Pacific Rim parents guide

Pacific Rim

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.

Release date July 12, 2013

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

Why is Pacific Rim rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Pacific Rim PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief language

Run Time: 131 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Pacific Rim rated PG-13? Pacific Rim is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief language

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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Pacific Rim
Canadian Movie Rating Info
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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Cast and Crew

Pacific Rim is directed by Guillermo del Toro and stars Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Pacific Rim movie is October 15, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Pacific Rim

Release Date: 15 October 2013

Pacific Rim releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy or 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) on October 15, 2013. Extras include:

- Audio Commentary by Guillermo del Toro

- Prologue by Guillermo Del Toro

- Five Focus Points

- Deleted Scenes

- Blooper Reel

Related home video titles:

Earthlings face off against unfriendly aliens in War of the Worlds (1953) and War of the Worlds (2005). The extra-terrestrials take a more subtle approach in The Invasion and The Arrival. Humans also take on a different bodily form in order to fight their enemies in Avatar.

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