Marvel’s Controversial ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Passes $800 Million at the Box Office

marvel’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022) tops $800 million at the box office, but can it hit $1 billion?

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Countless reports and confirmations of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022) Writer Michael Waldron confirmed that beloved characters such as Deadpool and Ghost Rider were set to appear in the film, with some actors even filming cameos that were eventually cut.

A common complaint/concern amongst virtually all Marvel fans is that Multiverse of Madness felt packed with a 2 hour 6 minute battery life. As a result, director Sam Raimi reportedly removed 40 minutes of content.

Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange
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Multiverse of Madness became “controversial” due to the mysterious images that never saw the light of day. Seemingly featuring countless characters from the Marvel Collection, including Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) and Loki (Tom Hiddleston), virtually every Marvel fan wants an expanded version of the Marvel movie.

Nevertheless, the odd Director Sam Raimi’s film grossed over $800 million at the global box office:

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With ticket sales dropping sharply in the film’s second weekend, it’s a safe bet that an “extended version” of this strange doctor the sequel would push the movie well past $1 billion – especially if Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige tease major cameos.

Doctor Strange lying on the ground in high-tech handcuffs
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Given that Multiverse of Madness was never released in China, Russia and many countries in the Middle East, it’s impressive to see how much income Marvel got from it strange doctor film.

Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange in
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Pulling a DC and releasing an “Ultimate Edition” like Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition (2016) for Multiverse of Madness could easily surpass all box office challenges!

More about strange doctor

Dr. Stephen Strange casts a forbidden spell that opens a portal to the multiverse. However, a threat emerges that may be too big for his team to handle.

Wanda Maximoff as Elizabeth Olsen
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All bets are off for Marvel’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Benedict Cumberbatch directs this heartbreaking Marvel film as Stephen Strange, starring Rachel McAdams (Christine Palmer), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Karl Mordo), Benedict Wong (Wong), Xochitl Gomez (America Chavez), Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch) , and Sir Patrick Stewart (Professor X) all supporting the Sorcerer Supreme.

Kevin Feige’s production features many Stephen Stranges, including Sinister Strange, Strange Supreme, and more.

Xochitl Gomez as America Chavez (left), Benedict Wong as Wong (middle), and Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange (right)
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The Marvel Universe becomes more than iconic characters/Earth’s Mightiest Heroes like Star-Lord/Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.), Steve Rogers/Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman), Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), The Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan), Hawkeye/Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner), Vision (Paul Bettany) , Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson), Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) and Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers (Brie Larson).

Tom Holland’s Peter Parker/Spider-Man Avenger paves the way for newcomers to the Marvel Cinematic Universe Kate Bishop, Ms. Marvel/Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), Moon Knight (Oscar Isaac), Agatha Harkness (Kathryn Hahn), She -Hulk (Tatiana Maslany), Eternals’ Thena (Angelina Jolie), and more — especially with her next Spider Man trilogy currently in the works.

Do you want an extended edition of Multiverse of Madness? Comments below!

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