Overall Rank: 1959
Average Rating: 2.8/4
# of Ratings: 188
Theatrical Release Date: 11/08/2013
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 02/25/2014
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Alan Taylor
Actors: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Christopher Eccelston, Anthony Hopkins, Zachary Levi
Plot: Following the events in The Avengers, Thor returns home to Asgard only to face a malevolent force older than the universe itself. Malekith has returned and plans to return all to darkness - and not even the might of Odin and Asgard can stop him. Thor will take on a journey both dangerous and personal, and he may have to sacrifice everything in order to save all the realms from destruction. -- Chris Kavan
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PaulThompson - wrote on 01/16/2020
If you took out the other main characters, like Jane for example, this film would've still made sense. Everything was a mess!
MarkMartin - wrote on 01/16/2020
It would've been better if they gave us more information about the bad guy. Sure he's just another villain but a back story would've still been great.
RaymondMorris - wrote on 01/06/2020
Marvel should not have tried so hard to give Thor a darker tone. That's DC's job, not theirs.
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Yojimbo - wrote on 02/03/2019
A war-like race who predate the Asgardians are reawakened when Jane Foster inadvertently becomes host to an ancient and powerful source of evil.
Yes, it’s yet another “baddie intent on unleashing ultimate evil and reshaping the universe in his own image” plot line, but thankfully the sequel to Thor has enough tongue in cheek humour and sense of fun to rescue it from becoming the tediously pompous and po-faced pantomime that was the original film. The combination of mythology and action sci-fi does sometimes resemble a glorified episode of Stargate SG-1, but the spectacular battle scenes set on Asgard make it a far less boring place to be and the comic relief provided by Chris Hemsworth’s human sidekicks works pretty well. There’s little here of any originality – the one …
Snoogans - wrote on 11/12/2013
'Thor: The Dark World' is able to overcome the slight inconveniences I had with the first simply due to the fact that it is a sequel and is free to let loose, story wise. This sequel, unlike 'Iron Man 3', does much to further the universe created by the previous Marvel films. Though, it does this seamlessly while still working as a standalone effort. Those minor problems I had before are mostly gone. A substantial portion of the film takes place in Asgard and other reams, the action is abundant, and the humor is improved upon. There's still the addition of a couple needless characters and one side-plot, but the overall tone feels more balanced. It's just more enjoyable than it's predecessor, especially in the latter half. I only wish there had been more scenes between Thor and …
MikePA - wrote on 11/11/2013
While it's certainly not one of the best or most memorable of the bunch, Thor: The Dark World, made by Game of Thrones director Alan Taylor, is an enjoyable and visually remarkable entry in the Marvel movie machine. It has its fun moments and a few truly great ones, but this whole ordeal ends up feeling like just another Marvel film. Now that The Avengers came out and basically raised the bar for the future of Marvel films, anything that's too inferior to that (and too similar, as a matter of fact) just feels a little disappointing. It's not that this is a bad film - it has its awesome moments - it's just it gives us much, much more of the same.
Let's start with what these movies are essentially all about - the effects. They're terrific. Rich in detail and vibrancy, the special …
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