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Thor: The Dark World (2013)

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When Dr. Jane Foster gets cursed with a powerful entity known as the Aether, Thor is heralded of the cosmic event known as the Convergence and the genocidal Dark Elves.

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Thousands of years ago, a race of beings known as Dark Elves tried to send the universe into darkness by using a weapon known as the Aether. Warriors from Asgard stop them but their leader Malekith escapes to wait for another opportunity. The warriors find the Aether and since it cannot be destroyed, they try to hide it. In the present day, Jane Foster awaits the return of Thor although it has been two years since they last saw once another. In the meantime, Thor has been trying to bring peace to the nine realms. Jane discovers an anomaly similar to the one that brought Thor to Earth. She goes to investigate, finds a wormhole, and is sucked into it. Back on Asgard, Thor wishes to return to Earth but his father, Odin refuses to let him. Thor learns from Heimdall, who can see into all of the realms, that Jane disappeared. Thor then returns to Earth just as Jane reappears. However, when some policemen try to arrest her, an unknown energy repulses them. Thor then brings Jane to Asgard to ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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There was darkness.


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

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8 November 2013 (USA)  »

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$170,000,000 (estimated)

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$85,737,841 (USA) (8 November 2013)

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$206,360,018 (USA) (11 April 2014)
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Trivia

Tom Hiddleston "half-jokingly" offered to direct, but was turned down because of a lack of previous experience. See more »

Goofs

In their escape, Thor didn't tell Loki that they were going to abandon the big ship and jump to a smaller ship. This small ship barely fit into Loki's secret pathway. If Loki thought they were going to continue on in the big ship, he would have known that there was no way they could escape through the secret pathway and never would have gone on with the plan. See more »

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Odin: [narrating] Long before the birth of light, there was darkness... and from that darkness came the Dark Elves. Millennia ago, the most ruthless of their kind, Malekith, sought to transform our universe back into one of eternal night. Such evil was possible through the power of the Aether, an ancient force of infinite destruction. The noble armies of Asgard, led by my father King Bor, waged a mighty war against these creatures. As the Nine Worlds converged above him, Malekith could at...
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene at the end of the closing credits: Thor returns to Earth to be with Jane... and the monster that came to Midgard is still running around. See more »

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Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 9 March 2015 (2015) See more »

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12 February 2014 | by (Sofia, Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

I look at the rating here, went on to see it even if I knew it would be not be my kind of movie as i'm into Scandinavian mythology and the previous one was just hilarious.

Well, it was half an hour only before I left the theatre and I have never done this before. Question circulating in my head was what kind of people did give this rating different than 1. It is a disaster I cannot even explain, horrific play and scenario, won't even talk about the interpretation of the Scandic mythology as whoever has seen the first one knows its done by people with no sense of it at all. Indeed, this thing is a serious offense against the culture of the Scandinavians.

In a few words, it reminds me of a cheap Hercules style series, looks like the budget has been $14, 189.67 in total, is made by people with no sense of mythology and is totally disastrous. Worst 8 euro I have ever spent in my life, worst by far. Movie deserves a parody. Cries for one.


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