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Box Office History for Sherlock Holmes Movies

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Release DateMovieProduction
Budget
Domestic
Opening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Trailer
Dec 25, 2009 Sherlock Holmes $90,000,000 $62,304,277 $209,028,679 $498,438,212 Play
Dec 16, 2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows $125,000,000 $39,637,079 $186,848,418 $535,663,443 Play
 
 Totals$215,000,000 $395,877,097$1,034,101,655 
 Averages$107,500,000$50,970,678$197,938,549$517,050,828 
Release DateMovieDomestic
DVD Sales
Domestic
Blu-ray Sales
Total Domestic
Video Sales
Mar 30, 2010 Sherlock Holmes $59,167,139 $27,352,232 $86,519,371
Jun 12, 2012 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows $53,470,325 $33,596,317 $87,066,642
 
 Totals$112,637,464$60,948,549$173,586,013
 Averages$56,318,732$30,474,275$86,793,007

Our DVD and Blu-ray sales estimates are based on weekly retail surveys, which we use to build a weekly market share estimate for each title we are tracking. The market share is converted into a weekly sales estimate based on industry reports on the overall size of the market, including reports published in Home Media Magazine.

For example, if our weekly retail survey estimates that a particular title sold 1% of all units that week, and the industry reports sales of 1,500,000 units in total, we will estimate 15,000 units were sold of that title. The consumer spending estimate is based on the average sales price for the title in the retailers we survey.

We refine our estimates from week to week as more data becomes available. In particular, we adjust weekly sales figures for the quarter once the total market estimates are published by the Digital Entertainment Group. Figures will therefore fluctuate each week, and totals for individual titles can go up or down as we update our estimates.

Because sales figures are estimated based on sampling, they will be more accurate for higher-selling titles.

2015 Preview: August

August 1st, 2015

Fantastic Four

It is still a little too soon to tell how July will finish, as we don't have any numbers for the final weekend at the time of writing. We know Minions was a monster hit and that Ant-man will be a financial success. However, until we see how Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation does, it will be impossible to call the month a true success. If Rogue Nation bombed this weekend, then the month is only a partial success. It would also mean the summer of 2015 could be coming to an abrupt end. As for August, only Fantastic Four has a better than 50/50 chance of reaching $100 million; although some people think Straight Outta Compton also has a shot at that milestone. Besides those two, only a couple of other films even have a realistic shot at becoming midlevel hits. Worse still, last August was amazing with Guardians of the Galaxy breaking records. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles also did better than expected with a domestic haul of nearly $200 million. No release this August is going to match that figure. There's a good chance the top two releases combined won't do so. Fortunately, 2015 has a sizable lead over 2014, so even a soft month will keep 2015 ahead in the year-over-year comparison. More...

Note: This list contains actors which appear in at least 2 movies of the franchise.

PersonNr. of
Movies
RoleFranchise
Worldwide
Box Office
Career
Worldwide
Box Office
Franchise
/
Career
Robert Downey, Jr. 2 Sherlock Holmes $1,034,101,655 $10,271,378,600 10.1%
Jude Law 2 Dr. Watson $1,034,101,655 $4,165,372,711 24.8%
Rachel McAdams 2 Irene Adler $1,034,101,655 $3,542,505,472 29.2%
Kelly Reilly 2 Mary Morstan $1,034,101,655 $1,520,802,963 68.0%
Eddie Marsan 2 Inspector Lestrade $1,034,101,655 $2,910,257,862 35.5%
Geraldine James 2 Mrs. Hudson $1,034,101,655 $2,620,309,450 39.5%

Note: This list contains people who contributed to at least 2 movies of the franchise.

PersonNr. of
Movies
Technical RoleFranchise
Worldwide
Box Office
Career
Worldwide
Box Office
Franchise
/
Career
Guy Ritchie 2 Director (2) $1,034,101,655 $1,427,786,962 72.4%
Joel Silver 2 Producer (2) $1,034,101,655 $4,450,028,231 23.2%
Susan Downey 2 Producer (2) $1,034,101,655 $2,360,184,867 43.8%
Lionel Wigram 2 Producer (2)
Story Creator (1)
$1,034,101,655 $6,513,519,841 15.9%
Dan Lin 2 Producer (2) $1,034,101,655 $3,141,744,009 32.9%
Philippe Rousselot 2 Cinematographer (2) $1,034,101,655 $3,759,722,992 27.5%
Sarah Greenwood 2 Production Designer (2) $1,034,101,655 $2,466,736,706 41.9%
James Herbert 2 Editor (2) $1,034,101,655 $2,093,448,707 49.4%
Hans Zimmer 2 Composer (2)
Music Producer (1)
$1,034,101,655 $29,955,224,830 3.5%
Jenny Beavan 2 Costume Designer (2) $1,034,101,655 $2,366,389,774 43.7%
Niall Moroney 2 Supervising Art Director (2) $1,034,101,655 $1,124,522,413 92.0%
Lauren Meek 2 Co-Producer (1)
Associate Producer (1)
$1,034,101,655 $1,034,101,655 100.0%
James Foster 2 Art Director (2) $1,034,101,655 $1,565,616,305 66.1%
Nick Gottschalk 2 Art Director (2) $1,034,101,655 $1,172,030,918 88.2%
Bruce Berman 2 Executive Producer (2) $1,034,101,655 $15,383,447,226 6.7%
Chas Jarrett 2 Visual Effects Supervisor (2) $1,034,101,655 $1,401,192,247 73.8%
Matt Gray 2 Art Director (2) $1,034,101,655 $1,915,233,499 54.0%
Katie Spencer 2 Set Decorator (2) $1,034,101,655 $1,072,490,679 96.4%
Chris Munro 2 Sound Mixer (2) $1,034,101,655 $8,402,491,860 12.3%
Max Keene 2 First Assistant Director (2) $1,034,101,655 $2,591,371,521 39.9%
Peter Eskelsen 2 Associate Producer (2) $1,034,101,655 $1,139,546,764 90.7%
Mark Holt 2 Special Effects Supervisor (2) $1,034,101,655 $5,385,970,542 19.2%
Paul Jennings 2 Second Unit Director (2) $1,034,101,655 $4,402,406,944 23.5%
Alan Stewart 2 Second Unit Camera (2)
Casting Director (1)
$1,034,101,655 $1,190,501,299 86.9%
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