Pacific Rim 2013 Subtitles

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When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge.

Starring:
Charlie Hunnam,Idris Elba
Runtime:
2 hours, 11 minutes

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Product Details

Genres Science Fiction, Action & Adventure
Director Guillermo Del Toro
Starring Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba
Studio Warner Bros.
BBFC rating Suitable for 12 years and over
Captions and subtitles English Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By rbmusicman/and/movie-fan' TOP 100 REVIEWER on 13 Nov. 2013
Format: Blu-ray Verified Purchase
How many movies have we seen in which the 'Golden Gate Bridge' is
destroyed ? ....well, I haven't got an answer, however seems to me
it occurs during just about every disaster movie....and yes, if but
briefly 'Pacific Rim' joins that ''elite'' club.
The Film....Over-sized alien beings 'The Kaijus' begin to arrive on
earth arriving through a porthole below the waves of the 'Pacific'
Five major cities are destroyed before the military are able to combat
the new enemy.
The invasion continues, man has to come up with a monster of their own
....Giant Robots called 'Jaegers' controlled to do battle by two pilots
on board.
However, it seems this may not be enough to stop the 'Kaijus' coming,
the 'Jaegers' program seems too be failing, the world is on the verge
of defeat.
A former pilot is teamed up with an unlikely co-pilot to operate an
outdated 'Jaeger' to do battle.
This may well be man's last stand ahead of an ''almost'' certain alien
victory bringing about the end of human existence.
The visual effects which are indeed impressive make the movie well worth
watching,
The 2D and 3D imagery will almost certainly keep the film alive for viewing
pleasure.
Great picture and sound quality throughout.
A 3-Disc set which includes the usual commentary.........'Disk three' is all
about 'Special Features' with hours of content which includes,,,featurettes
providing in-depth looks at 'Kaijus' ....along with a look at 'Sets' 'Stunts'
'Sounds' 'Effects' and the Mythology of making the film....and so much more.
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By CA London W8 on 17 April 2014
Format: Blu-ray
I rented this in 3D for little other reason than wanting to explore the special effects. What I got was a blockbuster of a movie, non-stop action and thrills with amazing special effects, really brought to life in 3D. The story is pure sci-fi but the cast, acting and edge-of-the-seat pace make it a 'join in' movie. You can't help but want to cheer on the underdogs, worry that this is one movie that won't end in success for the all-American (British actor) heroes. One of the best sci-fi movies I have seen in years.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By K. G. A. Alavi on 2 Nov. 2014
Format: DVD
Great movie. Good actors, likeable characters, cool special effects, good story as well. For those who remember shows like Ultraman, this would be the update with better special effects, and more grown up fighting. Or even the Guyver live action movies on a much bigger scale.

We are not alone in the universe, but instead of attacking from the sky the aliens are using a portal to attack us from another dimension. Sending giant Godzilla type beasts. The army manages to Handel the first few, but as the beasts attacks become more frequent, a new measure is put into place. Giant robots. The problem is linking a human brain to the robot is too much for our neural system, so two humans are linked together and work in unison to share the load. Simulating the two hemispheres of the brain.

The other problem is mass producing giant robots is expansive and taxing all if the worlds resources. The program is put on hold. Now years later nothing else has worked but the attacks are getting more frequent. Now there is a last effort to the war once and for all using all the remaining Robots and pilots.

I really enjoyed the movie, it is pretty hard to go wrong with Giant Robot for me, but I was surprised my wife enjoyed it more that I did, despite her hatred for SciFi and aliens. She claims she liked the whole idea the effects and it was a bit different. That probably deserves a sixth star simple for the fact that she watched the thing loved it.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By hula hoop on 6 April 2014
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I thought this would be another boring sci-fi action film. You know the sort; humourless, monotonous clones of all the other boring sci-fi films that have gone before. Well it wasn't. The action gets going right away and we are shown the monster from the very beginning. Not only is the film a sci-fi action film, it also manages to weave in some convincing humour and comic relief. It is a big Hollywood film but somehow it feels different, the pace of the film stops you getting bored; it isn't constantly pushing forward. I was getting so bored of watching sci-fi without imagination and this film has been a refreshing watch.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By FallenGrace TOP 1000 REVIEWER on 21 April 2015
Format: Blu-ray
I missed this originally when it came out, I just wasn't sure about it. A friend said it was actually pretty good so I picked it up and you know what, he was right, Pacific Rim is a thoroughly entertaining film if not particularly thought provoking.

So the basic idea of the film is heavily inspired from Godzilla and various Japanese anime. A rift has appeared underneath the ocean in which giant monsters named Kaiju's have been emerging going on rampages. In response the earth governments pooled their resources to create giant robots called Jaegers to fight the emerging threat.

After setting the scene the film leaps forward 5 years when even though the Kaiju are getting more powerful, the earth government is retiring the Jaegers and building a large wall to contain the Kaiju's. While the wall is being finished, the remaining Yaegers, many outdated, are charged with holding off the Kaiju attacks.

The Jaeger and Kaiju fights are pretty epic, with cargo ships being swung as weapons, robots and monsters thown through buildings etc. The special effects are spectacular as are the art designs, the Jaegers look fantastic throughout and each one is pretty unique.

Between the Jaeger fights the film largely focuses on washed up pilot Rayleigh Beckett and his new pilot Mako Mori. The acting in this film isn't spectacular, no one ever seems that comfortable with each other on screen but it pushes a few sub plots along and a decent pace.

There are a few problems throughout plot, the Jaegers seem to rely on punching and wrestling more than anything even though they have better weapons, but even these seem pretty inferior compared with just a robot sized assault rifle or a sword etc.
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