Ghostbusters

Rank:
56
User Hype Level:
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Even though Ghostbusters pinball was a fairly recent release from Stern Pinball, fans have been requesting a fresh vault edition, complete with new LCD display and other quality of life upgrades.

  • Status:
    Produced less than 10 years ago
  • Last Produced by:
  • Year:
    2016
  • Other:
  • Rank Change:
    4
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Hype Metrics

Franchise Age

Origin:
1984
Age (years):
39

Nostalgia Factor

Someone who was age 5-15 at franchise origin is now:
44
-
54
years old

Search Volume

Monthly averages
Amazon:
68000
Google:
1140000
YouTube:
367000

Ghostbusters Pinball

The Ghostbusters franchise began in 1984 with the release of the film Ghostbusters, directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson. The film follows a group of eccentric scientists and paranormal investigators who start a ghost-catching business in New York City. The film was a commercial and critical success, grossing over $295 million worldwide and receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song. A sequel, Ghostbusters II, was released in 1989 and also performed well at the box office.

In addition to the films, the Ghostbusters franchise has also spawned numerous spin-offs and adaptations, including an animated television series, video games, and a 2016 reboot film directed by Paul Feig and starring an all-female cast. The franchise has also generated a large fanbase and has become a cultural phenomenon, with merchandise and merchandise tie-ins including action figures, costumes, and Halloween costumes. The franchise has also been referenced in various forms of media and pop culture, including music, television shows, and films.