Latest Marvel Cinematic Universe flick, "Thor: Ragnarok," in theaters

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(NBC News Channel) - In Marvel Studios' "Thor: Ragnarok", Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok- the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization- the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

"Thor: Ragnarok" sees Thor imprisoned and weaponless on the planet Sakaar, with new baddie Hela (played by Cate Blanchett) threatening the destruction of his home world, Asgard. "Thor Ragnarok" is set for release in the U.S. on November 3. Courtesy: Disney / Marvel Studios / AP

But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger- the Incredible Hulk! "Thor: Ragnarok" thunders into theatres on November 3, 2017.

The film's rated PG-13 and stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins.