Originally Posted by BoredGuy
as others have mentioned, I want a character arc for my hero
and no "being reluctant to take the throne, and then deciding by the end not to take it" is not a full character arc, it's a tiny part of an arc, just one beat
Except Thor wasn't reluctant at the start of the movie, he had accepted all responsibilities that are placed on him and was doing what Odin wanted him to, including not visiting Jane. He had chosen duty over his own feelings.