Filming Locations: Where was Thor Ragnarok filmed?

Marvel superheroes in Ragnarok battle
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Thor part 3 is the sequel to The Dark World and the seventeenth installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This time, the hammer-wielding god is teaming up with Hulk and his treacherous brother Loki and to save planet Asgard from Hela, goddess of death.

Chris Hemsworth leads the returning cast as Thor, The Night Manager Tom Hiddleston plays Loki, Mark Ruffalo is The Hulk and Cate Blanchett stars as Hela. New Zealand director Taika Waititi, known for his acclaimed comedies What We Do in the Shadows and Hunt for the Wilderpeople, is expected to bring some humor to this popular superheroes franchise.

Thor: Ragnarok was completely filmed in Australia's Gold Coast, apart from a few reshoots in Atlanta. This is a spoiler-free compilation of the most interesting filming locations for this epic production:

Thor Ragnarok set Location
A fantasy film of this size and scale includes lots of CGI landscapes. However, the production opted for building many practical sets, giving a more realistic feel to the ensemble. 36 sets, some of them massive, were constructed at Village Roadshow Studios in Oxenford (Queensland), the same location where Godzilla was filmed. Images courtesy of Marvel Studios

Chris Hemsworth on set at Village Roadshow Studios
The amazing outdoor Asgard set took 4 months and around 450 construction workers to complete it. Chris Hemsworth also starred in the 2020 Netflix movie Extraction. One Extraction location is set in the Australian Kimberley region. Image courtesy of Marvel Studios

Tom Hiddleston as Loki in Planet Sakaar
The magnificent colorful set of Planet Sakaar was also erected on the lot of the Australian studios. Thor: Ragnarok occupied all nine of Village Roadshow sound stages. Image courtesy of Marvel Studios

Idris Elba as Heimdall with waterfall
The natural environment of the rainforest on Tamborine Mountain (in South East Queensland), was used for a scene with actor Idris Elba as Heimdall. Image courtesy of Marvel Studios

Shooting Location in Brisbane doubling as NYC
Exterior shots set in New York City were recorded on location in Esk Lane, a small alley off Mary Street in Brisbane.
Image courtesy of Marvel Studios and Andrew Thomson - Map

Thor Ragnarok drehorte
The crew was also filming the sequence of a galactic dump in Oxenford Quarry.
Image courtesy of Marvel Studios

The god of thunder throne set
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