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R.I.P.D

(DVD - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
R.I.P.D


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Two cops are dispatched by the Rest In Peace Department (R.I.P.D.) to protect and serve the living from increasingly destructive spirits hiding among the unsuspecting Earth. When they uncover a plot that could end life as we know it, the new partners have to turn grudging respect into top-notch teamwork to restore the cosmic balance-or watch the tunnel to the afterlife begin sending angry souls the very wrong way.
Statement of Responsibility: Universal Pictures presents ; an Original Film, Dark Horse Entertainment production ; directed by Robert Schwentke ; screenplay by Phil Hay & Matt Manfredi ; produced by Neal H. Moritz, Mike Richardson, Michael Fottrell
Title: R.I.P.D
Edition: EnglishFrenchSpanish dialogue version
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (96 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
digital, optical, rda
video file, DVD video, rda
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: video
Carrier Type: videodisc
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Report This Apr 17, 2014
  • ruthiesu rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

totally ridiculous...........boring for adults................teens may like it.

Report This Apr 11, 2014
  • X_andor_Who rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

RIPD (the movie): If foreign words were used here in this movie, they were in and of the format pertaining to “one-liners” of the action oriented kind. In all sincerity and all seriousness, and after having filmed studied a number of shows and series, this story, RIPD, of the policed “deado world”, was a welcoming reprieve to my, as of late, tired spirit…and so if I were to contrast this viewing experience to the banter barrage of daily, audio-video series surveillance that would typically onslaught mine eyes and ears and mind, I would say, “at the very least it ended quickly and quite abruptly in around 90 minutes of mine own time.” Even if perchance this kind of archtype, this kind of template story might have been used in American pop culture recently, I still liked its core concept. I dunno what passes for American pop culture and news these days as I don’t study them; but from my remembering of what “zombie video games” and “zombie movies” pass for in terms of deadman’s dialogue, I suppose this particular script met that manner of a niche in a neatly, nicely, attempt. I appreciated the bold bravado attempt at another “Men in Black” like movie. In my life and in my line of laggardness, I watch mostly and mainly, many forms of anime and animation; so this sort of evaluation is generally a somewhat to a direly difficult decision for me to have make when regarding and respecting human-imaged performances and when they have human or humanoid looking like characters. In spite of there being some possible improvements in some scenes and in some potential areas of my choice and choosing, and for an “action film” and “zombie film”, I thought and felt it to be decently done and directed. And for that: Rating: 4.3/5.0; Xandor Who

Report This Feb 21, 2014
  • Sugah rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This movie was funny and entertaining. For everyone complaining its like this movie or that movie, just sit back and enjoy something and quit being so judgemental.

Report This Feb 19, 2014
  • Ferrous1 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I hadn't heard very good reviews, so I must admit to being pleasantly surprised by this movie. The acting was decent and it was entertaining, and if you like Men In Black you'll likely enjoy this one too.

Report This Jan 27, 2014
  • jesking rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Felt like they were trying to renew Men In Black, but it was still a fun watch.

Report This Jan 23, 2014
  • bears1985 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Kind of a rip off of men in black it was ok

Report This Jan 21, 2014
  • roronoa_z rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Decent. The special effects could have been better..

ohj, my kids and i love this movie it was very funny, that guy with tha country ascent.. awesome!

Report This Jan 11, 2014
  • Ira_Elias rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

Not funny...dull and humorless...

Report This Jan 02, 2014
  • pkam2 rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

Have you seen Men in Black? Have you seen The Avengers? If you have, then you've already seen this movie. The aliens from Men in Black are replaced with the "deados" in this movie, and the wormhole from The Avengers is replaced by the tunnel connecting the dead and living worlds. Disappointing.

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Report This Apr 11, 2014
  • X_andor_Who rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Tags Summary: zombies, policing the dead, am I dead?, so I'm dead, huh?!, men in black, secret agency, secret police, purgatories, rookie cops, veteran cops, incognito, disguises, we get to wear disguises, ghosts, worlds within worlds, gun fighting, after life, dirty cop, police partnership, one-liners, let the action do the talking, overzealous zombies. -X; Who

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Report This Apr 11, 2014
  • X_andor_Who rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Roycephius (or Roy…or Cephius): “There’s something else”…”you don’t look like you”…”you don’t sound like you, anymore”……Rookie RIPD Cop: “So what do I look like? …*Sees his new alias on a driver’s license within his newly acquired wallet*……Rookie RIPD Cop: “Really, an old Chinese guy?!”

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Report This Apr 11, 2014
  • X_andor_Who rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

RIPD, the movie

They just won't roll over and play dead, will they? -X; Who

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