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PG| 1 hr. 47 min.

Plot Summary
After the members of a team of scientists (Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray) lose their cushy positions at a university in New York City, they decide to become "ghostbusters" to wage a high-tech battle with the supernatural for money. They stumble upon a gateway to another dimension, a doorway that will release evil upon the city. The Ghostbusters must now save New York from complete destruction.

Cast: Bill Murray , Dan Aykroyd , Harold Ramis , Sigourney Weaver , Rick Moranis , Annie Potts , William Atherton , Ernie Hudson

Director: Ivan Reitman

Genres: Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Ghostbusters (1984)

Release Date: June 8th, 1984|1 hr. 47 min.

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  • Although it reunites the comic talents of director Ivan Reitman, writer Harold Ramis and star Bill Murray, the team responsible for the Meatballs phenomenon, their style here is far more laid-back and relaxed. There are still plenty of laughs, but not of the frantic sledgehammer variety. show more

  • Ghostbusters is one of those rare movies where the original, fragile comic vision has survived a multimillion-dollar production. show more

  • With his deadpan delivery and snide quips, Murray more than holds his own amid the myriad state-of-the-art special effects. show more

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