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Ghostbusters (2016) Blu-Ray is the official home entertainment release of Ghostbusters (2016 Movie). It was digitally released on September 27, 2016 and released on DVD, Blu-Ray, and 4K on October 11, 2016 in North America.

VersionsEdit

Standard EditionsEdit

  • DVD
  • Blu-Ray (with Ultraviolet Download Copy)
  • 4K Blu-Ray (with 3D Blu-Ray, Blu-Ray, and Ultraviolet Digital Copy)
  • Digital Streaming (iTunes, Vudu)

Exclusive EditionsEdit

  • Zavvi Blu-Ray Steelbook (art by Dan Mumford)
    • RRP: £29.99 (Approximately $39.21)
    • Pre-order started: July 25, 2016
  • Best Buy Blu-Ray Steelbook (art by Dan Mumford)
    • MSRP: $24.99
    • Pre-order started: August 29, 2016
  • Best Buy 4K Blu-Ray Steelbook
    • MSRP: $29.99
    • Pre-order started: August 29, 2016
  • Target Blu-Ray with Exclusive Bonus Disc
    • MSRP:
  • Walmart Blu-Ray Gift Set Exclusive (comes with Truffle Shuffle Socks)
    • MSRP:

FeaturesEdit

Ghostbusters Digital Streaming Special FeaturesEdit

Most of the information is taken from Ghostbusters HQ [1]

  • Extended Edition (133 minutes) & Theatrical Version (116 minutes)
  • Deleted and Alternate Scenes
    • Past Lives
      • Runtime: 02:05
    • The Big Test
      • Runtime: 00:45
    • The Breakup
      • Runtime: 06:28
    • Where Are You?
      • Runtime: 00:27
    • Erin Walks to Class
      • Runtime: 00:51
    • Phil & Phyllis
      • Runtime: 04:33
    • The Duke
      • Runtime: 02:30
    • Erin Gets Fired
      • Runtime: 03:36
    • The Dean
      • Runtime: 02:04
    • Tired Shanks
      • Runtime: 00:55
    • No Graffitti [SIC]
      • Runtime: 03:10
    • Bennie & Erin
      • Runtime: 01:11
    • The Longest Job Interview Ever
      • Runtime: 14:20
    • Kevin's Unsuccessful Job Interview (PSN only)
      • Runtime: 08:00
    • Tamar
      • Runtime: 00:53
    • Secret Handshake
      • Runtime: 02:58
    • Patty's Car
      • Runtime: 01:49
    • Mrs. Potter
      • Runtime: 03:09
    • Backstories
      • Runtime: 04:38
    • Protect the Barrier
      • Runtime: 03:08
    • The Beasts of Mayhem
      • Runtime: 00:44
    • The Singer Gets High
      • Runtime: 02:56
    • Casper
      • Runtime: 01:51
    • The Mayor's Office
      • Runtime: 08:07
    • Car Trouble
      • Runtime: 02:21
    • A Sale on Bonsai
      • Runtime: 01:28
    • Soups & Salad
      • Runtime: 04:01
    • Evacuate the City
      • Runtime: 02:23
    • Visine
      • Runtime: 01:16
    • Bring It In
      • Runtime: 01:24
    • So Glad You Came Back
      • Runtime: 04:33
    • Where's The Walkie?
      • Runtime: 01:56
    • Uncle Bill
      • Runtime: 01:40
    • Rebecca Gorin
      • Runtime: 01:58
    • The New Book
      • Runtime: 01:19
  • 9 Supernatural Featurettes:
    • Chris Hemsworth is 'Kevin'
      • Runtime: 07:42
    • The Ghosts of Ghostbusters
      • Runtime: 13:56
    • Meet the Team
      • Runtime: 08:03
    • Visual Effects: 30 Years Later
      • Runtime: 15:16
    • Slime Time
      • Runtime: 05:15
    • Stunt Busters! (iTunes only)
      • Runtime: 13:04
    • Stunt Coordinator Walter Garcia's Original Stunt-Viz for the Times Square Battle (iTunes only)
      • Runtime: 03:38
    • The Full Version of the Times Square Fight with No Visual Effects (iTunes only)
      • Runtime: 05:41
    • The Ecto-1 Vignette (Vudu only)
      • 01:56
  • Gag Reel
    • Round 1
      • Runtime: 07:34
    • Round 2
      • Runtime: 07: 59
  • 6 Jokes-A-Plenty alternate take reels
    • Free For All
      • Runtime: 11:48
    • Holtzmann Gone Wild
      • Runtime: 09:33
    • The Patty Show
      • Runtime: 05:36
    • Kevin Unleashed
      • Runtime: 04:19
    • The Bird
      • Runtime: 02:25
    • The Dean Goes Down
      • Runtime: 00:19
  • Rowan's Manifesto
    • Runtime: 00:47
  • Elle King "Good Girls" Music Video (iTunes only)
    • Runtime: 03:09

