Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness tops box office

By Alexandra Heilbron on May 8, 2022 | Leave a Comment

Benedict Cumberbatch and Benedict Wong in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of MadnessThe new Marvel movie, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness starring Benedict Cumberbatch, opened at the top of the box office, debuting with an exceptional take of $185 million, making it the biggest debut of 2022 so far. It’s also Marvel’s third highest non-Avengers debut, behind Spider-Man: No Way Home ($260M) and Black Panther ($202M).

After topping the box office for two weeks, the animated movie The Bad Guys dropped to second place this weekend, pulling in an additional $9.8 million for a three-week total of $57.6 million.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 starring Jim Carrey and James Marsden held onto third place for another weekend, earning an additional $6.2 million for a five-week total of $169.9 million.

Also retaining its spot from last weekend was Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. It took in an extra $3.95 million for a total of $86 million.

Rounding out the top five was Everything Everywhere All at Once, which earned an additional $3.3 million this weekend for a seven-week total of $41.6 million. ~Alexandra Heilbron

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