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R.I.P.D. (2013)

Review by CJ


Robert Schwentke

Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker

Other notable appearances:
Mike O’Malley, Larry Joe Campbell

Running time:
96 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Men in Black, Ghostbusters, The Frighteners


Nick Walker is a cop who has had a pretty rough day. He has struggled with his conscience over stealing gold from a drug bust; been shot in the face by his dirty cop partner; and been given the choice of Hell or a 100 year stint in the R.I.P.D.

Nick chooses the latter – it would have been a short and very boring film otherwise – and is partnered with veteran R.I.P.D. officer Roycephus Pulsipher. Their mission is to round up the souls of those who didn’t ascend and bring them in for judgement.

In the line of duty, the deceased dynamic duo uncover a plot to bring about an apocalypse that will destroy the living world. It falls to Nick and Roy to stop the people responsible for the plot and not kill each other in the process.

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