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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.

Director:

Scott Derrickson
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 19 wins & 66 nominations. See more awards »

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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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The impossibilities are endless. 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

Director Scott Derrickson is a big fan of Doctor Strange, and spent his own money on a concept video he pitched to Marvel so that he could get the job of directing the film. See more »

Goofs

(at around 10 mins) When Dr Strange is choosing a watch from his drawer of watches, all of his watches are shown as being on watch-winders, but the winders are all rotating about the horizontal plane (in order to fit nicely into the drawer, no doubt). Since an automatic watch is wound by the movement of a weight, a winder works by turning the watch either about the vertical plane or something near vertical, leading to the weight's moving under the force of gravity. There is no way that a horizontally mounted winder could provide sufficient wind to a watch to keep it powered-up. See more »

Quotes

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

SPOILER: There is a scene at the end of the closing credits: Baron Mordo meets Pangborn and takes away his healing magic. See more »

Connections

Featured in Half in the Bag: Avengers: Infinity War (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)
Written by Beyoncé, Kuk Harrell (as Thaddis Harrell), Christopher Stewart, and The-Dream (as Terius Nash)
Performed by Beyoncé
Courtesy of Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records
by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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24 February 2020 | by MR_HeracliusSee all my reviews

I was not prepared for the visuals this movie offered. Nevertheless, I absorbed it in its full glory. It was easy to enjoy this movie not only because of its visuals but also because of the quirkiness and lovable characters. A must-watch!


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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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