Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Poster for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Benedict Cumberbatch returns for this Sam Raimi-directed entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a sequel to 2016's Doctor Strange taking place after the events of Spider-Man: No Way Home and correlating with MCU series WandaVision. More

When he casts a forbidden spell, Strange opens the doorway to the multiverse that reveals a darker version of himself. When this new threat proves too powerful for the combined strengths of Strange, Wong (Benedict Wong), and Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen), it puts humanity in grave peril. Their only chance rests with some familiar faces...

Less
2021Rating: M, Violence126 minsUSA
AdventureFantasy

FIND TIMES & TICKETS

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness | Reviews

74%381 reviews

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

All reviews on Rotten Tomatoes
Variety

Variety

It's an unhinged ride, a CGI horror jam, a Marvel brainteaser and, at moments, a bit of an ordeal.

Full review
The Guardian

The Guardian

(The multiverse) is handled with cheerful humour and boisterously surreal melodrama.

Full review
IndieWire

IndieWire

A violent, wacky, drag-me-to-several-different-hells at once funhouse of a film...

Full review
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A little more ordinary than its director/material match promises.

Full review
Independent

Independent

Sam Raimi can’t rescue what amounts to a total mess...

Full review
RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

A film that constantly pushes back against its own possibilities ... both WandaVision and Loki took more creative risks. Significantly.

Full review
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

(Raimi) infuses the material with the same trippy, giddy spirit which has guided his best work.

Full review
Bloody Disgusting

Bloody Disgusting

It’s an entertaining and spooky romp and not much else.

Full review
Slash Film

Slash Film

Paired with Danny Elfman's fizzy score, Raimi elevates Multiverse of Madness from the bridge-building bit of IP it so transparently is.

Full review
Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

In many ways, Strange is a mess... It's rarely boring though...

Full review
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Marvel's most deranged and energetic movie yet...

Full review
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Raimi has found in this sequel a surprisingly accommodating vehicle for his ecstatic love of horror filmmaking...

Full review
IGN

IGN

A Sam Raimi movie from top to bottom, for better and worse.

Full review
Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

At its finest, this psychedelic, horror-strewn romps artistry perfectly reflects the intensity of Strange navigating endless alternate realms.

Full review
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

(The film) doubles as a genuine, old-school Sam Raimi horror movie — and that’s a gift...

Full review
The Irish Times

The Irish Times

Raimi is allowed a few moments of characteristic invention. But nothing here suggests there is much room to manoeuvre within the Marvel straitjacket...

Full review