The much talked about and keenly anticipated release Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness released last week. With immense hype and advance bookings which opened almost a month before its release, the film was expected to rake in the moolah at the box office.
In this box office report, we look at the opening week collections of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness while comparing the same to previous Hollywood releases. Collecting Rs. 101.49 cr in its first week, Doctor Strange 2 has managed to become the fourth all-time highest Hollywood opening week grosser in India. In fact, the business of the film has managed to surpass the collections of previous releases like The Lion King which collected Rs. 81.57 cr, The Jungle Book which collected Rs. 74.08 cr, Fast And Furious 8 which collected Rs. 67.54 cr, Spider-Man: Far From Home which collected Rs. 61.06 cr, Fast And Furious Presents: Hobbs And Shaw which collected Rs. 59.15 cr, and Captain Marvel which had collected Rs. 56.41 cr.
However, the business of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness does not manage to surpass certain other releases like Avengers: Endgame which collected Rs. 260.40 cr, Avengers: Infinity War which collected Rs. 156.64 cr, and Spider-Man - No Way Home which had collected Rs. 148.07 cr.
Going forward, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness that has not really been performing as expected, with lacklustre reviews and less than appreciative word of mouth the film is facing an uphill task. Given this trend trade predictions claim that while the film will continue to do business, it will not be record breaking collections as expected.
Top 10 All-Time Hollywood Highest Opening Week Grossers at a glance:
Avengers: Endgame - Rs. 260.40 cr
Avengers: Infinity War - Rs. 156.64 cr
Spider-Man - No Way Home - Rs. 148.07 cr
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness - Rs. 101.49 cr
The Lion King - Rs. 81.57 cr
The Jungle Book - Rs. 74.08 cr
Fast And Furious 8 - Rs. 67.54 cr
Spider-Man: Far From Home - Rs. 61.06 cr
Fast And Furious Presents: Hobbs And Shaw - Rs. 59.15 cr
Captain Marvel - Rs. 56.41 cr