"Who you gonna call? Ghost...smashers?"
Today is "Ghostbusters" day, celebrating the film's re-release into theaters. "Ghostbusters" quickly became the highest-grossing comedy of its time, proving that humorous films could hold their own against their action movie counterparts. "Ghostbusters" ushered in a new wave of hilarious box office blockbusters, giving way to up-and-coming comedians and Saturday Night Live alumni to become huge Summer movie draws.
Do you think it still would have been a smash hit if filmmakers had gone with the original title, "Ghost Smashers"? Check out the gallery above for 12 facts you didn't know about "Ghostbusters."
Bonus fact: Many movie theaters around the country have special showings of the film today. Will you be going? Let us know in the comments.