Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness crosses $800 million worldwide as it holds on to first

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness was in first place for the third weekend in a row earning an estimated $31.6 million. That’s a drop of 48.8% from the previous weekend and lifted the film to $342.1 million domestically. Internationally, the film earned $64.9 million over the week to bring its gross to $461.1 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $803.2 million after just 3 weeks. The original Doctor Strange earned $677.8 million worldwide in 2016.

In second place was Downton Abbey: A New Era, the follow up to the 2019 feature film. It earned a little over $16 million in its first weekend domestically and grossed $35.7 million internationally. Worldwide, the film has grossed $51.7 million.

The Bad Guys slipped to third place adding $6.1 million to its domestic total. It has now earned $74.4 million after five weeks. Over the week, the film grossed about $8.5 million to bring its international total to $107.8 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $182.2 million.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 slipped one spot to come in fourth. The film grossed a little over $3.9 million to bring its domestic total to a little over $181 million. Over the week, the film grossed about $14.5 million internationally to bring that to $194 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed a bit over $375 million.

Men debuted and wrapped up the top five with about $3.3 million domestically. International numbers have not been returned.

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Morbius looks like its domestic run is winding down. It earned just $350,00 over the week to bring its domestic gross to $73.1 million. Internationally, the film looks like it remained steady with $90 million. Worldwide, the film has grossed $163.1 million.

The Batman remained steady domestically with $369.2 million. Over the week, the movie earned about $1.2 million internationally to bring that total to $399.2 million. The film currently stands at $768.5 million. It’ll be interesting to see how much more it can earn with its streaming release though international grosses are really driving things.

Initial numbers have 48 films earning $75,614,309 from 31,704 theaters. That’s a slight dip from last weekend’s 44 films which earned $91,685,415 from 29,386 theaters. The average earning was $2,385.01 this past weekend, down a bit from the previous weekend’s $3,120.04.