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Ghostbusters (2016)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Fantasy | 15 July 2016 (USA)
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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.

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Tour Guide Garrett
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Harold Filmore
John Milhiser ...
Higgins Student
Ben Harris ...
Higgins Student
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Bennie
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Gertrude Aldridge Ghost
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Dean
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Electrocuted Ghost (as Dave Gruber Allen)
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Rental Agent
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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.

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Rated PG-13 for supernatural action and some crude humor | See all certifications »

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Box Office

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$144,000,000 (estimated)

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$46,018,755 (USA) (15 July 2016)

Gross:

$128,344,089 (USA) (4 November 2016)
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Trivia

Erin wears an MIT class ring on her right hand, visible in close-ups and in another scene she wears an MIT sweatshirt. See more »

Goofs

As the trio celebrate their first supernatural encounter outside the haunted mansion, Erin (coated in slime) hugs Abby and ectoplasm sticks to Abby's clothes. In the next shot as they continue hopping up and down there is no slime on Abby. See more »

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Tour Guide: The Aldridge Mansion is the only 19th century home in New York City preserved both inside and out. At the time of its construction, it was one of the most elegant homes in existence featuring every luxury including a face bidet and an anti-Irish security fence.
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Crazy Credits

"This is a work of fiction. The characters, incidents and locations portrayed and the names herein are fictitious, and any similarity to or identification with the location, name, character or history of any person, product or entity is entirely coincidental and unintentional." See more »

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References The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

American Woman
Written by Kallie North, Jessyca Wilson, Jason White, and Butch Walker
Performed by Muddy Magnolias
Courtesy of I.R.S. Nashville Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Disappointing dross that bored an entire cinema.
12 July 2016 | by (London) – See all my reviews

I've never seen the original Ghostbusters films, so I went into watching this with quite an open mind. It ended up being incredibly disappointing though, the CGI was terrible and reminded me of the early 2000s live action Scooby Doo films, the girls, who I'd imagine are funny in their own right, seemed to have absolutely zero chemistry between them and oddly enough Chris Hemsworth's character Kevin ended up being the most funny aspect of the film.

That's just my personal opinion however. My boyfriend who I went to see the film with whispered to me 'this is awful,' half way through and he revealed to me that he had felt ashamed while watching the film. I went because he guaranteed me it was going to be enjoyable and I think it didn't take long until he realised that the movie was a disappointment.


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