50 Hidden Scenes in Ghost

Following is our collection of Ghost facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Ghost film message.

Busters (1984) in the company commercial you can see Egon look down at his mark before stepping forward to deliver his line.
Busters (1984) in the company commercial you can see Egon look down at his mark before stepping forward to deliver his line.

Busters (1984), after their first mission to the Ball Room, Egon makes subtle gestures to Peter how much they should be charging for the entrapment of Slimer

Ghost Movie Trivia Facts

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. Porn star Ron Jeremy can be seen briefly amongst the crowd watching the scientists' Firehouse explode.

  2. The Torso is played by Daniel Wesley, who in real life, is a double amputee. He wore a special black hood that could be used to digitally remove his head.

  3. The PKE Meter was actually a shoe shine device.

  4. They had to shoot several scenes twice using the name "Ghostbreakers", as the name "Ghostbusters" was still owned by Filmation animation studio.

  5. Vigo the Carpathian's title is the same as the last name of the actors who play baby Oscar. Hank & Will Deutschendorf.

Ghost Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Outside of Kristen Wiig's office at the university, there is a bust of Harold Ramis (AKA: Dr. Egon Spengler).
    Outside of Kristen Wiig's office at the university, there is a bust of Harold Ramis (AKA: Dr. Egon Spengler).
  • 1 - : when the ghosts escape HQ building, in the longshot there is a Stay Puft ad on the side of the building
    : when the ghosts escape HQ building, in the longshot there is a Stay Puft ad on the side of the building
  • The sedation ring has "A113" on it, courtesy of director Brad Bird. A113 is a common Pixar hidden reference, where Bird directed other films

  • 1 - Ethan Hunt uses the code "Alpha 113" AKA "A113", the number that is used as an easter egg in Pixar movies. This is because the director, Brad Bird, directed The Incredibles (2004), Rottatoille (2007) and The Incredibles 2 (2018), all pixar movies.
    Ethan Hunt uses the code "Alpha 113" AKA "A113", the number that is used as an easter egg in Pixar movies. This is because the director, Brad Bird, directed The Incredibles (2004), Rottatoille (2007) and The Incredibles 2 (2018), all pixar movies.
  • 1 - The Stay Puft logo can be seen on the side of the building while the ghosts are being released. Also, when Dana returns from grocery shopping, we see that she also has a bag of Stay Puft marshmallows
    The Stay Puft logo can be seen on the side of the building while the ghosts are being released. Also, when Dana returns from grocery shopping, we see that she also has a bag of Stay Puft marshmallows

Ghost Hidden Facts

1 - Egon subtly signals "4,000" with his fingers to Venkman as Venkman has no clue how much to charge the hotel manager.
Egon subtly signals "4,000" with his fingers to Venkman as Venkman has no clue how much to charge the hotel manager.
1 - Peter asks Dana to "get crazy with me on the streets of Manhattan tonight" while she poses as the Statue of Liberty, surrounded by 5 models of the statue including a large model of the torch. Later in the film, Peter "gets crazy on the streets of Manhattan" with the real Statue.
Peter asks Dana to "get crazy with me on the streets of Manhattan tonight" while she poses as the Statue of Liberty, surrounded by 5 models of the statue including a large model of the torch. Later in the film, Peter "gets crazy on the streets of Manhattan" with the real Statue.
1 - Jason Reitman, director/writer of Ghostbusters Afterlife (2020), made a cameo appearance in Ghostbusters 2 (1989), which his father, Ivan Reitman, directed along with the original
Jason Reitman, director/writer of Ghostbusters Afterlife (2020), made a cameo appearance in Ghostbusters 2 (1989), which his father, Ivan Reitman, directed along with the original
1 - The flags in the background of the Lincoln Center scene are flying at half mast. This was in response to an attack on a U.S. barracks that occurred on Oct 23, 1983.
The flags in the background of the Lincoln Center scene are flying at half mast. This was in response to an attack on a U.S. barracks that occurred on Oct 23, 1983.

: Venkman knows how much to charge, because Egon tells him through hand gestures.

1 - Kusanagi almost never blinks throughout the entire film. Director Mamoru Oshii did this to emphasize her mechanical and make her more distant and even uncanny.
Kusanagi almost never blinks throughout the entire film. Director Mamoru Oshii did this to emphasize her mechanical and make her more distant and even uncanny.
1 - The Mask (1994) features a scene taking place in the Ghostbusters (1984) firehouse. You can tell that Its the same firehouse because of the doors and the wall's colour scheme.
The Mask (1994) features a scene taking place in the Ghostbusters (1984) firehouse. You can tell that Its the same firehouse because of the doors and the wall's colour scheme.
1 - During the explosion of the containment unit, you can see a Stay Puft advertisement on one of the buildings near GBHQ, which could be another reason why Ray chose Stay Puft as he would have passed by and seen it everyday.
During the explosion of the containment unit, you can see a Stay Puft advertisement on one of the buildings near GBHQ, which could be another reason why Ray chose Stay Puft as he would have passed by and seen it everyday.
1 - Louis Tully, despite being the 'keymaster', gets locked out of his apartment on three separate occasions.
Louis Tully, despite being the 'keymaster', gets locked out of his apartment on three separate occasions.

When looking in the "mirror", Major can see herself as she actually looks to others instead of getting an image that is flipped vertically like a real mirror would do

When Dana asks about Egons experiment, she becomes an unknowing subject of it herself. Pay attention to Egons little device beeping, proving his theory of human emotion effecting the physical environment is possibly correct.

