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Doctor Strange (2016)

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A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts.

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Marvel's "Doctor Strange" follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic car accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions. Based in New York City's Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilising a vast array of metaphysical abilities and artifacts to protect the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Written by Marvel

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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi violence and action throughout, and an intense crash sequence | See all certifications »

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4 November 2016 (USA)  »

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$165,000,000 (estimated)

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$85,058,311 (USA) (4 November 2016)

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$230,898,006 (USA) (6 January 2017)
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Trivia

Tilda Swinton's children were crew members on the film. Her daughter worked in the costume department and her son in the art department designing planets. See more »

Goofs

When Dr Strange suffers his cardiac tamponade and Christine is performing pericardiocentesis he goes into asystole cardiac arrest. Christine then brings Dr Strange back into spontaneous rhythm by using the defibrillator. An asystole rhythm is in fact a non-shockable rhythm so defibrillation would achieve absolutely nothing. See more »

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[first lines]
The Ancient One: Master Kaecilius. That ritual will bring you only sorrow.
Kaecilius: Hypocrite!
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Crazy Credits

There is a message at the end of the credits warning viewers to not be distracted when driving. This is a reference to Dr Strange's catastrophic car accident, but it is also a running gag in the film about essential warnings appearing after (not before) instructions. See more »

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Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)
Written by Beyoncé Knowles, Kuk Harrell (as Thaddis Harrell), Christopher Stewart, and The Dream (as Terius Nash)
Performed by Beyoncé Knowles (as Beyoncé)
Courtesy of Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records
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Emperor's New Clothes
17 November 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Despite the visual similarities to Inception, Doctor Strange (in 3D) looks incredible. In places it's breathtaking. Without a doubt, this is the closest to tripping you can experience in a cinema. However, all this eye-candy fails to hide the fact that underneath it all is a terrible, terrible, by-the-numbers film. It makes the same fatal error as Finn fighting Kylo Ren in The Force Awakens. The villain is powerful and experienced, but our hero, who is a beginner, manages to defeat him. This is only one of dozens of 'groan out loud' moments.

The script is poor and the 'jokes' are misjudged. If there's one sure fire way of preventing your film from aging well, it's by inserting jokes about Beyonce.

I can understand why Mads Mikkelsen did this film, as I'm sure he was well paid, but it's probably the worst film he's appeared in by a mile.

Lazy and formulaic. I give it 3/10 only because it looks so good.


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