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Thor (2011)

 -  Action | Adventure | Fantasy  -  6 May 2011 (USA)
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The powerful but arrogant god Thor is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.

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The warrior Thor (Hemsworth) is cast out of the fantastic realm of Asgard by his father Odin (Hopkins) for his arrogance and sent to Earth to live among humans. Falling in love with scientist Jane Foster (Portman) teaches Thor much-needed lessons, and his new-found strength comes into play as a villain from his homeland sends dark forces toward Earth. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

The god of thunder. The king of Asgard. The god of mischief. The guardian of worlds. The goddess of war. The woman of science. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence | See all certifications »

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6 May 2011 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$65,723,338 (USA) (6 May 2011)

Gross:

$181,015,141 (USA) (19 August 2011)
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Pretty good, could've been better
4 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of those movies that could've been great, but falls victim to formulaic Hollywood thinking.

Drop the unneeded quasi-romance and Natalie Portman, and you'd have a better movie.

I'm also not sure about the casting choice for Thor. I get it, and I get why a lot of people are probably ga-ga about the choice, but Thor would be better off if he came across as more intelligent (and higher emotional IQ). Thor is supposed to be incredibly strong but not a derpy brute.

Maybe I'm being too harsh. The fact of the matter is that the way the movie was done, you find yourself rooting way more for Loki, who is absolutely terrific.

Have a spin-off with just Loki, and it'd prob be a ten.


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