Doctor Strange Blu-ray gets a Valentine’s Day release
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Marvel fans will be able to grab “Doctor Strange” on Digital-HD starting on Valentine’s Day this year, the Blu-ray release is scheduled for February 28, 2017. The fall blockbuster with come 80+ minutes of extras highlighting the award-winning cast, and is sure to top the home box-office charts upon release.
The film was quite a hit for Disney, making $230.51M domestically last year. The super-hero adaptation went on to make $427.94M in foreign markets, for a grand total of over $658.46M worldwide.
Marvel Studios’ “Doctor Strange,” the story of Dr. Stephen Strange, Master of the Mystic Arts, has earned a 90% critics consensus on Rotten Tomatoes. The biggest single-character introduction in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), it also carries on Marvel Studios’ winning streak as the 14th consecutive MCU film to debut at #1 at the domestic box office. The film opened against “Trolls” from FOX, and “Hacksaw Ridge” from Lionsgate. “Doctor Strange” took the top-spot opening weekend with an $85.05M debut across 3,882 locations.
On Feb. 14, “Doctor Strange” fans can bring home the critically acclaimed blockbuster early on Digital HD/3D and Disney Movies Anywhere, or on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, Digital SD, DVD and On-Demand on Feb. 28. The Blu-ray and Digital releases come packaged with over 80 minutes of fascinating, never-before-seen bonus materials, including five behind-the-scenes featurettes, five deleted scenes, outtakes, part two of the comical mockumentary “Team Thor,” audio commentary, and an exclusive look at the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
“Doctor Strange” was directed by Scott Derrickson, working from a script that he wrote with Jon Spaihts. The adaptation stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Rachel McAdams. In theaters that weekend will be the horror-thriller “A Cure for Wellness” from FOX, the comedy “Fist Fight” from Warner Bros. Pictures, the action-thriller “The Great Wall” from Universal, and the horror “Patient Zero” from Sony Pictures.
The digital-hd, Blu-ray and DVD versions of the film can be pre-ordered on sites like Amazon.com.