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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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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

As of July 2016 this film holds the title for 'most disliked' trailer ever on YouTube. See more »

Goofs

Erin pops the Stay Puft marshmallow balloon with a Swiss army knife. There is no way a hole the size of a knife would have made it explode - it would have just deflated while the gas inside leaked from the hole. 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

In the end credits a dedication which reads 'For Harold Ramis' can be seen. See more »


Soundtracks

Girls Talk Boys
Written by Ricky Reed (as Eric Frederic), Teddy Geiger, Ammar Malik, and John Ryan
Produced by Ricky Reed
Performed by 5 Seconds of Summer
5 Seconds of Summer appear courtesy of Capitol Records UK
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Avoid Like The Plague
11 July 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I went into this movie with an open mind hoping that it would not be as bad as the trailers and TV spots suggest. It is. I really wanted this movie to surprise me, to make me laugh to make me care for the characters and have some investment in the story, but it failed to achieve any of that. What I saw was a two hour mess of a movie. An unfunny, poorly written, poorly edited, contrived cash-in on a beloved classic which has some of the poorest dialogue and worst performances I've seen in a while. The computer generated effects were like something out of a live action Disney picture. The music, in particular the theme tune was uninspiring and added no impact or energy to the movie. I honestly can't think of any redeeming qualities that this film has. After waiting so long for a new Ghostbusters film this comes as a major disappointment. Some things are just best left alone.


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