It’s hard to resist the retro charms of this old-fashioned adventure/thriller. Step aside, Indiana Jones — you got some fierce competition going on in “Kon-Tiki,” the true-to-life tale of Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic, 8,000-km sea voyage from the Peruvian Coast to Polynesia.

This is not to be confused with “Kon-Tiki” the documentary, winner of an Academy Award in 1951 (filmed by Heyerdahl himself, who left no stone unturned in promoting his undertaking). Directed by the Norwegian filmmaking team of Joachim Roenning and Espen Sandberg (“Max Manus”), this “Kon-Tiki” is a redux — starring the golden-haired, blue-eyed Viking prince Pal Sverre Hagen as Thor. Critics the world over are raving about the fact that Hagen is the spitting image of Peter O’Toole in “Lawrence of Arabia,” and adding extra cache and romance to the whole proceeding. In Tokyo, the film pundits are in secret awe of Thor’s hair, that goes wild on the South Pacific. Who’s the stylist and is he available?

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