Amazon mistakenly airs latest ‘Doctor Strange’ on Prime Video a year before release

Amazon Prime subscribers were surprised, even happy, to find that the film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness was accessible for free on the platform, Wednesday, October 26, 2022. As indicated Phonandroid , it is likely that one of the members of the Amazon group made a mistake by making it available in France. However, it only lasted a few tens of minutes, before the feature film was suddenly withdrawn from the catalog.

A calendar error

If the presence of the latest big Marvel production on the Amazon Prime catalog was puzzling, it is because it was not planned before… the end of 2023. Indeed, since November 2021, non-French streaming platforms must respect a period of 15 months before including in their catalog a film screened in dark rooms. This minimum duration had been reduced, since it was previously 36 months. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madnessthe latest installment in the adventures of Stephen Strange, having been unveiled to French cinephiles on May 4, 2022, it was obvious that it could not be legally available on Amazon Prime five months later.

However, for those who don’t want to wait any longer before discovering the tribulations of the superhero, it is still possible to rent the film for a period of four hours on VOD at the price of €4.99, or simply to watch it. buy in digital format for the sum of 16.99 €.

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