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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Tour Guide Garrett
... Erin Gilbert
... Ed Mulgrave
... Harold Filmore
... Higgins Student
Ben Harris ... Higgins Student
... Abby Yates
... Bennie
... Jillian Holtzmann
... Gertrude Aldridge Ghost
... Dean
... Patty Tolan
... Rowan North
... Electrocuted Ghost (as Dave Gruber Allen)
... 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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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 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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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Holtzmann's hairstyle and glasses resemble her counterpart Egon from Slimer! And the Real Ghostbusters (1988). See more »

Goofs

When Patty is showing the other ghost busters where the appearance was in the subway tunnel, her trademark Patty necklace is backwards for one clip, then returns to normal. See more »

Quotes

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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

In the end credits a dedication which reads 'For Harold Ramis' can be seen. See more »

Connections

Referenced in South Park: Fort Collins (2016) See more »

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Ghostbusters
Written by Ray Parker Jr. (as Ray Parker, Jr.)
Performed by No Small Children
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I didn't laugh.
17 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

OK,we're 75 minutes in, and I didn't laugh once. In my humble opinion a movie that advertises itself as a comedy should as at least make you giggle once every 20 minutes. I'm not going into the question if it's feminist agenda movie or not, it's Just Plain Bad. It's a shame IMDb doesn't allow a zero as a grade, otherwise I believe it's overall grade would be so much worst.


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