Ghostbusters (also known as Ghostbusters: Answer the Call and marketed as such on home release) is a 2016 American supernatural comedy film directed by Paul Feig and written by Feig and Katie Dippold. The film stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth. It is the third feature film in the Ghostbusters franchise, and serves as a reboot of the series. The story focuses on four women and their assistant (Hemsworth) who begin a ghost-catching business in New York City.
Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.