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Jon Mikl Thor was a bodybuilding, steel bending, brick smashing rock star in the 70's and 80's whose theatrical band, Thor, never quite made it big. Years later he attempts a comeback that nearly kills him.


Ryan Wise
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Credited cast:
Jon Mikl Thor ... Himself, Thor
Mike Favata Mike Favata ... Himself, Thor Drummer
Steve Price Steve Price ... Himself, Thor Guitar Player
Rusty Hamilton Rusty Hamilton ... Herself, Jon Mikl Thor's Ex Wife
Keith Zazzi Keith Zazzi ... Himself, Thor Bass Player
Lou Ferrigno ... Himself - Bodybuilder
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rodney Allen Rodney Allen ... Himself, Fan
Jack Cione Jack Cione ... Himself, Creator of 'Naked Waiter'
Linda Dawe Linda Dawe ... Herself, Promotions RCA Records
Jason Douglas Jason Douglas ... Himself, Thor Drummer
Bruce Duff Bruce Duff ... Himself, Thor Bass Player
Katherine Elo Katherine Elo ... Herself, Jon Mikl Thor's Wife
John Fasano ... Himself
John Cody Fasano John Cody Fasano ... Himself, Monster
John Hartman John Hartman ... Himself, Groom


Jon Mikl Thor was a bodybuilding, steel bending, brick smashing rock star in the 70's and 80's whose theatrical band THOR hit the scene alongside Metallica and Kiss, but never achieved the gold record status of its contemporaries. After a brief but memorable film career saw him starring in the cult classics Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare and Zombie Nightmare, Thor all but disappeared from the entertainment map. But ten years into retirement, and incapable of living like a normal mortal human being, Thor attempts a comeback to achieve the level of success that had eluded him his entire career - a comeback that nearly kills him. Tracing the rise, fall, and rebirth of a determined performer over the course of a career that has seen more than its fair share of highs and lows, I AM THOR paints a fascinating and sometimes unbelievable portrait of this larger-than-life icon.

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100% true. 100% real. 1,000% metal.







Release Date:

20 November 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ben, Thor See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Blue Lame 61 Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


The documentary I Am Thor was an official selection to the 2015 Slamdance Film Festival where it had it's world premiere. It was also Jon Mikl Thor's first time seeing the film. See more »


Jon Mikl Thor: I started creating the Thor character the way I saw it, not the Marvel character. Just taking the Norse legend and my thoughts on the whole thing.
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Features Zombie Nightmare (1987) See more »

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Very Very incredible movie. Lots of emotion.
12 January 2016 | by vintageleaguesSee all my reviews

I have seen many documentaries. I believe that I have never been so moved or enthralled by a movie. Ryan Wise has created a masterpiece. If I can make a comparison to other films that have given me so much intrigue, emotion and excitement I can mention The Wrestler or Rocky. But this is a documentary. Yet it plays like a docudrama. It is captivating. I cried and I laughed and got up and cheered. Yes I got up cheered for Jon Mikl Thor. This wonderful and amazing human being. What he goes through and the obstacles that are overcome are sheer amazement. We are having a party this weekend with my friends and we will watch this together and be inspired.

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