You asked for it, you got it. 'Ghostbusters' was one of the most popular movies of the 1980s, and its release date is used as a means for charting time for the Stuff You Should Know podcast. You ain't afraid of no quiz.
"Ghostbusters" was released in what year?
What was the original movie rated?
True or False: "Ghostbusters" was the highest grossing film of 1984.
What is the running time for "Ghostbusters?"
What major movie studio released "Ghostbusters?"
20th Century Fox
How much money did it cost to make the movie?
True or False: "Ghostbusters" was nominated for more than one Academy Award.
Which two writers got an offical writing credit?
Bill Murray and Harold Ramis
Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis
Ivan Reitman and Harold Ramis
Who earned an uncredited nod as a contributing writer?
Bill Murray starred in what role?
Dr. Peter Venkman
Dr. Raymond Stantz
Dr. Egon Spengler
In her first major film role, which actress gave a breakout performance as the Ghostbusters secretary Janine?
Aykroyd and Ramis originally wrote Bill Murray's role for which actor?
The role of Winston, the fourth Ghostbuster, was orignally written for which actor?
Which legendary cinematographer shot "Ghostbusters"?
Which two media personalities made cameo appearances as themselves?
Dr. Ruth and Morely Safer
Phil Donahue and Dan Rather
Larry King and Casey Kasem
What makes Ray Parker Jr. feel good?
A nice massage
Which future pop star had an uncredited role as "birthday girl" at the young age of 13?
Which adult film star made a brief appearance as "man behind barricade?"
Which basketball star also had a cameo appearance as himself?
True or False: "Ghostbusters" is an all-time top 30 grossing movie when you adjust for inflation.
The role of Louis Tully, played by Rick Moranis, was orginally written for which actor?
What was the original setting of "Ghostbusters" before Harold Ramis changed it?
Turn of the Century New York City
New York City in the future
In the original script, Gozer was a normal man in a business suit and was almost played by which actor?
Although the lower half of the building really exists, which noteworthy real-life building inspired the model for the re-worked top half of Dana's apartment?
The New York Public Library
Transamerica Building in San Francisco
Continental Life Building in St. Louis
Which song did Ray Parker Jr.'s "Ghostbusters" lose to at the Oscar Awards?
Stevie Wonder -- "I Just called to Say I Love You"
Kenny Loggins -- "Footloose"
Phil Collins -- "Against All Odds"
Ray Parker Jr.'s hit song peaked at which top 10 position?
Which singer has gone to battle with Ray Paker Jr. over the years in multiple lawsuits, starting with an accusation that Parker stole the main "Ghostbusters" riff?
Hall and Oates
At the end of the movie, more than 50 pounds of what was dumped on character Walter Peck?
Bill Murray's participation was contigent on what?
That he would be the highest paid actor on the movie
That his salary would include a percentage of the profits
That Columbia Pictures would finance the movie "The Razor's Edge" for him to star in
What was the original name of the movie in Dan Aykroyd's first version of the script?