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This drink... I like it. ANOTHER!!! [throws mug]
Funny moments from the film Thor. For funny moments from the comics, see The Mighty Thor.
  • Thor's rousing speech when it comes to Lady Sif.
    Thor: And who proved wrong all who scoffed at the idea that a young maiden could be one of the fiercest warriors this realm has ever known?
    Sif: I did.
    Thor: [skips a beat, then recovers] True, but I supported you, Sif.
  • Thor's response to "Run back home, little princess", clearly intended to insult him. He retaliates, but not out of anger; he has a massive grin on his face, almost like he's thinking "Finally, an excuse to fight!"
    • The fact that Loki immediately says, "Damn," when the aforementioned insult is uttered at Thor, as mentioned in Loki's entry below. He didn't even need to see the grin on his brother's face to know that any chances of leaving Jotunheim peacefully just flew straight down the drain.
  • On Jötunheim, he responds to a frost giant's roar with one of his own.
  • "You dare threaten me, Thor, with so puny a weap—" [tasered]
    • Bonus points for the hilarious irony of the God of Thunder being dropped by a taser.
    • Selvig and Jane's shock and Darcy's line afterwards put the cherry on top of it all. "What?! He was freaking me out!"
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    • Also, when Jane says they have to find him again, Darcy starts to get the taser ready.
  • In the hospital:
    Doctor: Hi! Just taking a little blood.
    Thor: How dare you attack the son of Odin!
  • Thor tries coffee for the first time:
    Thor: This drink, I like it!
    Darcy: I know, it's great, right?
    Thor: ANOTHER!! [smashes mug to the floor]
    • Also, his adorable smile when Darcy takes his picture.
    • Doubly funny when you remember that Chris Hemsworth is Australian and that Australia is one of the countries with the most developed coffee culture. So Hemsworth must have been very sincere with his lines on this take.
  • Thor, God of Thunder, badassfully walks into a pet store. Possibly the best moment in the entire movie. The guy at the desk and his "WTF?" expression are priceless:
    Thor: I NEED A HORSE!
    Kyle, Pet Shop Owner: We don't have horses. Just dogs, cats and birds.
    Thor: Then give me one of those large enough to ride.
    • The delivery makes it even funnier than it sounds. Just look at how earnest Chris Hemsworth's face is when he says it.
      • Fridge Brilliance if you're familiar with Norse Mythology — the goddess Freya rides on a chariot pulled by cats.
      • Not to mention that that scene clearly contains 2011's best Puppy Reaction Shot. Yes, that's right—as Thor comes striding into the shop, a number of adorable puppies look over curiously. The shop owner's expression of sheer, unadulterated "What the hell just happened?" is only the icing on the cake.
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    • Another funny point is that Thor doesn't get confused and say something like "What? There's no horse?", instead he immediately and non-chalantly asks for other animals/pets as alternative.
    • Made Hilarious in Hindsight when Thor: Ragnarok shows that the Asgardians really do have dogs big enough to ride, as Hela has one of her own.
  • Thor referring to Coulson as "Son of Coul", which thanks to Memetic Mutation has become a Fan Nickname. Makes sense, too, because that is how Norse names worked, and in some parts of Scandinavia still do — if your name is "Jackson," it literally means your father is named Jack. Icelandic phone books are arranged by first name instead of surname for exactly this reason.
  • Thor is fighting Loki, and Loki is knocked down, so Thor... Puts his hammer down on Loki so that he can't get up while he's trying to figure out what to do next in regards to the portal.


  • Early on, there is an extremely tense face off with Thor, Loki, Sif, and the Warriors Three deep in enemy territory, one poorly-chosen word away from getting killed and starting a war. Loki manages to convince Laufey to let them depart safely, then this happens:
    Frost Giant Soldier: [to Thor] Run back home, little princess.
    Loki: [completely deadpan] Damn.
  • Thor's recklessness forces Odin to personally come down to Jötunheim in order to keep the situation from escalating any further. Thor completely misses the point and cheers, believing that Odin has come to join them in battle. Behind him, Loki just watches with an Implied Facepalm.
  • A small moment when Loki negotiates with Laufey, as he offers to trade them back the Casket of Ancient Winters to return Jötunheim to its former...*extended awkward pause*...glory.
    • Even better, during said awkward pause, Loki glances around at the frozen wasteland that is called Jötunheim. You can almost see him thinking "Remind me again, what's so special about this place?"
  • Loki is about to fall off the Bifröst and Thor kneels down to help him. It is an illusion, and Loki walks up from behind and stabs him, cackling. It is not just an Evil Laugh, or him gloating. Loki apparently genuinely thinks it's just really funny. Gets even funnier after Thor: Ragnarok: Loki stabbing Thor after tricking him with an illusion seems to have been a common prank between the two since they were children.
  • When Thor returns to Asgard.
    Thor: Why don't you tell her? How you sent the Destroyer to kill our friends, to kill me!
    Frigga: What?
    Loki: Well, it must have been enforcing Father's last command.
    Thor: You're a talented liar, brother. Always have been.
    Loki: It's good to have you back. Now if you'll excuse me, I have to destroy Jötunheim.
    • There's just something about the way he says it. He says "I have to destroy Jötunheim" with the same tone of voice you would use to say "Now if you'll excuse me, I have to go the store to buy milk."
  • The deleted scene that starts with Loki being a dick and terrifying a servant for the lulz, and then ends with the lines:
    Loki: ...never doubt that I love you.
    Thor: [claps Loki on the shoulder] Thank you.
    Loki: Now, give us a kiss!
  • In an extended scene, Loki's you-have-to-be-kidding face when he discovers that his plans are out of control because Thor has signed him up for that little trip to Jötunheim.

