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Thor: Ragnarok Film

Thor: Ragnarok Film: It is an American superhero movie based on the Marvel comic character of the same name. Thor: Ragnarok Film is directed by Taika Waititi and produced by Kevin Feige.

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Thor: Ragnarok Film Plot

The story of this movie revolves around Thor. In this movie, he is seen imprisoned in outer space. Thor is seen doing everything that could help him to escape from this imprisonment. The movie took a massive unexpected turn when Thor is put against the Incredible Hulk.

Thor: Ragnarok Film | Thor: Ragnarok 2017 Movie
Thor: Ragnarok Film | Thor: Ragnarok 2017 Movie

Fighting Hulk comes as a great shock to Thor as Hulk is a fellow avenger and his previous ally. This fight for survival puts Thor in a place where he is put against time in order to restrict Hela from destroying his home and people.

Marketing

A physical model of the gladiator of Hulk was shown at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con. Apart from the armor the concept art, rough animatics, and mockumentary named Team Thor were also shown. It was directed by Taika Waititi and it is set during the events of the Civil war. Here, it is shown what Thor and Banner are doing at the time of the Civil war.

Daley Pearson is seen portraying the role of an Australian flatmate of Thor named Darryl Jacobson. The short was aired online in the month of August 2016 and later with Captain America: Civil War.

Thor: Ragnarok Film Released

The world premiere of the movie was organized on October 10, 2017, at El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. The Australian premiere of the movie was held on October 13 at Gold Coast. In Australia, the movie was released on October 26.

Talking about the United States and Canada release, it was released on November 3, 2017, in 4,080 theatres including 3,400 3D, 381 IMAX, and IMAX 3D, and 204 D-Box.

Development

During the promotion of Thor: The Dark World, Chris Hemsworth expressed his interest in playing the character of Thor in upcoming movies also and revealed that he has signed the contract for one more Thor film and two Avengers films. In the month of October 2014, Kevin Feige announced that Thor: Ragnarok will be released on July 28, 2017, and also said that Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston will be seen playing the role of Thor and Loki.

The Cast of Thor: Ragnarok Film

Following is the list of the star cast of the movie along with the names of the characters portrayed by them:

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Thor: Ragnarok Film | Thor: Ragnarok 2017 Movie
  • Chris Hemsworth as Thor
  • Tom Hiddleston as Loki
  • Cate Blanchett as Hela
  • Idris Elba as Heimdall
  • Jeff Goldblum as Grandmaster
  • Jeff Goldblum as Grandmaster
  • Karl Urban as Skurge
  • Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner / Hulk
  • Anthony Hopkins as Odin

Box Office Collection

The Movie Thor: Ragnarok Film was produced with a budget of $180 million. Talking about its box office collection, the movie generated somewhere around $854 million worldwide. In Canada and the United States also, the movie grossed $315.1 million and $538.9 million in other countries.

Filming

The principal photography of the movie started on July 4, 2016, at VillageRoadshow Studios in Oxenford, Queensland, Australia. The working title at that time was Creature Report. Additional shooting was done at different locations in Queensland, Australia. The cinematography of the movie was done by Javier Aguirreasrobe.

Critical Response

On IMDB, the movie was rated 7.6 out of 10. On Rotten Tomatoes, the movie is considered to be 93% fresh. “Exciting, funny, and above all fun, Thor: Ragnarok is a colorful cosmic adventure that sets a new standard for its franchise—and the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe,” said the website’s consensus.

Sheri Linden from The Hollywood Reporter praised the movie and said  “the clash-of-worlds CGI extravaganza”, particularly for the lighter tone he brought, with “even the story’s central bad guys silly fun, hammed to the hilt by Cate Blanchett and Jeff Goldblum.”

“Both the banter and the fighting, it should be noted, are excellent, so whether you go to superhero movies for the glossy escapism or the pulse-pounding action, you’ll get your large soda’s worth,” said Alonso Duralde from TheWrap.

Post-Production

In the month January 2017, it was announced that Pearson will be the sole screenwriter of the movie and the story will be credited to Kyle, Yost, and Folsom. However, in the month of September of the same year, the makers decided to make some changes and decided to Pearson as screenwriter and Kyle and Yost as story credit.

Thor: Ragnarok Film Music

By the month of August 2016, Mrk Mothersbaugh was announced as the composer for the score of the film. It was decided by the makers of the film that the synthesized score of the film will be influenced by the work of Jean-Michel Jarre.

Thor: Ragnarok Film | Thor: Ragnarok 2017 Movie
Thor: Ragnarok Film | Thor: Ragnarok 2017 Movie

Do You Know?

Following are some of the hidden facts about the Thor: Ragnarok Film:

  • Directed Taika Waititi stated that most of the dialogue of the movie is improvised.
  • The line “A Friend from Work” actually comes from a child visiting the set.
  • Taika Waititi and Chris Hemsworth’s wives made a cameo in one scene of the movie.
  • Jaimie Alexander was not able to work in Thor because of prior commitments.

Thor: Ragnarok might feel a little disappointed if you are expecting a lot from the movie. If you are a fan of Marvel movies, you can watch the movie one time.

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