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2.8
2,825 Ratings

Thor

Directed by Kenneth Branagh
United States, 2011
Action, Drama, Fantasy

Synopsis

A powerful hot-headed and reckless Warrior God reignites an ancient war. He is cast down to Earth as punishment. He learns the humble meaning of being a hero when the most dangerous villain of his realm releases the darkest forces onto Earth.

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Thor Directed by Kenneth Branagh

Awards & Festivals

Empire Awards

2012 | 2 wins including: Best Male Newcomer

2012 | Nominee: The Art of 3D

What are people saying?

  • Harry Rossi's rating of the film Thor

    Not too bad. Like most of these marvel movies there really isn't much here outside of some light entertainment but it wasn't horrible or anything. The CGI was noticeably bad at some points which was strange and the camerawork had one to many dutch angles, it just started to get annoying. Hiddleston, Skarsgard and Portman (goddamn she's beautiful!) were all good. Obviously not as fun or well made as the Avengers.

  • Tyler Aikens's rating of the film Thor

    There are so many other characters Marvel could adapt to the big screen, but they're intent on sticking with these dated golden age heroes whose story lines are just way too corny to translate to live-action, and Thor was no exception.

  • Andhika Eka Buana's rating of the film Thor

    TELL ME!!", said Tom Hiddleston's Loki to Anthony Hopkins in the early moment of the film. Yeah, Tell me that The award for best superhero movie of the summer should go to this, rather than the overrated X-Men: First Class. Branagh disguised Shakespearean tragedy swiftly. With a hammer.

  • WhatsUpWill's rating of the film Thor

    Underrated. Instead of going the obvious comic book route of "I'm super serial", this film does the complete opposite and indulges in its overall silliness becoming a fresh action/comedy with developed characters and charismatic performances. It's all fairly standard stuff on paper, but the direction is just bizarre enough for me to not write it off as another comic book movie ala Superman or Spiderman.

  • Risya's rating of the film Thor

    Although the storyline is somewhat predictable and clichés but it makes up for the screenplay that was well written, well-shot action scenes, and the visuals that were quite spectacular, and there is plenty of humor. This movie is flawed but still quite entertaining with plenty of strengths and weaknesses found just like in so many comic adaptations.

  • Matthew_Lucas's rating of the film Thor

    Fatigue with super hero origin stories aside, the latest entry in the Marvel canon is a satisfyingly grandiose comic book yarn. Branagh's Shakespearean background proves perfect for the story's mythical elements, and he displays a refreshing self-depreciation. Some stiff expositional dialogue in the film's climax aside, it's a surprisingly adept mixture of comic book goofiness and epic mythos.

  • J. O.'s rating of the film Thor

    A rushed, confused, tepid romp through surface-level Norse mythology and half-assed comic book accuracy. Most comic book conversions have been pretty awful these past couple of years, and "Thor" is no different. Why are the Norse Gods speaking with English accents? Why are they all mixed races? Why is Loki such a snappy dresser? Why isn't Thor a true god-man instead of a stubble-toting Fabio lookalike?

  • comeandsee's rating of the film Thor

    from a great comic book, comes sheer mediocrity. most of the performances are clunky as anything, with natalie portman particularly awful. tom hiddleston gains some credit as loki, but it not enough to save the overall wooden quality of this film. it seems to be all CGI, and overacted voices, and not enough of the things that made the comic interesting. plus, the main fight was just one massive cop-out. pure formula.