Ghostbusters (1984)

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Ghostbusters

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Directed By Ivan Reitman Ivan Reitman Starring Bill Murray Bill Murray  •  Dan Aykroyd Dan Aykroyd  •  Harold Ramis Harold Ramis  •  Sigourney Weaver Sigourney Weaver  •  Ernie Hudson Ernie Hudson Genres Comedy  •  Fantasy Comedy  •  Fantasy  •  Ghost Film  •  Sci-Fi Comedy  •  Science Fiction  •  Supernatural Comedy Studios &
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National Film Registry  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Laughs  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Saturn Award for Best Fantasy Film Winning  •  Alamo Drafthouse 100  •  Time Out: London's 100 Best Comedy Movies  •  Time Out: London's 100 Best Sci-Fi Movies  •  Writers Guild of America's 101 Funniest Screenplays  •  They Shoot Zombies, Don't They? Top 1000 Horror Movies
Other Titles Ghost Busters Release Info 1984-06-08T00:00:00Z June 8, 1984
Color  •  105 minutes PG Rated PG
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Comments (13)

 
Showtimebr

Showtimebr on 11/8/2011 Reply  · 

For me? HONESTLY? WAY overrated. And believe me, i am a over-the-top Murray fan.

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MysticSpoon

MysticSpoon on 5/21/2013 Reply  · 

Ah, same here.

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erl12348902

erl12348902 on 2/13/2012 Reply  · 

Shhhhh I love them omg the big mushroom man

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SLionsCricket

SLionsCricket on 1/30/2013 Reply  · 

As much as I love this site, their official chart is a bit hard to take seriously! I mean, Ghostbusters at 24!?!?! The best Lord of the Rings movie is 59, T2 is 50....

Two other films that share no place in the top 30 are 'Monty Python' (which I really liked but still...) and Return of the Jedi, a great conclusion but still not as great as movies like T2, LOTR, Aliens and the list goes on...

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DaveintheCave

DaveintheCave on 5/4/2013 Reply  · 

It's really quite simple, everyone enjoys different kinds of movies. Did you expect the overall chart to like, conform to yours or something???

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AverageMovieBuff

AverageMovieBuff on 4/4/2015 Reply  · 

I think that the opinion or preference of movies by the Flickchart creators is a predominant factor in the placement of movies. They must just like Ghostbusters more than the other movies. I mean, more popular and cheesy silly movies are rated higher than some art movies which are clearly better. It's all opinion, I personally love Ghostbusters and don't overly oppose the placement of it despite it being clearly overrated.

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AverageMovieBuff

AverageMovieBuff on 4/14/2015 Reply  · 

I've seen shit in this movie that'll turn you white!

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AverageMovieBuff

AverageMovieBuff on 4/17/2015 Reply  · 

The greatest comedy of all time. Ghotbusters, yes.

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TommyDoyle78

TommyDoyle78 on 6/27/2015 Reply  · 

Hilarious and funny all the way.

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emerkadeau16

emerkadeau16 on 6/24/2019 Reply  · 

went in expecting ghost busting, got ghost busting
they didnt use real ghosts which i guess makes sense

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IloveMovie243

IloveMovie243 on 7/18/2021 Reply  · 

While I think it being higher then Jaws, Schindler’s List, Lord of The Rings, Temple of Doom, Rocky etc. to be unreasonable… it’s still a amazing movie. It never gets old, it has incredible writing, great characters, and fantastic comedy. If anything, it gets better with age. I don’t even have nostalgia for it (cause I only watched it a few years ago), it’s just so good I have to love it.

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