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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)

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
    • 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 Blu-Ray Disc Special FeaturesEdit

  • Extended Edition (133 minutes) & Theatrical Version (116 minutes)
  • 2 Hysterically Haunting Gag Reels
  • 4 Unearthed deleted scenes
  • 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
  • 5 Supernatural Featurettes:
    • Chris Hemsworth is 'Kevin'
    • The Ghosts of Ghostbusters
    • Meet the Team
    • Visual Effects: 30 Years Later
    • Slime Time
  • 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. [1]

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. [2]

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. [3]

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" [4] 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. [5]

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. [6]

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". [7] An alleged full list of special features was posted. [8] [9]

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. [10] 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. [11] [12] The digital extras will be through iTunes, Vudu, and Comcast. The DVD only has the theatrical version. [13] The first deleted scene was previewed, introducing Erin's sort-of-boyfriend Phil portrayed by Justin Kirk. [14]

On September 23, 2016, Moviefone released a 1:28 featurette clip titled "Rowan's Ghost". [15]

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. [16] [17] [18] [19]

External LinksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. DVD Talk Paul Feig interview retrieved 7/10/16
  2. Collider "'Ghostbusters' Director Paul Feig Says an Extended Cut Will Be on the Blu-ray 7/11/16
  3. Ghostbusters News "New Ghostbusters film to get a steelbook release" 7/23/16
  4. Target Ghostbusters Target Exclusive Blu-Ray product page retrieved 7/26/16
  5. Walmart Canada Exclusive Blu-Ray product page retrieved 7/26/16
  6. Blu-Ray Forum "Ghostbusters (2016) (pre-order)" post 8/27/16
  7. Ghostbusters News "Walmart Canada list Ghostbusters Blu-ray gift set + cover art revealed?" 8/28/16
  8. Blu-Ray Forum "Ghostbusters (2016) (pre-order)" post 8/28/16
  9. Ghostbusters HQ Tweet 8/29/16
  10. Ghostbusters Tweet 8/30/16
  11. Blu-Ray "Ghostbusters: Answer the Call 4K Blu-ray" 8/30/16
  12. DVD Active "Apparently the remake is getting a new title for its home video release..." 8/30/16
  13. Dread Central "Ghostbusters Answers the Call at Home" 8/30/16
  14. Buzz Feed "This “Ghostbusters” Deleted Scene About Dude-Dancing Is Pure Gold" 8/30/16
  15. Ghostbusters News "Sneak peek at Ghostbusters Blu-ray feature ‘Rowan’s Ghost’" 9/23/16
  16. Sony Pictures Entertainment YouTube "Ghostbusters (2016)- Chris Hemsworth Is Kevin "No Glass"" 9/27/16
  17. Sony Pictures Entertainment YouTube "Ghostbusters (2016) Film Clip "Let's Go" - Now on Digital" 9/27/16
  18. Sony Pictures Entertainment YouTube "Ghostbusters (2016) - Now on Digital" 9/27/16
  19. Sony Pictures Entertainment YouTube "GHOSTBUSTERS (2016) - Now on Digital / Coming Soon to Blu-ray & DVD" 9/27/16


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