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2013 and 2014 Remasters of Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters 2 are the 4K Remasters of the films Ghostbusters 1 (aka 1984 Movie) and Ghostbusters 2. Ghostbusters 1 saw release in 2013 as a stand alone film (no bonuses and not truely in 4K, but made from the 4K Remaster), later both films were released in a gift set with proper 4K attributes. This master is currently being used for both Blu-ray 1080P and 4K Ultra HD 2160P versions of the two movies. Another reissue as a Steelbook including both films with new bonuses released on June 11, 2019. The latest reissue, a 4K Ultra HD+Blu-Ray+Digital set known as the Ghostbusters Ultimate Collection released on February 1, 2022.[1][2]

Features

Ghostbusters (1984) Mastered in 4k Blu-Ray

A Single-Disc Blu-ray + Ultra Violet Digital Copy) was the second release of Ghostbusters 1 on Blu-Ray. It was released on May 14, 2013.

The Blu-ray “Mastered in 4K” collection set a new standard for Blu-ray HD picture and sound, creating the ultimate 1080p home entertainment experience. Created from the highest quality 4K source materials with new expanded color*, consumers can enjoy a brilliant picture with exquisite detail using their existing Blu-ray player or PlayStation®3. The Blu-ray “Mastered in 4K” collection is optimized so that 4K Ultra HD TV owners can take full advantage of the new 4K upscaling technology, delivering an outstanding near-4K experience. “Mastered in 4K” Blu-rays also work with all 1080p HDTVs for spectacular high definition picture and sound.

Ghostbusters 1 & 2 Gift Set

Ghostbusters 1 & 2 Gift Set was a worldwide release in 2014.

Disc 1 Features

Disc 2 Features

  • Ghostbusters II: The Motion Picture re-mastered in 4K
  • Time Is But A Window: Ghostbusters II and Beyond - Roundtable Discussion with Director Ivan Reitman and Dan Aykroyd (Part 2)
  • "On Our Own" Music Video - Bobby Brown

Ghostbusters 1 & 2 Limited Edition 4K Ultra HD Steelbook (2019)

Released on June 11, 2019 to coincide with the Ghostbusters 35th Anniversary.[3][4] It is a limited edition that was reprinted after its initial run. The Real Ghostbusters Pitch Concept Pilot is currently exclusive to this release only.

Ghostbusters Features

  • 6 Rare & Newly Unearthed Deleted Scenes, including the long-requested Fort Detmerring scenes!
  • Raw takes for the Central Park bums sequence
  • 1984 ShoWest Exhibitor Reel, featuring Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd pitching an early reel of footage to theatrical exhibitors.
  • Full Ghostbusters TV Commercial from the film
  • Ghostbusters TV Commercial Outtakes
  • "A Moment With the Stars" – original press kit featurette
  • Original Domestic Teaser Trailer
  • Original Stereo Audio for the Feature (Blu-ray only)
  • Fan Commentary featuring Troy Benjamin and Chris Stewart (Interdimensional Crossrip podcast), Ashley Victoria Robinson (Geek History Lesson podcast) and Sean Bishop (Ghostbusters prop replica expert), moderated by Ghost Corps' Eric Reich

Ghostbusters II Features

  • Commentary featuring Director Ivan Reitman, Star/Co-Writer Dan Aykroyd and Executive Producer Joe Medjuck
  • "The Oprah Winfrey Show: Cast of Ghostbusters II" – June 1989
  • Full Ghostbusters II Theatrical EPK
  • Rare Unfinished Teaser Trailer – featuring the full commercial from the film!
  • Original Stereo Audio for the Feature (Blu-ray only)

The Real Ghostbusters Features

  • "The Real Ghostbusters - Pitch Concept Pilot" - A Fan Restoration by Robert Barbieri

Ghostbusters Ultimate Edition 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Gift Set (2022)

A limited edition that includes all four movies for the first time released on February 1, 2022 and will not be reprinted.[5] A version in Japan with a different box set design and a sticker book, with stickers of movie posters from Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II, and Ghostbusters: Afterlife, will release on May 25, 2022.[6]

Ghostbusters Features

  • Commentary Featuring Director Ivan Reitman, Star/Co-Writer Harold Ramis and Associate Producer Joe Medjuck
  • Fan Commentary Moderated by Ghost Corps’ Eric Reich
  • Slimer Mode Picture-in-Picture Track

