Marvel Studios ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ is the most anticipated film of 2022. The film had too much buzz in the audience before its release, and it is the first movie that has reached $60 million in pre-ticket sales in 2022. After released, same as expectations, ‘Multiverse of Madness’ has received mostly positive reviews from the audience and critics, especially for its direction, star cast performance, VFX, and music score, but on the other side, the film also received negative reviews from some types of audience.
Leaving reviews, talking about box office performance, then, box office performance of ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ is out of the box, and film has easily beaten many 2022 releases in less than a week, and what could be more wonderful than this.
Is Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Hit Or Flop?
Marvel Studios’ superhero drama film ‘Doctor Strange’s sequel ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’, released in the USA on May 6, 2022, in more than 4500 theaters, collected $90 million on its opening day and $187.42 million on a 4-days opening weekend at the domestic (USA & Canada) box office. Overall, ‘Multiverse of Madness’ has a total gross of $342.78 million domestically, $461.65 million overseas markets, and a worldwide total gross of $804.44 million against the production budget of $200 million.
There is no doubt that the box office of ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ is excellent, and the film also beats ‘The Batman‘ at the box office and become the highest-grossing film of 2022. Overall, the basis on the budget and current box office, ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ is a Blockbuster film at the box office, and it is currently standing in the 1st position in the Top 10 Highest Grossing Films of 2022 Worldwide, leaving behind ‘The Batman’ ($768 million).
But here one more thing is being seen that some people are comparing ‘Multiverse of Madness’ with ‘The Batman’, which is totally wrong, because everyone knows that the Marvel films have a big fan following overall the world, apart from the USA, while the DC films are no much popular in overseas market, excluding UK, Mexico, France, and some others country. Not only this but beating Marvel Studios in terms of promotions is an impossible task for DC films. One more important thing is that despite DC Films having too many lacks, ‘The Batman’ grossed $56.60 million on the first Friday, while ‘Multiverse of Madness’ first Friday ran at $54 million. So, don’t compare.
Talking about critical responses, then ‘Multiverse of Madness’ received a 7.4/10* IMDb rating based on 170k votes, and on Rotten Tomatoes, it is scored 74/100% based on 401 reviews.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
The ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ is directed by Sam Raimi and stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Benedict Wong, Rachel McAdams, and Elizabeth Olsen. The ‘Multiverse of Madness’ was produced under the production banner of Marvel Studios and film distributed by The Walt Disney Studios.
It is based on the Marvel Comics character Doctor Strange by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, and The writers of the film are Jade Halley Bartlett and Michael Waldron.