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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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(at around 26 mins) The scene where Jane Foster slaps Thor had to be shot several times because Natalie Portman kept 'fake-slapping' Chris Hemsworth to avoid actually hurting him. After about 30 takes, she was slapping him for real. (at around 1h 2 mins) Later on, where Jane Foster first meets Loki and punches him, Portman actually did hit Tom Hiddleston; this time around, it only took her five takes to get to that point. See more »

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(at around 21 mins) When Jane is pulled into the darkness and first sees and approaches the Aether, she is carrying her device in her right hand. When she bends down to look at it, the device is in her left hand. 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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Brother Luke is credited as one of the 2 personal trainers of Mr Hemsworth. See more »

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Referenced in Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King (2014) See more »

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Theme from Caged Heat 1985
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Lacks plot, acting and substance
10 February 2014 | by (Lancashire) – See all my reviews

If you like fantastical characters and fantastical worlds that make as much sense as going to the local crack house for vitamins, then this film is for you.

Its a cruel world were you spend your hard earned cash on such an over all bad film experience.

Sorry I could not find anything constructive to say about this film. I struggled all the way through until finally (three quarters through) I give up and left the cinema.

As this is my very first review I even ran out of words to fulfill the unnecessary 10 lines of containment text to leave a comment. :(


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