Ghostbusters Bonus Disc Features

Released for First Time
  • Rare 114-minute Preview Cut of the Film (in Standard Definition) – an unearthed early cut of the film with alternate takes, additional scenes, early effects and more. A unique must-see experience for any Ghostbusters fan!
    • With optional commentary by Associate Producer Joe Medjuck and Editor Sheldon Kahn
  • "Reitman Squared" Scene Commentary – a look at two scenes from the film with Ivan & Jason Reitman
  • Dana's Lost Auditions – eight auditions for the role of Dana Barrett, featuring Denise Crosby, Kelly LeBrock and more!
    • Special thanks to Brandon Kleyla
  • "Ghostbusters: Behind Closed Doors" Documentary – a 90-minute documentary about the making of Ghostbusters and the history of the franchise!
  • Ghostbusters Dailies – over an hour of raw dailies, encompassing 7 scenes from the film
  • Full TV Broadcast Version of the Film (in Standard Definition) – featuring alternate TV-safe takes
Previously Released
  • 16 Deleted Scenes
  • TV Commercial from the Film + Commercial Outtakes
  • 1984 ShoWest Exhibitor Reel
  • "A Moment With the Stars" Original EPK Featurette
  • 1984 Featurette
  • SFX Team Featurette
  • Cast and Crew Featurette
  • Who You Gonna Call: A Ghostbusters Retrospective
  • Ecto-1: Resurrecting the Classic Car
  • Ruth Oliver's Library Ghost Scream Test
  • Multi-Angle Explorations
  • Storyboard Comparisons
  • Photo Galleries
  • "Ghostbusters" Music Video by Ray Parker, Jr.
  • Theatrical Trailers & Promo

Ghostbusters II Features

  • Commentary Featuring Director Ivan Reitman, Star/Co-Writer Dan Aykroyd and Executive Producer Joe Medjuck

Ghostbusters II Bonus Disc Features

Released for First Time
  • "Reitman Squared" Scene Commentary – a look at two scenes from the film with Ivan & Jason Reitman
  • 19 Deleted Scenes – a collection of never-before-seen deleted scenes!
  • Ghostbusters II Soundtrack Promo – a scene from the film with commentary from composer Randy Edelman
  • Full TV Broadcast Version of the Film (in Standard Definition) – featuring alternate TV-safe takes
Previously Released
  • 7 Additional Deleted Scenes
  • "The Oprah Winfrey Show: Cast of Ghostbusters II" – June 1989
  • Time Is But A Window: Ghostbusters II and Beyond
  • Ghostbusters II Original EPK
  • "On Our Own" Music Video by Bobby Brown
  • Theatrical Trailers

Ghostbusters: Afterlife Features

  • We Got One! Easter Eggs Revealed
  • Ghostbusters: A Look Back
  • A Look Ahead
  • Bringing Ecto-1 Back to Life
  • The Gearhead's Guide to Ghostbusters Gadgets
  • Special Effects: The Ghosts of Afterlife
  • Deleted Scene: Is It Ever Too Late?
  • Summoning the Spirit: Making Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Ghostbusters: Afterlife Bonus Disc Features

  • Jason's Sneak Peek from Set
  • Theatrical Trailers

List of Releases for "Ghostbusters"

"Ghostbusters" Foreign Markets

Nordic Region

(includes countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden)

  • 2019 release "Ghostbusters Collector's Edition 35th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray with Pack-Ins (Nordic)"
    • Notes on this version can be found here.

Spain

  • 2019 release "Los Cazafantasmas 1/Ghostbusters Collector's Edition 35th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray with Pack-Ins"
    • Notes on this version can be found here.

List of Releases for "Ghostbusters 2"

"Ghostbusters 2" Foreign Markets

List of Releases for "Ghostbusters" and "Ghostbusters 2" Together

"Ghostbusters" and "Ghostbusters 2" Foreign Markets

See also

External Links

References


Gallery

American Product Images

2013 Mastered in 4k Release

2014 Release

2014 Release Digibook

All photos by Paul Rudoff.

2016 Steelbook Repackaging

2019 Steelbook

2022 Gift Set

Foreign Markets Product Images


Ghostbusters (1984 Movie) Comparison images to other versions

These images were provided to both Spook Central (Fan Site) and Ghostbusters Wiki as a joint project.

Ghostbusters II Comparison images to other versions

These images were provided to both Spook Central (Fan Site) and Ghostbusters Wiki as a joint project.

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