Doctor Strange crosses the $600 million mark worldwide
Marvel Studios‘ Doctor Strange crossed the $600 million mark in global box office this weekend with an estimated $616 million through Sunday, including $205.1 million domestic and $410.9 million international. The film earned $18.9 million over the five-day holiday domestically ($13.4 million for the weekend) and added $9.8 million overseas. Doctor Strange is the ninth Marvel Cinematic Universe film to cross the $600 million mark and Disney’s fifth release of 2016 to do so. It has surpassed the lifetime totals of The Incredible Hulk ($263M), Captain America: The First Avenger ($371M), Thor ($449M), Ant-Man ($520M), and now Iron Man ($585M), making it the biggest single-character introduction in the MCU. The film still is yet to open in Japan (Jan. 27).
Here are the key international markets so far:
Made for $165 million, Doctor Strange was directed by Scott Derrickson and stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt, Scott Adkins, Mads Mikkelsen and Tilda Swinton.