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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Roy
... Nick
... Hayes
... Proctor
... Julia
... Nick's Avatar
... Roy's Avatar
... Stanley Nawicki
... Elliot
... Pulaski
... Officer Murphy
... Detective in Locker Room
Christina Everett ... R.I.P.D. Evidence Clerk
... R.I.P.D. Evidence Clerk
Lonnie Farmer ... Proctor's Avatar
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Storyline

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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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19 July 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

R.I.P.D.: Policía del más allá  »

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Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,691,415, 21 July 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,618,855

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$78,324,220
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In a Reddit AMA discussion, Jeff Bridges said that he enjoyed making the movie with the cast and crew, but attributed its failure to studio interference. Bridges said, "The suits just cut it against the grain, and, I thought, screwed it up." He described the film as "underwhelming". See more »

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At the beginning of the movie, Nick's red car collides with a locked metal gate and breaks it open. In the next shot, the car is undamaged. See more »

Quotes

[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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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

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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A fun movie. Better than I expected
19 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

I saw he trailers and wondered if the movie would be as funny, or if they had shown all the "good stuff" in the trailer. Well, I'm happy to report that the trailers captured much of the essence of the movie, but the movie itself has much more.

I don't know what some of the critics expect. Shakespeare? Hey, this is a comic book movie. It is a fantasy. It is not real and not meant to be real. But it IS also fun. It is quite possible that this movie will lose money, but that is simply because of bad positioning, overwhelming competition, and failure to deliver adequate advertising. But none of those things detract from the movie itself.

I went to the movie with some trepidation, but found it to be funny and entertaining. It was consistent with its premise and it certainly had enough action, and even (gasp) character development. There is nothing really deep about this movie, okay? But it is good summer entertainment and definitely worth seeing.


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