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.
Question 1 of 30
"Ghostbusters" was released in what year?
Question 2 of 30
What was the original movie rated?
Question 3 of 30
True or False: "Ghostbusters" was the highest grossing film of 1984.
Question 4 of 30
What is the running time for "Ghostbusters?"
Question 5 of 30
What major movie studio released "Ghostbusters?"
Question 6 of 30
How much money did it cost to make the movie?
Question 7 of 30
True or False: "Ghostbusters" was nominated for more than one Academy Award.
Question 8 of 30
Which two writers got an offical writing credit?
Question 9 of 30
Who earned an uncredited nod as a contributing writer?
Question 10 of 30
Bill Murray starred in what role?
Question 11 of 30
In her first major film role, which actress gave a breakout performance as the Ghostbusters secretary Janine?
Question 12 of 30
Aykroyd and Ramis originally wrote Bill Murray's role for which actor?
Question 13 of 30
The role of Winston, the fourth Ghostbuster, was orignally written for which actor?
Question 14 of 30
Which legendary cinematographer shot "Ghostbusters"?
Question 15 of 30
Which two media personalities made cameo appearances as themselves?
Question 16 of 30
What makes Ray Parker Jr. feel good?
Question 17 of 30
Which future pop star had an uncredited role as "birthday girl" at the young age of 13?
Question 18 of 30
Which adult film star made a brief appearance as "man behind barricade?"
Question 19 of 30
Which basketball star also had a cameo appearance as himself?
Question 20 of 30
True or False: "Ghostbusters" is an all-time top 30 grossing movie when you adjust for inflation.
Question 21 of 30
The role of Louis Tully, played by Rick Moranis, was orginally written for which actor?
Question 22 of 30
What was the original setting of "Ghostbusters" before Harold Ramis changed it?
Question 23 of 30
In the original script, Gozer was a normal man in a business suit and was almost played by which actor?
Question 24 of 30
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?
Question 25 of 30
Which song did Ray Parker Jr.'s "Ghostbusters" lose to at the Oscar Awards?
Question 26 of 30
Ray Parker Jr.'s hit song peaked at which top 10 position?
Question 27 of 30
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?
Question 28 of 30
At the end of the movie, more than 50 pounds of what was dumped on character Walter Peck?
Question 29 of 30
Bill Murray's participation was contigent on what?
Question 30 of 30