IMDB Rating: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 45%
This movie carries on from the first movie, after around a decade of peace, but the world has devolved into a violent barter society, and Yagar parts are the big paydays. When the thief Jack tries to gets his hands on a Jaeger core, he discovers that someone has already beaten him to the punch (no pun intended).
As thief chases thief he eventually tracks them down only to find out that the thief is actually a young girl. A young girl who has built her own Jaeger. Suddenly they’re both sprung upon by the authorities, and they escape in her home built Jaeger. Almost. Both arrested they get conscripted into the new Jaeger program. Where she discovers that her new acquaintance is actually a world famous former Jaeger pilot.
When a rogue Jaeger shows up, and basically gives them all a stern spanking, it makes them all second guess whats going on. When they eventually track it down in Siberia the make a scary discovery. It is being controlled by a Kaiju brain, but worse than that, a brain that humans have tampered with to work as remote Jaeger units.
I am not sure what to make of this movie. It is a good movie and I enjoyed it, but I just don’t see it as being anything but a standalone movie. As a sequel it just really sucks.