This is easily one of the most popular films ever made. And thankfully, it's also actually an excellent piece of work in its own right.
What we get here is the story of some "paranormal investigators" who, after getting kicked out of Columbia University and having their grant re...
Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson star as a quartet of Manhattan-based "paranormal investigators". When their government grants run out, the former three go into business as The ... read more
Directed by: Ivan Reitman
Release Date: June 1, 1984
DVD Release Date: June 29, 1999
Stats: 41,645 reviews
Flixster Reviews (41,645)
November 1, 2013
May 13, 2013fb1442511448
A fun-filled comedic adventure that's a true defining film of it's decade. Ghostbusters' combustion of laughter, special effects and a tactical cast makes it enjoyable and entertaining for all audiences. 4/5
April 20, 2013
A total classic and with good reason. MVP Bill Murray. Full review later.
April 19, 2013
There are a lot of reasons to love the 80's and this is one of them. After seeing it now for the umpteenth time, it's still as ingeniously funny as ever. Some of the special effects may look a little dated compared to what we're spoiled with today, but it doesn't really matter as...
March 11, 2013
You've seen it on TV, in bits and pieces. You've picked it up midway and watched to the end, and conversely, you've started it on a lazy afternoon and abandoned it to do something else. You've seen it drunk. You've seen it at eleven in the morning, or three in the morning, or on ...
November 17, 2012
The first Ghostbusters film is a very funny movie, and probably one of the most innovative films of the time. Bill Murray does a hysterically well done job as the douche-bag Dr. Peter Venkman, and the other Ghostbusters do great jobs, Dan Akroyd is great as Peters friend Ray, Har...
October 4, 2012fb729949618
If you were to watch this now you would probably laugh at the special effects, but I bet they were awesome back in 1984. To me it's a classic; an all around good and fun movie.
September 22, 2012
'Ghostbusters'. Its effects have aged terribly, but the same can't be said for Bill Murray's comedic genius that draws laughs time and time again.
Notable exception: the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man!
August 27, 2012fb100000145236770
I guess the best thing to say about this movie is, if you don't like "Ghostbusters" then you probably hate smiling and cotton candy. Probably, marshmallows too actually. "Ghostbusters" is a true timeless classic, that really stands the test of time. I re-watched this on Blu Ray...
June 22, 2012
Dr. Peter Venkman: We came, we saw, we kicked its ass!
"They're Here To Save The World."
Ghostbusters is a classic comedy that just about everyone is familiar with and just about everyone loves. It's hard not to with the ridiculousness of the ghouls and the hilarity of the gho...
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