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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 ... 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..

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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

Runtime:

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

Director's cameo: 1:26:06. His face appears on the billboard that the jaeger lands on. See more »

Goofs

When Shao Industries Shanghai HQ is introduced for the first time on screen, a map displayed on the left pinpoints the location somewhere near Weihai, a relatively small coastal city in Shandong province of China. The actual location of Shanghai is about 700 km south from Weihai, on the eastern seaboard and mouth of the Yangtze river. 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

Referenced in WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Anticipated Sequels of 2018 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Nobody Speak
Written by DJ Shadow (as Joshua Davis), El-P (as Jaime Meline) and Killer Mike (as Michael Render)
Performed by DJ Shadow feat. Run the Jewels
Courtesy of Mass Appeal Records
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Another "Brats saving the world" film.
15 July 2018 | by NogamiSee all my reviews

Of course, adults are incompetent at doing anything to save the world, so the tweens must do it alone. Heard this plot line before? A thousand times? Of course you have. It's not any better this time.

You're not missing anything of substance by skipping this one. Just stick to the original and stay happy.


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