...and One Reason Why Maybe It Isn't! Tom Fallows runs down 50 reasons why the 1984 classic horror comedy Ghostbusters is The Greatest Film of All Time. Also check out the three sequels to this list Gremlins, Back to the Future and Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho!
1. Bill MurrayThis is the movie that made the Saturday Night Live comedian a bonified movie star and would pave the way for such later delights as Groundhog Day (1993), Lost in Translation (2003) and Broken Flowers (2005). Without Bill Murray, would Ghostbusters be the classic it is today?
2. The DialogueJust transcribing the movie would enough reason why Ghostbusters achieves greatness. This list contains as many classic quotes as we could fit. i.e.
You forget, Peter. I was present at an undersea unexplained sponge migration, Ray.