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Ghostbusters Movie Basics

Year of Release: 1984
Running Time: 1 hrs. 47 min.
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Ivan Reitman
Screenwriter: Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Peter Torokvei
Producers: Ivan Reitman and Bernie Brillstein
Studio: Columbia Pictures

Ghostbusters Synopsis

Three paranormal psychologists (Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Bill Murray) get fired from their research jobs at a New York college and have to make ends meet in the private sector. Luckily there has been a rash of ghostly sighting and the boys become Ghostbusters. There biggest case - rid the beautiful Dana Bartlett (Sigourney Weaver) of the demon that has possessed her. One of the biggest hits of the eighties, this movie was followed by an equally successful sequel five years later.

Ghostbusters Cast

Bill Murray - Dr. Peter Venkman
Dan Aykroyd - Dr. Raymond Stantz
Sigourney Weaver - Dana Barrett
Harold Ramis - Dr. Egon Spengler
Rick Moranis - Louis Tully
Annie Potts - Janine Melnitz
William Atherton - Walter Peck
Ernie Hudson - Winston Zeddmore

Ghostbusters Awards and Nominations

1984 Academy Awards®

Best Song (Nom)

Best Visual Effects (Nom)

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Dr. Raymond Stanztz ( Dan Aykroyd ):

"Your girlfriend lives in the corner penthouse of spook central."

What does the Ghostbusters' car's personalized license plate say?