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Overall B

When big, bad aliens immerge from a crack under the Pacific Ocean, Human forces create robots equally large and engage in a fistfight with hopes of saving the world.

Violence C-
Sexual Content B+
Profanity C
Substance Use A

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief language

Why is Pacific Rim rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Pacific Rim is rated PG-13 for for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief language

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: Monsters attack a city crushing cars, buildings and bridges. Some limited scenes of blood include facial, arm and torso injuries and bloody noses caused by a medical condition. Characters use sticks to fight in a simulated combat. A lone child in a deserted city street is hunted by one of the aliens. A character sticks a knife blade up a man’s nose. Men engage in a fistfight. Characters are drowned, electrocuted and eaten without graphic detail. Robots and aliens engage in frequent combat, sometimes involving weapons. Depictions of fighting, beating and explosions are shown. A man is threatened with guns. A parent and son argue. Numerous scenes of city destruction are shown. A character falls from the sky after being dropped mid-air. Some gory and scary images are portrayed along with moments of peril.

Sexual Content: Brief veiled sexual innuendo is included along with some embracing.

Language: The script contains infrequent mild cursing, profanities and scatological slang along with some slurs and vulgar terms.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A character uses prescription drugs to deal with a medical condition.

Pacific Rim
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence. Coarse Language, Frightening Scenes.
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence.
Ontario PG Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children, Gory Scenes.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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