AFI Catalog of Feature Films
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Ghostbusters
Director: Ivan Reitman (Dir)
Release Date:   1984
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles opening: 8 Jun 1984: New York opening: week of 8 Jun 1984
Duration (in mins):   105
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Cast:   Bill Murray (Dr. Peter Venkman)  
    Dan Aykroyd (Dr. Raymond Stantz)  
    Signourney Weaver (Dana Barrett)  
    Harold Ramis (Dr. Egon Spengler)  
    Rick Moranis (Louis Tully)  

Production Company: Black Rhino  
Distribution Company: Columbia Pictures  
Director: Ivan Reitman (Dir)
Producer: Ivan Reitman (Prod)
  Bernie Brillstein (Exec prod)
Writer: Dan Aykroyd (Wrt)
  Harold Ramis (Wrt)
Photography: László Kovács (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: John DeCuir (Prod des)
Film Editor: Sheldon Kahn (Film ed)
  David Blewitt (Film ed)
Music: Elmer Bernstein (Mus)
MPAA Rating: PG
Country: United States
Language: English

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Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. 28/6/1984 dd/mm/yyyy PA216987

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Genre: Comedy
Sub-Genre: Action

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   6 Jun 1984   p. 4, 12.
Los Angeles Times   8 Jun 1984   p. 1.
New York Times   8 Jun 1984   p. 5.
Variety   6 Jun 1984   p. 20.

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