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Pacific Rim

Overview


Genre :

Sci-Fi, Adventure

Release Date :

July 12, 2013

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Guillermo del Toro

Starring :

Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Charlie Day, Clifton Collins Jr., Rinko Kikuchi, Ron Perlman, Max Martini, Robert Kazinsky, Diego Klattenhoff, David Richmond-Peck

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

1 of 4

“..the actors can't make "Pacific Rim" any better..”
by Mick LaSalle [San Francisco Chronicle]
“..Pacific Rim is big and dumb in a smart way..”
by Stephanie Zacharek [Village Voice]
“..offers a few laughs and a few thrills, but it feels like a very large platter serving a disappointingly meager meal..”
by Alonso Duralde [The Wrap]
“..offering up an apocalyptic spectacle in a spirit of unpretentious, unapologetic fun..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
3 of 5

“..is entirely in keeping with much expensively-made effects-heavy cinema of the present time: it's put together with such artistry and such devotion that it can't help but be impressive as a visual spectacle..”
by Andrew Pulver [The Guardian]
1.5 of 4

“..for those not fascinated by two hours of unabated robot vs. alien smackdowns, the movie holds little appeal..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3 of 5

“..action sequences that are breathtaking in scope and ferocious in intensity..”
by Ben Rawson-Jones [Digital Spy]
3 of 5

“..a big, brash, unpretentious B movie that lives down to its billing: robots punching monsters - it does what it says on the Rim..”
by Ian Nathan [Empire Magazine]
“..a better-and-smarter-than-average humans-vs.-monsters spectacular..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]
2.5 of 4

“.."Pacific Rim" is a big, lumbering, rock 'em, sock 'em mash-up of metallic heft and hyperbole, a noisy..”
by Ann Hornaday [Washington Post]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]

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