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Ghostbusters

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    70
    from 2 reviewers
  • Ghostbusters
    1984
    105 min
    PG
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Ivan Reitman

    Actors: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

    Plot: Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.

    Disc Release Date: 7 June 2016

    • Video
      68
    • Audio
      70
    • Extra
      63
    • Movie
      75

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Ghostbusters was a no-brainer to be amongst the early UHD releases for its massive popularity, previous "mastered in 4K" Blu-ray release, and the franchise reboot film just around the corner. Sony's 2160p/HDR-enabled...

    • Audio
      80
    • This is the fourth Ghostbusters release in the Blu-ray era, and it features the third different soundtrack. The original Ghostbusters release, and the first Mastered in 4K release, both contained Dolby...

    • Extra
      90
    • This UHD release of GhostbustersSomething Strange (9:28), Ghostbusting (7:59), Ecto-1 (6:57), and Memorable Moments (14:56). Also included is a "Cast & Crew" tab that contains several still images of the...

    • Movie
      90
    • 4th time's the 4K.Note: The included screenshots are sourced from a 1080p Blu-ray disc. Watch for 4K screenshots at a later date.Ghostbusters has an interesting release history on Blu-ray, beginning with...

    • Total
      90
    • Ghostbusters doesn't find new life on UHD Blu-ray, neither visually nor aurally. That doesn't make it a bad release. In fact, it's very good. It's just not a massive step forward from the "Mastered in...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      60
    • Our favorite parapsychologists rise from the grave with yet another home video release, but this time around, they wander into the paranormal world of Ultra HD Blu-ray with a great looking HEVC H.265 encode...

    • Audio
      80
    • Although our favorite ghostbusting team is also given an upgrade in the audio department, the Dolby Atmos soundtrack, which defaults to a Dolby TrueHD 7.1 track for those not equipped for the new codec,...

    • Extra
      40
    • Audio Commentary — Director Ivan Reitman is joined by co-writer/actor Harold Ramis and associate producer Joe Medjuck for this informative yet somewhat dry commentary. Originally recorded for the 1999...

    • Movie
      90
    • "Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together . . . mass hysteria!"After sitting through a pile of some truly dreadful movies of late, it's always a real pleasure to sit down and enjoy Ivan Reitman's...

    • Total
      70
    • After 30 years, 'Ghostbusters' remains just as amusing and hilarious as when it first hit theaters, full of gut-busting dialogue and many memorable scenes. Demonstrating that big-budget special effects...