Ghostbusters (1984): FYC

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Discover the plot, cast, script and facts from the 1984 movie.

Here's what we have on Ivan Reitman's, "Ghostbusters". And, you can also read and download the original screenplay, here, at 8FLiX.


"Ghostbusters" Plot Summary.

Venkman, Stantz, Spengler and Zeddemore take a chance on going freelance, de-haunting houses in a new ghost removal service. As soon as they open their doors, their first order of business becomes saving beautiful cellist Dana Barrett and nerdy Louis Tully. They've inadvertently opened the gates of hell…right in their own apartment building!

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Notable Cast
Bill MurrayBill Murray...Dr. Peter Venkman
Dan AykroydDan Aykroyd...Dr. Raymond Stantz
Sigourney WeaverSigourney Weaver...Dana Barrett
Harold RamisHarold Ramis...Dr. Egon Spengler
Rick MoranisRick Moranis...Louis Tully
Annie PottsAnnie Potts...Janine Melnitz
William AthertonWilliam Atherton...Walter Peck
Ernie HudsonErnie Hudson...Winston Zeddemore
David MarguliesDavid Margulies...Mayor
Steven TashSteven Tash...Male Student
Jennifer RunyonJennifer Runyon...Female Student
Michael EnsignMichael Ensign...Hotel Manager
Alice DrummondAlice Drummond...Librarian
Jordan CharneyJordan Charney...Dean Yeager


Notable Wins
Oscar AwardIvan Reitman...Best Fantasy Film
BAFTA AwardRay Parker Jr....Best Original Song: 'Ghostbusters'

Box Office Data

(1984) U.S. Dollars
Opening weekend...$13,578,151
Gross (US & Canada)...$243,187,079
Gross (World)...$296,425,473


Ghostbusters 1984 movie poster


Additional Content
Cast Photos ... IMDb
Box Office ... IMDb Pro
Poster ... Official Site
Awards ... 12th Saturn Awards
Awards ... 38th British Academy Film Awards
Studio ... Sony Pictures

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