‘Doctor Strange 2’: Phenomenal Start, It’s Not Far From ‘Spider-Man No Way Home’

Has Marvel Studios found the magic formula with the Multiverse that will explode at the box office? After Spider-Man’s No Way Home last December (yes, it’s a Sony Pictures movie first and foremost, we know that), now Doctor Strange: The Multiverse of Madness has just made a phenomenal start. According to the very serious Deadline newspaper, the latest MCU movie should finish its opening weekend with over $450 million generated worldwide, including $265 million internationally alone. It must be said that the film was released two days earlier in some countries such as France, Korea or even the UK. It was also in these last two countries that Doctor Strange 2 scored the highest score of 30 million and 24.7 million, respectively. We see Mexico with 21.5 million, Brazil with 16.3 million and France with 11 million.

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In a post-COVID context, it’s quite historic, and director Sam Raimi’s film climbs to #5 in the best openings of all time behind Avengers: Endgame (1.2 billion), Avengers: Infinity War (640 million), “Spider”. No Way Home Man ($600 million) and Captain Marvel ($456 million). It has to be said that Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness combines all the ingredients to thrill as many theatergoers as possible, with this promise of a Multiverse where variants of iconic characters from the Marvel Universe can be discovered. For example, the Illuminati, confirmed by Marvel in recent TV commercials, allows us to find Captain America in his version of Peggy Carter, Captain Marvel in the form of Monica Rambo, Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic), who first appears in the MCU. , Black Bolt of the Inhumans or even Professor Xavier (X-Men) as interpreted by Patrick Stewart personally. While waiting for these numbers to change in near real time, know that you can find our review of this Doctor Strange 2 just below. It happens with and without a spoiler, and of course, we warn you in advance so as not to reveal you.

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