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###Ghostbusters (1984 film)

Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Rating: PG
Running Time: 1h 45min
Vintage: June 8, 1984

Plot Summary: Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.

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###The Real Ghostbusters

Genres: Animation, Action, Comedy
Rating: TV-Y7
Running Time: 14-24min per episode
Number of Seasons: 7
Number of Episodes: 140
Vintage: September 13, 1986 – September 5, 1992

Plot Summary: The continuing adventures of the staff of the ghost removal service.

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###Ghostbusters II

Genres: Sci-Fi, Comedy, Fantasy
Rating: PG
Running Time: 1h 48min
Vintage: June 16, 1989

Plot Summary: The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.

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###Extreme Ghostbusters

Genres: Animation, Action, Comedy
Rating: TV-Y7
Running Time: 23min per episode
Number of Seasons: 1
Number of Episodes: 40
Vintage: September 1 – December 4, 1997

Plot Summary: Follow-up series that expands on the Ghostbuster empire by recruiting new characters.

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###Ghostbusters (2016 film)

Genres: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 1h 56min
Vintage: July 15, 2016

Plot Summary: 30 years after Ghostbusters took the world by storm, the beloved franchise makes its long-awaited return. Director Paul Feig brings his fresh take to the supernatural comedy, joined by some of the funniest actors working today.

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###Ghostbusters: Ecto Force

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Vintage: 2018

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Rebooting Ghostbusters as an all woman cast, I have to ask why? What will it serve to do? Just to replace Ramis who recently died this year and because Murray doesn’t want to do it again?

I get it people think not enough female leads in movies, but do we really need to see stupid females as ghostbusters? That is what everyone was except Winston, jsut an overgrown kid. The strong females were Janeane and Dana Barret. All the ghostbusters really did was comedy in line with SNL and jsut a step away from fart jokes at all times.

It was good, but what would an all female ghostbusters cast add to it even? Is this really like adding the She-elf to the Hobbit movies just because females could only enjoy a Hobbit story with lots of females? From what I have heard over 20 years was females liked the Hobbit as Tolkien wrote it. Another SyFy instead of SciFi thing because women don’t like and fear SciFi?

Pretty bad when the women promoting things “for women” are coming off more sexist than the original thing they are trying to allude is sexist!

Gozer the Gozerian may have been a scantily glad female, but was a God only defeated as the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man. I am thinking there was plenty of strong females int he original without needing a female cast when there were 2 females that NOBODY could do anything to stop until one turned into a hellhound and the other turned into a MAN. Then the man was easily defeated…

political correctness has become the new racism/sexism/[insert other -ism here it is trying to fight]

Iron Man 3 has already been on Encore channel and is On Demand. Hulk (Ruff…) even had a part in it meaning that is comes after Avengers. (There were other things but I don’t want to spoil it if you haven’t seen it.)


Bill Murray Will Appear in the New Ghostbusters Film


The reason why the new Ghostbusters movie really doesn’t appeal to me is, that it’s really not treading any new ground for the franchise. It’s basically a remake of the original movie in Drag.


###New Ghostbusters Finally Moving Forward
October 09, 2014

**Ghostbusters Gets First Official Cast Photo**

**Another GHOSTBUSTERS in the Works!**

**Sigourney Weaver is in the New Ghostbusters Movie**

**ANIMATED Ghostbusters Movie?! - ETC Daily**

:arrow_up: Sony Develops Animated ‘Ghostbusters’ Feature [Tom McLean - Oct 2nd, 2015]

**New Ghostbusters Reboot Image Shows Off Cast**

July 15, 2016

[details=Ghostbusters Official Trailer #1 (2016) - Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy][/details]

**New Ghostbusters Remake Pics Reveals Chris Hemsworth's Character**

**Ghostbusters Director: **** THE HATERS! - ETC Daily** (EXPLICIT)

Paul Feig is Fed Up With All the ‘Ghostbusters’ Haters

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I want to see a new live action movie of this version…


Japanese ‘Ghostbusters’ Trailer Proclaims ‘Ghosts Are Real’

