Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters (2016)

Ghostbusters makes its long-awaited return, rebooted with a cast of hilarious new characters. Thirty years after the beloved original franchise took the world by storm, director Paul Feig brings his fresh take to the supernatural comedy,… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 15, 2016
DVD Release Date: October 11, 2016
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Ghostbusters does an impressive job of standing on its own as a freewheeling, marvelously cast supernatural comedy -- even if it can't help but pale somewhat in comparison with the classic original.

Megan Garber
The Atlantic

It's funny, and nuanced in its funniness: hehs to haaaaaaas to lols.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

As is so often the case with special-effects-heavy movies, the character comedy quickly gets trampled by the effects (in this case, not special).

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Rob Vaux
Cinema-stache

With these four performers in place, the movie finds some magic.

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker

So, how do the Ghostbusters of today shape up against the boys of yesteryear? Pretty well ...

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Andrew Lapin
NPR

In her wily line delivery and cocksure swagger, McKinnon resembles nothing if not a young Bill Murray. Through her thick goggles is the impish spark that keeps movies like this in orbit.

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Alex Casey
New Zealand Herald

It's a lot of fun, and allows each of the women to showcase their different comedic stylings whilst going up against "the man" (both literally and figuratively)

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

This is a mediocre horror/comedy that deserves neither high praise nor disparagement.

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Dana Stevens
Slate

These women are having fun just being together and getting to don matching jumpsuits and whale on undead spirits, and their evident joy makes us happy to hop in the hearse for a ride-along.

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Sarah Ward
ArtsHub

Winningly relevant, irreverent, anarchic, and delightful.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Chris Garman
Once again the remake train derails into another franchise with Ghostbusters, the 2016 comedy that seems to be made by people who have never seen the original… More
Drake Tsui
With an all star cast of talented comedians the new GB has no trouble bringing the fun. This is both a blessing and a curse as the film has little breathing… More
Phil Hubbs
Ghost Corps huh, opening credits and straight away the first sign of a planned, multi-movie franchise...they never learn. Anyway, who ya gonna call? certainly… More
JY Skacto
Paul Feig fires the streams in Ghostbusters. For nearly 2 hours of screen time, Ghostbusters manages to entertain, even through the credits. The laughs are… More
Carlos Magalh„es
Don't even listen to what the sexist detractors are pouting so much about, this excellent, hilarious reboot is even better than the original movie, with… More
Kevin M. Williams
Memories, yes, of the original HAUNTS this effort that bravely attempts to recreate the feel of times gone by. The ladies have mucho huevos but would've… More