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Pacific Rim

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B+
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 131
Theater Release: 12 Jul 2013
Video Release: 15 Oct 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Pacific Rim Rated PG-13?

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.

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