Ghostbusters was released on June 8, 1984, to critical acclaim and became a cultural phenomenon.
|Film||U.S. release date||Director(s)|
|Ghostbusters||June 8, 1984||Ivan Reitman|
|Ghostbusters II||June 16, 1989|
|Ghostbusters||July 15, 2016||Paul Feig|
|Ghostbusters: Afterlife||November 11, 2021||Jason Reitman|
The film also starred Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts and David Margulies. Following the critical praise and box office success of the 1984 film, Ghostbusters II debuted in theaters on June 16, 1989 with many of the original castmembers reprising their roles.
The Real Ghostbusters is an American animated television series, a spin-off/sequel of the 1984 comedy movie Ghostbusters. The series ran from September 13, 1986, to October 5, 1991, and was produced by Columbia Pictures Television and DIC Enterprises, and distributed by Coca-Cola Telecommunications.
But one person who won’t and can’t be back is actor Harold Ramis, who passed away in 2014. And lest you think the new movie will ignore that fact, Ghostbusters: Afterlife will address the death of Harold Ramis.
Rejoice, fans of 1980s comedic paranormal investigation films about those who bust ghosts (aka Ghostbusters), your dreams have become a reality with Stay Puft brand marshmallows. The officially licensed collectibles are caffeinated (over 100 mg each), allowing you to stay, er, puft all day long.
In GB2 he appears to be the good ghost still and possibly living with the GB at the firehouse. He was also still the good ghost in Extreme GB. However, he was a bad ghost again in the video games Sanctum of Slime and Ghostbusters The Video Game.
Best Ghostbuster Peter Venkman. Votes: 52 27.4% Ray Stantz. Votes: 17 8.9% Egon Spengler. Votes: 95 50.0% Winston Zeddemore. Votes: 26 13.7%
In an interview with Rolling Stone in July 2016, Ivan Reitman commented Oscar was probably Dana and Peter’s son, although it’s not made clear in the screenplay. Sadly, on June 14, 2017, Hank Deutschendorf committed suicide by hanging. He was 29 years old.
Any excuse to watch a Ghostbusters movie is a good excuse. The fact that Ghostbusters II takes place during the holiday season and culminates on New Years Eve makes it a great choice.
Decades after the last movie in this beloved series, it’s once again time to call the Ghostbusters. Ghostbusters: Afterlife, a new Ghostbusters movie set in the same continuity as the first two movies (and ignoring that 2016 Paul Feig reboot) will be released in 2021.
While Dan Aykroyd stated the game is canon, it appears that the 2 (3 “DS”?) Also, Real Ghostbusters referenced Ghostbusters 2, in some of their episodes and even suggested that the series takes place after the second movie, also neither Dan Aykroyd or Columbia declared the Animated Series’ non canon.
It was originally called Ghost Smashers Due to competition from a pre-existing, unrelated Filmation TV series, also called Ghostbusters, the filmmakers were hesitant to commit to Ghostbusters as a title, and considered ‘Ghoststoppers’ as an alternative.
As a direct sequel to the first movie, The Real Ghostbusters gives an in-story explanation for why the guys change to the different -colored outfits, in the episode “Citizen Ghost.” After they defeated the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man, their jumpsuits were contaminated with spectral energy, and had to be destroyed.