Movies like R.I.P.D.

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R.I.P.D. (2013)
 5.6
 131K
R.I.P.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. Based on the comic by Peter M. Lenkov.
Style: buddy comedy, not serious, stylized, exciting, entertaining, absurd, visually appealing, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, unlikely partners, investigation, afterlife, ghost, back from the dead, obsessive quest, police detective, escapades, rivalry, uncover truth, good versus evil, partners, gold, law enforcement, artifact, crimes, vengeance, partners against crime, friends, disorder, life & death, graphic violence, undead, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, new england, massachusetts

Most similar movies to R.I.P.D.

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, entertaining and surprise ending films with plots about chase, dialogue, violence, mentor, gun, weapons and fight scenes mostly in Action, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like R.I.P.D.: Men in Black (1997), Men in Black 3 (2012), Seventh Son (2014), I, Frankenstein (2014), Ghostbusters (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 554K
Men in Black (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, not serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: alien, government agency, secret agents, ufo, space and aliens, partners, undercover, creature, alien encounter, save the world, escapades, secret service ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, north america, plymouth, manhattan new york city
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75%
 6.8
 356K
Men in Black 3 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, exciting, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, secret agents, time machine, alien, changing the past or future, hi-tech, ufo, space and aliens, benign alien, time traveler, alternate timeline, sent to the past ...
Time: 60s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, florida, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 76K
Seventh Son (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Canada, China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected the country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, magic, adventure, witch, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, chosen one, supernatural, knight, demon ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I, Frankenstein (2014)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 200 years after his shocking creation, Dr. Frankenstein's creature, Adam, still walks the earth. But when he finds himself in the middle of a war over the fate of humanity, Adam discovers he holds the key that could destroy humankind.
Style: gothic, exciting, stylized, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, frankenstein, gargoyle, immortal, deadly creature, immortality, monster, demon, save the world, fight, tribe, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1790s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.8
 404K
Ghostbusters (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign ...
Style: humorous, light, parody, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, monster, giant monster, paranormal phenomena, friendship, chase, paranormal activity, heroic mission, slime, creature, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 995K
Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: exciting, stylized, parody, absurd, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, dark hero, immortality, revenge, mutant, dark humor, escapades, fight scenes, supernatural ability, regeneration, invulnerability ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 367K
Men in Black II (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIB's untarnished mission statement – protecting Earth from the scum of the universe. It's ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ufo, evil alien, alien invasion, top secret, buddy cop, save the world, extraterrestrial, undercover, heroes, race against time, secret agents, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, north america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 185K
Bright (2017)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle.
Style: light, tense, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: buddy cop, elf, bodyguard, magical, two man army, police, interracial couple, alternate world, resurrection, supernatural power, corrupt cop, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.7
 552K
Deadpool 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool battles the evil and powerful Cable and other bad guys to save a boy's life.
Style: funny, psychotronic, bloody, entertaining, parody ...
Plot: dark hero, supernatural power, mutant, super powers, invulnerability, mission, one man army, hitman, super strength, sarcasm, murder, superhero ...
Time: 2010s
Place: asia, japan, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.6
 263K
The Other Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: buddy comedy, funny, parody, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, misfit partners, police investigation, reluctant partners, partners against crime, farce, crimes, disorder, fighting crime, goofy hero, odd couple, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, las vegas, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 63K
Showtime (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, fish out of water, tough cop, partners against crime, misfit partners, reluctant partners, tv show, crimes, police operation, odd couple, law enforcement, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shanghai Knights (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The dynamic duo of Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon return for another crazy adventure. This time, they're in London to avenge the murder of Chon's father, but end up on an even bigger case. Chon's sister is there to do the same, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, murder, good versus evil, adventure, friends, partners, vengeance, crimes, odd couple, revenge, cowboy, imperialism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: china, new york, england, nevada, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Crow: Salvation (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alex Corvis returns to the world of the living to solve the murder of a young woman that he was wrongly accused of killing. Alex follows the crow into the police department's evidence room, where he discovers that Lauren was killed by a group ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: electric chair, afterlife, tragic hero, supernatural, good versus evil, murder, martial arts, vigilantism, false accusation, superhero, death, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Green Hornet (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Britt Reid (Seth Rogen), the heir to the largest newspaper fortune in Los Angeles, is a spoiled playboy who has been, thus far, happy to lead an aimless life. After his father (Tom Wilkinson) dies, Britt meets Kato (Jay Chou), a resourceful company ...
