV+’s latest release, STILL: A Michael J. Fox Movie, is a testament to the extraordinary life and career of one of Hollywood’s most beloved actors.
The film, which blends documentary, archival, and scripted elements, allows Fox to recount his incredible journey in his own words, beginning as an undersized kid from a Canadian army base who would eventually rise to the heights of stardom in 1980s Hollywood.
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The documentary doesn’t shy away from the more challenging aspects of Fox’s life, such as his diagnosis with Parkinson’s disease at 29. It offers an intimate and honest portrayal of Fox’s never-before-seen private journey, including the years that followed his diagnosis. With unprecedented access to Fox and his family, the film explores what happens when an incurable optimist confronts an incurable disease. The result is a deeply moving narrative that, true to Fox’s spirit, is sprinkled with adventure, romance, comedy, and drama.
Top 10 Michael J. Fox Movies
As we celebrate the release of the documentary, we also take a moment to look back at some of the best movies of Fox’s career.
Back to the Future (1985)
This iconic time-travelling adventure where Fox plays Marty McFly, a high school student sent 30 years into the past, remains one of the most loved movies of all time.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
The sequel sees Marty revisiting 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985, without interfering with his first trip.
Casualties of War (1989)
Fox delivers a powerful performance as a soldier during the Vietnam War who finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.
The American President (1995)
In this romantic comedy-drama, Fox stars alongside Michael Douglas and Annette Bening in a story about a widowed U.S. President running for re-election who falls in love with an environmental lobbyist.
Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road (2002)
Fox is part of an ensemble cast in this adventure comedy-drama about a confused young man and artist on a journey of a lifetime.
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
The final instalment of the trilogy finds Marty stranded in 1955, where he learns about the death of Doc Brown in 1885 and must travel back in time to save him.
The Secret of My Success (1987)
Fox shines as a resourceful young man from Kansas who moves to New York and climbs the corporate ladder.
Doc Hollywood (1991)
Fox plays a talented medical doctor who ends up becoming a general practitioner in a small town after an unexpected detour.
Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
Based on the novel by Jay McInerney, Fox portrays a fact checker for a New York magazine who struggles with substance abuse and the fast-paced life of the city.
The Frighteners (1996)
Directed by Peter Jackson, Fox stars as a man who can communicate with the dead and uses that gift to con people, only to be faced with a demonic spirit.
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