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R.I.P.D. (2013)

Country: USA

Genres: Action, Comedy, Fantasy

Taglines: To protect and serve the living

Director: Robert Schwentke

Writers: David Dobkin, Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi, Peter M. Lenkov, ...

Stars: Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker, ...

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.
The finance convention scene was filmed at the Hynes Convention Center, which is half a mile from Copley Square where Jeff Bridges was nearly killed in real life during the bomb truck explosion scene of Blown Away (1994).
This is Ryan Reynolds's fourth appearance in a film adapted from a comic book. The previous three roles are as Hannibal King in Blade: Trinity (2004), Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and Hal Jordan in Green Lantern (2011).
One of the Boston Police cruisers at the raid where Nick is killed comes from the same fictional district A-8 featured in That's My Boy (2012) and The Town (2010).
During the scene in which Kevin Bacon has been captured, and put in the car, as the car pulls away and the license plate is shown, the numbers are the first 6 digits of pi (314159).
In the United States and some other countries, this film was released on the same day as RED 2 (2013), the sequel to _Red (2010/I)_, which was directed by director 'Robert Schwentke'. It also starring Mary-Louise Parker. In addition, it was released two d
Zach Galifianakis was originally cast as Roy Powell, but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts.
Not screened in advance for critics.
In the portrait of Nick at his funeral, the Boston Police patch on his uniform is the same design as the ones used in The Town (2010).
Jodie Foster was considered for the role of Procter.
The Boston Police cruisers and ID badges throughout the movie bear the insignia of the same fictional district A-8 featured in many movies including That's My Boy (2012) and The Town (2010).
Jeff Bridges and Stephanie Szostak, who play likable characters in this movie, played villainous characters in Marvel's Iron Man movies which are also comic book based. Bridges played Obadiah Stane in Iron Man (2008) and Szostak played Ms. Brandt in Iron
Jodie Foster was considered for the role of Proctor.
You can see Jeff Bridges driving the car with what's commonly known as a suicide knob on his steering wheel. The knob itself was an EightBall. Jeff Bridges character was literally "behind the Eight Ball."
The car that the captive Hayes is put in, has the license plate 314159. These are the first 6 digits of PI, the number used to calculate the measure of circles.
Part of Nick's file number, when being first introduced into the R.I.P.D., is the the first 68 digits in the mathmatical number pi.
You can see Roy driving the car with what's commonly known as a suicide knob on his steering wheel. The knob itself was an EightBall. Roy was literally "behind the Eight Ball."
Rick is branded with the RIPD badge number 265315. It's interesting to note that amidst the other mentioned Prime numbers that are found in the film, this one isn't special at all comparatively. It's not part of the Fibonacci sequence, or any of the commo
Jeff Bridges has an extensive display of his doodles on his website. In the first scene at RIPD Boston, his doodle of Proctor is on the clipboard he throws on the desk.
According to Jeff Bridges on a reddit AMA discussion, he enjoyed making the movie with the cast and crew but attributed the film's failure due to studio interference. Bridges said "the suits just cut it against the grain, and I thought, screwed it up". He
This movie has been compared to Men in Black (1997) when it came to secret government agencies involving otherworldly beings. Jeff Bridges is playing the same kind of character that his good friend and Blown Away (1994) costar Tommy Lee Jones played in Me
In the United States and some other countries, this film was released on the same day as RED 2 (2013), the sequel to RED (2010), which was directed by director Robert Schwentke. It also starring Mary-Louise Parker. In addition, it was released two days af
Jeff Bridges and Stephanie Szostak, who play likable characters in this movie, played villainous characters in Marvel's Iron Man movies which are also comic book based. Bridges played Obadiah Stane in Iron Man (2008) and Szostak played Ellen Brandt in Iro
Kevin Bacons' 2 boys, Exon and Kris.P both starred as ghost children, but were cut from the final edit
Nick is branded with the RIPD badge number 265315. It's interesting to note that amidst the other mentioned Prime numbers that are found in the film, this one isn't special at all comparatively. It's not part of the Fibonacci sequence, or any of the commo
The finance convention scene was filmed at the Hynes Convention Center, which is half a mile from Copley Square -- the place where Jeff Bridges was nearly killed in real life during the bomb truck explosion scene of Blown Away (1994).
Ryan Reynolds has appeared in five films adapted from comic books. The other four films are Blade: Trinity (2004) (Hannibal King), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) (Deadpool), Green Lantern (2011) (Hal Jordan), and Deadpool (2016)_ (Deadpool).
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'.
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) costar Tommy Lee Jones played in Men In Black.
In the United States and some other countries, this film was released on the same day as RED 2 (2013), the sequel to RED (2010), which was directed by director Robert Schwentke. It also starring Mary-Louise Parker. In addition, it was released two days after Turbo (2013), an animated film also starring Ryan Reynolds.
Jeff Bridges and Stephanie Szostak, who play likable characters in this movie, played villainous characters in Marvel's Iron Man movies, which are also comic book-based. Bridges played Obadiah Stane in Iron Man (2008) and Szostak played Ellen Brandt in Iron Man 3 (2013).
Jeff Bridges has an extensive display of his doodles on his website. In the first scene at RIPD Boston, his doodle of Proctor is on the clipboard that he throws on the desk.
The car that the captive Hayes is put into has the license plate 314159. These -- without the decimal point -- are the first 6 digits of Pi, the mathematical constant used to calculate the measure of circles.
Nick is branded with the RIPD badge number 265315. It's interesting to note that amidst the other mentioned Prime numbers that are found in the film, this one isn't special at all comparatively. It's not part of the Fibonacci sequence, or any of the common, popular formulas, it's neither a Perfect number, nor even a Regular number.