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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

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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

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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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Holtzmann's hairstyle and glasses resemble her counterpart Egon from Slimer! And the Real Ghostbusters (1988). See more »

Goofs

At first glance, it would seem that Erin has awards from various physics organizations on the wall of her office at Columbia University, but that they all use the exact same formatting, including the same font. Upon closer inspection (high-def Blu-ray helps), they are actually different awards from the same organization ("The American Physical Society"). As such, it would not be unreasonable for them to all have the same formatting and fonts. 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

Slimer moves the first half of the crawling credits from left to right at some points, mainly during Kevin's dancing. See more »


Soundtracks

Ghostbusters
Written by Ray Parker Jr. (as Ray Parker, Jr.)
Produced by Tim Pagnotta
Performed by Walk the Moon
Walk the Moon appear courtesy of RCA Records
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Horrible movie, complete waste of time, just made me angry what they did to the Ghostbusters concept
21 January 2017 | by (Europe) – See all my reviews

This is a really bad movie. It's so bad it goes beyond the concept of bad movies - you don't get any pleasure in watching this idiotic screenplay, hearing the idiotic dialogues and watching a great idea like the Ghostbusters desecrated and demolished.

I watched till the end and seriously believe the producers and especially the writers should be banned from ever coming close to making movies. I am disgusted.

What made me so angry? - sexism, stupid, primitive sexism, emanating from the dialogues - and let's make it straight - it's that stupid man sexism, just translated to be spoken by women. Just WTF? - a lot of pseudo-scientific non-sense spoken by the characters, not even pretending to make it realistic. You can obviously see, that the writers didn't care what they're creating. - making the ghostbusters into some stupid Bollywood-style action movie, were they're making absurd weapons and "killing" ghosts. The final scene is absolutely idiotic. - the winks to the original movies was the saddest part, this is a reboot, not a continued universe, so you see the original Ghostbusters in some absolutely stupid side-roles. Just why would you do that?


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