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Brief Synopsis: "After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator."

Overall Ranking: 201 (Rank from 1984: # 2)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 60%
Regular 40%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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  • Ghostbusters II

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    Drezzy100 - Hands-down, my favorite movie ever.
    Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin100(full review)
    Brewtal Beard100
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    Sober Film Critic James Brown97 - If there's somethin' strange in your neighborhood, who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters! This classic blockbuster stands as one of the funniest, zaniest films to have ever entered a multiplex. Some thirty years later, it remains a beloved piece of cinematic history.
    (full review)
    Morgan On Media97(full review)
    David Baruffi97
    Rob from GuysFilmQuest93
    Darren of Movie Reviews 10190
    Jim Carrier89
    Rich Alejandro85
    Dan O'Neill85 - Ghostbusters is the classic that I always imagined it being even when I was still running around in my little Spider-Man undies. It’s funny, original, exciting, and perfectly-delivered by the likes of Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and many many others.
    (full review)
    Skooch80(full review)
    V Lionheart80
    Sir M Hayes XIV80
    Thomas Pollock80
    Patrick Devitt80
    Carrie B80
    That Movie Guy Dion Wyn Hughes79(full review)
    J Collins70

    People Involved

  • Bill Murray (Dr. Peter Venkman)
  • Dan Aykroyd (Dr. Raymond Stantz)
  • Harold Ramis (Dr. Egon Spengler)
  • Rick Moranis (Louis Tully)
  • Annie Potts (Janine Melnitz)
  • William Atherton (Walter Peck)
  • Ernie Hudson (Winston Zeddmore)
  • David Margulies (Mayor)
  • Sigourney Weaver (Dana Barrett)
  • Jennifer Runyon (Female Student)
  • Michael Ensign (Hotel Manager)
  • Dan Aykroyd (Director)
  • Harold Ramis (Director)
  • Ivan Reitman (Director)
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