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R.I.P.D. (2013)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 19 July 2013 (USA)
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A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him.

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After Nick is murdered by his own partner, he joins the Rest in Peace Department to protect the world from the undeads. While working with his new partner, many undeads are seen gathering in Boston. Soon he realizes that someone close to him is behind all a plot to bring on the apocalypse. Written by Immanuel A.

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Defending our world one soul at a time See more »


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Rated PG-13 for violence, sci-fi/fantasy action, some sensuality, and language including sex references | See all certifications »

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R.I.P.D.: Policía del más allá  »

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$130,000,000 (estimated)

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$12,691,415 (USA) (19 July 2013)

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$33,592,415 (USA) (20 September 2013)
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Jeff Bridges and Stephanie Szostak, who play likeable characters in this movie, played villainous characters in Marvel's Iron Man movies, which are also comic book-based. Bridges played Obadiah Stane in Iron Man (2008), and Szostak played Ellen Brandt in Iron Man Three (2013). See more »

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At the actual weight of gold, the Staff of Jericho would have collapsed the roof of the building. See more »

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[first lines]
Nick: You think *you've* had a bad day at work? I think I got you beat.
[big fat monster guy crashes through]
Nick: That's not me.
[Roy taking chase]
Nick: Nope, that's my partner.
Pulaski: Suck it!
Nick: There I am. Three or four days ago, I didn't know this world existed. But three or four days ago, I wasn't in the Rest In Peace Department...
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As the primary cast is first being shown, the names are accompanied by images relevant to their characters: Roy's ten-gallon hat, Proctor's white boots, Hayes' St. Christopher's medal, etc. See more »

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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #51.2 (2014) See more »

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The Better Man
Music by Jeff Bridges and T Bone Burnett
Lyrics by Jeff Bridges, T Bone Burnett, Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi, Robert Schwentke
Performed by Jeff Bridges
Produced by T Bone Burnett
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Silly but Entertaining M.I.B. and Blade Runner Rip-off
15 November 2013 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Boston, the dirty cop Nick (Ryan Reynolds) hides gold that he has stolen from drug-dealers with his partner Hayes (Kevin Bacon) in the backyard of his house. However, on the next morning, Nick tells Hayes that he will deliver the evidence to the police since he loves his wife Julia (Stephanie Szostak) and he could not face her acting that way. Nick and Hayes are assigned to a raid against a dangerous gang and unexpectedly Hayes kills Nick.

Nick is drawn by a tunnel and based on his previous experience in the police department, he is assigned in the afterlife by the Proctor (Mary-Louise Parker) to join the Rest in Peace Department that protects the living world from the undead and work with the old- fashioned agent Roy (Jeff Bridges). Roy and Nick accidentally find that Hayes in plotting a scheme to revert the sense of the tunnel to the afterlife and bring the Apocalypse to Earth.

"R.I.P.D." is a silly but entertaining M.I.B. and Blade Runner rip-off combined with the clichés of a rookie cop that is assigned to work with a veteran one. Why Hayes had split the gold with Nick if he intended to use in his scheme is one of the many holes in the plot that alternates funny with silly and annoying moments. However, "R.I.P.D." is an entertaining popcorn in the end. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "R.I.P.D. - Agentes do Além" ("R.I.P.D. - Agents from Beyond")


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