Released as part of the boxed set: Ghostbusters 1 & 2
Special features: filmmakers' commentary; behind-the-scenes featurettes
Includes English, French and Spanish language tracks, with optional English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean or Thai subtitles
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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After losing their academic positions at Columbia University, a trio of misfit parapsychologists — Peter Venkman (Bill Murray), Raymond Stantz (Dan Aykroyd), and Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis) – establish a paranormal exterminator service known as "Ghostbusters" at a retired New York City firehouse. While still facing dire straits after setting up the company, they are summoned by the Sedgewick Hotel to investigate a haunting. At the hotel, they capture their first ghost and deposit it in a "containment unit" located in the basement of their office. Paranormal activity soon increases in New York City, and the Ghostbusters become celebrities containing it, while at the same time becoming increasingly burdened by the hectic schedule. To satisfy increased demand, they hire a fourth member, Winston Zeddemore (Ernie Hudson).
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Dan Aykroyd: “I’ve worked in the private sector. They expect results!”
Dana Barrett: [sarcastically] Oh, good, that makes me feel so much better.
Dr. Peter Venkman: [smiles] I don't think you're crazy.
Dana Barrett: Well that's just great. Either I have a monster in my kitchen or I'm completely crazy.
Dr. Peter Venkman: Well, I... I think so, but I'm sure there are no animals in there.
Dana Barrett: Well, are you sure you're using that thing correctly?
Dr. Peter Venkman: Well, I'm sorry, I'm just not getting any reading.
Dana Barrett: Look, this wasn't here! There was *nothing* here! There was this... space! And there was a building or something with flames coming out of it, and there were creatures writhing around, and they were growling and snarling. And there were flames, and I heard a voice say "Zuul"! It was right here.
Dr. Peter Venkman: You actually eat this?
Dana Barrett: Oh, dammit. Look, this wasn't here...