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GHOSTBUSTERS [Theatrical version,2D]

GHOSTBUSTERS <span>[Theatrical version,2D]</span> artwork

GHOSTBUSTERS [Theatrical version,2D]

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 112m 48s

Ratings Info moderate threat, infrequent crude references

Genre(s) Fantasy

Director(s) Paul Feig

Cast includes Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Chris Hemsworth, Elizabeth Perkins

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Video release suitable for 12 years and over icon12

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 18/08/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

GHOSTBUSTERS is a comedy in which a group forms in order to catch ghosts in New York City.


Scenes show characters being chased by ghosts. These feature jump moments and loud screams, as well as different types of ghosts such as monsters with skeleton faces and red eyes.


There are jokes about a 'stripper pole' and a 'strip-o-gram'.

There are crude references, including to whether a farting noise was emitted by a vagina.

There is use of the middle finger gesture.

Mild bad language includes 'frickin', 'bitches', 'pissed' and 'crap'.


Title Information
Theatrical version,2D
Sony DADC UK Limited
Classified date(s)
Main language
Submitted run time
112m 48s
BBFC reference
Theatrical version

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles


Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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