14th November Update: ‘Doctor Strange’ held on to the top of both the North American and worldwide box office in its second weekend.
Delivering only a 49% drop in its second weekend, the 14th film in Marvel’s cinematic universe delivered an impressive $43M as its domestic gross climbs to over $153 million after only ten days of release.
Dropping only 48% at the international box office ‘Doctor Strange’ holds the top spot and brings its total haul to $339.6M. So far its top five international markets are: China ($83.5M), Korea ($37.1M), UK ($24.2M), Russia ($20M) and Germany ($13.9M).
Marvel’s The Sorcerer Supreme is already it’s highest grossing original release in India, Hong Kong, Korea, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Globally the film is sitting at $492.6M already!
Original story: This week ‘Doctor Strange’ finally rolled out to the North American box office. Having conquered the international market with $240.4M over the last fortnight all eyes were on home the film would perform on home territory.
Marvel of course had no need to fear. Storming to the top of the box office ‘Doctor Strange’ has taken an estimated $84.9M. That places the film in tenth spot on Marvel opening weekends falling slightly behind ‘Thor: The Dark World’.
Compared to opening films for other Marvel properties ‘Doctor Strange’ topped ‘Thor’ ($66M) and ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ ($65M) and ‘Ant-Man’ ($57M). Only ‘Iron Man’ stands above the Sorcerer Supreme with $98.6M.
Fresh international numbers and final North American numbers will be up as soon as we have them!