Agent Phil Coulson

  • Son of Coul's deadpan description of the Curb-Stomp Battle between a Brought Down to Badass Thor and his best SHIELD agents.
    Phil Coulson: It's not easy to do what you did: You made my men, some of the most highly trained professionals in the world, look like a bunch of minimum-wage mall cops. That's hurtful.
  • The SHIELD agents first spot the Destroyer, but mistake him for another Iron Man prototype. Easy assumption to make, the poor guys!
    Sitwell: Is it one of Stark's?
    Coulson: I don't know. That guy never tells me anything.
  • After the fight, just as Thor and Jane head where the Bifröst bridge will appear.
    Coulson: [as Thor and Jane fly off] Wait, we need to debrief you!
    • Before that, his greeting to Thor after seeing him restored to his full godly glory:
    Coulson: Donald [Blake]note ? I don't think you've been completely honest with me.

Dr Eric Selvig

  • Erik's conversation with Agent Coulson.
    • How did an MD tear through an entire camp of highly-trained SHIELD agents? "Steroids!"
    • When it seems like they are about to get away.
    Coulson: ...and Mr. Selvig? Keep him away from the bars.
    Erik: I will.
    [as soon as they are out of earshot]
    Thor: Where are we going?
    Erik: To get a drink.
    Phil: [to other agents] Follow them.
  • Immediately after that, Thor and Selvig drinking — boilermakers served in giant liter-and-a-half mugs. Erik drops the shots and it's bottoms up; a good ten-second shot of Thor nonchalantly downing it in one long pull, with Erik's only visible eye staring at Thor in disbelief while trying to keep up.
    • There's a deleted scene on the DVD at the bar where Selvig imitates Thor by smashing his mug of beer and demanding "ANOTHER!" They both say it and then the bartender repeats it and gives them another mug. Seconds later, they're going back to Jane's trailer and singing a drinking song.
    • This ends with Thor toting the unconscious Selvig back to Jane's.
      Thor: [cheerfully tipsy] We drank, we fought, he made his ancestors proud!
      • Plus Erik's goofy grin as Thor puts him on the bed and he catches a glimpse of Jane.
        Erik: [stone fucking drunk] I still don't believe you're the God of Thunder, but... you ought to be!

Other Asgardians...

  • Thor is overjoyed at Odin's Big Damn Heroes moment. Odin isn't. Made even funnier when you realize the original Odin was a Blood Knight and he would have probably helped his son finish defeating the Frost Giants.
    Thor: Father! We'll finish them together!
    Odin: Silence.
  • Speaking of Odin's entrance, he's riding an 8-legged horse. In Norse mythology, the horse was called Sleipnir... and Loki gave birth to it. If this is canon in the MCU, it's pretty hilarious to imagine how that conversation went down. (Of course, Marvel plays pretty fast and loose with Norse mythology, so it might not be.)
  • An excellent example of the phrase 'inarticulate rage': When Loki tries to intervene in Odin and Thor's post Jötunheim screaming match, Odin just roars at him and Loki immediately shuts up.
  • The scene where Fandral called out Volstagg on his eating while things are getting worse:
    Fandral: Our dearest friend banished, Loki on the throne, Asgard on the brink of war, yet you managed to consume four wild boars, six pheasants, a side of beef, and two casks of ale! Shame on you, don't you care?! [dashes the plate from Volstagg's hands]
    Volstagg: Do not mistake my appetite for apathy!
    • The best part is while Fandral's saying all of this and before he dashes Volstagg's plate of food, Volstagg just keeps eating, seemingly not realizing that Fandral was scolding him all that time.
  • The Warriors Three and Sif discuss what to do after Loki takes the throne. Hogun suggests they go and find Thor, Volstagg gets very nervous because that would be a betrayal and he thinks Heimdall may be listening. Cue guards.
    Guards: Heimdall demands your presence.
    Volstagg: ...We're doomed.
    [the scene then immediately cuts to where they already face Heimdall, fully expecting to face one of Asgard's biggest badasses]
    Heimdall: You would defy the commands of Loki, our king? Break every oath you have taken as warriors, and commit treason to bring Thor back?
    Sif: Yes, but—
    Heimdall: Good!
    • And their big grins when they're tapping on the glass. Even Hogun, The Stoic/Perpetual Frowner! It's just adorable.
      • Made even better by Jane, Darcy and Erik's reactions. Three dumbfounded stares and Erik and Darcy actually drop their coffee in shock. At the same time!
  • Sif & the Warriors Three are fighting off the Destroyer, to buy Thor and his friends time to evacuate the town and escape themselves. Fandral signals something to Volstagg, who charges forward, before being launched at The Destroyer by Hogun & Fandral, whilst bellowing "FOR ASGAAAAAAARRRRRRD!". The Destroyer just backhands him away with no effort.
    • The look on his face afterward sells it. "I knew it wouldn't work and I knew it would hurt, but damn that was too easy for him and DAMN that hurt."

