Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.
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Paranormal researcher Abby Yates and physicist Erin Gilbert are trying to prove that ghosts exist in modern society. When strange apparitions appear in Manhattan, Gilbert and Yates turn to engineer Jillian Holtzmann for help. Also joining the team is Patty Tolan, a lifelong New Yorker who knows the city inside and out. Armed with proton packs and plenty of attitude, the four women prepare for an epic battle as more than 1,000 mischievous ghouls descend on Times Square.
The extended cut features an additional fifteen minutes, and Paul Feig talks about the reasoning behind cutting bits for a theatrical release. Oftentimes the details are dropped in favor of pacing, and it's not always the best choice. "That's why it takes us like half a year to edit and do test screenings to find what we need and what we don't need." He points out later that the energy of a theatrical cut should play to the room while a version made for home video is designed for viewers no longer dependent on others' laughter. See more »
When Patty character saves Jillian from the flying ghost axe near the end of the film, the 2 characters momentarily swap places with Jillian moving from Patty's left to her right as they fall and then swapping back as they hit the floor. See more »
Tour Guide Garrett:
The Aldridge Mansion is the only 19th century home in New York City preserved both inside and out. At the time of its construction, it was one of the most elegant homes in existence featuring every luxury including a face bidet and an anti-Irish security fence.
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In the end credits a dedication which reads 'For Harold Ramis' can be seen. See more »
Extended BluRay version is 2hs 13 mins long. See more »