10 Ways That Ghostbusters (2016) Was Better Than The Original Movies

In 1984, Ghostbusters hit theatres and captivated a generation with its signature charm and humor that would be considered iconic in the years to come. Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson as the main cast's fantastic four, the film is regarded as a timeless classic today.

1989 would bring the release of the slightly-inferior Ghostbusters 2, which featured more misadventures from our favorite unlikely heroes. Both Ghostbusters films are undoubtedly classics, but one thing that ages them terribly is Annie Potts's role.

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Potts portrays Janine Melnitz, who serves at the gang's secretary. She definitely put on an unforgettable performance, but the position of the character contributed to tired and toxic stereotypes nonetheless. This is where the magic of the highly underrated 2016 reboot of Ghostbusters comes in.

This era is chock-full of very unnecessary remakes and reboots, but Ghostbusters (2016) stands apart.
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