COLLECT WATCH TRACK RATE REVIEW APP
Manage your own movie collection and always keep it with you with our Apps. Price track movies and get price drop notifications instantly. Become a member to take full advantage of all site features.
GET STARTED

Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Marilyn Monroe: Classic Nine-Film Collection (Blu-ray)
$34.99
 
Halloween: The Complete Collection (Blu-ray)
$109.99
 
The Doctor and the Devils (Blu-ray)
$8.99
 
Snowpiercer (Blu-ray)
$14.96
 
Defiance: Season Two (Blu-ray)
$37.99
 
Spartacus: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$80.76
 
Arrow: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray)
$39.99
 
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (Blu-ray)
$24.99
 
Titanic 3D (Blu-ray)
$15.98
 
Megamind 3D (Blu-ray)
$15.70
 
Zodiac (Blu-ray)
$9.99
 
Fargo: Season One (Blu-ray)
$34.99
21 hrs ago
The Legend of Korra - Book One: Air (Blu-ray)
$14.22
 
Captain America: The First Avenger (Blu-ray)
$19.96
 
Rio 2 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
 
The Ring (Blu-ray)
$9.99
 


Deals


 Best deals
 New deals
 Lowest prices
 New price drops
 New lowest prices
 Big price drops


Reviews


 New reviews
 Browse reviews
 Search reviews

Releases


 Release calendar
 Now available
 New releases
 Coming soon
 Recently listed
 New pre-orders
 New covers

Top lists


 Top movies
 Top collected
 Top Blu-ray
 Top sellers
 Top pre-orders

Database


 Search movies
 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray box sets
 TV on Blu-ray
 3D movies

Community


 Latest reviews
 Top reviewers
 Top contributors

By genre


 Action (35513)
 Adventure (27208)
 Animation (8194)
 Anime (4474)
 Biography (3724)
 Comedy (26672)
 Comic book (4978)
 Coming of age (1734)
 Crime (18614)
 Dark humor (3687)
 Documentary (4853)
 Drama (42755)
 Epic (5073)
 Erotic (1057)
 Family (11583)
 Fantasy (15559)
 Film-Noir (1142)
 Foreign (6100)
 Heist (1608)
 History (5606)
 Holiday (1190)
 Horror (13374)
 Imaginary (885)
 Martial arts (3212)
 Melodrama (2283)
 Music (8297)
 Musical (3725)
 Mystery (10861)
 Nature (1793)
 Other (690)
 Period (6655)
 Psychological thriller (3063)
 Romance (15599)
 Sci-Fi (17457)
 Short (373)
 Sport (2728)
 Supernatural (4178)
 Surreal (1406)
 Teen (3110)
 Thriller (31473)
 War (5581)
 Western (2326)

By studio


 20th Century Fox
 Criterion
 Disney / Buena Vista
 DreamWorks
 Lionsgate Films
 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
 New Line Cinema
 Paramount Pictures
 Sony Pictures
 Studio Canal
 Universal Studios
 Warner Bros.

 Show all studios


About


 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray studios


Ghostbusters Blu-ray

United States
5157
18
36
Sony Pictures | 1984 | 105 min | Rated PG | Jun 16, 2009

Ghostbusters (Blu-ray)
Temporary cover art
Large:


Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (23.51 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.40:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio
English: Dolby TrueHD 5.1 (48kHz, 16-bit)
French: Dolby TrueHD 5.1
Portuguese: Dolby TrueHD 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)

Subtitles
English, English SDH, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Dutch

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)
BD-Live
Social network features

Packaging
Slipcover in original pressing

Playback
Region free

Price
List price: $19.99, Price history

Amazon: $11.43 (Save 43%)
Best Buy: $9.99 (Save 50%)  

New from: $4.88 (Save 76%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy Ghostbusters on Blu-ray

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
8.5
755
ratings.


Blu-ray rating
Video 3.8 of 53.8
Audio 3.7 of 53.7
Extras 3.9 of 53.9
Based on 58 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Action100%
Sci-Fi99%
Comedy54%
Supernatural33%
99%
popularity
7623
collections
263
fans




Ghostbusters

 (1984)

Ghostbusters Blu-ray delivers great video and solid audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

Three university parapsychologists lose a research grant when their experiment methodology is proven to be bogus. The team decides to go into business for themselves as "Ghostbusters", a ghost removal service. After struggling to get on their feet, they are ummoned to investigate the strange happenings in a woman's 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.

For more about Ghostbusters and the Ghostbusters Blu-ray release, see Ghostbusters Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.0 out of 5.

Starring: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis
Director: Ivan Reitman

» See full cast & crew


Ghostbusters Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

Ghostbusters slimes Blu-ray with a faithful-to-the-source 1080p, 2.40:1-framed transfer. Grain haters, beware. Ghostbusters features plenty of the swirly stuff in most every scene. There is certainly no evidence of noise reduction performed on this one as the film features some of the heaviest grain seen on any Blu-ray release. Nevertheless, the transfer captures the intended look of the film admirably, and while it's certainly not a smooth and slick production, it retains a pleasing film-like appearance while also encapsulating the essence of what Blu-ray can do for a transfer. Still, the film occasionally wavers between sharp and soft scenery. Fine details in faces and objects are not hard to come by; whether the cobweb-infested firehouse that becomes Ghostbusters headquarters or the clean lines that define the interior of Dana's kitchen, the visuals appear adequately rendered in most every shot. There is also a nice amount of depth to be seen in some of the long-distance outdoor New York City shots. Black levels don't stray too far from black, but some of the heaviest grain in the film is noted across darker backdrops. Flesh tones generally look natural, perhaps with just a slight red push. Although not a terribly vibrant, crystal-clear image, this transfer reflects how Ghostbusters should look, and makes for another winning catalogue release from Sony.


