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When Thor's love interest gets cursed with a powerful object, Thor must protect it before an army and it's ruthless leader try to get their hands on it to take over the remains of Earth.

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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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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)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$206,360,018 (USA) (11 April 2014)
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According to VFX supervisor Jake Morrison, the Harrows, the spaceships used by the Dark Elves, are powered by black holes: "A black hole pulls in all directions. You stick a box around it - but if you poke a hole in one side of the box it would pull in that direction. So effectively if you strap a craft around that you've got a propulsion drive which is kind of an impulsion drive." See more »

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[first lines]
Odin: Some believe that before the universe, there was nothing. They're wrong. There was darkness... and it has survived.
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SPOILER: There is a scene in the closing credits: Sif and Volstagg meet Taneleer Tivan (the Collector from Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)) and hand the Aether over to his custody. See more »

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Hollywood gets your $ again
10 February 2014 | by See all my reviews

I studied the convergence for 25 minutes. This movie gets high ratings for the same reason that The Hobbit does: people love to see great effects that are neato, and rumbling sounds. One more sign of crumbling intelligence in a crumbling society. Most of the great movies have no special effects whatsoever. Few of them come from modern day Hollywood. Save your time and pick your nose in the bathroom at home. Crap, I don't have enough lines. I can't figure out how to write a long review about something as vapid as this movie. If you liked "Android Cop, "I, Frankenstein" or "After Earth," then you will love this one. I took my son to this and 25 minutes in I told him I would buy him a toy at Walmart if we could leave. The total price for the evening was $15 for the movie + $45 for the LEGO set = $60. However, he got a new toy and I didn't have to watch that crap movie.


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