In Boston, the dirty cop Nick hides gold that he has stolen from drug-dealers with his partner Hayes in the backyard of his house. However, on the next morning, Nick tells Hayes that he will deliver the evidence to the police since he loves his wife Julia and he could not face her acting that way. Nick and Hayes are assigned to a raid against a dangerous gang and unexpectedly Hayes kills Nick. Nick is drawn by a tunnel and based on his previous experience in the police department, he is assigned in the afterlife by the Proctor to join the Rest in Peace Department that protects the living world from the undead and work with the old-fashioned agent Roy. Roy and Nick accidentally find that Hayes in plotting a scheme to revert the sense of the tunnel to the afterlife and bring the Apocalypse to Earth.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Defending our world one soul at a time
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for violence, sci-fi/fantasy action, some sensuality, and language including sex references
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19 July 2013 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $12,691,415,
21 July 2013
Gross USA: $33,618,855
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $78,324,220
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
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) co-star Tommy Lee Jones
played in the Men In Black trilogy. See more
At the actual weight of gold, the Staff of Jericho would have collapsed the roof of the building. However, it is plausible that the Staff pieces are not solid gold, but have something else inside (something much lighter), which may explain how they can function as they do. See more
You think *you've* had a bad day at work? I think I got you beat.
[big fat monster guy crashes through
That's not me.
[Roy taking chase
Nope, that's my partner.
There I am. Three or four days ago, I didn't know this world existed. But three or four days ago, I wasn't in the Rest In Peace Department...
As the primary cast is first being shown, the names are accompanied by images relevant to their characters: Roy's ten-gallon hat, Proctor's white boots, Hayes' St. Christopher's medal, etc. See more