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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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A new language was created specifically for the Dark Elves. Christopher Eccleston (Malekith) and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Kurse) had to memorize some of their dialogue in this alien script. See more »

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(at around 1h 4 mins) Jane stands back on Thor's left in the Dark Elves' flying machine. When it flies off and leaves the palace, she completely disappears from view. When she falls to the floor later, she has reappeared in the front of the machine to Thor's right. 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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Thor 2
9 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Thor: The Dark World" is just another cash grab for Marvel Studios. Its totally unoriginal, boring, bland, predictable, convoluted, and stupid. I don't understand why studios pour millions of dollars into CG effects that look so fake, when practical effects are much cheaper to achieve and cost effective, and actually have conviction and a sense of authenticity to them. Plus it takes forever for a movie to get released when you go for CGI because of the months it takes to polish up the effects work....At least the first couple Spiderman and XMEN movies felt like real films, this and Iron Man 3 were lifeless and robotic. I like the way Tim Robey of The Daily Telegraph put it... (Thor 2) feels entirely made by committee—the definition of house style, without a personal stamp in sight."........Why does the world and the whole universe have to be at stake in every movie nowadays? and the humor in this movie was very weak and lame, that hipster chick was so annoying too.....Its an entertaining enough product for most people I'm sure, Natalie Portman's easy on the eyes, and there are a few decent scenes, but overall its the same crap we've seen a million times before.


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