• Released
  • July 12, 2013
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 11 min
  • Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • 6,563 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: Human pilots use gigantic robots in a long-term war against legions of monstrous creatures.

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Critic Ratings

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100

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
There’s no shortage of brains, brawn, eye candy, wit and even some poetry in this epic battle between massive lizard-like monsters and...
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100

RogerEbert.com

By Matt Zoller Seitz
If I were nine years old, I would see the monsters-versus-robots adventure Pacific Rim 50 times. Because I'm in my forties and have two...
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100

The Telegraph

By Robbie Collin
At first, watching Pacific Rim feels like rediscovering a favourite childhood cartoon – but del Toro has flooded the project with such...
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Pacific Rim is, hands down, the blockbuster event of the summer — a titanic sci-fi action fantasy that has been invested, against all...
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80

Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
Every monster-movie archetype is here, from nerdy scientists (Charlie Day and Burn Gorman) to hard-stare leaders (Idris Elba) with a...
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80

Total Film

By Matthew Leyland
A huge, CGI-heavy popcorner that still feels personal. Come for the epic monster-on-mecha showdowns, stay for the likeable humans.
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80

Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
Pacific Rim is big and dumb in a smart way.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
It is a ridiculously entertaining (and often just plain ridiculous) monster-robot movie that plays like a gigantic version of that “Rock...
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40

Variety

By Justin Chang
Although assembled with consummate care and obsessive attention to visual detail, Pacific Rim manages only fitful engagement and little in...
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The story's appeal is lost in all the fights between the monsters and robots.
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Watch it or you'll miss it.

By shoopdawoop
This film was awesome, not only because I'm a nerd, but also because of the SFX. When your watching this movie, you can see every building falling down and every detail on the "Jaegers". Acting was a...

Cool Flick

By g594
A unique twist on the Kaiju genre and a good way to get amped for the upcoming Godzilla film. Charlie Hunnam is Charlie Hunnam, but the effects are stellar....

Awesome and Action Packed

By beemer114
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Lame duck

By heleole75
This movie sucks!!! The acting of some the cast is horrible!! I'm bored to death!!!...

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Loud robots vs. monsters movie could have used more heart.
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