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Ghostbusters: 30th Anniversary Edition (1984)

Wednesday 16th July 2014

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of its highly popular blockbuster franchise, Sony Pictures Entertainment is releasing a special anniversary edition of Ghostbusters on 2nd September 2014.
Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis, Ernie Hudson, Annie Potts
Ivan Reitman
Sony Pictures Entertainment
1 hour 41 minutes
02/09/2014

Sony Pictures Entertainment will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its blockbuster franchise Ghostbusters with a series of special events and home entertainment releases. As a highlight of the celebration, the original 1984 film has been restored and remastered in 4K and will be returning to cinemas for one day only across the UK on October 28th.

Commenting on the announcement, Rory Bruer, president, Worldwide Distribution for Sony Pictures, said, Ghostbusters is still one of our studio's most beloved franchises - I was lucky enough to work on the release of the film on its first run, so it's a real thrill for me to see that it's still connecting with audiences everywhere. On the big screen or in home entertainment, this is a great movie to experience again and again.

In anticipation of the theatrical release of the film from Park Circus, on 1st September 2014 fans will be able to own the Ghostbusters : 30th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray and a two-disc Blu-ray box set, which includes the Ghostbusters II 25th Anniversary Edition, debuting on Blu-ray.

Both the Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II Blu-rays come loaded with exclusive bonus materials, including revealing conversations with director Ivan Reitman and Dan Aykroyd, as well as never-before-seen deleted scenes from Ghostbusters II and more. The Ghostbusters anniversary edition features the original music video of the Oscar® nominated song "Ghostbusters" by Ray Parker Jr., while Ghostbusters II includes the original music video for On Our Own by Bobby Brown. In addition, Ghostbusters will contain all previously released legacy content, commentary and an interactive Slimer Mode, offering fans a picture-in-picture graphical viewing experience.

"To celebrate this milestone anniversary, we wanted to create something new and collectible for fans. These new Ghostbusters Blu-rays will feature the highest quality presentation along with new content that reflects the rich history of this iconic franchise", said Lexine Wong, Senior Executive Vice President, Worldwide Marketing, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Directed and produced by Ivan Reitman (Meatballs, Stripes), with the screenplay written by Dan Aykroyd (My Girl) and Harold Ramis (Knocked Up), Ghostbusters is listed as No. 28 on the AFI's List of America's Funniest Movies. Bill Murray (Stripes), Dan Aykroyd (Blues Brothers), and Sigourney Weaver (Aliens) star, along with Harold Ramis (Groundhog Day), and Rick Moranis (Honey I Shrunk the Kids). Ernie Hudson (TV's Oz) and Annie Potts (TV's Designing Women) also star in the films.

Ghostbusters - University parapsychologists Dr. Peter Venkman (Murray), Dr. Raymond Stanz (Aykroyd) and Dr. Egon Spengler (Ramis) lose a research grant when their experiment methodology is proven to be bogus. The team decides to go into business for themselves and open 'Ghostbusters', a ghost removal service. After struggling to get on their feet, they are summoned to investigate the strange happenings in Dana Barrett's (Weaver) Central Park West apartment. What they discover is that all Manhattan is being besieged by ghosts and other worldly demons through a portal in her building.

Ghostbusters II - Supernatural superstars Peter Venkman (Murray), Dr. Raymond Stanz (Aykroyd) and Dr. Egon Spengler (Ramis) spring back into action when the infant son of Dana Barrett (Weaver) becomes the target of a powerful demonic force. Reunited with their industrious secretary Janine (Potts) and the nerdy, near-sighted Louis (Moranis), the 'heroes of the hereafter' must put a stop to an enormous underground river ready to rot the roots of the entire Big Apple.

Ghostbusters Special Features

  • Who You Gonna Call: A Ghostbusters Retrospective - Roundtable Discussion with Director Ivan Reitman and Dan Aykroyd
  • Poster Art Gallery - Gallery 1988 artwork
  • Ghostbusters Music Video - Ray Parker, Jr.
  • Alternate TV Version Takes
  • Slimer Mode - Picture in Picture and Trivia Track
  • Commentary with Ivan Reitman, Harold Ramis & Joe Medjuck
  • 10 Deleted Scenes
  • 1984 Featurette
  • Cast and Crew Featurette
  • SFX Team Featurette
  • Multi-Angles
  • Ecto-1: Resurrecting the Classic Car
  • Ghostbusters Garage: Ecto-1 Gallery Storyboard Comparisons

Ghostbusters II Special Features

  • Time Is But A Window: Ghostbusters II and Beyond - Roundtable Discussion with Director Ivan Reitman and Dan Aykroyd
  • Deleted Scenes
  • "On Our Own" Music Video - Bobby Brown
  • None or TBC

Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.

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