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Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)

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Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Boyega ... Jake Pentecost
Scott Eastwood ... Nate Lambert
Cailee Spaeny ... Amara Namani
Burn Gorman ... Hermann Gottlieb
Charlie Day ... Dr. Newton Geiszler
Tian Jing ... Liwen Shao (as Jing Tian)
Jin Zhang ... Marshal Quan (as Max Zhang)
Adria Arjona ... Jules Reyes
Rinko Kikuchi ... Mako Mori
Karan Brar ... Cadet Suresh
Wesley Wong ... Cadet Jinhai
Ivanna Sakhno ... Cadet Viktoria
Mackenyu ... Cadet Ryoichi
Lily Ji ... Cadet Meilin
Shyrley Rodriguez ... Cadet Renata
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Storyline

It is 2035, ten years after the Battle of the Breach, in which the inter-dimensional portal created by the Precursors (through which they sent marauding Kaiju) was closed. Former Jaeger pilot Jake Pentecost - son of Battle of the Breach hero Stacker Pentecost - makes a living by stealing and selling Jaeger parts on the black market in the Los Angeles area. After he tracks part of a disabled Jaeger's power core to the secret workshop of fifteen year-old Jaeger enthusiast Amara Namani, both are arrested by the Pan-Pacific Defense Corps (PPDC) after an altercation between Amara's small, single-pilot Jaeger Scrapper and the Police Jaeger November Ajax. A holographic transmission of Jake's adoptive sister and PPDC Secretary General Mako Mori persuades him to return to PPDC as an instructor, with Amara as his recruit..

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Taglines:

The bigger they come, the harder we fight. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | China | Japan | USA

Language:

English | Mandarin | Russian

Release Date:

23 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pacific Rim: Uprising See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$22,800,000 (China), 23 March 2018

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,116,535, 25 March 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$59,185,715, 17 May 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$290,061,297, 30 May 2018
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

SDDS | Auro 11.1 | Dolby Atmos (Dolby Atmos+Vision)| DTS (DTS: X)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

In just three days, it became the 11th highest grossing film of 2018, grossing $150.5 million as of March 25. See more »

Goofs

The film posits that the Precursors' ultimate plan was to reach Mount Fuji and all the cities they leveled were just in the way. This makes no sense, as the kaiju attacked cities all across the Pacific, most of which are in the complete opposite direction. See more »

Quotes

Jake Pentecost: You ready for this?
Nate Lambert: No! You?
Jake Pentecost: No. On three.
Nate Lambert: Great.
Jake Pentecost: One, two...
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Crazy Credits

There is a short scene with John Boyega and Charlie Day's characters before the credits See more »

Connections

References Gamera vs. Monster X (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Go Big or Go Extinct (Remix)
Written by Ramin Djawadi
Arranged by Benjamin Zecker and Patrick Stump
Produced and Remixed by Patrick Stump
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For children not even for a young adults
24 March 2018 | by lukasekerSee all my reviews

No, no and one more time no. I was young when the first part came out and really liked it. Movie was made for 20-30 years old audience, and it's a very big disapointment that sequel was made literally for 10 years old children. Some actors are young (one is probably 13 years old) jumping on jaegers and trying to save The World it doesn't work at all. Making sequel for first part fans or trying to catch first part audience would have worked much better.


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