Thor is a superhero film released in 2011, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It is directed by Kenneth Branagh and stars Chris Hemsworth as Thor, alongside Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, and Anthony Hopkins.
The film tells the story of Thor, the god of thunder from Asgard, who is banished to Earth by his father Odin after his reckless actions put the safety of Asgard at risk. On Earth, Thor must learn to adapt to human life and form a bond with scientist Jane Foster (Natalie Portman). Meanwhile, his jealous brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston) takes the opportunity to seize power in Asgard.
The film received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised its performances, action sequences, and visuals. It grossed over $449 million worldwide and was a commercial success. It also helped launch Chris Hemsworth’s career as a leading man, and set up the character of Thor for future films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Duration: 115 min.