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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.

Director:

Paul Feig
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5 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zach Woods ... Tour Guide Garrett
Kristen Wiig ... Erin Gilbert
Ed Begley Jr. ... Ed Mulgrave
Charles Dance ... Harold Filmore
John Milhiser ... Higgins Student
Ben Harris Ben Harris ... Higgins Student
Melissa McCarthy ... Abby Yates
Karan Soni ... Bennie
Kate McKinnon ... Jillian Holtzmann
Bess Rous ... Gertrude Aldridge Ghost
Steve Higgins ... Dean
Leslie Jones ... Patty Tolan
Neil Casey ... Rowan North
Dave Allen ... Electrocuted Ghost (as Dave Gruber Allen)
Katie Dippold ... Rental Agent
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Storyline

Paranormal researcher Abby Yates and physicist Erin Gilbert are trying to prove that ghosts exist in modern society. When strange apparitions appear in Manhattan, Gilbert and Yates turn to engineer Jillian Holtzmann for help. Also joining the team is Patty Tolan, a lifelong New Yorker who knows the city inside and out. Armed with proton packs and plenty of attitude, the four women prepare for an epic battle as more than 1,000 mischievous ghouls descend on Times Square.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for supernatural action and some crude humor | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 July 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ghostbusters 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$144,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$46,018,755, 17 July 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$128,344,089, 6 November 2016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$229,147,509
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Extended Edition)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos | Auro 11.1 | 12-Track Digital Sound (IMAX 12 track)| Sonics-DDP (IMAX version)| DTS (DTS: X)| IMAX 6-Track | Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

A poster of the Boris Karloff film Isle of the Snake People (1971) is on display when the villain recreates the glory days of 1970s New York City. Such a recreation is complete with movie posters (Taxi Driver (1976)), neon signs, naughty businesses, billboards advertising products from the time period and even a sign celebrating the end of the Vietnam War. See more »

Goofs

At first glance, it would seem that Erin has awards from various physics organizations on the wall of her office at Columbia University, but that they all use the exact same formatting, including the same font. Upon closer inspection (high-def Blu-ray helps), they are actually different awards from the same organization ("The American Physical Society"). As such, it would not be unreasonable for them to all have the same formatting and fonts. See more »

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[first lines]
Tour Guide Garrett: 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

There's a scene that happens during the first few end credits, that features an appearance by Sigourey Weaver. See more »

Alternate Versions

The extended version of the film runs 17 minutes longer and features many additional scenes and subplots featuring Justin Kirk playing Phil Hudson the boyfriend to Erin Gilbert; Elizabeth Perking playing Phyllis Adler, a resident professor and rival to Erin; Lesley Nicole playing Mrs. Potter, an elderly hotel resident who interacts with Rowan; and Chris Gethard, a belligerent internet blogger who gets assaulted on the street by Erin. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Honest Trailers: The Incredibles (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

End of the World (Party One More Time)
Written by Seyed Milad Nazeri and Bryan Bonwell
Performed by The PlaceMints featuring Kierra Gray
Courtesy of BZEE Roc Music Group, LLC
By arrangement with Spirit Music Group
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Studios Are Bandits
26 January 2019 | by Ann-coulter-abu-mohammadSee all my reviews

They want me to pay for their movies ($11) and also to drive there and park and spend time. They want me to buy styrofoam popcorn and chemical detergent orange juice. But they refuse to come up with anything new! So, why don't you take the money I paid you for the original and reuse it for this one?? Oh, not a single laugh (I don't mean gross out stupidity I mean actually funny scene) or a single pretty babe (yes I am a heterosexual man).

Conclusion: I reject the studios and this film


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