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Doctor Strange (2016)

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While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts.

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Scott Derrickson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Benedict Cumberbatch ... Dr. Stephen Strange
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Mordo
Rachel McAdams ... Dr. Christine Palmer
Benedict Wong ... Wong
Mads Mikkelsen ... Kaecilius
Tilda Swinton ... The Ancient One
Michael Stuhlbarg ... Dr. Nicodemus West
Benjamin Bratt ... Jonathan Pangborn
Scott Adkins ... Lucian / Strong Zealot
Zara Phythian ... Brunette Zealot
Alaa Safi ... Tall Zealot
Katrina Durden ... Blonde Zealot
Topo Wresniwiro ... Hamir
Umit Ulgen Umit Ulgen ... Sol Rama
Linda Louise Duan ... Tina Minoru (as Linda Duan)

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Storyline

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. Written by Marvel

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Question reality. Change your destiny. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi violence and action throughout, and an intense crash sequence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Based on the scenery as the spirit of Strange speaks to the spirit of the Ancient One in NYC, Strange was on the staff of NYU Langone Medical Center. See more »

Goofs

The Eye of Agamotto was first seen as one of Odin's relics in Thor, yet it turns up in the Kamar Taj in this movie without any explanation. However, the same thing was previously said about the Infinity Gauntlet being seen in Odin's vault but then showing up in Thanos' possession without explanation. In Thor: Ragnarok, Hela goes down into the vault and states that Odin's Infinity Gauntlet is fake (thus revealing that Thanos always had the real one), and then says that most of the other relics are also fake. This could suggest that the Eye of Agamotto that was previously seen in the vault is one of the fakes that Hela was referring to, which means that the real one could have been with the Ancient One the whole time. See more »

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[first lines]
The Ancient One: Master Kaecilius. That ritual will bring you only sorrow.
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Crazy Credits

A new Marvel logo appears with this film: comic-book pages, scripts and MCU film stills/scenes form the Marvel logo in a three-dimensional manner. See more »


Soundtracks

Feels So Good
Written by Chuck Mangione
Performed by Chuck Mangione
Courtesy of A&M Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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User Reviews

 
One of Marvel's best
14 February 2017 | by maxnexus-97144See all my reviews

This movie is fantastic. I truly enjoyed watching it!

Unlike most other movies of Marvel franchise, there is a heavy emphasis on character development. This keeps audience glued to the story on a deep cellular level.

The movie is littered with spiritual themes which adds further depth to this already amazing story.

Those who like movies and TV series of medical genre are in for a treat. As the title suggests the story involves a doctor.

I also like how the story blends in and moves forward, in prefect synchronization. Particularly given the complexity of the plot. Quite a tribute to the three screenwriters.

Great movie, can't wait for the next one!


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dr. Strange See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$165,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$85,058,311, 6 November 2016

Gross USA:

$232,641,920

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$677,796,076
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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