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Thor: The Dark World

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C
Sexual Content: B-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 112
Theater Release: 08 Nov 2013
Video Release: 25 Feb 2014
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Thor: The Dark World is rated PG-13: for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some suggestive content.

Director: Alan Taylor
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Christopher Eccleston, Rene Russo, Anthony Hopkins.
Studio: 2013 Marvel Studios/ Walt Disney Studios
Website: Official site for Thor: The Dark World.

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Why Is Thor: The Dark World Rated PG-13?

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