Review by CJ
Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker
Other notable appearances:
Mike O’Malley, Larry Joe Campbell
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.