• 2013
  • US
  • 1h 36min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Robert Schwentke
  • Cast: Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds, Mary-Louise Parker
  • UK release: 20 September 2013

Nick (Reynolds) is a cop killed by his corrupt partner (Bacon). The Rest In Peace Department then returns him to Earth with new partner Roy (Bridges), to police our world against returning ghosts. Despite a strong cast and a fat budget it's lifeless on many, many levels; no wonder it's already flopped in the States.

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19 Sep 20131 star

Lifeless blockbuster starring Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges

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17 Sep 2013

We discover the elements behind the Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges-starring ghost-buster

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