“Doctor Strange” Wins Box Office

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Dr. Strange Box Office

By Shari Weiss

BOX OFFICE

Dr. Strange Box Office

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Doctor Strange worked some serious magic at the weekend box office. Get the details, and check out the full Top 10 here!

Doctor Strange is the latest comic book adaptation from Marvel. The highly-anticipated movie stars Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role as a doctor who learns how to wield mysterious powers after a car accident changes his life. As expected, the film drew in moviegoers and opened in first place with $85 million.

That was nearly double the debut of another new film. Trolls, featuring the voices of Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick, nabbed second place with a respectable $45.6 million. From there, it was a big drop to the number three spot, where Mel Gibson’s war movie Hacksaw Ridge debuted with $14.8 million. Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween, which topped the charts the last two weeks, settled for fourth place with a $7.8 million haul. Meanwhile, ticket sales of $6.3 put Inferno at number five.

Rounding out the Top 10 were The Accountant in sixth, with receipts totaling $6 million. Next was seventh place finisher Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, which earned another $5.6 million. Ouija: Origin of Evil and The Girl on the Train took the eighth and ninth spots with $4 million and $2.8 million, respectively. And just making it into the Top 10 was Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children. The film made $2.1 million this past weekend.

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