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below may contain spoilers!
970 A.D., Odin (Anthony Hopkins), king of
Asgard, wages war against the Frost Giants of Jotunheim and their
leader Laufey (Colm Feore), to prevent them conquering the Nine
Realms, starting with Earth. The Asgardian warriors defeat the Frost
Giants and seize the source of their power, the Casket of Ancient
Winters. In the present, Odin's son Thor (Chris Hemsworth) prepares
to ascend to the throne of Asgard as King but is interrupted when
the Frost Giants attempt to retrieve the Casket.