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Marvel’s Doctor Strange Dazzles the Weekend Box Office

It drew in $85 million

Marvel’s Doctor Strange dazzled audiences on its opening weekend, pulling in $85 million.

The Benedict Cumberbatch superhero movie maintained a trend of Marvel films dominating the box office, though it did not top the opening weekends of Iron Man ($98.6 million) and Guardians of the Galaxy ($94.3 million).

The animated musical Trolls came in second at the box office, with $45.6 million, while Hacksaw Ridge took third with $14.8 million.

Rounding out the top five scores at the box office, Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween took $7.8 million, with $65 million total after 17 days, and Inferno drew $6.3 million, with $26.1 million total in its second weekend.

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