• Thor (2011)


Release Date: May 6th, 2011

DVD Release Date: September 13th, 2011

PG-13 |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

As the son of Odin (Anthony Hopkins), king of the Norse gods, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) will soon inherit the throne of Asgard from his aging father. However, on the day that he is to be crowned, Thor reacts with brutality when the gods' enemies, the Frost Giants, enter the palace in violation of their treaty. As punishment, Odin banishes Thor to Earth. While Loki (Tom Hiddleston), Thor's brother, plots mischief in Asgard, Thor, now stripped of his powers, faces his greatest threat.

Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Colm Feore, Ray Stevenson, Idris Elba

Director: Kenneth Branagh

Genres: Adventure , Action , Fantasy

Production Co: Marvel Studios

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Brother, 2010s, Fall, Rise, Rivalry

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Bob MondelloNPR

    The dude with the blond mane and bulging biceps clearly owns that hammer. And when the screenplay gives him something besides arrogance to work with, he owns the movie too. show more

  • 90
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    I never would have believed it, but Branagh gets the balance between pageantry and silliness just right. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Chris Hemsworth gives a breakout performance as fallen Norse god. show more

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