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The powerful, but arrogant god Thor, is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.

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Kenneth Branagh

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Hemsworth ... Thor
Natalie Portman ... Jane Foster
Tom Hiddleston ... Loki
Anthony Hopkins ... Odin
Stellan Skarsgård ... Erik Selvig
Kat Dennings ... Darcy Lewis
Clark Gregg ... Agent Coulson
Colm Feore ... King Laufey
Idris Elba ... Heimdall
Ray Stevenson ... Volstagg
Tadanobu Asano ... Hogun
Josh Dallas ... Fandral
Jaimie Alexander ... Sif
Rene Russo ... Frigga
Adriana Barraza ... Isabela Alvarez
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Storyline

The warrior Thor (Hemsworth) is cast out of the fantastic realm of Asgard by his father Odin (Hopkins) for his arrogance and sent to Earth to live among humans. Falling in love with scientist Jane Foster (Portman) teaches Thor much-needed lessons, and his new-found strength comes into play as a villain from his homeland sends dark forces toward Earth. Written by Anonymous

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 May 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Galisteo, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$65,723,338, 8 May 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$181,030,624, 25 August 2011

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$449,326,618
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2.39 : 1
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The Mighty "Thor" God of Thunder must be worthy decent superhero film ©
24 September 2018 | by rambofan4lifeSee all my reviews

The origin story of The Mighty "Thor" is revealed of how Thor become a superhero and a team member of "Avengers" he was a stripped of his powers and banished to earth. I like the film it is a good film but is not my favorite MCU or my favorite origin film. It is a dark sci-fi fantasy about good VS evil and how arrogant and cruel god of Thunder becomes a good heart person.

Thor banished to Earth from Asgard, stripped of his powers and his hammer Mjölnir, after reigniting a dormant war. As his brother Loki plots to take the Asgardian throne, Thor must prove himself worthy. His brother Loki betrayed Thor lied to Thor that he's dad is dead while he was alive in a coma at sleep. Loki took the thron of Asgard and make sure that Thor never returns home. Now is up too Thor to get his power back and returning home to Asgard to stop Loki with help from his friends.

Directed by Kenneth Branagh and the script was witten by Ashley Edward Miller, Zack Stentz, Don Payne. Thor is a good origin movie decent, solid movie good performance from Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Kat Dennings, Jaimie Alexander and Clark Gregg. Music was by Patrick Doyle.

I like Superman The Movie more, Captain America: The First Avenger, Iron Man and Ant-Man which are all origin story's that I enjoy it more. My favorite Marvel hero is Captain America. So I prefer Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, Iron Man 1 and 3, The Avengers, Avengers Age of Ultron, Ant-Man, Spider-Man: Homecoming, The Punisher (2004) movie those are my favorite MARVEL films.

Clark Gregg is in this movie and he reprises his role as S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Phil Coulson from the Iron Man movies and his performance in the movie is excellent. Here we first time see Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton Hawkeye with bow and arrow I wish we would have see more Renner's Clint Barton in the movie.

Chris Hemsworth is good and excellent as Thor the mighty god of thunder. I love Natalie Portman as Jane Foster a scientist who becomes love interest of Thor and she helps him out trough harsh times. Jane Foster is a sexy babe man Natalie Portman was so hot that time, I am in love with her. Stellan Skarsgård is great as Erik Selvig. Kat Dennings as Dracy Lewis is a babe and I love her so much. Jaimie Alexander as Sif is an excellent warrior great performance from the actress. I always enjoy Tom Hiddleston as Loki in "The Avengers" and in the sequel Thor: The Dark World. Rene Russo and Anthony Hopkins are also In this movie.

I like how Thor comes to earth and he is strapped off his powers from his father Odin (Anthony Hopkins) and banished from his home Asgard. Thor has to get back his powers by getting his hammer back. I like the sequence in which Thor fights off 20 agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in which Thor jumps with his legs in a wrestling match and kicks the guard to the ground. I love the scene and the music in which Thor try's to lift his hammer but can't. I love that Jane asks Erik to bail Thor out. The fight scene in New Mexico Thor fights off Destroyer in the town and get's his power back excellent bad-ass scene. I like that Thor tried to get back things from Jane Foster that Phil Coulson from S.H.I.E.L.D. stole all Jane researches. I enjoy the romance and the love between Thor and Jane.

A good decent solid superhero flick I enjoy it and I like it, not a bad one for the first movie in the trilogy I like it a lot. 7/10 not bad, not bad at all ,good MCU superhero movie.


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