We know how big Emmett Brown’s fictional time machine was. The Doc built it out of an actual DeLorean car, which we can still buy. But just how big is a Jaeger from Pacific Rim? What would it feel like to look up at one of those machines? And would a Jaegar be able to go eye-to-mechanical-eye with the Megazord from Power Rangers? Could an RX-78-2 Gundam destroy them both, or would it wither in their presence? Might a war rig from Mad Max: Fury Road easily run them all over? Or would a Sandcrawler from Star Wars flatten all of them with ease? Without any real world context it’s a lot harder to imagine how gigantic these machines are. But now we don’t have to, thanks to a video that compares the sizes of fiction vehicles, from the very smallest to the impossibly massive.
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