Ghostbusters Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

Ghostbusters crosses streams on Blu-ray with a Dolby TrueHD 5.1 lossless soundtrack. Though not particularly engaging in every scene, this one holds up rather nicely and the lossless soundtrack, while not a revelation, does bring out some subtleties that seemed lost in the shuffle of previous home video releases. Both the music and sound effects enjoy a nice boost here, some of the film's softer musical cues and more nuanced sound effects off to the sides of the action adding to a more distinct, lifelike environment, whether in the stacks of the library as seen at the beginning of the film or during the "Slimer hunt" sequence partway through. Dialogue occasionally sounds a bit low in volume at reference level, though sound effects and music never drown out the spoken word. Throughout the first act of the film, the track takes on a completely front-heavy tone with little in the way of atmospherics or rear channel activity. Once the action gets going, however, the track picks up in intensity. Surrounds enjoy more frequent usage with both music and sound effects, the low end rumbles when called upon, and the track seems to create a broader sense of space and depth. Whether the beams flowing from the proton packs or the rumbling of the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man's heavy, sugary steps, the TrueHD soundtrack enhances the overall experience in a big way. Certainly not among the best pure soundtracks on the market, this one nevertheless easily bests all previous Ghostbusters releases and should satisfy the film's many longtime fans.


Ghostbusters: Other Editions



1-disc
$16.38
1-disc
$14.96
2-disc set
Wal-Mart
1-disc



Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members





   



Ghostbusters Blu-ray, News and Updates



Ghostbusters Returning to Theaters in October (Updated) - September 22, 2011

The official Ghostbusters Facebook page revealed today that 1984 paranormal comedy may be on its way back to theaters. While no specifics we're given, a trailer was posted that revealed the film will see a theatrical re-release sometime in October.

Today on Blu-ray - June 16th - June 16, 2009

The 1980's were saturated with comedies featuring Saturday Night Live cast members, but few managed to have the same success as the film being released on Blu-ray today - 'Ghostbusters'. After pulling in over $200M at the domestic box office, the franchise spurred ...

Ghostbusters Promotion Launches, Including BD Premiere - May 27, 2009

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has launched an all-out promotional campaign for the Blu-ray release of 'Ghostbusters', due out on June 16. The campaign includes a Blu-ray premiere screening, an invitation to submit BD-Live content, a sweepstake for tickets for ...

» Show more related news posts for Ghostbusters Blu-ray


Ghostbusters Blu-ray, Forum Discussions



Topic Replies Last post
Ghostbusters Reviews including mastered fro... (

Official Thread

)
2346 Jul 04, 2014

» Show more forum discussions for Ghostbusters Blu-ray



Ghostbusters Blu-ray


$19.99 $11.43


Buy Ghostbusters on Blu-ray



 


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals



* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.



Top Blu-ray Deals

 


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »


 Top movies


Latest Deals United States



The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »


Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. Godzilla
2. Ghostbusters 1 & 2
3. Godzilla 3D
4. Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
5. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
6. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
7. Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
8. Godzilla
9. Godzilla
10. The Fault in Our Stars
11. Hannibal: Season Two
12. Halloween: The Complete Collection
13. My Fair Lady
14. Ghostbusters II
15. Eraserhead

Trending in Theaters
1. Guardians of the Galaxy
2. Transformers: Age of Extinction
3. The Maze Runner
4. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
5. Snowpiercer
6. A Walk Among the Tombstones
7. Tusk
8. The Drop
9. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
10. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
11. The Expendables 3
12. Lucy
13. Boyhood
14. The November Man
15. This Is Where I Leave You
16. Hercules
17. Frank
18. The Zero Theorem
19. The Giver
20. The Equalizer

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D
2.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
3.  Godzilla
4.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier
5.  The Fault in Our Stars
6.  Neighbors
7.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
8.  Halloween: The Complete Collection
9.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
10.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
2.  X-Men: Days of Future Past
3.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
4.  How to Train Your Dragon 2
5.  Snowpiercer
6.  Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D
7.  Edge of Tomorrow 3D
8.  Edge of Tomorrow
9.  Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods
10.  X-Men: Days of Future Past 3D
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Transformers: Age of Extinction
$19.99, Save 50%
2.  The Fault in Our Stars
$24.99, Save 50%
3.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
$19.96, Save 45%
4.  Snowpiercer
$14.96, Save 50%
5.  Frozen
$24.96, Save 45%
6.  The LEGO Movie
$17.96, Save 50%
7.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 3D
$24.96, Save 46%
8.  Captain America: The First Avenger
$19.96, Save 50%
9.  The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
$22.99, Save 54%
10.  Divergent
$19.96, Save 50%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Marilyn Monroe: Classic Nine-Film Collection

 United States


$199.99 $34.99





Halloween: The Complete Collection

 United States


$169.99 $109.99





The Doctor and the Devils

 United States


$24.97 $8.99





Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »



This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2014 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices