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** Quite often complaints against the film's comedy have cited that this kind of tone 'doesn't fit' with Thor. The tone actually isn't that different from how the character has been depicted many times in his history; going right back to the beginning with Kirby (where the book had the usual humour comics at the time did), the comics have regularly been tongue-in-cheek self-deprecating to make the more [[{{Narm}} Narmtastic]] aspects be off-putting. As the film itself references, Thor once got turned into a ''frog'' for an adventure, befriended a group of frogs, then bestowed power onto one of them so that 'Frog-Thor' could be a workable spin-off character.

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** Quite often complaints against the film's comedy have cited that this kind of tone 'doesn't fit' with Thor. The tone is actually isn't that different from pretty much how the character has been depicted many times in his history; going right back to the beginning with Kirby (where the book had the usual humour comics at the time did), the comics have regularly been tongue-in-cheek and self-deprecating to make the more [[{{Narm}} Narmtastic]] aspects be less off-putting. As the film itself references, Thor once got turned into a ''frog'' for an adventure, befriended a group of frogs, then bestowed power onto and its considered one of them so the most ''classic tales''; for the most part, while he's had some serious tenures and moments, Thor is typically more comical than Iron Man and Captain America tend to be. This includes many of the 'Ragnarok is upon us!' storylines that 'Frog-Thor' could be a workable spin-off character.inspired much of the film's plot.


** The Hulk has been a beloved celebrity gladiator on Sakaar for quite some time. Given the bloody nature of the conflict, it seems unlikely he could have become the champion without having killed many warriors in the arena (Doug explicitly having been killed in combat with the champion). Sadly, the story never explores the Hulk's time on Sakaar nor what Banner's reaction might be to learning what he had done to achieve his high position.

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** The Hulk has been a beloved celebrity gladiator on Sakaar for quite some time. Given the bloody nature of the conflict, it seems unlikely he could at least two years and Korg specifically mentions that all who have become faced the champion without having killed many warriors in have perished (with Doug being the arena (Doug explicitly having been killed in combat with the champion). latest casualty). Sadly, the story never explores the Hulk's time on Sakaar nor what Banner's reaction might be to learning what he had done to achieve his high position.celebrity status.

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** Quite often complaints against the film's comedy have cited that this kind of tone 'doesn't fit' with Thor. The tone actually isn't that different from how the character has been depicted many times in his history; going right back to the beginning with Kirby (where the book had the usual humour comics at the time did), the comics have regularly been tongue-in-cheek self-deprecating to make the more [[{{Narm}} Narmtastic]] aspects be off-putting. As the film itself references, Thor once got turned into a ''frog'' for an adventure, befriended a group of frogs, then bestowed power onto one of them so that 'Frog-Thor' could be a workable spin-off character.

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** After ''Thor'', there were complaints that Lady Sif was the only female warrior in Asgard, and people were wondering where the Valkyries were. The movie explains that the Valkyries did exist, and all but one were killed off in a battle with Hela.


** The Hulk has been a beloved celebrity gladiator on Sakaar for quite some time. Given the bloody nature of the conflict, it seems unlikely he could have become the champion without having killed many warriors in the arena. Sadly, the story never explores the Hulk's time on Sakaar nor what Banner's reaction might be to learning what he had done to achieve his high position.

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** The Hulk has been a beloved celebrity gladiator on Sakaar for quite some time. Given the bloody nature of the conflict, it seems unlikely he could have become the champion without having killed many warriors in the arena.arena (Doug explicitly having been killed in combat with the champion). Sadly, the story never explores the Hulk's time on Sakaar nor what Banner's reaction might be to learning what he had done to achieve his high position.


* EvenBetterSequel: According to Rotten Tomatoes it is the most well received ''Thor'' film and has the highest box office gross of the ''Thor'' franchise, and one of the best-reviewed movies of the whole MCU in general.



* SurprisinglyImprovedSequel: The last ''Thor'' film was the lowest rated film in the MCU, with a tomatometer rating of 66%. This one, as of this writing, has a tomatometer rating of 92%.

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* SurprisinglyImprovedSequel: The last Both previous ''Thor'' films were generally considered SoOkayItsAverage, and the last film was the lowest rated film in the MCU, with a tomatometer rating of 66%. This one, No one expected the third ''Thor'' movie to be one of the best received films of Phase 3, if not the MCU as of this writing, has a tomatometer rating of 92%.whole.

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** ''The Dark World'' gave Hogun the Grim much less screentime than the other two Warriors Three, prompting some accusations of Marvel shafting its Asian actors. ''Ragnarok'' goes the opposite direction, giving Hogun the ''most'' screentime and dialogue of the Warriors Three.


