BOX OFFICE: PACIFIC RIM Still Going Strong Overseas
Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim continues to do well at the international box office. International marketing efforts aiming to boost Pacific Rim's box office numbers higher, had del Toro in Japan last week, leading to a trip to the Gundam museum in Tokyo.
Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim continues to do well at the international box office. Currently, Pacific Rim's box office total rests at $344.170 million USD with 71.9% of that total ($247.4 M) coming from foreign territories. Last Week, del Toro was in Japan to promote the film and interestingly enough, the director visited a giant Gundam statue and Gundam museum which led to the director revealing that the Cherno Alpha jaeger was inspired by the zaku model from Gundam.
Movie Review: 'PACIFIC RIM' - 100% Eye Candy
Running Time: 2 hrs 11 min
Release Date: July 12th, 2013 (USA)
MPAA Rating: PG-13
MPAA Rating:Charlie Hunan, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Ron Perlman
Directed by: Guillermo del Toro
Written by: Travis Beacham
|"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. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes—a washed up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi)—who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind’s last hope against the mounting apocalypse."|
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