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Despite less than stellar Thor: The Dark World reviews, the latest blockbuster from Marvel lived up to the hype and expectations this weekend, taking a hammer to all box office competition.

The Chris Hemsworth film pulled in $86.1 million on Friday and Saturday.

This figure is over $20 million above what the original earned in May of 2011 and placed it well (well, well, well) ahead of number-two finishes Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa.

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The Thor: The Dark World reviews are in - and they aren't spectacular.

But Jimmy Kimmel has an idea for what would make this movie more appealing to women and likely to critics as well: market it as a love story!

Forget centering the tale on Chris Hemsworth's iconic superhero. There are plenty of those around Hollywood.

Instead, shift the focus to Natalie Portman's character and her search for love and how it overcomes all obstacles... and just watch this hilarious trailer to see what we mean:

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Oh, Thor. You old romantic, you.

During the premiere of Agents of SHIELD Tuesday night, ABC aired the first made-for-television Thor: The Dark World trailer, featuring Chris Hemsworth's Asgard god interacting with Natalie Portman as his love interest.

And it's pretty funny stuff.

Being given a hard time about his recent absence, Thor tells Jane that he "fought to protect Earth," prompting Portman's character to admit this isn't a "terrible" excuse. Watch the exchange and the full preview now:

Thor: The Dark World hits theaters on November 8.

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