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, and wage a high-tech battle with the supernatural for money. They stumble upon a gateway to another dimension, one which will release evil upon the city. The Ghostbusters must now save New York City from total destruction.
Release Date: June 08, 1984
Runtime: 1 hr 47 min
Writer: Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis,
Director: Ivan Reitman
Producer: Ivan Reitman, Bernie Brillstein, Michael C. Gross, Joe Medjuck
Cast: Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Annie Potts, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis, William Atherton, Ernie Hudson
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Probably in the top 10 best movies ever made. So amazing.May 23rd, 2013 · Details1 Thank ·
Ghostbusters was released in June of 1984. The very next month, the MPAA debuted the PG-13 rating and it was used in August of 1984 for the first time (on the movie Red Dawn). If Ghostbusters had come out just a couple months later, I suspect it would have been given a PG-13 rating: some violence and language, plus lots of sexual innuendo and adult scenes involving Sigorney Weaver. But Bill Murray plus Dan Aykroyd make Ghostbusters one of the funniest and most entertaining movies of the 80's.September 14th, 2012 · Details1 Thank ·
I love Ghostbusters. It's a cult classic. It's also NOT a kid's movie. It has a PG rating circa 1980, which means there's a lot more profanity in it than you remember. There's also a couple of pretty suggestive scenes, that, though your kids may not understand, they probably shouldn't see.September 24th, 2013 · Details
Totally amazing.July 9th, 2013 · Details
All characters smoke throughout which I forgot. Also some steamy scenes with sigourney weaver. The 80's ratings were more permissive I think it's fair to say.September 12th, 2012 · Details
This is of course a fun classic I think it might be a little scary for under 6 or 7 but other than that its fantastic .January 22nd, 2012 · Details
I didn't like this movie because they had some swear words. And there was a sexy woman scene where she shows off her legs. The cartoon TV show was much better than this movie.December 11th, 2011 · Details
Really fun movie. Was great for Halloween. Special affects are fairly impressive for the time as well. Totally a PG-13 movie though.
Today this film would have easily received a PG-13 rating. It's scary and there is language and some partial female nudity.
I love Ghostbusters. It's a cult classic. It's also NOT a kid's movie. It has a PG rating circa 1980, which means there's a lot more profanity in it than you remember. There's also a couple of pretty suggestive scenes, that, though your kids may not understand, they probably shouldn't see.February 16th, 2011 · Details