Pacific Rim News

'Pacific Rim' Opens Huge in China; Sequel Still Possible?

11:43 AM 8/1/2013 by Binh Ngo
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While Guillermo del Toro's giant robot movie Pacific Rim is struggling to make it to the $100 million mark at the domestic box office ($84 million total in its third week), it is getting a boost from China, where it opens to an estimated $9 million on Wednesday.
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'Pacific Rim' $9M Opening In China Biggest Ever For Warner Bros: Sequel Likely Now

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: I’ve just learned that momentum is building for a Pacific Rim sequel based on the international box office for the Legendary Pictures/Warner Bros summer tentpole. The latest development is the 3D sci-fi actioner’s Wednesday opening in China to a record-breaking $9M. That’s a new high for any Warner Bros release and 23% bigger than for any Harry Potter film. 6 years 24 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Box Office: 'Pacific Rim' Sequel Could Hinge on China

thewrap.com – "Pacific Rim" hits China on Wednesday, a watershed territory for Guillermo del Toro's monsters-and-giant robots epic. Warner Bros.' 3D spectacular is at $84 million after three weeks domestically and may or may not clank its way to $100 million. But international was always seen as most important for the $180 million "Pacific Rim," and China the most significant foreign market 6 years 24 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Legendary Pictures CEO Thomas Tull Talks PACIFIC RIM, the Lighter Tone, Financing a Larger Portion of Legendary’s Projects, Comic-Con, and More

collider.com – At the recent San Francisco press day for Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim, I landed an exclusive interview with Legendary Pictures’ CEO Thomas Tull. During our wide-ranging conversation we talked about the newest toys he's added to his collection, how Legendary is financing more of what they're producing (they financed 75% of Pac Rim and 100% of 42), if the changing home video dynamics changed the way they think about what they're producing. 6 years 26 weeks ago via donnieyen

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Despicable Me 2' Can't Be Beat

5:50 PM 7/14/2013 by Logan Falk
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It seems that ill-contrived, raunchy humor and enormous, juiced-up fighting robots just can’t beat the appeal of a solid animated film—especially when that film is full of the antics of the infamous yellow minions. This weekend, the charts were ruled once again by Despicable Me 2.
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Box Office Report: 'Despicable Me 2,' 'Grown Ups 2' Trounce 'Pacific Rim'

feedproxy.google.com – Guillermo del Toro's tentpole marks Hollywood's latest big-budget disappointment; "Fruitvale Station" opens big at the specialty box office just as the George Zimmerman verdict is handed down. 6 years 27 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Box Office Report: 'Pacific Rim' Slows; 'Grown Ups 2' and 'Despicable Me 2' Vie for No. 1

feedproxy.google.com – Guillermo del Toro's big-budget tentpole is now headed for a third-place finish despite costing $190 million or more to produce; "Fruitvale" scores strong opening numbers at the specialty box office. 6 years 27 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Review: 'Pacific Rim' Is a 10-Year-Old's Dream

4:03 PM 7/12/2013 by Jeff Giles
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The problems with Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim -- and there are a few -- are mostly ones of expectation.
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Box Office Report: Early Friday Returns Show 'Pacific Rim,' 'Grown Ups 2' in Tight Race

feedproxy.google.com – Box office observers are divided as to whether Guillermo del Toro's big-budget "Pacific Rim" can cross the $40 million mark for the weekend and keep up with the Adam Sandler ensemble comedy. 6 years 27 weeks ago via donnieyen

New in Theaters: 'Grown Ups 2,' 'Pacific Rim'

10:40 AM 7/12/2013 by Logan Falk
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This weekend’s films are particularly polarized, in terms of, well, just about everything—genre, budget, audience, expected profits, and unfortunately, quality.
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