China box office: ‘Doctor Strange’ revives local market with $44.5m debut
The debut “is the biggest China opening for any first installment in a superhero franchise. It ranks roughly in the middle for Marvel titles in the country: well below franchise mainstays like 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' ($155.7 million)...but slightly above smaller pictures” from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including "Guardians of the Galaxy" ($39.4 million).
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