History Film / RIPD

21st Jul '17 9:54:36 AM xcountryguy
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* BigBadFriend: [[spoiler: [[Creator/KevinBacon Hayes]] turns out to be a dead-o, and organizing the dead's plan to reconstruct the Staff of Jericho.]]

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* BigBadFriend: [[spoiler: [[Creator/KevinBacon [[spoiler:[[Creator/KevinBacon Hayes]] turns out to be a dead-o, and organizing the dead's plan to reconstruct the Staff of Jericho.]]



* OurGhostsAreDifferent

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* %%* OurGhostsAreDifferent



* RaceLift: An in-universe example. To everyone except other R.I.P.D. officers, Nick appears to be an elderly Chinese man. And Proctor is [[spoiler: a tall black man]].

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* RaceLift: An in-universe example. To everyone except other R.I.P.D. officers, Nick appears to be an elderly Chinese man. And Proctor is [[spoiler: a [[spoiler:a tall black man]].
21st Jul '17 2:44:40 AM krimzonflygon2
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* LightningBruiser: "Fat Elvis" is a bonafide juggernaut that can plow through pretty much anything without slowing down, and despite his bulk he can run like the wind and leap like a kangaroo.
13th May '17 2:06:43 AM foxley
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* OldTimeyAnkleTaboo: Because Bobby Hayes is from TheWildWest, his favorite thing to ogle at on a woman is her ankles.
18th Apr '17 4:54:11 PM Berrenta
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* InherentlyFunnyFruit: Nick's Spirit Gun looks like a banana.
11th Apr '17 8:17:28 AM Sharlee
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* InternalAffairs: ''Eternal'' Affairs, in this case.
11th Apr '17 8:05:00 AM Sharlee
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* EvilDetectingDog: Roy immediately picks up on a dead-o's presence because an assistance dog starts barking its head off when Pulaski walks by.
27th Feb '17 4:02:44 PM StFan
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!! The film provides examples of:

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!! The film !!''R.I.P.D.'' provides examples of:



* BigBadFriend: [[spoiler: [[KevinBacon Hayes]] turns out to be a dead-o, and organizing the dead's plan to reconstruct the Staff of Jericho.]]

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* BigBadFriend: [[spoiler: [[KevinBacon [[Creator/KevinBacon Hayes]] turns out to be a dead-o, and organizing the dead's plan to reconstruct the Staff of Jericho.]]



* DeadpanSnarker: Both Nick and Roy, and given their line of work, it comes to no surprise.

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* DeadpanSnarker: DeadpanSnarker:
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Both Nick and Roy, and given their line of work, it comes to no surprise.



--> '''Proctor''' ''(to Nick)'': Tough day...

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--> '''Proctor''' ''(to Nick)'': --->'''Proctor:''' ''[to Nick]'' Tough day...



* {{Expy}}: The fat, gravity manipulating deado is similar to [[Franchise/XMen The Blob]].



* TheGodsMustBeLazy: There are obviously PowersThatBe, but they evidently can't be bothered to lift a finger themselves even when the Staff of Jericho is recreated.



* SirNotAppearingInThisTrailer: Just like ''Film/XMenFirstClass'', Kevin Bacon's character doesn't appear at all in the trailer, despite being a very plot-important character.
** Though this can be justified as wanting to avoid potentially spoiling his character's true motivations.
** Subverted. Bacon can be seen [[FreezeFrameBonus breifly]] in the opening police raid at the beginning of the official trailer, but it still doesn't even give a hint to his importance to the plot.
* TheGodsMustBeLazy: There are obviously PowersThatBe, but they evidently can't be bothered to lift a finger themselves even when the Staff of Jericho is recreated.

