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Thor: Legend of the Magical Hammer (2011)

Hetjur Valhallar - Þór (original title)
An over confident teen with a magical weapon and a handful of imperfect gods join forces against an evil queen and her army of giants

Directors:

Óskar Jónasson, Toby Genkel (co-director) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Friðrik Erlingsson, Snorri Sturluson (characters) | 4 more credits »
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2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Justin Gregg Justin Gregg ... Thor
Paul Tylak ... Crusher
Nicola Coughlan ... Edda (voice)
Liz Lloyd Liz Lloyd ... Hel
Alan Stanford Alan Stanford ... Odinn
Emmett J Scanlan ... Sindri (as Emmett Scanlan)
J. Drew Lucas J. Drew Lucas ... Thrym
Mary Murray ... Freyja
Lesa Thurman ... Mother (voice)
Gary Hetzler Gary Hetzler ... Grandfather (voice)
Hillary Kavanagh Hillary Kavanagh ... Old Age
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Keith Alexander Keith Alexander ... Additional Voices
John Broderick John Broderick ... Additional Voices
Rod Goodall Rod Goodall ... Additional Voices
Liam Heffernan Liam Heffernan ... Additional Voices
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Storyline

The young blacksmith Thor lives happily with his single mother in a peaceful little village. The legend says he is the son of Odin, the King of the Gods. Therefore the fellow villagers believe that the terrifying Giants will never attack them. But they are terribly mistaken. A Giant army crushes the village and takes the villagers to Hel, the Queen of the Underworld. Thor is knocked out and left behind. He sets out to save his friends with the hammer Crusher - who claims to be a magical weapon! Written by Friðrik Erlings

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some scary images, action and mild rude humor | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

Iceland | Germany | Ireland

Language:

Icelandic | English | German

Release Date:

8 January 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Thor: Legend of the Magical Hammer See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€8,311,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The movie was animated to fit pre-recorded English language dialogue for distributional reasons, then dubbed into Icelandic and other languages. See more »

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70mil budget, seriously?
29 May 2013 | by f1356524See all my reviews

To my recollection this is THE ONLY 3D-animated feature without ANY color grading. Oh dear… I couldn't even finish it the first time I started watching. I actually brought it into my NLE and graded it so it looked decent! Only then did I watch it. It's dreadful.

It's a shame really… Not only it's the stupidest and most boring of all 3D-features in existence, they couldn't even use Arnold to render hair correctly it's so noisy and thick. As are all glossy surfaces...

And kudos to people responsible for character design. You really need LOTS of talent to create characters THAT terrible. I'm dead serious.

If you're reading this, please, oh please, don't watch it. And if you do, please review it so others wouldn't waste their time and money.


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