* CompleteMonster: Hela, [[EverybodyHatesHades Goddess of Death]] and Thor's monstrous elder sister, helped Odin conquer the empire of Asgard, but when he tired of war and finally sought peace, she was sealed away when her bloodlust and cruelty grew too great. After murdering his guards, Hela was finally subdued and sealed but massacred the Valkyries until only one remained when they sought to prevent her escape. Upon returning to Asgard, Hela [[DarkActionGirl slaughters all its soldiers]] when they resist her and tries to claim the sword of Heimdall to open the gate to the other Realms. When Heimdall saves the population of Asgard, Hela attempts to have her undead soldiers slaughter all of Asgard's people while forcing Thor to watch them die--after she has blinded him in one eye. She even kills [[spoiler:her own right-hand man, Skurge, when he takes a stand to defend Asgard's civilians]]. Monstrous, sadistic and insatiable, Hela seeks to open the gate to all other Realms so she can [[GodSaveUsFromTheQueen conquer everything and continue her work of drowning them in blood and tears]].

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* CompleteMonster: Hela, [[Characters/MCUHela Hela]], [[EverybodyHatesHades Goddess of Death]] and Thor's monstrous elder sister, helped Odin conquer the empire of Asgard, but when he tired of war and finally sought peace, she was sealed away when her bloodlust and cruelty grew too great. After murdering his guards, Hela was finally subdued and sealed but massacred the Valkyries until only one remained when they sought to prevent her escape. Upon returning to Asgard, Hela [[DarkActionGirl slaughters all its soldiers]] when they resist her and tries to claim the sword of Heimdall to open the gate to the other Realms. When Heimdall saves the population of Asgard, Hela attempts to have her undead soldiers slaughter all of Asgard's people while forcing Thor to watch them die--after she has blinded him in one eye. She even kills [[spoiler:her own right-hand man, Skurge, when he takes a stand to defend Asgard's civilians]]. Monstrous, sadistic and insatiable, Hela seeks to open the gate to all other Realms so she can [[GodSaveUsFromTheQueen conquer everything and continue her work of drowning them in blood and tears]].


* CompleteMonster: [[Characters/MCUHela Hela]], [[EverybodyHatesHades Goddess of Death]] and Thor's monstrous elder sister, helped Odin conquer the empire of Asgard, but when he tired of war and finally sought peace, she was sealed away when her bloodlust and cruelty grew too great. After murdering his guards, Hela was finally subdued and sealed but massacred the Valkyries until only one remained when they sought to prevent her escape. Upon returning to Asgard, Hela [[DarkActionGirl slaughters all its soldiers]] when they resist her and tries to claim the sword of Heimdall to open the gate to the other Realms. When Heimdall saves the population of Asgard, Hela attempts to have her undead soldiers slaughter all of Asgard's people while forcing Thor to watch them die--after she has blinded him in one eye. She even kills [[spoiler:her own right-hand man, Skurge, when he takes a stand to defend Asgard's civilians]]. Monstrous, sadistic and insatiable, Hela seeks to open the gate to all other Realms so she can [[GodSaveUsFromTheQueen conquer everything and continue her work of drowning them in blood and tears]].

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* CompleteMonster: [[Characters/MCUHela Hela]], Hela, [[EverybodyHatesHades Goddess of Death]] and Thor's monstrous elder sister, helped Odin conquer the empire of Asgard, but when he tired of war and finally sought peace, she was sealed away when her bloodlust and cruelty grew too great. After murdering his guards, Hela was finally subdued and sealed but massacred the Valkyries until only one remained when they sought to prevent her escape. Upon returning to Asgard, Hela [[DarkActionGirl slaughters all its soldiers]] when they resist her and tries to claim the sword of Heimdall to open the gate to the other Realms. When Heimdall saves the population of Asgard, Hela attempts to have her undead soldiers slaughter all of Asgard's people while forcing Thor to watch them die--after she has blinded him in one eye. She even kills [[spoiler:her own right-hand man, Skurge, when he takes a stand to defend Asgard's civilians]]. Monstrous, sadistic and insatiable, Hela seeks to open the gate to all other Realms so she can [[GodSaveUsFromTheQueen conquer everything and continue her work of drowning them in blood and tears]].


** We have a funny scene where Thor tries to activate the Quinjet, where the AI didn't recognize Thor as the 'Strongest Avenger', but Hulk. [[spoiler: Come ''Infinity War'', not only does Hulk get pawned by Thanos, but Thor gets a new weapon, defeats the Outriders of Thanos within minutes, ''and comes very close to OHKOing Thanos himself'', not before cutting down a wave of energy emanated ''from all the Infinity Stones''. Looks like someone needs to update the Security AI.]]

