Doctor Strange

A second chance to heal mankind.

Overall B

After a serious accident, Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) gets a second chance to serve mankind when his mind is awakened to the metaphysical universe.

Release date November 4, 2016

Violence D+
Sexual Content A-
Profanity B-
Substance Use A-

Why is Doctor Strange rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Doctor Strange PG-13 for action violence and some frightening images.

Run Time: 115 minutes

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Doctor Strange
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Doctor Strange rated PG-13? Doctor Strange is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for action violence and some frightening images.

Violence: Various weapons (some real and some magically conjured) are used, including fire-like restrains, shields, spears, knives, swords and clubs. A character is decapitated (off screen). Frequent hand-to-hand battles and physical confrontations occur with some body-crushing sound effects. Buildings and natural elements are manipulated to crush and kill others. Many scary images are portrayed, including frightening characters, transformations, falling from heights, traveling through space and out-of-body experiences. Graphic depictions of surgical procedures and medical treatments are shown with blood effects. Bloody injuries are frequently depicted and corpses are shown. Reckless driving leads to a violent car accident and sends the driver off the side of a cliff and through the dash of the vehicle. Explosions and property damage occur. Characters frequently fight for their lives. Magical spells are used to transport across space and time. Characters are murdered and one is bricked into a wall. A character regularly insults and verbally berates others.

Sexual Content: Verbal references are made about unmarried sexual relationships. A couple embraces and kisses.

Profanity: Infrequent profanity, scatological slang and terms of deity are used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Medical procedures are shown in some detail. A man drinks a large mug of beer.

Other: Magical spells and mythical philosophies are key to the plot.

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Doctor Strange
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Frightening Scenes, Violence, Not Recommended For young Children.
Manitoba PG Frightening Scenes, Violence, Mature Theme.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Violence.
Quebec G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Doctor Strange is directed by Scott Derrickson and stars Rachel McAdams, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton .

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From the Studio:
Marvel's "Doctor Strange" follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic car accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions. Based in New York City's Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilising a vast array of metaphysical abilities and artifacts to protect the Marvel cinematic universe. Written by Marvel

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Doctor Strange movie is February 28, 2017. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Doctor Strange
Release Date: 28 February 2017
Doctor Strange release to home video (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following special features:
- A Strange Transformation – Open your eye to a new dimension of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and see how the filmmakers brought one of comic books’ greatest characters to life.
- Strange Company – Find out what it’s like for the cast to work on a Marvel film, and how Director Scott Derrickson engineered one of the most ambitious, imaginative films ever.
- The Fabric of Reality – Take a closer look at the movie’s extraordinary sets, meticulously crafted costumes and amazingly detailed production elements.
- Across Time and Space – Explore the countless hours of dance and fight choreography the actors endured in preparation for their physically demanding roles.
- The Score-cerer Supreme – Join Composer Michael Giacchino and a full orchestra during live recording sessions, and experience the movie’s mind-bending music.
- Marvel Studios Phase 3 Exclusive Look – Get an early peek at Marvel’s spectacular upcoming films, including Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War.
- Team Thor: Part 2 – See more of the hilarious partnership between Thor and his roommate Darryl in this satirical short.
- Deleted Scenes
- Gag Reel
- Audio Commentary by Director Scott Derrickson

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Other Marvel Comics characters who have been brought to the big screen include: Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Hulk and Ant-Man.

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