Doctor Strange

2016
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Title: Doctor Strange

Original Title: Doctor Strange

Year: 2016

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Release Dates

  • UK: October 25 2016
  • United States: November 04 2016

Plot

A brilliant and arrogant surgeon's career is destroyed after suffering a car accident, yet he somehow discovers he has hidden psychic powers. This is 'Doctor Strange', Marvel's film directed by Scott Derrickson ('The Day the Earth', 'Sinister') from a screenplay by Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer, C. Robert Cargill and Jon Spaihts, which presents the adventures of the character created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. The life of this unemployed doctor, who has lost his unique gift after suffering irreparable harm, is changed forever when The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) decides to make him her new pupil and teach him the art of magic to fight evil forces. These evil forces are represented by Chiwetel Ejiofor the great villain of the film and his disciple Mads Mikkelsen. Benedict Cumberbatch ('The Imitation Game', 'Star Trek Into Darkness') leads the cast of the film that also features Michael Stuhlbarg, Scott Adkins and Rachel McAdams.

Awards

  • 2017 Academy Awards (Oscars): 2 0
  • 2017 BAFTA Awards: 3 0

Cast

Director:

Scott Derrickson Scott Derrickson

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch

Dr. Stephen Strange

Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams

Dr. Christine Palmer

Mads Mikkelsen

Mads Mikkelsen

Kaecilius

Tilda Swinton

Tilda Swinton

The Ancient One

Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor

Baron Mordo

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Trivia

Vincent Price

The creators of Doctor Strange, Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, were inspired by Hollywood actor Vincent Price to build the character. The doctor even bears the middle name Vincent.

Tilda Swinton

The character played by Tilda Swinton changes sex in their adaptation to the big screen since in the comics the Ancient One was an old wizard.

1986

The film had been in development since 1986.

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