Doctor Strange is an American film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the 14th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Scott Derrickson, with a script by Joshua Oppenheimer and Jon Spaihts. It stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt, Scott Adkins, Mads Mikkelsen, and Tilda Swinton. Doctor Strange premiered in Hong Kong on October 13, 2016, and was released in the United States on November 4. The film received numerous positive reviews for its visuals, musical score, and cast.
Doctor Strange is a film about Dr. Stephen Strange, who is a leading surgeon in the field of neurology. Stephen Strange is an arrogant person and always considers himself the best. On a heavy stormy night, because he heard the phone while driving, Stephen Strange caused a traffic accident, this accident severely damaged his hands. After the car accident, Stephen Strange became a desperate, poor, and alienated man. But with determination, Strange constantly looking for a way to save his hands, he went to Kamar-Taj to find a saint with spiritual magic in the hope that he could heal his hand. Upon arriving in Kamar-Taj, under the help of Ancient One, Strange learned a wealth of magical knowledge, and his hands recovered during his time here. However, a dark force arose with a plot to sacrifice the earth to Dormammu - a cosmic entity with great destructive power. Strange decides to fight with his teammates against this dark force.
Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange: A doctor after a car accident and looking for a cure for his hands. In addition, Cumberbatch also voices the demon Dormammu.
Rachel McAdams as Christine Palmer: Doctor Strange's colleague and former lover.
Tilda Swinton as Ancient One, Doctor Strange's sorceress teacher, who is different from the original comic book as a male.
Chiweltel Ejiofor as the sorcerer Karl Mordo: Doctor Strange's advisor towards the end of the film, fanatical of the laws of nature.
Benedict Wong as Wong: Guardian of several valuable monuments in Kamar-Taj.
Mads Mikkelsen as Kaecilius: A fallen magic master, fanatic of the dark.
Scott Adkins as Lucian: A student of Kaecilius.
Benjamin Bratt as Jonathan Pangborn: A paralytic learns from the Old Man how to heal with the mystical arts.
Michael Stuhlbarg as Nicodemus West: A doctor like Strange and his rival.