- Dates: June 8, 1984 - June 16, 1989
- Type: Movie Series
Ghostbusters is a comedy film franchise created in 1984. The two films center around a group of eccentric New York City parapsychologists who investigate and capture ghosts for a living. The first film was simply titled Ghostbusters, and was released on June 8, 1984 by Columbia Pictures. The film became a pop culture phenomenon, leading to a sequel, three animated television shows, a novel, a comic series, video games, a large number of action figures, a theme park attraction, and other merchandise.