The latest Marvel superhero adventure, “Doctor Strange,” dominated the weekend box office. The film, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, earned $85 million in its domestic debut, bringing its worldwide gross to $325 million. It’s the latest example of Marvel’s envied ability to make piles of money for its parent company, Disney, even when using lesser-known comic book characters.
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