4. Ghostbusters

Okay, seriously, “who ARE you gonna call?”

We assume nearly everyone has seen director Ivan Reitman’s 1984 classic Ghostbusters, at lest once, but as a quick refresher:

Three unemployed parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.

This film so thoroughly stands the test of time that you will find yourself laughing out loud while watching the very dated original trailer below:

Ghostbusters was so immensely popular that it inspired an entire multi-media franchise that includes: video games, action figures, a television series, comic-books, novelizations, theme park attractions and more; die-hard fans sit on pins and needles anxiously anticipating any and every bit of news on…

This is perhaps the most purely comedic film on our list. Ghostbusters is side-splittingly funny, sweet, and unique. Who can forget the giant Stay Puff Marshmallow Man? Though it is in some ways a quintessentially 1980s film, its story and humor remains timeless. The film is almost universally beloved, and is consistently referred to in various forms of pop-culture, including other movies, perhaps the most notable, recent reference to Ghostbusters in another film takes place in item #5 on our list.

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