Top 50 Thor Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Thor facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Thor film message.

The Dark World (2013), Natalie Portman couldn't make it to reshoot the final kiss scene. When asked to choose from a lineup of women to take her place. Chris Hemsworth instead brought in his wife , who wore Natalie's clothes and wig to shoot the final kiss.

Thor (2011). Thor calls Coulson "Son of Coul" in the same way he is called Odinson.

Thor Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. During Loki's play, Thor is being played by Chris Hemsworth's older brother Luke.

  2. One of the girls who took a selfie with Thor in Thor: Ragnarok (2017) is Taylor Hemsworth, Chris Hemsworths' second cousin

  3. Valkyrie is called "Scrapper #142", which is a reference to her first comic book appearance: The Incredible Hulk #142.

  4. During Thor's coronation you can see two birds perched over where Odin is sitting. These are Hugin and Munin, Odin's ravens from norse mythology who are his personal informants. They are later seen watching over him when he is in Odinsleep.

  5. Director Taika Waititi can be seen playing the center head of a three headed being in the backround, the voice of the character Korg in the foreground and presumably directing the film from behind the camera all in one shot.

  6. - Selvig's chalkboard contains a bunch of Marvel comics and real science references (extended details and meanings in the comments)

Thor Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - In the first Thor movie, Odin's horse has eight legs. While it is never mentioned in the movie, this is Sleipnir - Odin's steed from Norse Mythology.
    In the first Thor movie, Odin's horse has eight legs. While it is never mentioned in the movie, this is Sleipnir - Odin's steed from Norse Mythology.
  • 1 - Matt Damon has cameos in both Disney's and Fox's MCU. He played the Asgardian actor playing Loki in Thor Ragnarok(2017), and "Redneck #1" in Deadpool 2 (2018).
    Matt Damon has cameos in both Disney's and Fox's MCU. He played the Asgardian actor playing Loki in Thor Ragnarok(2017), and "Redneck #1" in Deadpool 2 (2018).
  • 1 - The Grandmaster calls Valkyrie "Scrapper 142," a reference to issue #142 of The Incredible Hulk comic book series, featuring Valkyrie's return
    The Grandmaster calls Valkyrie "Scrapper 142," a reference to issue #142 of The Incredible Hulk comic book series, featuring Valkyrie's return
  • 1 - Is the only MCU film where Dr.Strange used his classic yellow gloves from the comics.
    Is the only MCU film where Dr.Strange used his classic yellow gloves from the comics.
  • 1 - The tower on Sakaar features various heads of gladiators, such as Man-Thing, Bi-Beast, Beta Ray Bill and Ares, all who have faced off against the Hulk or Thor some point in time.
    The tower on Sakaar features various heads of gladiators, such as Man-Thing, Bi-Beast, Beta Ray Bill and Ares, all who have faced off against the Hulk or Thor some point in time.
  • 1 - The Dark Elves were at first thought to be extinct. One can be seen in Guardians of the Galaxy in the possession of the Collector who collects extremely rare items
    The Dark Elves were at first thought to be extinct. One can be seen in Guardians of the Galaxy in the possession of the Collector who collects extremely rare items
  • 1 - Eric Selvig tells Jane to wait until he can contact his colleague before she tries hounding shield for her work and things back. He's referring to Dr. Hank Pym. The original dialogue was shortened and edited to make it seem like it was just Dr. Banner in the mix.
    Eric Selvig tells Jane to wait until he can contact his colleague before she tries hounding shield for her work and things back. He's referring to Dr. Hank Pym. The original dialogue was shortened and edited to make it seem like it was just Dr. Banner in the mix.
  • 1 - Avengers (2012), Tony Stark says to Thor: "No hard feelings, Point Break. You've got a mean swing." In Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Thor's password for the quinjet is "point break"
    Avengers (2012), Tony Stark says to Thor: "No hard feelings, Point Break. You've got a mean swing." In Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Thor's password for the quinjet is "point break"
  • One of my favourite small details in Thor (2011) was the billboard with an ad that reads "Journey into mystery....". Journey into Mystery being the title of the comic Thor first appeared in.

Thor Hidden Details

1 - I'm sure I am late to the party here but isn't Professor Erik Selvig talking about Bruce Banner in this scene?
I'm sure I am late to the party here but isn't Professor Erik Selvig talking about Bruce Banner in this scene?
1 - When Dr Strange uses Thor's hair strand to find Odin he casts a spell with his hands forming this familiar symbol called Triquetra that was also engraved on Mjolnir and has been a thing of the Asgardian culture.
When Dr Strange uses Thor's hair strand to find Odin he casts a spell with his hands forming this familiar symbol called Triquetra that was also engraved on Mjolnir and has been a thing of the Asgardian culture.

The shockwave from the punch causes the camera to shake after a delay.

