The official CinemaScore grade for Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness has been revealed.
Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is finally in theaters, and audiences are getting a taste at what visionary director Sam Raimi has brought to the MCU. The film, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Elizabeth Olsen as Stephen Strange and Wanda Maximoff respectively, showcases some of the most interesting displays of horror in the entire franchise.
The sequel now has an official audience CinemaScore grade, which will surprise some that have observed the MCU’s very successful history. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness received a B+, marking it the second-lowest rated MCU film, tied with 2011’s Thor, and higher than 2021’s divisive Eternals.
According to its official website, CinemaScore has polled moviegoers since 1978 at major releases on opening night to collect demographic information and calculate a distinctive letter grade. Rotten Tomatoes currently has Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness at a 76% approval rating from critics and an 88% approval rating from audiences, so while the audience letter grade is a bit lower than most MCU films, the box office performance so far looks to prove that interest in Benedict Cumberbatch’s titular hero is at an all-time high.
Here is the synopsis for the film:
The MCU unlocks the Multiverse and pushes its boundaries further than ever before. Journey into the unknown with Doctor Strange, who, with the help of mystical allies both old and new, traverses the mind-bending and dangerous alternate realities of the Multiverse to confront a mysterious new adversary.
Directed by Sam Raimi from a script written by Michael Waldron, the film stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong, Xochitl Gomez, with Michael Stuhlbarg, Rachel McAdams, and Patrick Stewart.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is now playing. Stay tuned for all the latest news on the future of the MCU, and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content.