VIDEO: Win Pacific Rim IMAX 3D Cineworld prizes

Giant robots battle huge invading alien monsters in new big screen blockbuster Pacific Rim and we have Cineworld Sheffield IMAX 3D tickets plus other prizes to be won, writes Graham Walker.

The future of mankind is at stake in this sci-fi action adventure whiuch goe on general release today - Friday, July 12, 2013.

Pacific Rim, 12A, is  on general release from Friday, July 12, 2013.

Pacific Rim, 12A, is on general release from Friday, July 12, 2013.

And to celebrate we have money-can’t-buy official Warner Brothers merchandise, IMAX 3D and other Cineworld Sheffield tickets to be won.

VIDEO: Press the play button to watch the official film TV teaser, trailer and Cineworld Sheffield’s Andy Meakin talking about the film.

The 12A film tells how enormous alien monsters, the Kaiju, rise from a portal beneath the ocean, hell-bent on destroying the planet.

Earthlings fight back by developing vast 2,500 tonne robots called Jaegers.

Pacific Rim monster-sized banners outside Cineworld Sheffield.

Pacific Rim monster-sized banners outside Cineworld Sheffield.

Each is controlled by two pilots acting in unison in the film by Hellboy director Guillermo del Toro, inspired by Japan’s Toho studio, creators of the Godzilla movies.

The battling robots have landed at Cineworld Sheffield with two giant-sized posters, made especially for the cinema, hanging on the walls outside the entrance.

Andy Meakin, the cinema’s Operations Manager, said: “We’ve gone really huge with two monstrous banners outside the cinema - it’s also on the biggest screen in the area, our IMAX theatre, plus other screens.

“This is a film I’ve been waiitng for since it was first talked about years ago. It’s giant monsters, giant robots and a great director. I can’t get excited enough for this film. We’re expecting a very busy opening weekend.”

Andy Meakin, Operations Manager at Cineworld Sheffield.

Andy Meakin, Operations Manager at Cineworld Sheffield.

Guarantee your seats. For full screening details at Cineworld Sheffield and to reserve your seats online visit You can also buy in person at Valley Centertainment, Broughton Lane, Sheffield, S9 2EP or call 0871 200 2000.


Our five first prize winners will each get Pacific Rim merchandise, plus a pair of IMAX 3D tickets.

Ten runners up get a pair of general screening tickets.

For your chance to win enter our free draw.

Email your name and contact details, with StarCompPR in the subject field, to - or simply follow digital editor Graham Walker on Twitter @GW1962 and tweet him with #StarCompPR.

Deadline is Monday, July 15, 2013, 10am. Tickets will be available from Tuesday, July 16. Usual SNL rules and data marketing policy below.

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