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** We have a There's the funny scene where Thor tries to activate the Quinjet, where the Quinjet AI didn't recognize identifies Hulk not Thor as the 'Strongest Avenger', but Hulk. [[spoiler: Come Avenger'. Although it's PlayedForLaughs, in ''Infinity War'', not only does Hulk War'' we see a new side of Thor that challenges the title. [[spoiler:Hulk get pawned by Thanos, but while Thor gets forges a new weapon, hammer/axe, defeats the Outriders of Thanos within minutes, ''and comes very close to OHKOing taking down Thanos himself'', not before cutting down a wave of energy emanated ''from all the Infinity Stones''. Looks like someone needs to update the Security AI.by himself''.]]

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** We have a funny scene where Thor tries to activate the Quinjet, where the AI didn't recognize Thor as the 'Strongest Avenger', but Hulk. [[spoiler: Come ''Infinity War'', not only does Hulk get pawned by Thanos, but Thor gets a new weapon, defeats the Outriders of Thanos within minutes, ''and comes very close to OHKOing Thanos himself'', not before cutting down a wave of energy emanated ''from all the Infinity Stones''. Looks like someone needs to update the Security AI.]]


* CompleteMonster: ComicBook/{{Hela}}, [[EverybodyHatesHades Goddess of Death]] and Thor's monstrous elder sister, helped Odin conquer the empire of Asgard, but when he tired of war and finally sought peace, she was sealed away when her bloodlust and cruelty grew too great. After murdering his guards, Hela was finally subdued and sealed but massacred the Valkyries until only one remained when they sought to prevent her escape. Upon returning to Asgard, Hela [[DarkActionGirl slaughters all its soldiers]] when they resist her and tries to claim the sword of Heimdall to open the gate to the other Realms. When Heimdall saves the population of Asgard, Hela attempts to have her undead soldiers slaughter all of Asgard's people while forcing Thor to watch them die--after she has blinded him in one eye. She even kills [[spoiler:her own right-hand man, Skurge, when he takes a stand to defend Asgard's civilians]]. Monstrous, sadistic and insatiable, Hela seeks to open the gate to all other Realms so she can [[GodSaveUsFromTheQueen conquer everything and continue her work of drowning them in blood and tears]].

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* CompleteMonster: ComicBook/{{Hela}}, [[Characters/MCUHela Hela]], [[EverybodyHatesHades Goddess of Death]] and Thor's monstrous elder sister, helped Odin conquer the empire of Asgard, but when he tired of war and finally sought peace, she was sealed away when her bloodlust and cruelty grew too great. After murdering his guards, Hela was finally subdued and sealed but massacred the Valkyries until only one remained when they sought to prevent her escape. Upon returning to Asgard, Hela [[DarkActionGirl slaughters all its soldiers]] when they resist her and tries to claim the sword of Heimdall to open the gate to the other Realms. When Heimdall saves the population of Asgard, Hela attempts to have her undead soldiers slaughter all of Asgard's people while forcing Thor to watch them die--after she has blinded him in one eye. She even kills [[spoiler:her own right-hand man, Skurge, when he takes a stand to defend Asgard's civilians]]. Monstrous, sadistic and insatiable, Hela seeks to open the gate to all other Realms so she can [[GodSaveUsFromTheQueen conquer everything and continue her work of drowning them in blood and tears]].


** "You can't defeat me!" "No I can't, but he can!" [[labelnote:Explanation]]Typically used as an exploitable to make fun of a situation in a show or game where it is nearly impossible to beat a boss without a special item, or making fun of how some characters get randomly stronger to fight a more powerful enemy.[[/labelnote]]

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** "You can't defeat me!" "No "No, I can't, know, but he can!" [[labelnote:Explanation]]Typically used as an exploitable to make fun of a situation in a show or game where it is nearly impossible to beat a boss without a special item, or making fun of how some characters get randomly stronger to fight a more powerful enemy.[[/labelnote]]

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** "You can't defeat me!" "No I can't, but he can!" [[labelnote:Explanation]]Typically used as an exploitable to make fun of a situation in a show or game where it is nearly impossible to beat a boss without a special item, or making fun of how some characters get randomly stronger to fight a more powerful enemy.[[/labelnote]]

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* IronWoobie: Thor has really gone through a lot in this film. He already had to cope with losing his mother in the previous film and being dumped by his girlfriend. Then, he discovers that his brother was alive and impersonating his father. And just when he reunites with Odin, he learns the ugly truth of his kingdom's history and proceeds to lose both [[spoiler:his father]] and his most trusted weapon before being dumped in a planet and forced to become a gladiator, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking having his beloved hair cut]]. If that's not enough, he loses many more of his people to Hela, including [[spoiler:the Warriors Three before having his own eye sliced off.]] To top it all off, [[spoiler:he had to sacrifice Asgard, the home he had grown up in, in order to stop Hela and save the remainder of his people.]] Despite all that, he manages to push on. [[spoiler:And that was merely a prelude of what's to come in ''Infinity War''...]]

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