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PG-13| 2 hr. 11 min.

Plot Summary
Long ago, legions of monstrous creatures called Kaiju arose from the sea, bringing with them all-consuming war. To fight the Kaiju, mankind developed giant robots called Jaegers, designed to be piloted by two humans locked together in a neural bridge. However, even the Jaegers are not enough to defeat the Kaiju, and humanity is on the verge of defeat. Mankind's last hope now lies with a washed-up ex-pilot (Charlie Hunnam), an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi) and an old, obsolete Jaeger.

Cast: Charlie Hunnam , Diego Klattenhoff , Idris Elba , Rinko Kikuchi , Charlie Day , Burn Gorman , Max Martini , Rob Kazinsky

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Genres: Science fiction, Adventure, Action

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Pacific Rim (2013)

Release Date: July 12th, 2013|2 hr. 11 min.

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fan reviews ( 32 )
  • What pulls us over the rough spots is the mind meld between del Toro the artist and the child inside him. They both want to astonish us. Geeks everywhere, salute. show more

  • If this is the best we can do in terms of movies - if something like this can speak to the soul of audiences - maybe we should just turn over the cameras and the equipment to the alien dinosaurs and see what they come up with. show more

  • The story's appeal is lost in all the fights between the monsters and robots. show more

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  • November 08, 2013 grandmesa
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    The old B&W films run circles around this piece of garbage. Low I.Q. s can get into this crap.

  • October 21, 2013 Keith
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    Was this a movie or live-action Anime? The story line sucks and character development is lacking. Tried to use FX to replace poor acting but failed in both areas. I WANT A REFUND!!!!

  • September 05, 2013 yd00000000164378
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    Possibly the best movie I have ever seen - and I\'m being completely serious. It is an over-the-top blast of excitement- but that\'s what a movie is for. What really astounded me was the lack of obvious cliches while holding true to the old kaiju movies. If you haven\'t seen this yet - go! Now!

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'Pacific Rim 2' Is Officially Happening, and It Has an April 7th, 2017 Release Date

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YES. In a somewhat unexpected move, director Guillermo del Toro announced, via adorable video message (below) that he would be back to direct "Pacific Rim 2" for Legendary Films. And that's not all &n...

'Pacific Rim 2' Is Already Being Written by Guillermo Del Toro

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Kelly Woo on Oct 16th, 2013 3:00PM

Kevin Winter/Getty Images Monsters vs. robots, round 2? "Pacific Rim" director Guillermo Del Toro confirmed that he's writing a sequel (we'll call it "Pacific Rim 2") to his sci-fi summer block...

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Erin Whitney on Oct 15th, 2013 7:00PM

Warner Bros./Legendary Moviefone's Top DVD of the Week: "Pacific Rim" What's It About? Guillermo del Toro's sci-fi adventure follows the rise of the Kaiju sea creatures, which threaten the futu...

'Pacific Rim' Labeled 'American Propaganda' as Sci-Fi Film Dominates Chinese Box Office

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Katie Roberts on Aug 27th, 2013 5:30PM

Warner Bros./Legendary A Chinese military official is claiming that "Pacific Rim" is just the latest example of American propaganda, warning citizens that they need to be more vigilant in dealing w...

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