Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, starring Doctor Strange, is the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to include elements of the horror genre. The picture is presently raking in the dough at the box office, having earned $450 million worldwide in its first weekend of release. A large chunk of that staggering success came from the sequel’s significant IMAX profit so far. The IMAX worldwide box office haul for Multiverse of Madness is a stunning $33 million. For the month of May, IMAX has set a new milestone.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which was filmed with IMAX cameras, went on to become the fifth-highest global IMAX opening for a Marvel movie in history and entered the top ten list of all-time IMAX global opening weekends. Furthermore, Doctor Strange 2 scored the fifth-highest Thursday night preview attendance in IMAX history in the United States. In North America alone, the picture grossed $18 million on 410 IMAX screens, or $44 thousand dollars per screen on average. So, Doctor Strange’s multiverse-spanning adventure had the most successful domestic opening ever in May and the sixth-largest IMAX Marvel domestic opening ever.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness storms 350 IMAX theaters throughout the world in 68 overseas regions, racking up $15 million. Its IMAX opening weekend shattered all records ever in India, Malaysia, Singapore, Argentina, Turkey, Vietnam, Lebanon, and Nigeria. Aside from that, the picture landed some of the second, third, and fourth places for the greatest IMAX opening weekends in a number of its other international countries. Overall, 48 out of 68 markets had Top 10 IMAX openings this weekend. This contains 31 of the markets that have had one of the top five IMAX openings in history.