Budget: $190 Million
Domestic: $102M – Foreign: $306M – Worldwide: $408M
Ratings: IMDb: 7.1 – RT: 78% – SR: 3 Stars
For months, we were super-hyped to see the giant robot carnage the Pacific Rim trailers promised us – and for the most part, director Guillermo del Toro delivered that, and more, in spades.
It’s bewildering that domestic audiences didn’t warm up to the action flick, but international audiences loved it, and that’s the only reason the studio’s investment was ultimately “worth it”.