Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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.
Edition: EnglishFrenchSpanish dialogue version
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE R
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital, optical, rda
video file, DVD video, rda
Additional Contributors: Schwentke, Robert 1968-, film director
Hay, Phil screenwriter
Manfredi, Matt screenwriter
Moritz, Neal H. film producer
Richardson, Mike 1950-, film producer
Fottrell, Michael film producer
Bridges, Jeff 1949-, Actor
Reynolds, Ryan Actor
Bacon, Kevin 1958-, Actor
Parker, Mary-Louise Actor
Szostak, Stephanie Actor
Hong, James Actor
Miller, Marissa Actor
Knepper, Robert 1959-, Actor
Lenkov, Peter M. writer
Universal Pictures (Firm) production company
Original Film (Firm) production company
Dark Horse Entertainment (Firm) production company
Universal Studios Canada film distributor
Alternate Title: Rest In Peace Department


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Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Bridges, Mary-Louise Parker

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Sep 29, 2014
  • POLITICSOWNSUS rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

One of the WORST FILMS OF ALL TIME PERIOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sep 27, 2014
  • gurujr rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Light entertainment created from a graphic novel. Fun but will be forgotten after you see it.

Sep 15, 2014
  • BritCrimeDramaFan rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Entertaining flick which mixes cop/ sci-fi/comedy/adventure genres, but it's ultimately the buddy relationship between leads Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds that makes this film fly. Uneven CG effects and too little face time for Mary-Louise Parker detract from what could have been an adventure classic, and please tell Kevin Bacon that his best performances are the understated, measured ones!

Aug 02, 2014
  • tj_is_cool rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

Boring and uninspired performance.

Jun 16, 2014
  • theorbys rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Some good special effects, good acting, and it had its moments, but it always seemed like a poor man's Men In Black. In the end it's acceptable light weight entertainment that might have been a lot better.

Jun 11, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

One word can sum up this movie DUMB. Just another shootem up bangem up move. A Very Slow Moving Movie Very predictable. Very boring movie and Disappointing.

May 11, 2014
  • neonkc rated this: 3 stars out of 5.


Apr 17, 2014
  • ruthiesu rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

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

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

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.

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Jun 10, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Just plain stupid can sum up this movie!

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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Jun 10, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

“One person can make a difference and every person should try.” –John F Kennedy

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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