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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Dr. Stephen Strange
... Mordo
... Dr. Christine Palmer
... Wong
... Kaecilius
... The Ancient One
... Dr. Nicodemus West
... Jonathan Pangborn
... Lucian / Strong Zealot
... Brunette Zealot
... Tall Zealot
... Blonde Zealot
Topo Wresniwiro ... Hamir
... Sol Rama
... 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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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi violence and action throughout, and an intense crash sequence | See all certifications »

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4 November 2016 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$165,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$85,058,311, 6 November 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$232,641,920

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$677,718,395
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Stan Lee (cameo) is reading The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley. Huxley writes about taking drugs to gain insights into extraordinary states of mind but instead experiences a great change in his perception of the external world. See more »

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[first lines]
The Ancient One: Master Kaecilius. That ritual will bring you only sorrow.
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Interstellar Overdrive
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Nothing Spectacular
15 November 2016 | by See all my reviews

I went into the movie among high hopes. My friends told me it was fantastic and there were scenes that were "out-of-this-world". So entering this movie (with a certain elevation) I had high expectations. But it fell incredibly short.

Overall, the acting. Monologue, boring, no worth while story, the hero who just entered the arts of magic is now suddenly one of the best in the business in a short amount of time, etc. etc. Now I understand that it's a Marvel and Superhero movie, but that doesn't change the fact that the script is entirely the SAME for every Marvel movie on the characters are changed.

This movie was (for lack of a better term) boring. There were only three of those "out-of-this-world" scenes and those scenes were done well (save for the first. Focusing on a violently shaking your head side to side while flashy colors are beaming around you is lazy film directing at best).

The movie was not what it was hyped up to be by my friends, other critics, and reviews. It is a generic action flick with terrible attempts at comedy with the usual on-liner and unbelievable looks of "How did you..." then to "I just did." and act all innocently.

In short: This action/"comedy" movie is generic, bland, boring, with few action scenes just to make sure you are distracted by the endless, meaningless conversations. I expected more from this type of movie. 2/7

P.S. This studio has become arrogant and lazy.


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