Pacific Rim is a 2013 American science fiction monster film directed by Guillermo del Toro. The film was produced by Legendary Pictures and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The film was released on July 12, 2013. A sequel, Pacific Rim Uprising, was released on March 23, 2018.
In 2013, Earth's coastal cities come under attack from Kaijus, colossal beasts the periodically emerge from a dimensional portal on the Pacific Ocean floor called "The Breach".