Metascore
56

Mixed or average reviews - based on 14 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 14
  2. Negative: 2 out of 14
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  1. Reviewed by: Staff (Not Credited)
    38
    Ghostbusters II is such a lazy effort that the formula machinery is laid bare for all to see. It suffers from writing that is obvious, sloppy, and unimaginative.
  2. The best thing in the movie is Peter MacNicol as Dana's boss at the museum, a slippery character with an incomprehensible accent. [16 Jun 1989, p. E1]
User Score
7.1

Generally favorable reviews- based on 53 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Apr 6, 2015
    7
    underrated sequel. I really liked Ghostbusters 2. every thing that is good in the 1st film is hear. it is a very fun film to watch. I guess Iunderrated sequel. I really liked Ghostbusters 2. every thing that is good in the 1st film is hear. it is a very fun film to watch. I guess I can see why people do not like this film but for me it was pretty good. Full Review »
  2. Dec 30, 2014
    7
    I know this movie was far inferior to the first Ghostbusters, but it definitely had its moments and a lot of memorable scenes. Even theI know this movie was far inferior to the first Ghostbusters, but it definitely had its moments and a lot of memorable scenes. Even the ridiculous one where they drive the statue of liberty in New York City. Although this movie was dissapointing, it was still good. 7/10 (Good) Full Review »
  3. Sep 5, 2014
    6
    It tried to be a copy of the first one and was a disappointment. However, there are a few things that are worth seeing like lady libertyIt tried to be a copy of the first one and was a disappointment. However, there are a few things that are worth seeing like lady liberty walking while being controlled by an Nes controller. Full Review »