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Thor: The Dark World An IMAX 3D Experience Synopsis
Thor must save Earth and the Nine Realms from an ancient enemy that predates the universe itself.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Leaden, non-involving and filled with mind-numbing computer-generated effects.
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Marvel keeps getting better.

By jesz6913
Considering the great job they did with the first movie, Thor: The Dark World was even better with a closer view of Asgard and the life of Thor and the other realms. Still very much in love with Jane...

Thor, The Dark World

By onebluedolphin
We loved this sequel to the original Thor movie. There is never a boring moment, and the 3-D IMAX was wonderfully done. Absolutely great entertainment, and Chris Hemsworth is marvelous in his role as...

Thor: The sequel is better than the first!

By rb269
I loved this movie. The movie was full of action and a dash of good comedy. Great movie, much better than IronMan 3. One of the best Marvel movies!...

Thor: The Dark World

By inlovespaz
Marvel is clearly ahead of DC by miles and miles. Each movie they do seems to get better and better. Thor: The Dark World is no exception. The story/twists are really good and not expected. It is a...


By mikedc16
I enjoyed this movie more than the first one. Without spoiling anything, the action and story are great and Loki really makes the film even better. Can't wait to see it again....

Thor The Dark World

By jimusicman
Excellent movie! Marvel does it again. Watch for Stan Lee's cameo (he's in every Marvel movie). Stay until the credits are completely over for the extra scene....


By daricelr
I don't usually enjoy 3D enough to warrant the extra price but this movie was great! Thought the wit was better than the first. Loved the villains and storyline. Two scenes before and after...

Lots of fun!

By musicmann1967
This is a really exciting and funny movie. The effects are great, and there's plenty of action. The dialog is smart and funny for this kind of movie. Everyone is engaging and does their job well....

Definitely worth seeing!

By Donag777
Thor The Dark World is definitely worth seeing. I enjoyed the film, and seeing the interaction between Thor and Loki is alone worth seeing the movie. I thought the interaction between Thor and...


By minpinfamily
If you loved the first one, This one is even better. We saw this in the IMAX 3D! Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston were great together. I am hopeful for another movie...

More Info

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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