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* SirNotAppearingInThisTrailer: Just like with ''Film/XMenFirstClass'', Kevin Bacon's character doesn't appear at all in the trailer, despite being a very plot-important character.
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character. Though this can be justified as wanting to avoid potentially spoiling his character's true motivations.
** Subverted. Bacon
motivations. (Bacon can be seen [[FreezeFrameBonus breifly]] briefly]] in the opening police raid at the beginning of the official trailer, but it still doesn't even give a hint to his importance to the plot.
* TheGodsMustBeLazy: There are obviously PowersThatBe, but they evidently can't be bothered to lift a finger themselves even when the Staff of Jericho is recreated.
plot.)



* WallCrawl: Fat Elvis can manipulate his center of gravity, allowing him to walk/run along the walls of buildings.
* WalkingWasteland[=/=]WalkingTechbane: Dead-os' "soul stank" causes [[WalkingTechbane electrical problems]] and other signs of decay around them, even before they [[OneWingedAngel "pop."]] When the BigBad reveals himself, his entire house decays and collapses around him.

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* WallCrawl: Fat Elvis can manipulate his center of gravity, allowing him to walk/run along the walls of buildings.
* WalkingWasteland[=/=]WalkingTechbane:
WalkingWasteland: Dead-os' "soul stank" causes [[WalkingTechbane electrical problems]] and other signs of decay around them, even before they [[OneWingedAngel "pop."]] When the BigBad reveals himself, his entire house decays and collapses around him.him.
* WallRun: Fat Elvis can manipulate his center of gravity, allowing him to walk/run along the walls of buildings.
27th Feb '17 3:58:06 PM StFan
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* GenderBender: To everyone living Roy looks like a ([[MsFanservice beautiful]]) young woman. [[spoiler: Later we see Proctor has a male avatar and Nick's second avatar is a girl scout.]]

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* GenderBender: To everyone living living, Roy looks like a ([[MsFanservice beautiful]]) young woman. [[spoiler: Later [[spoiler:Later we see Proctor has a male avatar and Nick's second avatar is a girl scout.]]]]
* GlassSmackAndSlide: After getting fed up with his obnoxious new partner, Nick throws Roy in front of a passing bus, and he lands on the windshield. For added funny, this isn't Roy we see smacked flat against the glass before sliding down, but his avatar that the living ones see as a gorgeous woman.
21st Feb '17 3:37:05 PM StFan
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* FollowTheLeader: Pretty much an after-life take on ''Film/MenInBlack''. Though many people likewise found a lot of similarities to the obscure late nineties series ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G_vs_E Good vs Evil]]''.



* MissingTrailerScene: "You're dead," and "I don't know which eyes to shoot you between," didn't make the final cut. The "don't tense up" line also gets changed to "relax body."



* WeirdnessCensor[=/=]UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Played with. Nick/old Chinese guy gets crushed by a car and a group of bystanders rush to help him. The Dead-o's actions do not go unnoticed by the media.
* XMeetsY: The film can be summarized as ''Film/MenInBlack'' meets Ghostbusters.

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* WeirdnessCensor[=/=]UnusuallyUninterestingSight: WeirdnessCensor: Played with. Nick/old Chinese guy gets crushed by a car and a group of bystanders rush to help him. The Dead-o's actions do not go unnoticed by the media.
* XMeetsY: The film can be summarized as ''Film/MenInBlack'' meets Ghostbusters.
media.
24th Sep '16 12:52:38 PM AnotherGamer
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* PerceptionFilter: R.I.P.D. officers appear to the living as someone other than themselves. If the intention was for them to be inconspicuous, then an old Chinese man and a supermodel probably wasn't the best idea. Their weapons are likewise disguised; Nick gets a banana. Dead-os also have this ability, but it's nullified if they're exposed to cumin.

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* PerceptionFilter: R.I.P.D. officers appear to the living as someone other than themselves. If the intention was for them to be inconspicuous, then an old Chinese man and a supermodel probably wasn't the best idea. Their weapons are likewise disguised; Nick gets a banana.banana and Roy's is a hairdryer. Dead-os also have this ability, but it's nullified if they're exposed to cumin.
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