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Ghostbusters

1984
Ghostbusters
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Starring
Bill Murray
Harold Ramis
Annie Potts
William Atherton
Ernie Hudson
David Margulies
Steven Tash
Jennifer Runyon
Slavitza Jovan
Michael Ensign
Alice Drummond
Jordan Charney
Timothy Carhart
John Rothman
Tom McDermott
Roger Grimsby
Larry King
Joe Franklin
Casey Kasem
John Ring
Norman Matlock
Joe Cirillo
Joe Schmieg
Reginald VelJohnson
Rhoda Gemignani
Murray Rubin
Larry Dilg
Danny Stone
Patty Dworkin
Jean Kasem
Lenny Del Genio
Frances E. Nealy
Sam Moses
Christopher Wynkoop
Winston May
Tommy Hollis
Eda Reiss Merin
Ric Mancini
Kathryn Janssen
Stanley Grover
Carol Ann Henry
James Hardie
Frantz Turner
Nancy Kelly
Paul Trafas
Cheryl Birchenfield
Ruth Oliver
Kymberly Herrin
Murray Bandel
Larry Bilzarian
Matteo Cafiso
Larry Chain
Frankie Como
Peter Costanza
James Hotfeet Davis
John De Bello
Paddi Edwards
Eldo Ray Estes
Deborah Gibson
Willow Hale
Jon Hayden
Ron Jeremy
Joseph Marzano
Joe Medjuck
Frank Patton
Harrison Ray
Ivan Reitman
Frank Rivers
Mario Todisco
Bill Walton
Mark Bryan Wilson
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News from around the web
  1. Dan Aykroyd has written a Ghostbusters prequel called Ghostbusters High  JoBlo.com
  2. Dan Aykroyd Wants A Ghostbusters Prequel To Happen  Cinema Blend
  3. Dan Aykroyd Reveals He Wrote a 60s Set Ghostbusters Prequel  ComingSoon.net
  4. Dan Aykroyd on 'Ghostbusters': Blames Self for 2016, Excited for Riteman's  Bleeding Cool News
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Tue, 21st May 2019

Bill Murray reveals if he'd be in Ghostbusters 3  DigitalSpy.com

Bill Murray has admitted that he'd be interested in returning to the franchise in Jason Reitman's upcoming Ghostbusters 3.

Sat, 18th May 2019

Dan Aykroyd Wrote Ghostbusters High Prequel That May Become a Movie or TV Show  MovieWeb

We're still a year away from the release of Ghostbusters 3, but franchise star Dan Aykroyd has already written a script for a potential prequel. In a recent interview ...

Mon, 20th May 2019

Bill Murray open to doing another ‘Ghostbusters’ movie, says franchise ‘paid for my son’s college’  Fox News

Calling all “Ghostbusters” fans: Dr. Peter Venkman — a.k.a. actor Bill Murray — is open to catching supernatural beings once more.

Wed, 15th May 2019

Bill Murray Is Down To Return For The New Ghostbusters Movie  Cinema Blend

Reporting on movies, television, video games, and pop culture CINEMABLEND is the go-to source for today's plugged-in generation.

Wed, 15th May 2019

Dan Aykroyd on the new Ghostbusters movie  The Globe and Mail

Dan Aykroyd says he 'proudly' counts 2016's female-centric Ghostbusters as part of the pantheon: 'I like my girl Ghostbusters.' Aykroyd discusses the 1984 ...

Fri, 17th May 2019

17th January 2019

It broke yesterday by entertainment magazine Entertainment Weekly that Jason Rietman would direct a new Ghostbusters movie, or Ghostbusters 3.

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Today the publication has a teaser video for the new film, which is due summer of 2020.

Nothing more is known about the film, but judging by the footage, and a tweet from the director, Ecto 1 will feature in the movie.

Check out the teaser below.

Source: ew.com

16th January 2019

Despite the positive reaction to the 2016 Ghostbustes reboot the film did not do well at the box office and the studio lost faith in the series, but director Jason Reitman has just been confirmed to write and direct a new film in the franhise.

The director, son of Ivan who directed the originals, has a number of acclaimed films under his belt and has been a fan for as long as their have been Ghostbuster.

The film will be a direct sequel to 1989's Ghostbusters II and will have no connection to the 2016 female led movie by director Paul Feig.

We hope the reboot does get a sequel at some point as that was a good film despite he reviews and box office receipts, but a Ghostbusters movie in any form is a good thing and we look forward to this.

Summer of 2020 is the expected release date so not long to wait.

25th September 2018

The big film of the week is from director Eli Roth who is more known for his gore slasher and violent movies, but here delivers a family friendly tale of magic and wonder.

A Simple Favour

The House With A Clock In Its Walls

The film stars Jack Black and Cate Blanchet and makes its debut on the UK box office with £3.3 million, for Black and Blanchet who have starred in some big profile movies this is a low gross but for Roth this is a good opening weekend.

A Simple Favour

Also new this weekend is A Simple Favour from director Paul Feig, it is his first directing outing since the critically panned Ghostbusters reboot from 2016.

Opening to £1.6 million it does well for the director, the film stars Anna Kendrick and Linda Cardellini.

King Of Thieves

Doing well at number 3 is King Of Thieves which takes £1.5 million on its second weekend to bring the Michael Cain film to £3.7 million total.

Crazy Rick Asians

Crazy Rick Asians has a good second weekend at number 4 on the box office and takes £1.1 million, down only a small amount from last weeks debut, this brings the film to £3.5 million total gross.

The Nun

Finally at number 5 is horror film The Nun which takes £1 million for the weekend taking its total gross to just under the 10 million pound mark.

