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Thor [2011] (1 disc)

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Director:Kenneth Branagh
Writer:Ashley Miller
Don Payne
Zack Stentz
Composer:Patrick Doyle
Length:114 minutes
(1 hour 54 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG-13
Sorting Category:Graphic Novel
IMDB Rating:7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:77%
Amazon Rating:4.0/5 stars
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  • Fantasy
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Synopsis: The powerful but arrogant warrior Thor is cast out of the fantastic realm of Asgard and sent to live amongst humans on Earth, where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.


Reaction: Fun action. Well made.


Personal Rating: 7/10

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Kenneth Branagh => Director
Ashley Miller => Writer
Don Payne => Writer
Zack Stentz => Writer
Patrick Doyle => Composer
Jack Kirby => Comic Book
Joss Whedon => Director - Post credit sequence
Larry Lieber => Comic Book
Stan Lee => Comic Book / Stan the Man
Adriana Barraza => Isabel Alvarez
Anthony Hopkins => Odin
Chris Hemsworth => Thor
Clark Gregg => Agent Coulson
Colm Feore => King Laufey
Dakota Goyo => Young Thor
Idris Elba => Heimdall
Jaimie Alexander => Sif
Jeremy Renner => Hawkeye (uncredited) / Clint Barton
Josh Dallas => Fandral
Kat Dennings => Darcy Lewis
Natalie Portman => Jane Foster
Ray Stevenson => Volstagg
Rene Russo => Frigga
Samuel L. Jackson => Nick Fury (uncredited)
Stellan Skarsgård => Erik Selvig
Tadanobu Asano => Hogun
Ted Allpress => Young Loki
Tom Hiddleston => Loki

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • In the 1990s, Sam Raimi had planned to direct this film after Darkman. He later went on to do Spider-Man, another Marvel hero, and its sequels.
  • Jim Carrey was a long-time favorite and candidate for the role of Loki since The Mask, which indirectly featured Loki. [?] Josh Hartnett was also rumored for the role.
  • Jessica Biel was rumored and [?] Diora Baird auditioned for the role of Sif.
  • Brian Blessed was rumored for the role of Odin.
  • Around 2000, the film was going to be a made-for-TV special to be produced by UPN, and Tyler Mane was approached to play Thor.
  • Tom Hiddleston was chosen after previously collaborating with Kenneth Branagh on the theatrical play Ivanov and the TV series Wallander.
  • Tom Hiddleston initially auditioned for the role of Thor, but Kenneth Branagh felt he would make a better antagonist and cast him as Loki.
  • Kenneth Branagh has been a fan of [Thor] since childhood. When Marvel Studios selected Branagh as the director, they sent him the complete collection of the Marvel Thor comics series as reference material for the character.
  • Chris Hemsworth has had prior experience with wielding a hammer, having worked as a builder in Australia for a few years.
  • When Chris Hemsworth and Anthony Hopkins saw each other in full armors for the first time, Hopkins said "God, there's no acting required here, is there?"