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Doctor Strange Friday Box Office Numbers Are In

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Sat, 11/05/2016 - 16:07

The Doctor Strange Friday box office numbers are in which sees the film speculated for an $80 million+ opening weekend.

Doctor Strange brought in $32.6 million on Friday, which includes the Thursday night advance screenings ($9.4 million).

The number puts Doctor Strange ahead of Marvel's Thor: The Dark World, which went on to make $85.7 million in its own opening weekend. 

Doctor Strange currently has a worldwide gross of $165,459,000.

Over at Rotten Tomatoes, Doctor Strange is sitting rather nicely with a 90% positive rating among the critics. Now that the movie has been released, the audience score actually went up a point in the past couple of days to 91% favorable. 

For an origin story, I think it's one of Marvel's better films and beats out Captain America: The First Avenger as well as Thor.

For more on Doctor Strange, check out over 25 Easter Eggs and a deleted scene.

"Doctor Strange" is now in theaters directed by Scott Derrickson starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton, Benedict Wong, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Mads Mikkelsen.


Marvel’s Doctor Strange follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic car accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions. Based in New York City’s Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilising a vast array of metaphysical abilities and artifacts to protect the Marvel cinematic universe. 


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