Ghostbusters Blu-Ray Disc Special FeaturesEdit

  • Extended Edition (133 minutes) & Theatrical Version (116 minutes)
  • 2 Hysterically Haunting Gag Reels
  • 4 Unearthed deleted scenes
    • Past Lives
      • Runtime: 02:05
    • The Big Test
      • Runtime: 00:45
    • The Breakup
      • Runtime: 06:28
    • Where Are You?
      • Runtime: 00:27
  • 11 Totally Possessed Alternate Scenes
    • More than 60 minutes of additional extended and alternate scenes with Ultraviolet download
  • 6 Jokes-A-Plenty alternate take reels
    • Free For All
      • Runtime: 11:48
    • Holtzmann Gone Wild
      • Runtime: 09:33
    • The Patty Show
      • Runtime: 05:36
    • Kevin Unleashed
      • Runtime: 04:19
    • The Bird
      • Runtime: 02:25
    • The Dean Goes Down
      • Runtime: 00:19
  • Gag Reel
    • Round 1
      • Runtime: 07:34
    • Round 2
      • Runtime: 07: 59
  • 5 Supernatural Featurettes:
    • Chris Hemsworth is 'Kevin'
      • Runtime: 07:42
    • The Ghosts of Ghostbusters
      • Runtime: 13:56
    • Meet the Team
      • Runtime: 08:03
    • Visual Effects: 30 Years Later
      • Runtime: 15:16
    • Slime Time
      • Runtime: 05:15
  • Filmmaker Commentaries
  • Photo Gallery
  • Target Exclusive: Recreating the World of Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters DVD Special FeaturesEdit

  • Theatrical Version only
  • Meet the Team
  • Visual Effects: 30 Years Later
  • Slime Time
  • Filmmaker Commentaries
  • Jokes A Plenty: Free for All
  • Photo Gallery

Additional Special FeaturesEdit

  • Closed Captioned
  • Feature
    • 4K Blu-Ray: 2160p Ultra High Definition/2.39:1
    • Blu-Ray: 1080p High Definition/2.39:1
  • Audio
    • 4K Blu-Ray: English Dolby Atmos (Dolby TrueHD 7.1 compatible), Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1, English
    • Blu-Ray: English 5.1 DTS-HD MA, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1, English
  • Subtitles: English, English SDH, Spanish

DevelopmentEdit

In an interview, Paul Feig confirmed he's working on an extended cut that will be 15-17 minutes longer than the theatrical version. [2]

On July 11, 2016, in an interview, Paul Feig said the extended cut will be 2 hours and 11 minutes which is 15 minutes longer than the theatrical, implying the theatrical cut is 1 hour 56 minutes. The studio allowed Feig and co. to finish the VFX on the new scenes. There will also be a lot of deleted scenes and extra material. [3]

On July 23, 2016, it was reported Zavvi, in the United Kingdom, will have a Steelbook 3D & 2D set for sale. Pre-orders start July 25. Artwork for the case also revealed and matches the art for the Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II Best Buy Steelbook re-releases from June 21. [4]

As of July 26, 2016, pre-orders for Ghostbusters on Target listed a ship date of September 8, 2016 but it was later removed. The Target exclusive Blu-Ray had one extra bonus listed, "Exclusive Bonus Disc: Recreating the World of Ghostbusters" [5] The Walmart Canada exclusive is a Blu-Ray combo pack that comes with a pair of Ghostbusters socks. Those who pre-order get a keychain. [6]

As of August 9, 2016, the release date is listed as October 11 on Target's pre-order page.

On August 27, 2017, the front and back cover of the Blu-ray was posted. Special Features listed as, "Packed with over 3 hours of more laughs and fun scares!: 2 Hysterical Haunting Gag Reels, 4 Unearthed Deleted Scenes, 11 Totally Possessed Alternate Scenes, Undertaking a Supernatural Feat: 5 Making-of Featurettes, Filmmaker Commentaries, Escaped from the Cutting Room Outtakes: The Patty Show, Holtzmann one Wild, Kevin Unleashed, and More! Also includes Theatrical Version of the Movie." The theatrical version is 117 minutes and the Extended version is 134 minutes. [7]

On August 28, 2016, the Walmart Canada gift set box and cover Blu-ray cover art appeared on the pre-order page. Notably, the front cover used "Ghostbusters Answer The Call" but the spine appeared to only read "Ghostbusters". [8] An alleged full list of special features was posted. [9] [10]

As of August 29, 2016, an October 11, 2016 release date appeared on Amazon's pre-order page.

