Movies like R.I.P.D.

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R.I.P.D. (2013)
 5.6
 117K
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: not serious, stylized, buddy comedy, exciting, entertaining, absurd, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, investigation, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, back from the dead, uncover truth, ghost, police detective, partners, escapades, gold, rivalry, law enforcement, good versus evil, graphic violence, chase, artifact, crimes, partners against crime, demon, murder, supernatural power, husband wife relationship, police 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, mentor, weapons, transformation, gun and catastrophe mostly in Action, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like R.I.P.D.: Men in Black (1997), Ghostbusters (1984), The Other Guys (2010), Men in Black II (2002), Bright (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 510K
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, space and aliens, government agency, secret agents, undercover, partners, ufo, creature, alien encounter, aliens, save the world, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 350K
Ghostbusters (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
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, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, friendship, giant monster, chase, paranormal activity, slime, monster, heroic mission, danger, mythology ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 240K
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, humorous, cynical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, misfit partners, police investigation, partners against crime, parody, farce, reluctant partners, crimes, verbal byplay, odd couple, fighting crime, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, las vegas, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 339K
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, exciting, light, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ufo, evil alien, save the world, undercover, secret agents, good versus evil, aliens, buddy cop, space and aliens, partners, master villain, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 70s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, massachusetts, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 166K
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, magical, elf, police, two man army, urban fantasy, resurrection, stylized violence, magic, corrupt cop, eccentricity, gang ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 466K
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, dark humor, bloody, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: anti hero, dark hero, mutant, superhero, cancer, mercenary, murder, super strength, time travel, self healing, violence, anti heroes ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.5
 264K
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: comic, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, adventure, alien, transformation, supernatural ability, secret identity, superhuman powers, imaginary, super strength, mad scientist, immortal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Crow: Salvation (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, 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: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: electric chair, afterlife, murder, false accusation, good versus evil, supernatural, death, tragic hero, death row, dark hero, vengeance, fighting crime ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 2000s
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 70K
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: exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, magic, witch, curses spells and rituals, adventure, wizards and magicians, master apprentice relationship, young heroes, chosen one, witches ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Witch Hunter (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The modern world holds many secrets, but by far the most astounding is that witches still live among us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world and putting an end to the human race once and for all. Armies ...
Style: gothic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: supernatural, witch, immortality, imaginary, lone hero, adventure, dark hero, wizards and magicians, dark fantasy, apocalypse, witches, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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, stylized, scary, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, frankenstein, deadly creature, anti hero, immortality, monster, save the world, world domination, imaginary, rivalry, danger, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1790s
⇓ 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, adventure, vengeance, odd couple, cowboy, buddies, unlikely partners, rivalry, amateur detective, disorder, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s
Place: china, nevada, new york, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 331K
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, exciting, stylized, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, alien, time machine, secret agents, changing the past or future, hi-tech, ufo, sent to the past, creature, save the world, race against time, fictional government agency ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.6
 161K
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, humorous, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: misfit partners, policewoman, fbi, partners against crime, sarcasm, police investigation, women, friendship, special agents, police, drug lord, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 158K
RED 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, hitman, espionage, spy, mercenary, agent, secret service, exploding airplane, cia agent, nuclear, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, england, paris france, usa, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.0
 888K
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, dark humor, comic, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, anti hero, superhuman powers, revenge, anti heroes, dark hero, mutant, supernatural ability, imaginary, immortality, self healing, weapons ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 60K
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: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, reality tv, fish out of water, reality, reluctant partners, partners against crime, misfit partners, tv show, crime, crimes, police operation, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 53K
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, humorous, funny, exciting, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, partners against crime, escapades, disorder, silly humor, police investigation, corruption, drugs, gangsters, wedding, chase, party ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, miami, atlanta georgia, hawaii, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 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: suspenseful, exciting, scary, gothic, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, afterlife, supernatural, undead, zombie, private detective, good versus evil, investigation, paranormal, track down, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, captivating, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, master villain, save the world, supernatural ability, good versus evil, superhero team, man versus machine, imaginary, graphic violence, heroic mission, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, oslo norway, eastern europe, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 102K
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: escapades, two man army, partners, law enforcement, police officer, police, disorder, gunfight, car chase, violence, wedding preparations and rituals, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 5.6
 85K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robbery, police, thief, wedding, undercover cop, buddies, partners against crime, law enforcement, financial problem, police investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 126K
Let's Be Cops (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It's the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they're not cops. When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: impersonating a police officer, investigation, partners against crime, friendship between men, party, male friendship, police car, mistaken identity, disorder, fighting crime, partners, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 2.8
 11K
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, military, soldier, heroic mission, secret identity, escapades, crimes, undercover, superhuman powers, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting, reboot ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: ninja, master warrior, supernatural, adventure, vigilante, superhero, heroes, martial arts, good versus evil, sewer, friendship, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, 2010s, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: stylized, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, car chase, secret identity, gangsters, violence, partners against crime, fighting crime, revenge, vigilantism, irresponsible, inheritance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.4
 110K
Catwoman (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Liquidated after discovering a corporate conspiracy, mild-mannered graphic artist Patience Phillips washes up on an island, where she's resurrected and endowed with the prowess of a cat -- and she's eager to use her new skills ... as a ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: masked superhero, superhero, tough girl, imaginary, vigilantism, female fighter, superhuman powers, one woman army, supernatural, uncover truth, righting the wronged, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, experiment, scientist, good versus evil, vengeance, adventure, danger, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s
Place: nigeria, usa, new orleans, las vegas, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 78K
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, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agent, secret agents, adventure, martial arts, mad scientist, taxi driver, save the world, heroes, reluctant partners, save the day, nothing goes right, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
⇓ 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, exciting, futuristic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, save the world, spacecraft, space travel, creature, adventure, superhero, anti heroes, imaginary, teamwork, space and aliens ...
Time: future, year 1988, 2010s, year 2014, 80s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%