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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Ryan Reynolds
Jeff Bridges
Mary-Louise Parker
Kevin Bacon
James Hong
Marisa Miller
Directors
Robert Schwentke
Screenwriters
Phil Hay
Matt Manfredi
Running Time
96 minutes

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Heaven Five-O


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Plot
When he’s killed by his partner, young cop Nick (Reynolds) begins his ascent to heaven. However, a misdemeanor in life means he’s assigned to God’s own police squad, the Rest In Peace Department, instead...


Verdict
Confusing and uninspired rather than completely inept, it’s still likely to be swiftly struck from the résumés of all involved.


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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