Ghostbusters 2

1989 PG 1h 50m Blu-ray / DVD

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Ghostbusters 2

1989 PG 1h 50m Blu-ray / DVD
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After waging a war on slime that cost New York City millions, the Ghostbusters find themselves out of business until an ancient tyrant, preparing a return to the Earthly domain through his portrait at the Manhattan Museum of Modern Art, sets his sights on Dana Barrett's baby as the new home for his wicked soul! With the help of the Museum's possessed curator, he plans to turn New York into a really scary place to live! Now only the Ghostbusters can save New York City, by turning paranormal pest control into an art form!
Format
Blu-ray DVD
Screen
Pan-and-Scan 1.33:1, Widescreen 2.35:1
Subtitles
Korean, Portuguese, Spanish (Neutral), Thai, Chinese Traditional, English, Chinese Simplified
CC
Yes
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, Portuguese: Dolby Digital Mono, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Screen
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.40:1
Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish (Neutral), French
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1
Rating
PG - Some material may not be suitable for children. Parents urged to give parental guidance. May contain some material parents might not like for their young children.
age 8+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 8+
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Reviews

age 8+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that there isn't much to shock tweens and up in this mock-horror film. There are numerous ghosts running rampant through NYC, but it's played for comedy over scares (like when the Titanic disembarks). Still, ghosts are the "bad guys" and get eliminated with laser guns by a crew of wisecracking guys. At one point a baby is kidnapped by a ghost and a sinister spirit tries to inhabit his body. The baby is rescued, of course, but there is another real person, hilariously portrayed by Peter MacNicol, who wants to steal the baby in order to woo its mother.

Sexual Content

Some kissing and "making out" that is more suggested than graphic.

Violence

The Ghostbusters crew attacks the slime and the ghosts with laser guns that shoot light and goo. A baby is kidnapped by a ghost and is threatened with possession by Vigo.

Language

Some mild insults.

Social Behavior

Ghostbusters try their hardest to bring out the best in New Yorkers, defeating negative energy with positive.

Consumerism

The city of New York gets great publicity.

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Bill Murray and Sigourney Weaver have wine with dinner. The slime substance has some mood-enhancing effects.

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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