Watch: 'Ghostbusters' Trailer Remade by Group of Middle Schoolers

October 31, 2014
Source: THR

Ghostbusters Sweded

It's Halloween, so it's the perfect time for some Ghostbusters fun, especially since this year is the 30th anniversary of the 1984 classic. This time we've got a sweded version of the original trailer for the film that was made by some middle school students from Raw Art Works, a nonprofit organization set up in Lynn, Massachusetts with an aim to encourage young people to tell stories through filmmaking. It's a fun little video that would make Michel Gondry proud as they use the real audio from the original Ghostbusters trailer and shot footage using whatever props they found, from NERF guns to toy cars. It's adorable. Watch!

Here's the sweded trailer for Ghostbusters from Raw Art Works (found via THR):

And for comparison, here's their sweded video side-by-side with the original trailer:

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Reader Feedback - 2 Comments


Hey they have skills. Reminds me of BE KIND REWIND.

DAVIDPD on Nov 1, 2014


I love that all the men's roles are played by women and vice versa...

Kento on Nov 1, 2014

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