Thor (2011)

The epic adventure Thor spans the Marvel Universe from present day Earth to the mystical realm of Asgard. At the center of the story is The Mighty Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war. As a… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 6, 2011
DVD Release Date: September 13, 2011
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A dazzling blockbuster that tempers its sweeping scope with wit, humor, and human drama, Thor is mighty Marvel entertainment.

Rafer Guzman

Let's hope Branagh was well-compensated, at least. To quote his favorite author: No profit grows where is no pleasure taken.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The story might perhaps be adequate for an animated film for children, with Thor, Odin and the others played by piglets. In the arena of movies about comic book superheroes, it is a desolate vastation.

Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online

Witty, charming and very current, the big screen adaptation of Thor is sure to catapult its star Chris Hemsworth (whose wife, Elsa Pataky, ironically stars in Fast Five) to leading man status.

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Tom Charity

Thor is on much safer ground here on Earth. The tone is immediately different: more relaxed; comic, not cosmic.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

A giant notch up is Hiddleston, who'd make a good Edmund in King Lear: You register the chip on his shoulder rather than the villainy.

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Eleanor Ringel Cater
Saporta Report (Atlanta) in bore? Bingo.

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker

There is pleasure to be plundered from some of the battle scenes, especially when Thor is confronting ice monsters with blood-red eyes, and from the culture clash that resounds when he descends to present-day Earth...

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

This is eminently missable, though the mosaic design of Asgard, Thor's mythical realm, is pretty cool.

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Kristian M. Lin
Fort Worth Weekly

[The] result isn't as much fun as the Iron Man movies, but it's better than The Incredible Hulk and a worthy entry in the fast-growing Avengers series.

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Easily one of the best looking Marvel movies so far. I was never a big Thor fan in the comics but this movie had me locked in. Overall i think this movie shines… More
Tony Gandía
Superhero movies are aplenty and mythology films are well-known, "Thor" a combination of both genres directed by respected actor/director Kenneth… More
Carlos Magalhães
Despite the talent of the strong lead, who is also incredibly handsome and charismatic, this superhero blockbuster is very unimpressive and never takes risks,… More
Eric Alvarez
I was very hesitant to watch this film. I held off on watching it until two days before the release of the sequel, but i'm glad I finally watched it. It is… More
Phil Hubbs
So we have the next big Marvel hero adaptation on the long highway to 'The Avengers' with 'Iron Man' so far being a surprise decent film,… More
Chris Weber
This, the 4th entry into the Marvel Films canon takes on the mythological figure reconfigured into a superhero known as Thor- the Norse God of Thunder.… More