...And everyone else

  • Jane ramming into Thor—twice. "I'm so sorry, I swear I'm not doing this on purpose!"
    • The best part was while Jane was being worried about subduing Thor if they need to, Darcy is checking her taser.
  • When SHIELD confiscated Jane's equipment, she angrily and offhandedly stated that all her research is not only in her equipment but also in her notebook. Then Phil, Son of Coul, immediately nods to another SHIELD agent to confiscate her notebook, too.
    "[...]and everything I know about this phenomenon is either in this lab or in this book, and you can't just take it away from-!" *YOINK*
  • Jane bemoaning the loss of years of research, and Darcy bemoaning the loss of 30 songs she downloaded into her iPod. Like it's the same thing.
  • Darcy is Plucky Comic Relief incarnate.
    • "What's Myeh-Myeh?"
      • "I found Myeh-Myeh!"
    • When they get out of the car after hitting Thor:
      Darcy: I think that was legally your fault.
    • Upon seeing Thor after getting out of the car:
      Darcy: Whoa! Does he need CPR? 'Cause I totally know CPR.
    • When Thor is freaking out:
      Thor: Hammer?! Hammer?!
      Darcy: Yes, we know you're hammered... kind of obvious.
    • When they're at the diner:
      Darcy: How could you eat a whole box of Pop Tarts and still be this hungry?
      • And in that scene, she takes a photo of him and says "This is goin' on Facebook, smile!" And he does. Just totally goes with it and grins dorkily. Double points because the last time this woman pointed something he couldn't identify at him, he got tasered, and he's still cool with it.
    • And of course:
      Darcy: You know, for a crazy homeless person, he's pretty cut.
    • Best part about that scene is that while Jane is just peeking at Thor's Asgardian physique, Darcy is just blatantly staring at him the whole time, her eyes never moving away from him.
    • And when Jane explains to the hospital staff that Darcy was the one who tased Thor. Darcy gives a matter-of-fact "Yes, I did!" She sounds so proud of herself.
  • The brilliant decision to play "I Can Help" during the scene where the townsfolk have gathered to try and pick up Mjölnir.
    "If you got a problem, don't care what it is / If you need a hand, I can assure you this / I can help, I got two strong arms / I can help"
    • Seeing the first guy trying to pull out Mjölnir is particularly hilarious when you realize it's J. Michael Straczynski, the guy who rebooted Thor's comic series by having Mjölnir crash-land in mid-western America, prompting a military cordon and a bunch of bozos lining up to to lift the hammer.
    • Stan Lee's cameo. "Did it work?"
    • Even funnier, his character is credited as "Stan The Man".
    • The whole scene surrounding the hammer's crater was pure win: the locals set up a tailgating party while everyone tries to lift Mjölnir.
    • And later in the diner scene, you can see his truck passing by in the background. And it's still missing the bed.
  • SHIELD agents seeing the Warriors Three and Sif walking down the street:
    SHIELD Agent #1: Is the Renaissance Fair in town?
    SHIELD Agent #2: Call it in.
    SHIELD Agent #1: [on radio] Yeah, we got Xena, Jackie Chan, and Robin Hood...
    • Even better, they can't figure out how to describe Volstagg...
      • In the deleted cut of that scene, Volstagg breaks off while the other three walk down the street. He then reappears behind the two agents and knocks their heads together, having apparently tracked them down by the smell of the burger one of the agents was holding. He then catches the burger as it drops from the agent's hand, takes a hearty bite of it, and walks off with an appreciative "Exquisite!" while munching on the burger.
  • Hawkeye's few lines are CMOF.
    Hawkeye: Want me to slow him down, Sir, or you sending in more guys for him to beat up?
    Hawkeye: You better call it, Coulson, 'cause I'm startin' to root for this guy.
  • Jane, seeing Thor in his full Asgardian outfit:
    Jane: So is this how you normally look?
    Thor: More or less.
    Jane: It's a good look!