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R.I.P.D. Reviews

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January 9, 2017
Please, please don't see it. Value your time more than I did.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
July 11, 2016
What we are left with is a mildly entertaining, utterly harmless mid-summer blockbuster that marks another misstep in the career of Ryan Reynolds.
Full Review | Original Score: C
June 18, 2016
Bake a 'Men In Black' pie; throw in some 'Ghostbusters,' 'This Is the End,' 'True Grit,' and 'Weeds,' drain the fun out, and you get the half-baked, derivative 'R.I.P.D.'
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
April 17, 2016
The kind of terrible that doesn't wash out, destined to be remembered among the pantheon of big budget bombs like "The Adventures Of Pluto Nash" and "Cutthroat Island."
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
January 22, 2014
It's not a buddy-cop movie, nor is it an action movie. It's just one vaguely funny joke told for 98 minutes.
October 30, 2013
It's a predictable and cliché filled soap opera mess played straight with an afterlife gimmick.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
October 18, 2013
a film so preoccupied with style, (the stars) wander around the film without anything of note to do
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
October 2, 2013
R.I.P.D may look like something that you've seen before (and you kind of have) but with deft direction, the primal allure of redemption and lightning pace; prepare for a surprisingly entertaining ride.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 1, 2013
Bridges may be doing this for the pay cheque but at least he seems determined to give value for money.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 29, 2013
It's MIB meets Ghost via Ghostbusters in this flat, FX-driven drivel...Apparently, they're not just scratching the bottom of the Hollywood ideas barrell, they've worn all the way through and are now hitting the floor.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
September 27, 2013
The script is never actually funny, and the filmmakers' desperate attempt to crank up the mayhem with digital trickery is merely exhausting.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
September 23, 2013
Overall, it's a directionless mess: too expensive for a B-movie, too grown-up for a kids' movie (funerals, bereavement and jokes about Steely Dan) and too infantile for everyone else.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 20, 2013
The Oscar-winning Bridges sounds like he's chewing marbles and suddenly looks 10 years older than 63.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 20, 2013
Who thought this was a good idea and why are they still allowed out alone at night?
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
September 20, 2013
A patchy attempt to wrangle quirky, other-worldly comic-book mythology into a mainstream 3D blockbuster format, but one which lacks the oddball imagination to pull it off.
September 20, 2013
Bridges (gorgeous and effortlessly leftfield) has saved many a dire film. He tries to hold the fort but it just can't be done.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
September 20, 2013
What pours from the screen while you watch this comic book adaptation is seething, unadulterated cynicism.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 19, 2013
Bridges has fun slumming here, but even he can't save it from kicking the bucket about halfway through.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 19, 2013
It was nice to watch a movie that had no delusions of grandeur, a simple flick that both plays to its strengths and makes light of its own weaknesses.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 19, 2013
R.I.P.D. is so wrong-headed that the people who made it couldn't even manage a decent rip-off of Men In Black; they decided to copy the abominable Men In Black 2 instead.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
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