PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The powerful but arrogant god Thor (Chris Hemsworth) is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.
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According to this movie's Science Advisor Sean Carroll, the Bifröst is, and was meant to be called, a wormhole, but Producer 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 phrase was used: "an Einstein-Rosen Bridge".
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(at around 1h) When Thor is led away after getting cuffed (after his attempt to retrieve the hammer), it is obvious that there is only a white, plastic loop keeping his hands in place. Despite the fact that we have heard the sound of cuffs. The loop is also not tight enough to serve as cuffs; it only serves as help for the actor.
Part of the closing credits is shot through the Bifrost, with the camera flying through the celestial realm of Yggdrasil, finally ending at Asgard. At the end, the film title appears with a small lightning strike within it.
The version of the film shows in AMC Theaters as part of a pre-Avengers Marvel Phase One marathon features an exclusive intro from Agent Coulson, talking about the film and the character. These Coulson intros were later includes as bonuses in the Avengers Phase One box set.
£5,449,300 (UK) (29 April 2011)
$181,030,624 (USA) (25 August 2011)
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