• Pacific Rim Uprising (2018)

Pacific Rim Uprising

Release Date: March 23rd, 2018

DVD Release Date: June 19th, 2018

PG-13 |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

Jake Pentecost is a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father gave his life to secure humanity's victory against the monstrous Kaiju. Jake has since abandoned his training only to become caught up in a criminal underworld. But when an even more unstoppable threat is unleashed to tear through cities and bring the world to its knees, Jake is given one last chance by his estranged sister, Mako Mori, to live up to his father's legacy.

Cast: John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Jing Tian, Cailee Spaeny, Rinko Kikuchi, Burn Gorman, Adria Arjona, Zhang Jin

Director: Steven S. DeKnight

Genres: Science fiction , Fantasy , Adventure , Action

Production Co: Legendary Pictures, DDY

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Underdog, Intense, Sister, Soldier, Rivalry, Brooding, Suspenseful, Quest, Rescue, Sacrifice

Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Lacking the stylistic flair provided by del Toro in the original, this sequel directed by Steven S. DeKnight (TV's Daredevil and Spartacus) becomes increasingly tiresome in its cliched plotting and characterizations, hackneyed dialogue and numbingly repetitive, visually incoherent action sequences. show more

  • 40
    Matt SingerScreenCrush

    The first half of the film setting up the characters’ meager backstories and conflicts is boring. The second half is livelier but dumber, with the kaiju rising yet again from the depths of the Pacific to rampage through some extremely computer-generated cityscapes. There isn’t a single second where anything involving the jaegers or the kaiju looks real. show more

  • 60
    David D'ArcyScreen International

    Some of the most fun in Uprising comes from its elder statesmen, holdovers from Pacific Rim who play for laughs. show more

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