Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness scores best box office debut of the year

It was not necessary to know the figures of its first weekend on the billboard to know that it was evident that Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness It was one of the most anticipated films of the year, but its theatrical release has confirmed it. And it is that with 36 million dollars raised at the box office after the first exhibitions in theaters last Thursday and the 90 after its world premiere on Friday, it will close the weekend with a forecast of between 170 and 185 million, according to conservative forecasts from Disney.

That means the film starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Elizabeth Olsen becoming the best debut of the year 2022, surpassing the 134 million of another highly anticipated film as it was The Batman. It will also be the best since the overwhelming start of Spider-Man: No Way Home, which reached a whopping 260 million dollars grossed in its opening weekend. It is also the best Disney premiere since Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which remained at 75 million. In short, the film as the seventh best debut in history, in a list in which Marvel Studios places five among the Top 10.

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After Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness there are others such as the animated film The Bad Guys, Sonic: The Movie 2, the best video game-based premiere ever, and Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets.

An unrecommended alternative

If you can’t move from home for whatever reason but you want to enjoy the adventures of Doctor Strange, this week we discover this hitherto semi-unknown movie from the 70s that doesn’t look very good. This one lasts more than 90 minutes, but it was originally conceived as a pilot episode of what was expected to be a series in which characters such as, apart from Doctor Strange himself, Spider-Man or Hulk, in a kind of rather crappy UCM . Obviously, the project did not go ahead, but this series B version of the Doctor was left for posterity.

Fuente: Collider