Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis wrote the script, but Bill Murray gets all the best lines and moments in this 1984 comedy directed by Ivan Reitman (Meatballs). The three comics, plus Ernie Hudson, play the New York City-based team that provides supernatural pest control, and Sigourney Weaver is the love interest possessed by an ancient demon. Reitman and company are full of original ideas about hobgoblins—who knew they could "slime" people with green plasma goo? Still a lot of fun, and an obvious model for sci-fi comedies such as Men in Black.
About Ghostbusters (1984)
Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Michael Ensign, William Atherton, Larry King, Ernie Hudson, Ron Jeremy, John Ring, John De Bello, John Rothman, Casey Kasem, Harold Ramis, Alice Drummond, Frank Patton, Paddi Edwards, Rick Moranis, Frances E. Nealy, David Margulies, Willow Hale, Timothy Carhart, Frankie Como, Christopher Wynkoop, Ivan Reitman, Murray Rubin, Patty Dworkin, Reginald VelJohnson, Murray Bandel, Slavitza Jovan, Ric Mancini
Director: Ivan Reitman
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