Coming to Disney Plus on September 8

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  • “Thor: Love and Thunder” hits Disney Plus on September 8 as part of the service’s Disney Plus Day event.
  • Chris Hemsworth reprises the title role and Natalie Portman returns to play Jane Foster.
  • We also expect “Thor: Love and Thunder” to be available for rent or sale before the end of September.

After playing exclusively in theaters for two months, “Thor: Love and Thunder” is coming to Disney Plus on September 8. The film’s streaming debut is part of the service’s Disney Plus Day celebration.

“Love and Thunder” continues after the events of “Avengers: Endgame”, as Thor teams up with some familiar faces to take on a brand new foe. King Valkyrie, Korg and Thor’s ex-girlfriend Jane Foster team up to fight Gorr, the God Butcher.

Watch the trailer for ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’

Chris Hemsworth is back to play Thor along with returning cast members from other Thor films including Tessa Thompson, Natalie Portman and Taika Waititi. “Thor: Love and Thunder” is also being directed by Waititi, making it the second Thor film he has directed after “Thor: Ragnarok”.

If you want to catch up on Thor’s past adventures before streaming the new movie, be sure to check out our roundup of everything you need to see for “Thor: Love and Thunder”.

How to watch ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’

“Thor: Love and Thunder” will be available to watch on Disney Plus starting September 8. Subscribers can stream the movie in up to 4K resolution with Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos audio on compatible TVs and sound systems.

Disney Plus costs $8 a month or $80 a year, making it one of the more affordable streaming services on the market. However, starting December 8, ad-free Disney Plus subscriptions will go up to $11 per month.

Disney Plus can be streamed via the web browser or the Disney Plus app on most smart TVs, streaming players or mobile devices.

When will ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ be available for rent or sale?

While no official date has been announced, it’s likely that “Thor: Love and Thunder” will hit digital stores on September 8, at the same time it debuts on Disney Plus. We expect the film to be available digitally for rent or purchase by September 27, when it comes out on Blu-ray.

Once digital rentals and purchases kick in, the film should be available through all major retailers, including Prime Video, Apple TV and Vudu. Streaming rentals and purchases do not require a subscription and instead incur a one-time fee.

When will ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ be available on Blu-ray?

“Thor: Love and Thunder” is out September 27 on Blu-ray and is available for pre-order now. The 4K UHD Blu-ray comes with a digital copy of the film and costs $30.

Is ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ worth watching?

Jane Foster and Thor in

(LR): Natalie Portman as Mighty Thor and Chris Hemsworth as Thor in Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder.

Jasin Boland/Marvel Studios


“Thor: Love and Thunder” currently has a “65% Fresh” rating on the review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes. The general consensus of the critics is that the film is a bit lacking compared to the impressive performance of “Thor: Ragnarok”, but it is still a worthwhile addition to the MCU. Stylish, funny and exciting, the film should please Thor aficionados and fans of Waititi’s other directing work.