Ghostbusters II Synopsis
Parapsychologists (Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd) fight New York's pink slime.

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Washington Post

By Hal Hinson
Here, the comedy breathes, and the illusion that it's not a factory-assembled product (which it most certainly is) is a nifty one. For a...
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80

Variety

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Ghostbusters II is babyboomer silliness. Kids will find the oozing slime and ghastly, ghostly apparitions to their liking and adults will...
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80

The New York Times

By Vincent Canby
Even the special effects are more to the point of the comedy than they were in the first film. For some reason, this appears to leave more...
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Ghostbusters II is a comfy experience for all concerned - easy bucks for the producers, easier yuks for the consumers; nothing ventured,...
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Jumbo budget and the same talent notwithstanding, the element of surprise is missing. And ghostbusters, it seems, need that every bit as...
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Chicago Tribune

By Dave Kehr
The film gets by on the sheer good-naturedness Reitman is able to place in all of his efforts, though it doesn't seem likely to inspire the...
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Chicago Sun-Times

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As amiable and formfitting as Ghostbusters II can be, it's a thin, dimly conceived affair. For all its rave-up special effects, it adds...
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38

TV Guide

Ghostbusters II is such a lazy effort that the formula machinery is laid bare for all to see. It suffers from writing that is obvious,...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The best thing in the movie is Peter MacNicol as Dana's boss at the museum, a slippery character with an incomprehensible accent. [16 Jun...
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awsome

By collin99johns
It's a hit so wicked...

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Rated PG | For Mild Comic Horror
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 8+ Slime-soaked sequel still has spirit and laughs.
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