News and Tribune

July 18, 2013

Movie preview: “R.I.P.D.”


Rated: PG-13 for violence, sci-fi/fantasy action, some sensuality, and language including sex references

Running time: 1 hr 36 min

Cast: Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker, Stephanie Szostak

Plot: Veteran sheriff Roy Pulsifer has spent his career with the legendary police force known as R.I.P.D. tracking monstrous afterlife spirits who are cleverly disguised as ordinary people. Once the wise-cracking Roy is assigned former rising-star detective Nick Walker as his junior officer, the new partners have to turn grudging respect into top-notch teamwork and uncover a plot that could end life as we know it.