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Doctor Strange Holds On To #1 Spot At Box Office

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Sat, 11/12/2016 - 18:52

Marvel's Doctor Strange keeps going strong at the box office as it's learned the film starring Benedict Cumberbatch has retained the #1 spot for the second week in a row.

Doctor Strange will net around $40 million, which puts in in first place this weekend ahead of Trolls and Arrival.

To date, Doctor Strange has a U.S. gross of around $125 million, with a foreign gross of $241 million, giving Doctor Strange an estimated worldwide box office gross of around $366 million. 

The $40 million weekend gross for Doctor Strange would also put it ahead of Thor 2's second weekend of $36 million and Ant-Man's 25 million.

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

Synopsis:

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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