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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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15 July 2016 (USA)  »

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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

Katie Dippold wrote the screenplay. She also wrote the cop comedy The Heat (2013), which also starred Melissa McCarthy. See more »

Goofs

As the trio celebrate their first supernatural encounter outside the haunted mansion, Erin (coated in slime) hugs Abby and ectoplasm sticks to Abby's clothes. In the next shot as they continue hopping up and down there is no slime on Abby. 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

Spin-off Ghostbusters VR: Now Hiring (2017) 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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Awful, absolutely awful!
20 February 2017 | by (Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

Against all reasoning I decided to watch the full movie remake. Where can I begin. First, Leslie Jones (while sometimes funny on SNL) should hang up her acting career and stick to stand-up. She was horrible! I thought I was watching a female Richard Pryor on steroids. Kate McKinnon must have gone to the same acting class as Leslie. The only female deserving of being on the movie at all was Melisa McCarthy because she at least can hold up the others in the cast.

They should have cut the remainder of the movie 15 minutes in and replaced it with old Godzilla footage. Maybe have Melissa McCarthy stomping on toy trucks and cars.


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