Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Box Office Rockets at $450 Million Opening Weekend
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness soared to around $450 million (roughly Rs. 3,482 crore) at the worldwide box office in its opening weekend. It’s the second-biggest worldwide debut for a Hollywood movie during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic — Spider-Man: No Way Home is the first — and the fourth-biggest ever for a Marvel Cinematic Universe chapter. , following Avengers: Endgame, Avengers: Infinity War, and the aforementioned No Way Home. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ India’s $12.7 million (roughly Rs. 98 crore) opening weekend is also Hollywood’s fourth-biggest, with the top three spots taken by these same films. .
Of that $450 million worldwide, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness grossed about $185 million (about Rs. 1,431 crore) at cinemas in the US and Canada, the remaining $265 million (about Rs. 2,051 crore) from 49 markets. somewhere else. The largest markets outside the two North American markets are South Korea with $30 million (about Rs. 232 crore), followed by the UK at $24.7 million (about Rs. 191 crore) , Mexico at $21.5 million (about Rs. 166 crore), Brazil at $16.3 million (about Rs. 126 crore), India at the aforementioned $12.7 million, Australia at $12.6 million (about Rs. 97 crore), Germany at $12 million (about Rs. 92 crore), France at $11 million (about Rs. 85 crore), Japan at $9.4 million (about Rs. .72 crore) and Italy at $9 million (about Rs. 69 crore).
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As well as scoring the fourth-biggest opening for a Hollywood film in India, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness climbed to number five in Malaysia and number six in South Korea (assuming you include previews). The new MCU film also delivered a new IMAX record for the month of May, with the large format responsible for $33 million (roughly Rs. 255 crore) of that $450 million total. For Marvel Studios, that $33 million figure is the fifth-highest worldwide IMAX opening.
Elsewhere, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore – the third Harry Potter spin-off film – grossed another $14.8 million (roughly Rs. 114 crore) worldwide this weekend to bring its total to 363.8 million dollars (about Rs. 2,815 crore). The largest markets are the United States and Canada at $86 million (around Rs 665 crore), followed by Japan at $32.3 million (around Rs 250 crore), Germany at 27.4 million (around Rs 212 crore), the UK at $25.5 million. (about Rs. 197 crore), China at $24.6 million (about Rs. 190 crore) and France at $20.5 million (about Rs. 158 crore).
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And finally, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 – the sequel to the video game movie which now also stars Idris Elba – added $14.4 million (roughly Rs. 111 crore) at the global box office this weekend. With that, its worldwide gross now stands at $349.4 million (about Rs. 2,704 crore). The E. Rs. 124 crore), Australia at $14.8 million (about Rs. 114 crore) and Brazil at $10.2 million (about Rs. 78 crore). Sonic the Hedgehog 2 releases July 21 in Hong Kong and August 19 in Japan.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore and Sonic the Hedgehog 2 are playing in cinemas in India and around the world.
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