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Thor: The Dark World (2013)

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When Dr. Jane Foster gets cursed with a powerful entity known as the Aether, Thor is heralded of the cosmic event known as the Convergence and the genocidal Dark Elves.

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Storyline

Thousands of years ago, a race of beings known as Dark Elves tried to send the universe into darkness by using a weapon known as the Aether. Warriors from Asgard stop them but their leader Malekith escapes to wait for another opportunity. The warriors find the Aether and since it cannot be destroyed, they try to hide it. In the present day, Jane Foster awaits the return of Thor although it has been two years since they last saw once another. In the meantime, Thor has been trying to bring peace to the nine realms. Jane discovers an anomaly similar to the one that brought Thor to Earth. She goes to investigate, finds a wormhole, and is sucked into it. Back on Asgard, Thor wishes to return to Earth but his father, Odin refuses to let him. Thor learns from Heimdall, who can see into all of the realms, that Jane disappeared. Thor then returns to Earth just as Jane reappears. However, when some policemen try to arrest her, an unknown energy repulses them. Thor then brings Jane to Asgard to ... Written by [email protected]

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There was darkness.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some suggestive content | See all certifications »

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8 November 2013 (USA)  »

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Marvel Thor: The Dark World  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$85,737,841, 10 November 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$206,362,140

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$644,783,140
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

This was Cinematographer Kramer Morgenthau's first digital film. Morgenthau used an Arri Alexa Plus camera, with Panavision anamorphic lenses: "The lenses brought some of the magic and mystery of photorealism back to digital, that big-movie look." See more »

Goofs

(at around 46 mins) After the attack on Asgard by the Dark Elves, Odin enters the Throne Room with about half a dozen guards and Sif. After he blasts off a dark elf, he is seen standing alone; then with 1 guard only. The Lady Sif has disappeared. See more »

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Odin: [narrating] Long before the birth of light, there was darkness... and from that darkness came the Dark Elves. Millennia ago, the most ruthless of their kind, Malekith, sought to transform our universe back into one of eternal night. Such evil was possible through the power of the Aether, an ancient force of infinite destruction. The noble armies of Asgard, led by my father King Bor, waged a mighty war against these creatures. As the Nine Worlds converged above him, Malekith could at...
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

Referenced in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Laws of Nature (2015) See more »

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Garbage
27 April 2014 | by See all my reviews

This movie is utter utter garbage. If it wasn't for Tom Hiddleston I would have drop kicked the TV out the window. The 1 star out of 10 is reserved for Loki.

God it's so terrible I don't even know where to start. The dialogue was appallingly bad, toe-curling cringey jokes, the plot is all over the gaf with no rhyme or reason at all. The baddie wasn't bad enough, the goody was too good, I couldn't have cared less who lived or died by the end of the movie, I just wanted it to end.

A horrible waste of a Saturday evening. It is beyond me how people find it entertaining, cop on lads, its complete pooh.


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