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 at 6:29am PST


‘Ghostbusters” Ecto-1 Featurette Spotlights the Classic Vehicle’s Upgrades
Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 at 10:35am PST

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Watch: New and Original ‘Ghostbusters’ Casts Unite

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 at 7:01am PST

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Fan-Made “LEGO Ghostbusters” Short Revives Spirit of Original Film

June 12, 2016 @ 10:39 AM


New Ghostbusters come home in fan-made LEGO Ideas submission

June 13, 2016 @ 8:15 AM


Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, Slimer & More Crash Latest ‘Ghostbusters’ TV Spots

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 at 3:00pm PST


Both trailers for the new film just look bad. Like a campy Disney movie. Thinking High School Musical here.

The people didn’t seem t work well together, the humor was dry or unnoticeable and they didn’t seem to care they were fighting ghosts.

Linda Blair anyone with the green spew vomit?

Who even are any of the people? I have never seen any of them before in anything. Looks like only a tacky remake just to switch genders of characters like many other movies to me. Why even switch to a male secretary? Why not have a full female cast rather than flip sexism to the other side? Janine worked as a female secretary not because “that is what women do” but because she could handle and control the men and they respected her and treated her like one of the guys. (Even Venkman couldn’t phase her.) The guy just seems dumb and out of place like he didn’t know what he was doing in the trailer.

Why is Hollywood so pathetic it can’t come up with anything new so swaps skin color, or gender and calls it new? Why not just make something NEW? There is so much new technology of the world today, they could have exercised and made better sense than the new James Bond gadgets did, but they wasted potential form the looks of the trailers and just really remade something that already existed, still exists for people to watch; so why should anyone watch this version when the original is on Youtube, Netflix, VHS, DVD, Blu-Ray, etc?


Even the poll here shows nobody is interested but who knows. Anybody angry about this should just watch the classics. Nothing will sway their decision with the 2016 movie.


New “Ghostbusters” International Poster Features Classic Cameo

Thursday, June 16th, 2016 at 10:56am PST

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I’ll be seeing it. Right here…

…cause I’m not like this guy


But Snowy, the problem is they keep making remakes of everything and NONE of them are good except the remake of Lord of the Rings.

Already remakes take over and crowd out the originals, take TAN for example, you cant find the good version of Appleseed ever play because the CG version.

How many times have the rebooted Spiderman, Superman, Batman, Fantastic Four, Incredible Hulk?

Lion King has an anniversary showing didn’t it? How long before they give it the Tarzan and Jungle Book treatment and do it all “live” action?

The biggest problem I have isn’t that they are taking something that is good, and trying to remake it and it turns out just slightly modernized with bad modern humor and current world tech; but they aren’t trying to do anything new. I can watch the old stories and have many times and so can younger generations on DVD, Blu-Ray, Netflix, etc. When do we get new things? New stories? New characters? Anime rehashes themes often ad nauseam because there is so much, but everything is a new show with a new twist for the most part.

We need more Polar Express (I didn’t like the movie that much, but it was NEW), Harry Potter, type things where they take a risk to provide something new to movie watchers, TV watchers, etc.

Why couldn’t it have been Venkman’s kid with Sigourney grown up and having to find replacements for his aging seniors, or set somewhere NOT in New York, maybe an earthquake in LA or San Fran opened some trans-dimensional portal that is spitting out ghosts that must be dealt with?

Why is everything a reboot like Maleficent, and just a retelling with a different angle?

Jimmy Kimmel they had the original cast I feel was too happy about the movie, and made it see like they were over-hyped and his whole show the other night was just a publicity stunt.

I was weary to begin with hearing an all female cast, and Egon passing; but just another remake makes it worse than making the guys into girls for no reason at all. If the characters are good and strong, gender and race means nothing, but for crying out loud don’t just change developed characters gender or race, even with a new name; just make NEW characters and give them their own story. I would have preferred a new story with all female cast than a complete gender-swap of all the characters to tell the same story. :rolling_eyes:

Avatar 2, Nateri will be a male and Jake will be female, cause Hollywood…