In Boston, the dirty cop Nick hides gold that he has stolen from drug-dealers with his partner Hayes 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 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 to join the Rest in Peace Department that protects the living world from the undead and work with the old-fashioned agent Roy. 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.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
They're defending our world one soul at a time.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for violence, sci-fi/fantasy action, some sensuality, and language including sex references
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19 July 2013 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $12,691,415,
21 July 2013
Gross USA: $33,618,855
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $78,324,220
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
This movie has been compared to Men in Black
(1997), in that they both deal with secret government agencies contending with otherworldly beings. Jeff Bridges
is playing the same kind of character that his good friend and Blown Away
(1994) co-star Tommy Lee Jones
played in the Men In Black trilogy. See more
When Nick goes to find Julia on her evening jog at the high school, we first see her jogging in lane 3 of the track, just rounding the corner. The following second, we see her from another angle showing her in lane 4 and about 60 yards farther down the track. See more
You think *you've* had a bad day at work? I think I got you beat.
[big fat monster guy crashes through
That's not me.
[Roy taking chase
Nope, that's my partner.
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...
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
Konichiwa Bitches - Trentemøller Remix
Written by Klas Ahlund
, Robyn Carlsson
Performed by Robyn Carlsson
Courtesy of Universal-Island Records Ltd. and Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more