1 - When the Ghost Rider leaves after being hit by the cop, the "Garage" sign breaks, leaving the word "Rage" spelt instead.
When the Ghost Rider leaves after being hit by the cop, the "Garage" sign breaks, leaving the word "Rage" spelt instead.
1 - The StayPuft Marshmellow Man's face recognizes that crossing the streams will seal the portal before it happens.
The StayPuft Marshmellow Man's face recognizes that crossing the streams will seal the portal before it happens.
1 - Motoko Kusanagi's wearing her invisbility camouflage, so while she's not visible, her shadow is
Motoko Kusanagi's wearing her invisbility camouflage, so while she's not visible, her shadow is
1 - -The creepy parade balloons are based on real Macy's parade balloons from the early 20th Century
-The creepy parade balloons are based on real Macy's parade balloons from the early 20th Century
1 - The "Withered Lover" is the fourth ghost of the Black Zodiac. She is seen walking with an IV. IV in roman numerals is equal to four.
The "Withered Lover" is the fourth ghost of the Black Zodiac. She is seen walking with an IV. IV in roman numerals is equal to four.

Peter has the newspapers and magazine covers featured in the first movie's montage framed on his wall.

1 - You can see a Stay Puft billboard when the containment unit explodes
You can see a Stay Puft billboard when the containment unit explodes
1 - The bad guy can be seen as they enter the Kremlin.
The bad guy can be seen as they enter the Kremlin.
1 - We see Hi Ho crackers. These are the cheapest version of good crackers. Laying the foundation of how poor they were at the time.
We see Hi Ho crackers. These are the cheapest version of good crackers. Laying the foundation of how poor they were at the time.
1 - Nicolas Cage had to have his tattoo of the titular character covered with makeup to play Johnny Blaze.
Nicolas Cage had to have his tattoo of the titular character covered with makeup to play Johnny Blaze.
1 - Cobalt can be seen entering the Kremlin at the same time as Benji and Ethan Hunt; which announces the failure of the mission
Cobalt can be seen entering the Kremlin at the same time as Benji and Ethan Hunt; which announces the failure of the mission
1 - Kurt Hendricks can be seen entering the Kremlin at the exact same time Ethan and Benji do.
Kurt Hendricks can be seen entering the Kremlin at the exact same time Ethan and Benji do.

Six cartoons can be seen. They are all metaphors of a scene of the movie.

1 - When Oda Mae is meeting Molly for the first time, and trying to convince her Sam is real, Sam tells her to mention a sweater Molly knitted that's in the closet that's 4 times too big for him. When Molly answers the door she's wearing that same sweater.
When Oda Mae is meeting Molly for the first time, and trying to convince her Sam is real, Sam tells her to mention a sweater Molly knitted that's in the closet that's 4 times too big for him. When Molly answers the door she's wearing that same sweater.

As the lawyer gets cut in half by the glass doors there is a slow droning voice, i sped it up x4 and its a female voice( The Angry Princess) saying "nobody cares".

1 - Gozer's structure at the end was designed to resemble the film's first location: The New York Public Library.
Gozer's structure at the end was designed to resemble the film's first location: The New York Public Library.
1 - Major tells Ballou that she used to have a dog, to which he replies, "I had you down as more of a cat person." Later on, when Major visits a strange woman, a cat immediately takes a liking to Major.
Major tells Ballou that she used to have a dog, to which he replies, "I had you down as more of a cat person." Later on, when Major visits a strange woman, a cat immediately takes a liking to Major.

Caught this in between flash sequences

1 - Louis Tully is constantly getting locked out of his apartment. He is then possessed by Vinz Clortho, The Keymaster, and Dana Barrett's door flies open for him.
Louis Tully is constantly getting locked out of his apartment. He is then possessed by Vinz Clortho, The Keymaster, and Dana Barrett's door flies open for him.

Peter ridicules a psychic on his show for thinking that the world will end on New Year's Eve that year. The psychic is right, Vigo the Carpathian tries to return to life on New Year's Eve.

Venkman is introduced conducting what appears to be a fraudulent experiment testing a student's ESP ability by shocking him. However as the scene goes on the student's guesses improve, implying the experiment is actually working.

The uniforms have catheter tubes built into the left pant leg. Most clearly seen on Egon and Peter's uniforms in this picture.

1 - Ghost Dog (Forest Whitaker) and Louie (John Tormey) have differing recollections of their first meeting - both remember being aimed at by the assaulter. This reference to the first story in Rashomon (1950) explains their one-sided relation.
Ghost Dog (Forest Whitaker) and Louie (John Tormey) have differing recollections of their first meeting - both remember being aimed at by the assaulter. This reference to the first story in Rashomon (1950) explains their one-sided relation.
1 - A movie theatre marquee advertises a movie starring Eugene Levy and Andrea Martin. Levy and Martin appeared on the series "SCTV" with "Ghostbusters" stars Harold Ramis and Rick Moranis.
A movie theatre marquee advertises a movie starring Eugene Levy and Andrea Martin. Levy and Martin appeared on the series "SCTV" with "Ghostbusters" stars Harold Ramis and Rick Moranis.
Ghost poster
Ghost poster

Ghost Plot

After a young man is murdered, his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Ghost. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Director Jerry Zucker
Stars Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn, Stanley Lawrence
IMDB score 7.0