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Doctor Strange is a 2016 film, based on the Marvel comics character of the same name. Produced by Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Pictures, Doctor Strange tells the story of neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who becomes a powerful sorcerer to defend earth against evil beyond time.
Doctor Stephen Strange is an expert in cerebral cortex who was involve in a car accident that left him unable to continue practicing medicine. While searching for a new medical cure, he finds his way to Kamar-Taj and learns about magic from The Ancient One. He later finds his way to Kathmandu to find a different cure and living teacher from The Ancient One but is instead mistakenly take in by Dormammu who has been looking for an apprentice.
The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange, the main character of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Tilda Swinton as The Ancient One. Doctor Strange was directed by Scott Derrickson, written by Jon Spaihts and C.
What is the Release date of Doctor Strange?
Doctor Strange released on October 28, 2016 in the United States and on November 4, 2016 in the United Kingdom. The film received positive reviews from critics. It has a rating of 50%
Unusually for a Marvel film, Doctor Strange’s screening suffered several technical problems during its opening weekend (November 4–6), with some screenings only opening late at night due to extensive technical difficulties. A complete print reportedly became unusable at around 8 p.m.
Who is the cast in Doctor Strange?
Benedict Cumberbatch reprises his role as supervillain Loki from the Marvel film Thor and returns for his portrayal of sorcerer Stephen Strange in Doctor Strange. Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Baron Mordo, a skilled martial artist and sorcerer who guides Strange to Kamar-Taj and The Ancient One; Rachel McAdams
Scott Derrickson directs the film, which was written by Jon Spaihts. The film also stars Benedict Wong as Wong, The Ancient One’s former pupil, who now runs Kamar-Taj in her absence, and Benjamin Bratt as Jonathan Pangborn, a paraplegic who gains the ability to walk again.
What is the story of Doctor Strange?
After a car accident, neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange is left unable to practice medicine. To regain his abilities, Strange travels to Nepal where he learns the mystic arts from The Ancient One and Kamar-Taj. When he returns home to New York City, he crosses paths with the Master of the Mystic Arts – who is the Ancient One’s other pupil – and a criminal known as Baron Mordo. The two men set out on a quest to find answers in Kamar-Taj.
Dormammu finds Strange, who then makes his way to Kathmandu, where The Ancient One tells him there is another way to regain his powers: the Book of Cagliostro. Together, they go to retrieve it before Mordo and the Ancient One can find it first.
During a fight with Mordo and his acolytes at a remote temple on the Tibetan plateau, Strange regains his full powers. Mordo then kills Pangborn, but Strange manages to escape after trapping Mordo in a circle of fire. Strange travels back home, where he confronts Mordo and tricks him into using magic to resurrect Pangborn. Strange then imprisons Mordo in a time loop that causes the latter’s death over and over again.
What are some reviews on Doctor Strange?
The film received generally positive reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes the film has a rating of 60% based on 210 reviews, with the site’s consensus stating: “Doctor Strange is a thrilling and visually striking look at a comic book character entering the Marvel Cinematic Universe, earning praise for its visual effects and originality without quite reaching memorable heights.”
On Metacritic, it has a score of 66 out of 100 based on 42 reviews, indicating “generally favorable reviews”.
“Doctor Strange” grossed $232.6 million in the United States and Canada, and $445.8 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $677.4 million against a budget of $165 million.