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Doctor Strange Over $500 Million At Box Office

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Wed, 11/16/2016 - 20:51

Congrats goes out to director Scott Derrickson as Doctor Strange has passed the $500 million mark at the box office in 12 days.

Following its $240 million haul for its opening weekend, Doctor Strange has more than doubled the number as Doctor Strange has a current worldwide box office gross of $500,384,158.

"To all who've seen Doctor Strange: words cannot express the profound gratitude I feel for how you've embraced the movie. I'm overwhelmed," director Scott Derrickson posted on Twitter.

Doctor Strange has netted $159,308,268 in the U.S., with an international gross of $341,075,890.

It's currently the thirteenth best performing Marvel Cinematic Universe movie in the U.S. just trailing Captain America: The First Avenger, Ant-Man and Thor, which it will pass in the coming weeks.

Doctor Strange has already passed passed the foreign box office grosses for The Incredible HulkCaptain America: The First AvengerIron ManThorIron Man 2 and Ant-Man

Doctor Strange sits at a 90% favorable rating among critics at Rotten Tomatoes, with 91% of audiences reporting they have liked it.

Marvel’s Doctor Strange follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange, played by Benedict Cumberbatch 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, utilizing a vast array of metaphysical abilities and artifacts to protect the Marvel cinematic universe. 

Benedict Cumberbatch will reprise Doctor Strange for Marvel's The Avengers: Infinity War.