Ghostbusters

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Overview

After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator.

  1. Harold Ramis

    Screenplay

  2. Dan Aykroyd

    Screenplay

  3. Ivan Reitman

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Bill Murray

    Bill Murray

    Dr. Peter Venkman

  2. Dan Aykroyd

    Dan Aykroyd

    Dr. Raymond Stantz

  3. Sigourney Weaver

    Sigourney Weaver

    Dana Barrett

  4. Harold Ramis

    Harold Ramis

    Dr. Egon Spengler

  5. Rick Moranis

    Rick Moranis

    Louis Tully

  6. Annie Potts

    Annie Potts

    Janine Melnitz

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 47m

Budget $30,000,000.00

Revenue $295,212,467.00

Homepage http://www.ghostbusters.com/

Release Information

  • June 7, 1984
    PG, Theatrical

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Featured Review

A review by John Chard

8.0
By John Chard

They came, they saw, they briefly conquered the 80s.

A trio of misfit parapsychologists set up business as Ghostbusters. Ideal really because although slow at first, their business starts to boom as New York comes under threat from a supernatural force.

Dan Aykroyd had this idea about space Ghostbusters in the future and the plan was to have himself and fellow Blues Brother, John Belushi, star in it. Pitching it to producer and director Ivan Reitman saw the basic concept retained but eventually it became what we now know as Ghostbusters. Co-written with Harold Ramis (also a co-star), Ayk... read the rest.

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