Doctor Strange is off to a great start at the box office as it opened last night with advanced screenings.
It’s reported Doctor Strange netted $9.4 million from those Thursday night advance screenings, which bests Thor: The Dark World, Iron Man 2, Ant-Man, Captain America: The First Avenger, Thor, Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk.
Doctor Strange also has a current international haul of $132.9 million.
Estimates for Doctor Strange‘s opening U.S. weekend range anywhere from $70 million to even as high as $90+ million.
Doctor Strange also has a 90% positive rating over at Rotten Tomatoes.
I saw Doctor Strange last night and felt it was a good Marvel flick. Definitely worth seeing.
— Matt McGloin (@mattmcgloin) November 4, 2016
“Doctor Strange” has a November 4, 2016 release 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.