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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Ron Perlman
Charlie Hunnam
Idris Elba
Charlie Day
Clifton Collins Junior
Max Martini
Rinko Kikuchi
Directors
Guillermo del Toro
Screenwriters
Travis Beacham
Running Time
131 minutes

Pacific Rim
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Plot
Only a few years from now, with Earth battered by an invasion of gigantic beasts through a trans-dimensional rift in the Pacific floor, the best brains on the planet have devised huge human-navigated robot sentinels to fight back. But they may not be enough...


Verdict
A big, brash, unpretentious B movie that lives down to its billing: robots punching monsters — it does what it says on the Rim.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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