WATCH: ‘Atlantic Rim’ Trailer—SyFy Channel’s Answer to ‘Pacific Rim’ is Exactly How it Sounds

ATLANTIC RIM Trailer HDTrailer for Jared Cohn's ATLANTIC RIM, on DVD July 9th. When giant monsters crawl out of the Atlantic Ocean and attack the Eastern Seaboard, the U.S. government is forced to trust A.I. robots to defend the country. Starring Anthony "Treach" Criss, Graham Greene, and David Chokachi.2013-06-17T19:53:31.000Z

They say imitation is the highest form of flattery, so Guillermo del Toro, director of summer sci-fi blockbuster Pacific Rim, should be elated.

SyFy has just released the trailer for Atlantic Rim, a robot-monster-mash-up that pays homage to the box office buster pacific Rim by just moving the story line to different waters, and with an obviously lower graphics budget.

But don’t be so quick to brush Atlantic Rim off. The team behind the project is none other than Asylum Studios, who recently brought us the SyFy equivalent of Liz & Dick with Tara Reid’s Sharknado.

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