Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.
Five years after the events of the first film, the Ghostbusters have been plagued by lawsuits and court orders, and their once-lucrative business is bankrupt. However, when Dana begins to have ghost problems again, the boys come out of retirement only to be promptly arrested. The Ghostbusters discover that New York is once again headed for supernatural doom, with a river of ectoplasmic slime bubbling beneath the city and an ancient sorcerer attempting to possess Dana's baby and be born anew. Can the Ghostbusters quell the negative emotions feeding the otherworldly threat and stop the world from being slimed? Written by
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A scene was filmed, but cut which as Ray and Egon detect the river of slime beneath the city, as they investigate the baby carriage incident. Dana asks Peter, Egon and Ray why is it happening to her again? and what it is about her that the ghosts and the supernatural forces like about her and Egon believes that it may be something genetic related, which Dana could be vulnerable to paranormal activity. See more »
(at around 16 mins) When Ray and Egon are testing to see if Oscar is ticklish, they conclude that he is, even though Oscar barely even reacted to being tickled. See more »
[the Ghostbusters have been committed to a mental hospital]
As I explained before, we think the spirit of a 17th century Moldavian tyrant is alive and well in a painting at the Manhattan Museum of Art.
Uh-huh, and are there any other paintings in the museum with bad spirits in them?
You're wasting valuable time. He's drawing strength from a psychomagnotheric slime flow that's been collecting under the city.
Yes, tell me about the slime.
It's very potent stuff. We made a toaster dance with it.
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There is a brief scene in the end credits of the Ghostbusters being honored at an apparently restored Statue of Liberty. See more »
I say that one line summary not in the meaning you should watch this film in widescreen, but in that this film isn't as bad as some people say. Sure it might not have the ultimate originality of the 1st (of course), but it is still entertaining, one of the best of 1989. This time, we see 5 years later where the Ghostbusters parted ways (Venkman to a Talk show, Spengler to a child psychologist and Stanz as a book store owner) but are put back together because of new activity in the paranormal that could end the world (courtesy of a painting named Vigo). Then, comedy ensues with great visual effects to match. Still pretty funny (the talk show scene with Chloe Webb is utterly hilarious), but maybe just a tad lesser than the first. A-
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