Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds star as two cops working for the Rest In Peace Department (R.I.P.D.), the greatest police force ever assembled from the spirits of the greatest cops who ever lived. Their job - protecting the living from monstrous spirits cleverly disguised as ordinary people. Wise-cracking Sheriff Roy Pulsifer (Bridges) is a veteran of the R.I.P.D. He is assigned Nick Walker (Reynolds), a rising star detective killed in his prime. The unlikely partners uncover a plot that could end life as we know it and have to work together before the earth is overcome by angry souls unwilling to face justice.