Best 8 Movies Like Pacific Rim Need To Watch

movies like Pacific Rim
Image: ©Warner Bros. Pictures/Legendary Pictures

Pacific Rim may be incredibly popular in live-action monster films, but they’re surprisingly rare in films. Here are eight exceptions to watch.

The movie follows science fiction, include everything from monsters sea creatures to big giant robots. Likewise, the movie shows the best special effects, higher-level CGI and it focuses on the joy of giant fighting machines.

Fans of Pacific Rim want more similar movies to watch and enjoy to last decades. I especially included the top eight movies for you to continue on your movie journey. Here the list of movies like Pacific Rim is as follows:

8. Avatar (2009)

movies like Avatar
Image: ©20th Century Fox/Lightstorm Entertainment/Dune Entertainment

James Cameron’s Avatar is shown an intelligent robot soldiers along with high-tech prosthesis. As well, the gient machine uses in Pandora planet to mine the mineral unobtanium. Problem is, that local tribe of Na’vi protect to own home planet with their partner (Gient monster) and fight back in an epic battle for the fate of Pandora.

Avatar movie’s similar score is 7.0 out of 10.

7. Battleship (2012)

movies like Battleship
Image: ©Universal Pictures/Hasbro Studios/Bluegrass Films/Film 44

There’s an unspoken understanding that Battleship is the closest to a live-action version of sci-fi-via-CGI we’re ever going to get. It’s not only the big warships that fight giant monsters but the idea of a giant warship encounters an alien invasion.

Although Battleship is very closest to movies like Pacific Rim. That’s why this movie has been added to this list. Fans of Pacific Rim also love them.

Battleship movie’s similar score is 8.0 out of 10.

6. Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

movies like Godzilla
Image: ©Warner Bros. Pictures/Legendary Pictures/Toho

The first several movies in the Godzilla franchise didn’t really have the robots in them, and that was part of the effect. When we finally reboot the film, it was that much more terrifying. When the fight against three mega god-sized monsters, who awakened other Titans to destroy the world.

Both critics and fans like this extra-ordinary movie and audiences got a close look at the high-tech ships and enhancement suits that were defending Godzilla.

Godzilla movie’s similar score is 7.5 out of 10.

5. Ender’s Game (2013)

movies like Ender's Game
Image: ©Summit Entertainment/OddLot Entertainment/Chartoff Productions

The explanation for the “Live Or Die” storyline of this movie is one of the clues that the main characters are represent in a war between humanity and aliens. This explains how their skills and memories seem to improve with each passing day, along with some of the technology that defines the action scenes.

Ender’s Game movie’s similar score is 6.5 out of 10.

4.) Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

movies like Transformers
Image: ©Paramount Pictures/Di Bonaventura Pictures/Hasbro

The first Transformers movie was really a slasher film, telling a simple story of the battles of sentient, living autonomous robots, often the Autobots and the Decepticons, who can transform into other forms. Audiences are very excited about new sequels and prequels. Also, like’s battle of Optimus Prime and Bumblebee.

Like Pacific Rim, Transformers: Age of Extinction is really similar parts shows. However, many fans of Pacific Rim like these movies.

Transformers: Age of Extinction movie’s similar score is 8.0 out of 10.

3. Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

movies like Independence Day
Image: ©20th Century Fox/TSG Entertainment/Centropolis Entertainment/Electric Entertainment

Another shown big wars between humanity and aliens, Independence Day’s second installment it seems like a surprise. But for those of you that big warship and new technology, there are plenty of jabs at the mecha genre in Independence Day: Resurgence movie. Lover of a war battle between humanity and aliens, at least one-time watch.

Independence Day: Resurgence movie’s similar score is 7.0 out of 10.

2. Robot Overlords (2014)

movies like Robot Overlords
Image: ©Signature Entertainment/Isle of Man Film/Northern Ireland Screen/BFI/British Film Company

The plot is painfully typical, featuring alien robots who come to Earth and assert their control over humanity. They claim that they only want to observe humanity and enforce a strict no one allowed outside rule. The movies closely look like pacific Rim, every teenager is very like this movie concepts.

Robot Overlords movie’s similar score is 7.5 out of 10.

1. Battle Los Angeles (2011)

movies like Battle Los Angeles
Image: ©Sony Pictures Releasing/Columbia Pictures/Relativity Media/Original Film

A movie that blends military science-fiction with tells the story of earth, who suddenly being invaded by space aliens that have landed off the shore of LA. However, the military is ordered into action and starting a war between aliens and humanity.

Battle Los Angeles movie’s similar score is 8.5 out of 10.

Who is the best movie?

According to IMDb, those movies are ranked from best to last-best is as follows:

1.) Avatar (2009) – 7.8/10

2.) Ender’s Game (2013) – 6.6/10

3.) Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) – 6.0/10

4.) Battleship (2012) – 5.8/10

5.) Battle Los Angeles (2011) – 5.7/10

6.) Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) – 5.6/10

7.) Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) – 5.2/10

8.) Robot Overlords (2014) – 4.6/10