Other mistake: After the trio stormed off the library, they are walking around the campus. As Venkman giggles mocking the "Get her" lack-of-a-plan, to the right of the screen there's an elderly lady who keeps staring curiously right at the camera. (00:12:20)

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Other mistake: After the guys decide to rent the building, the shot of New York from the park is the very same one, though with different sky colour, to that of the moment when they are about to battle Gozer. Though it's a very wide and common shot of the park, the very same people are laying on the grass in the very same position in both shots (big screen recommended to spot it). (00:16:45 - 01:18:35)

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Other mistake: Winston Zeddemore's surname is spelled as "Zeddmore" in the closing credits. (01:43:50)

Other mistake: As Gozer is flipping over the Ghostbusters, we can see some sort of ceiling decoration, but they are on top of a building and even the open portal door shows no roof above them.

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Suggested correction: That's actually part of the building spire with clouds above it. Not a ceiling. The clouds are fake of course and not moving so it looks like a ceiling. You can see this spire again when he marshmallow man is fired upon by the ghostbusters and the explosion later.


Revealing mistake: There's a scene where Dana's building is falling apart and stones and stuff are falling to the street below. One of the huge boulders bounces off a wooden police barricade in the bottom left hand corner of the screen, and then off a person. (01:29:14)

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