Ghostbusters (2016)

PG-13   |    |  Action, Comedy, Fantasy


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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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30 October 2019 | tamiloreariz
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| Who You're Gonna Call?
A taxi to get you outta here of course.

This film was funny. I yet have to see a good gender switch, and have stopped watching them in any case, but for Pete's sake, what is with the compulsion to make more of these remakes and reboots? Ghostbusters had Sigourney Weaver being all thin and flaunting. 2016 has arrived and Hollywood makes women ashamed of their bodies and puts them in fat suits or body suits or whatever and like the 'jokes' that is not funny

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The concert hall scene had an earlier iteration that took place at Comic-Con. "I just love the idea that Comic-Con's the one place that you can walk in fully-armed and everybody just thinks 'oh it's your costume!'"


Quotes

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 ...


Goofs

Holtzmann, a tech elite, refers to the shape of a Pringles chip as a parabola (which is a curved line), but technically such a chip has the shape of hyperbolic paraboloid (which is a curved plane) which has parabolic cross-sections in two of three dimensions.


Crazy Credits

"This is a work of fiction. The characters, incidents and locations portrayed and the names herein are fictitious, and any similarity to or identification with the location, name, character or history of any person, product or entity is entirely coincidental and unintentional."


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.


Soundtracks

String Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 1, No. 2 - Menuetto
Written by
Joseph Haydn (as Franz Joseph Haydn)

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Genres

Action | Comedy | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

Details

Release Date:

15 July 2016

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA, Australia

Filming Locations

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$144,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$46,018,755 17 July 2016

Gross USA:

$128,350,574

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$229,147,509

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