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One of the films that fans of action and sci-fi films are looking forward to in 2013 is Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming movie Pacific Rim, which chronicles the efforts of human-operated robots defending Earth against monsters from the deep. It’s a big budget action romp that pays tribute to Japanese sci-fi.



The Plot of Pacific Rim is described as follows: “When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, start rising from the sea, a war begins that will take millions of lives and consume humanity’s resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon is devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice »

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