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When giant monsters crawl out of the Atlantic Ocean and attack the Eastern Seaboard the US Government is forced to trust a trio of mischievous soldiers, specialized in piloting gigantic robots, to defend America. | Full synopsis »
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  (Cast overview, first billed only)

Graham Greene ... General Hadley

Anthony 'Treach' Criss ... Lieutenant Jim Rushing (as Treach)

David Chokachi ... Red

Jackie Moore ... Tracey

Nicole Alexandra Shipley ... Stone
Larry Gamell Jr. ... Smith (as Lawrence Gamell Jr.)

Steven Marlow ... Sheldon
Jinhi Evans ... Quinn
Sara Bond ... Jennifer
Melissa Foster ... Ensign
William Shannon Williams ... Dagger (as Shannon Williams)
Marquez Linder ... MP (as Marquez Kinder)
Conner Bryan ... Joey

Nicole Dickson ... Margaret

Demetrius Stear ... Lieutenant Wexler
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Also Known As:
"5,000 Fathoms Deep" - International (English title) (DVD title)
"Attack from Beneath" - USA (DVD title)
"From the Sea" - International (English title) (imdb display title)
"Battle of Atlantis" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
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85 min
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Is a non-so-subtle spoof of Del Torros "Pacific Rim"See more »
Factual errors: F-18 fighters do not have .50 caliber machine guns. They have a 20 mm Gatling Gun mounted.See more »
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References Jack the Giant Killer (2013)See more »


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37 out of 39 people found the following review useful.
The Asylum did it again... Can you say KA-CHING...?, 21 July 2013
Author: Paul Magne Haakonsen from Denmark

Another Asylum cash-in on a summer blockbuster. Like they did with "Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies" just in time before the release of "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" or "I am Omega" as "I am Legend" came out, so again they do it with "Atlantic Rim" in the time of "Pacific Rim".

It is just shameful, isn't it? But still, you know what you get with the productions and movies spewed out by The Asylum. Lower budget version of potential blockbusters, with failing dialogue and even worse CGI effects.

However, I will say that in the more recent time, The Asylum has started to post more money into the CGI effects, and it is paying off. The effects in "Atlantic Rim" were actually quite alright. Though the movie was just suffering from being a cheap knock off of "Pacific Rim".

The storyline in this movie requires no brain activity, just switch into auto-pilot and watch the movie as the three good guys in their mecha armor suits beat up some colossus aquatic monster that came from God knows where.

As for the dialogue in the movie, well it was bad, really bad. I have never heard soldiers talk or communicate in the way that they did in this movie. And some of the things they say was just downright embarrassing to witness.

And the acting in the movie was equally bad. Steven Marlow (playing Sheldon Geise) looked like he had a bad case of diarrhea, while Graham Greene (playing Admiral Hadley) was like a drone totally devoid of emotions at all. And David Chokachi (playing Red) looked like he was trying to do a reenactment of "American Ninja: The Musical" - if there was such a thing.

This is not one of the better movies to make it out of The Asylum's drawing board, not even by a long shot. Everything here was rushed and seemed to be half-hearted. If you are going to copy something and cash in on something, at least do it properly.

For a Sci-Fi movie, then "Atlantic Rim" was a really plain and below mediocre experience. Although I have seen a lot, and I do mean a lot, of questionable and low-budget movies, then "Atlantic Rim" is not the worst amongst those movie, but it is up there on the high ends of the scale.

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