1 - The Infinity Gauntlet can be seen for a split second which later revealed to be fake by Hella in Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
The Infinity Gauntlet can be seen for a split second which later revealed to be fake by Hella in Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Loki is telling sakaarians about his fall in Thor 1

1 - When he goes to stop the prison break, Thor's cape materializes instantly the moment he touches the hammer. Though we know these are part of his powers, this is the only time this happens to him on screen.
When he goes to stop the prison break, Thor's cape materializes instantly the moment he touches the hammer. Though we know these are part of his powers, this is the only time this happens to him on screen.
1 - Korg jokes that the three pronged spear would only really be useful if you were fighting "Three vampires huddled together" which is a gentle nod towards Taika Waititi's (Korg) earlier film "What we do in the shadows" about three vampires that all live huddled together in a house.
Korg jokes that the three pronged spear would only really be useful if you were fighting "Three vampires huddled together" which is a gentle nod towards Taika Waititi's (Korg) earlier film "What we do in the shadows" about three vampires that all live huddled together in a house.
1 - Thor Odinson (which means "Son of Odin") calls Phil "Son of Coul" since his last name is "Coulson".
Thor Odinson (which means "Son of Odin") calls Phil "Son of Coul" since his last name is "Coulson".
1 - Doctor Strange prepares to teleport Thor and Loki but first researches any "Asgardian modifications" that may be necessary. When he performs the portal spell he creates a Norse-style Triquetra/Triskelion.
Doctor Strange prepares to teleport Thor and Loki but first researches any "Asgardian modifications" that may be necessary. When he performs the portal spell he creates a Norse-style Triquetra/Triskelion.
1 - An attempt was made to lift Thor's hammer, Mjolnir, with a truck, the back was ripped off. The same truck can be seen in the background later on in the film.
An attempt was made to lift Thor's hammer, Mjolnir, with a truck, the back was ripped off. The same truck can be seen in the background later on in the film.
1 - While Doctor Strange is making a portal to Odin, he forms a trinity knot. A pagan symbol.
While Doctor Strange is making a portal to Odin, he forms a trinity knot. A pagan symbol.

Thor rebuffs an offer of tea in the Sanctum Sanctorum, which is served to him in the same cup used by the Ancient One when she first met Doctor Strange in Kamar-Taj.

" the God of Thunder has a fake New York driver's license with the name "Donald Blake" who was the human host for Thor's spirit in the original comics. Additionally, the state motto shown on the license is "Excelsior" which is also the catchphrase of Stan Lee.

Queen Frigga is visibly uncomfortable when Odin states that Thor is his first born child.

When speaking to Thor about how an 'enemy has never slipped my watch', Heimdall momentarily glances at Loki.

When the Bifrost opens it takes the front of the car with it. That part can later be seen flying towards Heimdall.

1 - The fake ID Dr. Selvig gives the sheild agents uses the pictire Darcy took of Thor in the diner.
The fake ID Dr. Selvig gives the sheild agents uses the pictire Darcy took of Thor in the diner.

Before Odin dies in Norway, he points out to the distance and tell Thor and Loki "Remember this place, home". This is where New Asgard is located in Endgame.

1 - One of the figurines on the Grandmaster's tower is the head of Beta Ray Bill, the original character to wield Stormbreaker, Thor's hammer forged in Avengers: Infinity War (2018), in the comics
One of the figurines on the Grandmaster's tower is the head of Beta Ray Bill, the original character to wield Stormbreaker, Thor's hammer forged in Avengers: Infinity War (2018), in the comics
1 - After Korg tells Thor "I'm made of rocks as you can see, but don't let that intimidate you. You don't need to be afraid unless you're made of scissors." Meik crosses his knife arms together.
After Korg tells Thor "I'm made of rocks as you can see, but don't let that intimidate you. You don't need to be afraid unless you're made of scissors." Meik crosses his knife arms together.

Thor is not being electrocuted by the control device. He is being injected by a neurotoxin as is noted by his veins bulging and being discolored, something electricity would not do.

1 - The device on the wall in the background is the same one used in Doctor Strange during the battle with Kaecilius
The device on the wall in the background is the same one used in Doctor Strange during the battle with Kaecilius

The carcass that Valkyrie lands on is a bilgesnipe, a creature described by Thor in The Avengers.

1 - The women that Skurge was trying to impress meet him again on the Bifrost Bridge
The women that Skurge was trying to impress meet him again on the Bifrost Bridge
1 - The theatre performing Loki's play is decorated with his iconic horns in addition of his statue
The theatre performing Loki's play is decorated with his iconic horns in addition of his statue
1 - Thor holds a sword by its blade instead of its hilt, so he's smashing enemies with a blunt force of lightning. Kind of like how Mjolnir would.
Thor holds a sword by its blade instead of its hilt, so he's smashing enemies with a blunt force of lightning. Kind of like how Mjolnir would.

The heat caused by the impact from when Mjolnir hit the ground turned the sand into glass.

1 - Before Odin dies in Norway he calls it "home." In Avengers: Endgame (2019) after Thanos' snap, the Asgardians make their new home in Norway
Before Odin dies in Norway he calls it "home." In Avengers: Endgame (2019) after Thanos' snap, the Asgardians make their new home in Norway
1 - When Hela returns to Asgard (the source of her power), the rips on her costume disappear and the grooves across her body change colour from dull silver to shining green.
When Hela returns to Asgard (the source of her power), the rips on her costume disappear and the grooves across her body change colour from dull silver to shining green.

As the God of Thunder, Thor executes a torpedo attack where he goes horizontal and shoots his spinning body towards a baddie. This is a signature move of another God of Thunder, Raiden from Mortal Kombat.

During the play scene, the Asgardian choir is singing 'Deliverance' from the Thor 2 soundtrack.

After Odin strips the power of lightning from Thor, he is shocked by a taser to underscore he lost dominion over lightning

Thor poster
Thor poster

Thor Plot

The powerful but arrogant god Thor is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Thor. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Director Kenneth Branagh
Stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins
IMDB score 7.0