Three odd-ball scientists get kicked out of their cushy positions at a university in New York City where they studied the occult. They decide to set up shop in an old firehouse and become Ghostbusters, trapping pesky ghosts, spirits, haunts, and poltergeists for money. They wise-crack their way through the city, and stumble upon a gateway to another dimension, one which will release untold evil upon the city. The Ghostbusters are called on to save the Big Apple. –IMDb
Ivan Reitman, as a producer and director, has created many of American cinema’s most successful and best loved feature film comedies and has worked with Hollywood’s acting elite. Reitman has produced such hits as the ground-breaking sensation National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978), which introduced John Belushi to American filmgoers, and the family features Beethoven (1992) and Beethoven’s 2nd (1993). His directing credits include Meatballs (1979), Stripes (1981) and Ghost Busters (1984), films starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis; Dave (1993), which starred Kevin Kline and Sigourney Weaver, Junior (1994) which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito and Emma Thompson. Reitman also produced the HBO telefilm The Late Shift (1996) (TV), based on Bill Carter’s non-fiction book about the late-night television wars which received seven Emmy nominations. Other recent producing endeavors include Commandments (1997), starring Aidan Quinn and Courteney Cox, Private Parts (1997… read more
Great comedy, good dialogue, good acting, good effects... it's just an all around good movie. But I just re-watched it recently and I was dozing off during it... I don't know why... Maybe I was tired? It kind of bothers me when I doze off during movies that entertained me the last time I saw them.
The first thing that needs to be said is that Ghostbusters (1984) is possibly the funniest film ever. That’s quite the bold statement to make but with good cause. This film holds up probably more than… read review