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Thor: The Dark World (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy  |  8 November 2013 (USA)
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When Dr Jane Foster gets cursed with a powerful object, Thor must protect it before an army and its 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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$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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Up to 11,000 weapons were used for this film. A team of up to 20 technicians worked to build new props or transform some of the props from the first film with more wear and tear. See more »

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Algrim's hold on Frigga when Malekith is confronting her changes between shots from a grip on her shoulder to a strangle hold. 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, 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.
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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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Well, that was a surprise
30 October 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Just got back from seeing this and thought I'd put in my thoughts.

This is by far the most intricate and thoughtful of the Marvel films to date, with a great story and some superb performances, particularly Hiddleston's as Loki. The characters from previous Asgard related outings are there, but thanks to some good writing, are more 3 dimensional and therefore, interesting. This is one of the few films that would have benefited from an extra 15 minutes or so to explore further the motivations of the key protagonists.

There is plenty of large scale action, as well as some laugh out loud humorous moments that help to keep this kicking along.

I am both surprised and delighted that this is not only the best superhero movie to date, (even eclipsing Spider-Man 2), but currently the best movie I've seen this year.

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