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'Doctor Strange' becomes Marvel's highest-grossing solo movie

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Benedict Cumberbatch-starrer "Doctor Strange" has become Marvel Studio's highest-grossing solo movie with USD 616 million worldwide, surpassing "Iron Man" starring Robert Downey Jr which grossed USD 585 million in 2008.

The film opened in theaters across the globe earlier this month.

In North America, the superhero movie has collected an estimated USD 205.1 million as of this weekend, reported AceShowbiz.

Internationally, it has grossed a massive USD 410.9 million. In Asian markets, especially and Korea, the movie earned over USD 109.6 million and USD 40.9 million respectively.

The studio's other single-character movie debuts include "The Incredible Hulk" with USD 263 million, "Thor" with USD 450 million, "Captain America: The First Avenger" with 370 million and "Ant-Man" with USD 519 million.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, November 28 2016. 14:13 IST