• Released
  • November 8, 2013
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 51 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • 12,617 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: Thor must save Earth and the Nine Realms from an ancient enemy that predates the universe itself.

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80

Empire

By Chris Hewitt
For a movie that has dark in its title, and which is — yes! — darker (people die, Asgard is grimier, as befitting Alan Taylor’s Game Of...
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80

Total Film

By Neil Smith
Marvel’s man with the mallet does all that’s required of him in a breakneck sequel that’s never dark for long. Next time, though, we’ll...
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75

Slant Magazine

By R. Kurt Osenlund
Superhero movies aren't going anywhere, nor is their standard, on-to-the-next-fight structure, so it's heartening to see a gem that grandly...
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70

NPR

By Ian Buckwalter
The lack of chemistry between Hemsworth and Portman, plain enough in the first Thor movie, is still a problem here, but at least they've...
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70

The Dissolve

By Keith Phipps
It looks like no other movie, Marvel or otherwise, and it’s populated by characters compelling enough to support a more complex, richer...
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70

New York Magazine (Vulture)

By David Edelstein
Thor: The Dark World gets a lot more entertaining in the second hour, when the shape-shifting Loki is sprung from his cell (for complicated...
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70

Variety

By Justin Chang
This robust, impersonal visual-effects showpiece proves buoyant and unpretentious enough to offset its stew of otherwise derivative...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
At times Thor: The Dark World does fire on all cylinders, with fine work from the returning cast, a handful of hilarious sight gags and...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
One of the problems with The Dark World is that its monsters and angry armies and visual effects are interchangeable with Peter Jackson's...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Leaden, non-involving and filled with mind-numbing computer-generated effects.
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The Dark World makes the grade.

By wizdmzchyld
We had a blast at this movie. It was funny and entertained us the whole way through. I avoid going to the theater for reasons of comfort but this was definitely worth the money AND the time spent...

Loki's best so far!

By robrhoten
For all Loki fans, Tom Hiddleston did his best performance yet! Great plot, fun scenes. Only thing I am not a fan of is the forced romance of Thor and Jane Foster, but unfortunately it looks like...

Decent, but...

By turner132
I thought this might be better than the original, since now the writers would have had time to reflect and take in the criticisms of the first. However, it appears that they did none of that. There...

Thor: The Dark World

By masonalex066
This movie was ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! A lot better than the first movie, a lot of action and hilarious scenes. I like how the beginning of the movie picks off right after 'The Avengers'. Overall this...

Great! Wonderful

By tearsofanangel7
I Love this movie. Wear every penny spent! It made you laugh, cry, think, see, and feel like you are right there with them in every part! I will go see it a second time!! Its A most Go See!...

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Rated PG-13 | For some suggestive content and intense sci-fi action/violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Teen-friendly comic-book sequel is brutal, but not gory.
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