The Predator

Last weeks number 1 film takes a massive tumble down the chart this week to number 7, its total gross is now £3.8 million after a £0.6 million weekend.

18th July 2017

The last in the trilogy of Planet of The Apes prequel movies opens at the top of the Uk box office this week knocking Spider-Man Homecoming off after just a single week.

War For The Planet of The Apes which stars Woody Harrelson and Any Serkis hits the top with a weekend gross of £7.1 million, a very good gross for a critically praised film.

The trilogy of films has been constant on its debut and this does better than Rise but not quite at good as Dawn's £8 million debut.

With this in mind I'd expect this to end its run in the £30 million region.

Spider-Man Homecoming falls to number 3 this week leapfrogging over Despicable Me 3 by the tightest of margins with a £3.7 million weekend.

This brings the films total gross to £16 million after 10 days of release and is looking set to match the first Spider-Man film from 2002.

Despicable Me at number 2 took £3.8 million and has now grossed £26 million from 3 weekends of release.

For the Monday - Sunday week the top film would have been Spider-Man with a £7.4 million weekly gross with Apes second and Despicable Me 3 third.

For the third weekend running The Boss Baby is the longest running film with 15 weeks and the highest grossing with £28 million.

Historical charts

A year ago
This time last year expectations were high when the rebooted Ghostbusters hit the top on its debut knocking off The Secret Life of Pets after 3 weeks on top.

Five years ago
Ice Age: Continental Drift stayed on top for a third week while the top new film was Magic Mike at number 3.

Ten years ago
It was a rare summer release for Harry Potter as Harry Potter and The Order of The Phoenix hit the top on its debut knocking Shrek The Third down to 2.

Fifteen years ago
Scooby Doo was the top film of the week making its debut while Minority Report fell to number 2 after a week on top.

Twenty years ago
Batman and Robin stayed on top for a third weekend with the top new film Murder at 1600 landing at 3.

Twenty five years ago
Batman Returns was the top film of the week landing at number 1 on its debut while The Player fell to number 2 after 2 weeks on top.

7th September 2016

After a fairly lacklustre summer season of 2016 where the highlight was a bunch of anti-heroes in the shape of the Suicide Squad, will the Autumn schedule deliver?

We had high hopes but had few thrills, out side of the DC movie Suicide Squad Ghostbusters gave us a good laugh but didn't deliver as expected Finding Dory pulled in the audiences but left us flat.

The rest of the year has some highlights but there is caution as the 2 biggest films are both sequels outside of their parent film series.

Before we even get to them in the latter part of the year we have a number of promises, Captain Fantastic starring Viggo Mortensen looks promising and American hit Kubo and The Two String gives a refreshing animation outside Disney.

Of course we have British favourite Bridget Jones's Baby which is getting good reviews at the moment and a bit after that the recently announced Blair Witch remake/reboot/sequel.

Getting a lot of marketing hype is the remake/retelling of The Magnificent Seven and the looking promising, and a return to form for Tim Burton is Miss Peregrines Home For Peculiar Children.

Tom Hanks returns to detective mode for a third time in Inferno, although I didn't like the previous 2 films and then another sequel emerges mid October with Tom Cruise in Jack Reacher Never Go Back.

Marvel return to their cinematic universe with a new hero in the shape of Doctor Strange and another sequel/reboot come in early November with Rings, the next in (surprise) The Ring series.

After the hotly anticipated Arrival starring Amy Adams arrives the season kicks up a gear with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first move into the Wizarding World outside Harry Potter.

The film, penned by J. K. Rowling, is being hyped to death and not surprisingly, the 8 Potter films did fantastic business at the box office and this is directed by series expert David Yates whic just seems to get the ideas Rowling writes about.

Warner Bros. will be hoping this shows there is still life in the seemingly dormant series and please fans of the original and set up a new generation, 2 more film are already planned.

After that injection things go quiet with unwanted sequel Bad Santa 2 and Tom Hanks (again) in Scully the story of the pilot who landed a plane on the Hudson River.

Then to finish the year off another much lover series goes off piste with Rogue One A Star Wars Story, taking place just before the events of the original Star Wars.

The trailer have looked good and after the excellence of Star Wars: The Force Awakens expectation are massive.

This is a massive risk for Lucasfilms and Disney, and it will either boost the series to height never imagined or will do to the series what Episodes I - III did and nearly kill it, fortunately it has recovered!

To round the rear off we have Michael Fassbender trying to do what many other have failed to do and bring a video game series to the screen in Assassins Creed.

Movie details
UK total gross
£8,003,082
780
781
Ghostbusters
782

US total gross
£242,212,467
121
122
Ghostbusters
123

Global total gross
£295,212,467
467
468
Ghostbusters
469

UK BBFC Certificate: PG

Popular in: United Kingdom and United States

Box Office
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 1

Weeks on box office: 16

Box Office History
Date
Place
Week
Total
1N
£4,001,600
£4,001,600
1▲▼
£2,000,800
£6,002,400
1▲▼
£1,000,400
£7,002,800
1▲▼
£500,200
£7,503,000
1▲▼
£250,100
£7,753,100
3
£125,050
£7,878,150
3▲▼
£62,525
£7,940,675
4
£31,263
£7,971,938
3
£15,632
£7,987,570
3▲▼
£7,816
£7,995,386
3▲▼
£3,908
£7,999,294
4
£1,954
£8,001,248
5
£977
£8,002,225
7
£489
£8,002,714
7▲▼
£245
£8,002,959
8
£123
£8,003,082
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