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In a year replete with comic-book/mythological figures, Thor soared above the rest, raking in $181 million domestically. It certainly helped that Australian hunk Chris Hemsworth filled the title role in this Kenneth Branagh film that mixes family conflict with hammer-wielding. Oscar winner Natalie Portman supplying the love interest complemented the heft and brawn with heart and brains.
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