On August 30, 2016, Sony announced the digital release is September 27 and the physical release of the 4K Blu-ray/3D Blu-ray and Blu-ray will be on October 11. [11] Extended cut is 133 minutes and theatrical is 116. There will be "more than 60 minutes of additional extended and alternate scenes with the Ultraviolet download." Blu-ray and 4k front covers and special features listing also included. [12] [13] The digital extras will be through iTunes, Vudu, and Comcast. The DVD only has the theatrical version. [14] The first deleted scene was previewed, introducing Erin's sort-of-boyfriend Phil portrayed by Justin Kirk. [15]

On September 23, 2016, Moviefone released a 1:28 featurette clip titled "Rowan's Ghost". [16]

On September 27, 2016, Sony Home Entertainment released four clips: a 1:04 about Kevin, a 53 second film clip "Let's Go," a 31 second now on digital clip, and a 2:26 now on digital/coming soon to Blu-Ray and DVD clip. [17] [18] [19] [20]

As of October 5, 2016, commercials for the home entertainment release started airing on television.

On October 5, 2016, Ghost Corps announced a partnership with The Grove in Los Angeles. From October 13 to 16, 10 am to 8 pm, there will be miniature interactive Firehouse for kids (and adults) to experience and Ecto-1 will be there in addition to lots of giveaways. [21]

On October 10, 2016, Ghost Corps announced Amazon Video will hold a demo on their Facebook on October 11 about making a Proton Pack with cardboard boxes. There will also be a special contest announcement with amazing prizes. [22]

On October 11, 2016, Sony released the two 18 second commercials for the home entertainment release. [23] [24] USA Today released the latest episode of Mothership Podcast which featured an interview with Paul Feig about the extra 15 minutes. The deleted scene of "Erin Gets fired" was included in the article. [25] An interview with Feig was also posted, talking about some of the additions in the extended cut. [26]

External LinksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Ghostbusters HQ "Cataloging the Ghostbusters: Answer the Call Bonus Features (Ongoing)" 9/27/16
  2. DVD Talk Paul Feig interview retrieved 7/10/16
  3. Collider "'Ghostbusters' Director Paul Feig Says an Extended Cut Will Be on the Blu-ray 7/11/16
  4. Ghostbusters News "New Ghostbusters film to get a steelbook release" 7/23/16
  5. Target Ghostbusters Target Exclusive Blu-Ray product page retrieved 7/26/16
  6. Walmart Canada Exclusive Blu-Ray product page retrieved 7/26/16
  7. Blu-Ray Forum "Ghostbusters (2016) (pre-order)" post 8/27/16
  8. Ghostbusters News "Walmart Canada list Ghostbusters Blu-ray gift set + cover art revealed?" 8/28/16
  9. Blu-Ray Forum "Ghostbusters (2016) (pre-order)" post 8/28/16
  10. Ghostbusters HQ Tweet 8/29/16
  11. Ghostbusters Tweet 8/30/16
  12. Blu-Ray "Ghostbusters: Answer the Call 4K Blu-ray" 8/30/16
  13. DVD Active "Apparently the remake is getting a new title for its home video release..." 8/30/16
  14. Dread Central "Ghostbusters Answers the Call at Home" 8/30/16
  15. Buzz Feed "This “Ghostbusters” Deleted Scene About Dude-Dancing Is Pure Gold" 8/30/16
  16. Ghostbusters News "Sneak peek at Ghostbusters Blu-ray feature ‘Rowan’s Ghost’" 9/23/16
  17. Sony Pictures Entertainment YouTube "Ghostbusters (2016)- Chris Hemsworth Is Kevin "No Glass"" 9/27/16
  18. Sony Pictures Entertainment YouTube "Ghostbusters (2016) Film Clip "Let's Go" - Now on Digital" 9/27/16
  19. Sony Pictures Entertainment YouTube "Ghostbusters (2016) - Now on Digital" 9/27/16
  20. Sony Pictures Entertainment YouTube "GHOSTBUSTERS (2016) - Now on Digital / Coming Soon to Blu-ray & DVD" 9/27/16
  21. Ghost Corps Facebook 10/5/16
  22. Ghost Corps Facebook 10/10/16
  23. Sony Pictures YouTube "Say Hello" 10/11/16
  24. Sony Pictures YouTube ":15" 10/11/16
  25. USA Today "The Mothership: Paul Feig breaks down 'Ghostbusters' extended cut" 10/11/16
  26. ET Online "Paul Feig on Moving Past the 'Ghostbusters' Backlash, Sequels, and Why He Decided Not to Cross the Streams" 10/11/16


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