PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
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.
Paul Feig originally envisioned an opening involving "an old guy getting electrocuted" but says they "mercifully" threw it out in favor of Katie Dippold's suggestion for a more iconic, old-NY feel.
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 ...
Someone at the rock concert is filming the ghost with their smartphone, but the screen on the phone is the home screen instead of the scene that they would be filming.
In the end credits a dedication which reads 'For Harold Ramis' can be seen.
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.
$46,018,755 17 July 2016