The Marvel movie "Doctor Strange" started at home significantly better than the most optimistic forecasts promised him. In its first weekend in North America, the painting grossed $ 85 million. Note that earlier expected fees in the range of 70-75 million dollars. At the worldwide box office, the movie's earnings exceeded $ 325 million, so Doctor Strange has already returned its production budget of $ 160 million.
Outside North America, the movie was best received by Chinese audiences, with its premiere grossing $ 44 million in this market. This is followed by South Korea ($ 30 million) and the UK ($ 19 million). In USA, the movie started with a result of $ 15.4 million. Doctor Strange made $ 24 million in IMAX theaters, the best in November.
The powerful start to the Marvel movie allowed parent company Walt Disney to cross the six billion dollar milestone in the global box office for the first time in its history.
In second place in the US box office was the animated movie "Trolls" studio DreamWorks, which started with a result of $ 45 million. And the third line of the rating was taken by the drama "For reasons of conscience", which grossed $ 14.7 million on the premiere weekend.
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