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

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Guillermo del Toro did not return to direct the sequel. However, he did produce and write the story for the movie. See more »

Goofs

During the final battle it shows Mount Fuji directly next to Tokyo. In reality Mount Fuji is 130 km away from Tokyo and can easily be overlooked, even on a clear day. 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

The Universal Studios and Legendary Pictures logos appear as Jaeger displays. See more »

Connections

Featured in Pacific Rim Uprising: The Underworld of Uprising (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Daddy Yo
Written by Wizkid (as Ayodeji Balogun) and Andrew Hershey
Performed by Wizkid (as WizKid)
Courtesy of Starboy/RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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A boring and weak film
13 May 2018 | by h-97829See all my reviews

I am not one of those folk who complain that since Legendary was purchased by a Chinese company all the actors and actresses are Chinese. Hollywood is doing that on its own anyway in order to sell tickets in China. Moreover, for years the Chinese (and everyone else) have seen Caucasians in films even those happening in the Far East (think of Lost In Translation for example). Although I have to admit that placing Chinese actors in a lore stemmed from Japan is just as bad as Ghost In The Shell's whitewashing case. What I do object to is bad acting, a lack of story and studios thinking loud noises that come at us non-stop make up for characters, a nice story line or talented actors. I love seeing beautiful women in films (shoot me, I am a man), but they must be able to act too and have a script to stand on please.


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