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Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,739,000Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
65% - Fresh
Audience
63% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$18,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 4th, 1985 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 109 minutes
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Amblin Entertainment, Henry Winkler, Roger Birnbaum
Production Countries: United Kingdom,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,306 $797,597 Jan 17, 1986 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,438 $1,212,472 Jan 10, 1986 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,541 $1,887,060 Jan 3, 1986 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,964 $2,263,049 Dec 27, 1985 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,279 $1,439,127 Dec 20, 1985 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,829 $1,577,269 Dec 13, 1985 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,860 $2,528,234 Dec 6, 1985 5

Cast

Nicholas Rowe    Sherlock Holmes
Alan Cox    John Watson
Sophie Ward    Elizabeth
Anthony Higgins    Rathe
Susan Fleetwood    Mrs. Dribb
Freddie Jones    Cragwitch
Nigel Stock    Waxflatter
Roger Ashton-Griffiths    Lestrade
Earl Rhodes    Dudley
Brian Oulton    Master Snelgrove
Patrick Newell    Bobster
Donald Eccles    Reverend Nesbitt
Matthew Ryan    Dudley's Friend
Matthew Blakstad    Dudley's Friend
Jonathan Lacey    Dudley's Friend
Walter Sparrow    Ethan Engel
Nadim Sawalha    Egyptian Tavern Owner
Roger Brierley    Mr. Holmes
Vivienne Chandler    Mrs. Holmes
Lockwood West    Curio Shop Owner
John Scott Martin    Cemetery Caretaker
George Malpas    School Porter
Willoughby Goddard    School Reverend
Michael Cule    Policeman with Lestrade
Ralph Tabakin    Policeman in Shop Window
Nancy Nevinson    Hotel Receptionist
Michael Hordern    Voice of Older Watson

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Chris Columbus
Story Creator    Arthur Conan Doyle
Producer    Mark Johnson
Executive Producer    Steven Spielberg
Executive Producer    Frank Marshall
Executive Producer    Kathleen Kennedy
Production Designer    Norman Reynolds
Editor    Stu Linder
Composer    Bruce Broughton
Director of Photography    Stephen Goldblatt
Associate Producer    Harry Benn
Assistant Director    Michael Murray
Second Unit Director    Andrew Grieve
Unit Production Manager    Donald Toms
Art Director    Fred Hole
Art Director    Charles Bishop
Set Decorator    Michael Ford
Second Unit Camera    Steven Smith
Visual Effects Supervisor    Dennis Muren
Pastry Sequence Motion Supervisor    David Allen
Harpy Sequence Optical Supervisor    John Ellis
Special Effects Supervisor    Kit West
Costume Designer    Raymond Hughes
Costume Supervisor    Paul Vachon
Sound Mixer    Tony Dawe
Re-recording Mixer    Bill Varney
Re-recording Mixer    Robert Thirlwell
Re-recording Mixer    Michael Casper
Supervising Sound Editor    Paul Bruce Richardson
Additional Sound Editor    Gary Wright
Additional Sound Editor    George Anderson
Additional Sound Editor    Michael J. Benavente
Additional Sound Editor    Lucy Coldsnow
Additional Sound Editor    Pamela Bentkowski
Music Editor    Curt Sobel
Make up    Peter Robb-King
Hairstylist    Joan Carpenter
Casting Director    Irene Lamb
Casting Director    Joselyn Morton
Casting Director    Mike Fenton
Casting Director    Jane Feinberg
Casting Director    Judy Taylor
Stunt Coordinator    Marc Boyle

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/12/06 5 $2,528,234   920 $2,748   $3,256,619 5
1985/12/13 7 $1,577,269 -38% 924 $1,707   $5,510,216 12
1985/12/20 11 $1,439,127 -9% 1,502 $958   $7,521,337 19
1985/12/27 9 $2,263,049 +57% 1,502 $1,507   $11,352,478 26
1986/01/03 9 $1,887,060 -17% 1,312 $1,438   $15,188,296 33
1986/01/10 11 $1,212,472 -36% 831 $1,459   $16,975,615 40
1986/01/17 14 $797,597 -34% 545 $1,463   $18,106,539 47

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/12/06 5 $3,204,562   920 $3,483   $3,932,947 9
1985/12/13 7 $2,149,263 -33% 924 $2,326   $6,082,210 16
1985/12/20 11 $3,007,219 +40% 1,502 $2,002   $9,089,429 23
1985/12/27 9 $4,211,807 +40% 1,502 $2,804   $13,301,236 30
1986/01/03 8 $2,461,907 -42% 1,312 $1,876   $15,763,143 37
1986/01/10 11 $1,545,799 -37% 831 $1,860   $17,308,942 44