PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The powerful, but arrogant god Thor, is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.
According to the film's Science Advisor Sean Carroll, the Bifröst is, and was meant to be called, a wormhole, but Kevin Feige felt it was "too 1990s" a term to use (given that the Stargate series had popularized the phrase, and had also featured Norse gods). So a new ... ...
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(at around 1h 21 mins) The coffee cup on the dashboard in the SHIELD agent's car is knocked over by the vibration of the Destroyer's arrival, in the next few shots of the same scene the coffee cup can clearly be seen inside the agent's car still standing up on the dashboard.
Part of the closing credits is shot through the Bifrost, with the camera flying through the cosmic realm of Yggdrasil, finally ending at Asgard. At the close, the film title appears with a small lightning strike within it.
£5,449,300 (UK) (29 April 2011)
$181,030,624 (USA) (25 August 2011)
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