Style: buddy comedy, stylized, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, gangsters, secret identity, crimes, partners against crime, fighting crime, revenge, friends, irresponsible, inheritance, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.0
 14K
Steel (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Justice. Safe streets. Payback. Metallurgist John Henry Irons (O'Neal) vows to claim them all when a renegade military reject (Judd Nelson) puts new superweapons in dangerous hands. Helped by an electronics wiz (Annabeth Gish) and an ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, gang, soldier, military, heroic mission, escapades, good versus evil, secret identity, fighting crime, crimes, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, master villain, superhero, supernatural ability, man versus machine, save the world, artificial intelligence, good versus evil, female assassin, androids and robots, warrior, killer robot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, oslo norway, london, new york, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 88K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robbery, rescue, police, police officer, money laundering, thief, undercover cop, wedding, friends, financial problem, disorder, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Supernatural private eye, Dylan Dog, seeks out the monsters of the Louisiana bayou in his signature red shirt, black jacket and blue jeans.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scary, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, undead, afterlife, supernatural, zombie, private detective, good versus evil, investigation, paranormal, deadly creature, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.5
 282K
Green Lantern (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, super strength, alien, superhuman powers, good versus evil, chosen one, space wars, adventure, transformation, humanoid, super powers, pilot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2010s, year 2011 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 170K
The Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, ...
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, humorous, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: misfit partners, special agents, fbi, policewoman, friendship, women, sarcasm, police investigation, partners against crime, partners, police, drug lord ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 112K
Ride Along (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: two man army, escapades, partners, law enforcement, police officer, police, disorder, gunfight, car chase, violence, wedding preparations and rituals, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 5.8
 58K
Ride Along 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: undercover cop, partners against crime, law enforcement, bodyguard, police officer, partners, unlikely partners, escapades, silly humor, disorder, police investigation, police ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, miami, atlanta georgia, hawaii, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 259K
Bad Boys (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, buddy movie, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: two man army, drug lord, black cop, partners against crime, working undercover, police corruption, internal affairs, police investigation, buddies, crimes, impersonating, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: miami, florida, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 333K
Free Guy (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A bank teller realizes he's a background character in an open world action game.
Style: feel good, humorous, heroic, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virtual reality, video game, code, game, heroes, programmer, drastic change of life, changing lives, bank robbery, gamer, expose, bank teller ...
Time: 2020s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, futuristic, exciting, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, adventure, spacecraft, heroes, space and aliens, teamwork, space travel, superhero, creature, save the world, reluctant partners ...
Time: future, year 1988, year 2014, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 546K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, funny, ridiculous, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, working undercover, partners against crime, high school life, party, geek, undercover cop, rookie, drug dealer, police investigation, sarcasm, popularity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, sentimental, heroic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, super powers, secret identity, superhuman powers, teenage superhero, good versus evil, double life, transformation, vigilantism, monster, masked vigilante, genetic engineering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most ...
Style: exciting, humorous, heroic, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: warrior, superhuman powers, superhero, wizards and magicians, norse mythology, legends and myths, king, creature, good versus evil, scientist, magic, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Angels are charged with finding a pair of missing rings that are encoded with the personal information of members of the Witness Protection Program. As informants are killed, the ladies target a rogue agent who might be responsible.
Style: humorous, stylized, realistic, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female spy, female agent, private detective, secret agents, undercover, spy, martial arts, investigation, friends, heroes, fighting crime, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mongolia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 83K
The Tuxedo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin : Never touch Devlin's prized tuxedo. But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, satirical, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agents, martial arts, adventure, reluctant partners, mad scientist, taxi driver, save the world, heroes, save the day, nothing goes right, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%