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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 rcs0411@yahoo.com

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There was darkness.


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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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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

Carter Burwell was to write the score, but left the film over creative differences, and was replaced by Iron Man 3 (2013) Composer Brian Tyler. See more »

Goofs

In the first scenes where Jane encounters the Aether, as she floats in it on her back she is wearing the armor given to her later in the story from Asgard. The armor is on the right side of her body instead of her regular Earth dress. 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

There's a scene during the credits where Sif and Volstagg take the Aether to the Collector, because with the Tesseract already on Asgard, it would be unwise to keep two Infinity Stones close together. After Sif and Volstagg leave, the Collector says, "One down...five to go." See more »

Connections

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Even D.C Comics fans will like this movie.
2 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

Out of all the Marvel movies I have seen, Thor has been my favorite, so when I heard that Thor: The Dark World was going to be released, I was psyched. Of all the films that where in the movies at the time, (Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Captain Phillips etc.) I chose to see this one, and I was not disappointed.

If you did not watch the first Thor movie, you may not understand this one in it's entirety. If you did not like the first Thor movie, then this is not for you.

But if you watched and liked the first film, you will love this film. The visual effects are amazing, and the ending will leave you baffled, and expecting the next Marvel movie.


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