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.
For his role as the warrior Volstagg, Ray Stevenson wore a specially designed fat suit, that gave Volstagg a round but tough appearance: "What we've done is kind of sex Volstagg up. He has every bit of that Falstaffian verve and vigor, and a bit of a beer gut, ... ...
Wait for it.
When the hammer, racing towards Thor breaks the sound barrier, you hear the thump before the hammer arrives. Not going to happen. Sight (light very fast) then hammer, last the sound arrives.
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.
£5,449,300 (UK) (29 April 2011)
$181,030,624 (USA) (25 August 2011)
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