“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” is a 2022 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Doctor Strange, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The film is directed by Sam Raimi, who replaced Scott Derrickson, the director of the first “Doctor Strange” film.
Benedict Cumberbatch reprises his role as Doctor Stephen Strange, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon who becomes a powerful sorcerer after a career-ending car accident. The film also stars Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch, who seeks help from Doctor Strange to learn more about her powers and the nature of reality after the events of the Disney+ series “WandaVision.”
The plot of the movie revolves around Doctor Strange’s journey through the multiverse to stop a powerful villain named Shuma-Gorath, who threatens to destroy all of reality. Along the way, Strange encounters a variety of alternate versions of himself and other characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” was released on March 25, 2022, and received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised the film’s visuals and performances but criticized its plot and pacing. The film was a commercial success, grossing over $1.8 billion worldwide, making it the third-highest-grossing film of all time.
Duration: 126 min.