This Forgotten Marvel Movie Has the Makings of a Surprise Hit

Amidst all the hype surrounding Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the new trailer for Captain America: The Winter Soldier, it's easy to forget that Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS  ) has another Marvel movie on the way, Fool contributor Tim Beyers says in the following video.

Judging from initial reactions to last week's London premiere, Thor: The Dark World could enjoy a surprising run in the weeks following its Nov. 8 debut in U.S. theaters. As of this writing, roughly 87% of the critics who had seen the film rated it "fresh," according to reviews aggregator Rotten Tomatoes.

Thats a strong number, especially when you consider that Marvel's The Avengers won over 92% of critics and Iron Man 3 and the first film in the series, Thor, scored with 79% and 77% of critics, respectively, according to Rotten Tomatoes. All signs point to Disney enjoying a strong performance for the Phase 2 of Marvel movies.

Can investors expect Disney stock to rally if Thor: The Dark World outperforms expectations? Tim answers this question and more in the video. Please watch now and then leave a comment below to let us know where you stand.

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  • Report this Comment On November 02, 2013, at 1:00 PM, virgilcole wrote:

    "This Forgotten Marvel Movie "


    There is nothing "forgotten" about the new Thor movie.

    Everyone knows it's coming out next, and is part of Marvel's Phase Two, and any success it will have will be no surprise.

    They are coming in the same order they did last time with the exception of the new Guardians of the Galaxy film, which Thor will tie into in a certain way.

  • Report this Comment On November 02, 2013, at 1:16 PM, Scobe wrote:

    I hate Thor, I really do. My wife keeps saying, "I want you to look like Thor. Keep working out."

    I'm 66 years old and I am never going to look like Thor. But I'm swimming and walking and hitting a heavy bag and it is all so frustrating.

    If I ever meet Thor I am going to hit him with his hammer.

  • Report this Comment On November 02, 2013, at 7:40 PM, fredo271 wrote:

    hey scobe, what did thor ever do to you huh? anyways good luck picking up his hammer you old hag. your feeble arms would break off as thor laughs heroically and flies away leaving you hopelessly bleeding to death. so leave my hero alone gandalf.

  • Report this Comment On November 03, 2013, at 12:45 AM, Ramone wrote:

    Scobe, I admire you greatly. You may never look like Thor, but I hope I look like you when I am 66.

    Keep up the good work.

  • Report this Comment On November 04, 2013, at 9:52 AM, CumMouth wrote:

    Hey Scobe,

    I look like Thor, and your wife's mouth is wrapped around my Hammer.

    By the Power of Zeus! I hereby ejaculate!

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