Trivia: Hang around right until the very end of the credits for a scene which further ties in Thor to a future Avengers movie.


Trivia: In both this film and Marvel Comics, Laufey is Loki's father. In the original Norse mythology, Laufey is Loki's mother.


Trivia: In the town there is a big picture on a wall that says "Journey into mystery" a nod to the comic book of the same name where Thor was first featured.


Trivia: Thor enters the pet store and calls for a horse, and then Jane picks him up in her Pinzgauer 716 truck. The joke is that the Pinzgauer is named after an Austrian breed of horse, thus Thor got a ride on a horse.

Trivia: When Agent Coulson asks for someone to "go up top" to get a good firing position on Thor when he tries to take Mjolnir, it is Clint Barton, AKA Hawkeye, played by Jeremy Renner, who will go on to feature in The Avengers. (00:56:10)


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Trivia: Stan Lee makes his customary appearance as the driver of the white pickup truck that tries to free Mjolnir from the ground. (00:36:10)


Trivia: In Odin's vault lots of artifacts from the comics can be seen such as the eternal flame, tablet of life and time, and briefly the infinity gauntlet of Thanos.

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Trivia: Tom Hiddleston originally auditioned for the role of Thor. He didn't have the build that they were looking for, but they liked him so much that they immediately cast him as Loki, and he was excellent in that role, so much so that he was continuously recast as him in subsequent Marvel films.

Trivia: The post credit scene was written and directed by Joss Whedon.


Trivia: Odin arrives on Jotunheim riding an eight-legged horse. This horse is called "Sleipnir", and in Norse Mythology is an offspring of Loki.


Trivia: The T-shirt Jane gives Thor has the name tag Donald Blake MD. In the comics Donald Blake is Thor's alter ego.

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Continuity mistake: When the Destroyer arrives amidst the Shield agents, a coffee cup sitting on the dash of one of the vehicles spills over. The next shot it can be seen lying on its side. The reverse angle shot then shows it upright again. (01:21:20)


More mistakes in Thor

Thor: These people are innocent. You cannot sacrifice an entire race!
Loki: Then die with them.

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Chosen answer: No.


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