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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Budget:

$144,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

Holtzman calls Pringles potato chips "salty parabolas". The shape of a Pringles potato chip really is a hyperbolic paraboloid or a saddle surface. See more »

Goofs

The building housing the Ghostbusters office above a Chinese restaurant is shown to be next to a vacant/parking lot. But in one establishing shot from another angle, there is a large building where the parking lot should be. See more »

Quotes

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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

At the very end of the credits, after the final logo, you see the girls in their lab. Patty has on a headset and is listening to an audio tape, repeating one section several times. Erin asks if she has something. Patty answers, "What's Zuul?" See more »

Connections

References Garfield (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

String Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 1, No. 2: Menuetto
Written by Joseph Haydn (as Franz Joseph Haydn)
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As a woman even I can see they force fed a script with women leads
20 March 2017 | by (Not a fan) – See all my reviews

Felt rushed, little original plot, too many things crammed in from the first two. The ghosts felt extremely weak and underdeveloped/not inspired.

It gets one star for having the name Ghostbusters and one star for the original cast's cameo and that is about it.

Remakes and reboots are generally sad and this was even sadder. It just plain disappointed this girl. The supreme big ghost was a complete unimaginative joke compared to an actual spirit that is evil. The original ghostbusters need to come back, that is the only thing that can save this mess of a beginning to a new guaranteed series. The ghostbusters universe otherwise is much better without this unfunny nonsense.


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