Small Details From The 'Pacific Rim' Movies That Fans Noticed

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Vote up the coolest details from the 'Pacific Rim' series.

Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim series reintroduced a new audience to kaiju monster fights that were extremely reminiscent of the ones featured in classic monster flicks like Godzilla. Fans of the Pacific Rim movies are now turning to Reddit to expose several Pacific Rim details that went over the heads of many movie buffs upon initial release.

Some of these details may seem more surprising than others. However, all of these details have the capacity to surprise even the biggest fan of kaiju monster flicks. 


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    So Good, It Can't Be Done Twice

    So Good, It Can't Be Done Twice
    Photo: Pacific Rim / Warner Bros. Pictures

    From Redditor u/Indica_Joe:

    In Pacific Rim (2013), when Leatherback uses his EMP on Striker Eureka, people wondered why he didn't do the same to Gipsy Danger. Gipsy rips off the appendage used to EMP early on in the fight with Leatherback, rendering him unable to do it again.

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    Anaheim Electronics In 'Pacific Rim: Uprising'

    From Redditor u/Mazon_Del:

    In Pacific Rim: Uprising, the ejecting pilot's escape pod lands her in front of Anaheim Electronics, a nod to the company that invents/produces Gundams in the Gundam universe.

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    Gipsy Danger Is Powered By...

     Gipsy Danger Is Powered By...
    Photo: Pacific Rim / Warner Bros. Pictures

    From an anonymous Redditor:

    In Pacific Rim (2013) - Gipsy Danger is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon. Not sure if this had been posted before. Just noticed it during the Sword deployment scene against the kaiju Otachi.

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    Sync Those Heart Rates

    Sync Those Heart Rates
    Photo: Pacific Rim / Warner Bros. Pictures / Reddit

    From Redditor u/phidelt649:

    [Pacific Rim] - During the initial Gipsy Danger scene, Raleigh's heart rate is 138 and Yancy's is 105, showing Raleigh's excitement and Yancy's calmness. After their neural handshake, their heart rates sync at 108 BPM.

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    Twitching Kaiju Arm

    Twitching Kaiju Arm
    Photo: Pacific Rim / Warner Bros. Pictures

    From Redditor u/mnmoody29:

    The kaiju's arm twitches and writhes immediately after being shot off by Gipsy Danger. [3:40].

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    Good Ol' Kaiju

    Good Ol' Kaiju
    Photo: Pacific Rim: Uprising / Universal Pictures

    From Redditor u/chilachinchila:

    In Pacific Rim: Uprising, several kaiju from other movies make a small cameo. These include Gigan, Clover, Gamera, Battra, and the M.U.T.O., among others.