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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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Steven S. DeKnight
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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 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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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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Trivia

In a interview with Collider in November 2014, Guillermo del Toro talked about setting the stage for Pacific Rim 2 (2017), stating, "It's a few years after the first one. It's not an immediate follow-up. It is the world having been freed of Kaiju, what happens to the world after -- what happens to the Jaeger technology once the Kaiju are not a threat. It's quite a jump." del Toro did not return to direct Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018). See more »

Goofs

The small Jaeger 'Scrapper' is shown curling up into a ball and rapidly rolling along the street. Unless the interior control-center was completely free to rotate within the machine, anyone inside the Jaegar would be, at the very least, extremely dizzy and disoriented, when the rolling stopped. See more »

Quotes

Jake Pentecost: Gottlieb, what does that mean? "In theory"?
Dr. Hermann Gottlieb: Today... it means, "Yes!"
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in At Dawn They Sleep See more »

Soundtracks

Trololo Song
Written by Eduard Khil and Arkadiy Ostrovskiy
Performed by Eduard Khil (as Mr. Trololo)
Courtesy of Ultra Records, LLC
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You Know How All Chinese Flock to Any Japanese Owned Business?
27 January 2020 | by iejwtylbiSee all my reviews

They flood the place, line up, snap selfies and show themselves at the Japanese business! It presumably makes them feel like they are hip.

This movie is based on Japanese culture, but is run by Chinese who kill off the Japanese official immediately so the Chinese woman with too much make-up can run around.

Awful stuff.


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Release Date:

23 March 2018 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,116,535, 25 March 2018

Gross USA:

$59,874,525

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$290,930,148
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SDDS | Auro 11.1 | Dolby Atmos (Dolby Atmos+Vision)| DTS (DTS: X)

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2.39 : 1
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