Thor: The Dark World parents guide

Thor: The Dark World

Earth is about to get hammered--again

Overall B

Picking up the storyline after Thor and Marvel's The Avengers, this adventure finds the hammer-wielding superhero (Chris Hemsworth) trying to save Earth, the Nine Realms and especially Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) from the evil Malekith (Christopher Eccleston), leader of Svartalfheim.

Violence C
Sexual Content B-
Profanity B
Substance Use B+

Why is Thor: The Dark World rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Thor: The Dark World PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some suggestive content.

Run Time: 112 minutes

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Thor: The Dark World
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Thor: The Dark World rated PG-13? Thor: The Dark World is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some suggestive content.

Violence: Frequent battle scenes involve swords, stabbings, flame-throwing guns and huge explosions—all of which result in numerous dead bodies lying on the battlefield. Characters are also kicked, punched and slapped. Cars are tossed around and people are thrown against objects. Some scenes depict minor amounts of blood. A dead body is placed on a pyre that is started on fire. Characters disappear into a type of black hole. A man is seen with a partially charred face after a battle. Dismemberment occurs during a battle. A grenade-like weapon is deployed on several occasions.

Sexual Content: A bare-chested man is seen. Characters kiss. A naked man runs around a public tourist attraction (his male anatomy is carefully pixilated). He is later seen wearing a shirt and his underwear.

Language: The script contains a few mild profanities, some terms of Deity and a couple of scatological slang terms.

Alcohol / Drug Use:Characters drink to celebrate a victory. A woman invites a man to have a drink with her.

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Thor: The Dark World
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence; Frightening Scenes.
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Violence, Not Recommended for Young Children
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Thor: The Dark World"

Cast and Crew

Thor: The Dark World is directed by Alan Taylor and stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Christopher Eccleston, Rene Russo, Anthony Hopkins. .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Thor: The Dark World movie is February 25, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Thor: The Dark World

Release Date: 25 February 2014

Thor: The Dark World releases to home video (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/Digital Copy) with the following extras:

- Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King

- Six Deleted Scenes

- Featurette: A Brother’s Journey-Thor and Loki

- Gag Reel

- Audio Commentary with director Alan Taylor, producer Kevin Feige, actor Tom Hiddleston, and cinematographer Kramer Morgenthau.

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This movie is a sequel to Thor and Marvel’s The Avengers. Chris Hemsworth plays another character determined to save the fairytale world in Snow White and the Huntsman. Natalie Portman became a household name after she appeared in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace.

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