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Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)

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


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,498 $19,739,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,625 $19,739,000

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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
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

Days In
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 354 $5,718,183 Dec 27, 1985 26

Supporting 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

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Production and Technical Credits

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

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1985/12/06 5 $2,528,234   920 $2,748   $3,256,619 1
1985/12/13 7 $1,577,269 -38% 924 $1,707   $5,510,216 2
1985/12/20 11 $1,439,127 -9% 1,502 $958   $7,521,337 3
1985/12/27 9 $2,263,049 +57% 1,502 $1,507   $11,352,478 4
1986/01/03 9 $1,887,060 -17% 1,312 $1,438   $15,188,296 5
1986/01/10 11 $1,212,472 -36% 831 $1,459   $16,975,615 6
1986/01/17 14 $797,597 -34% 545 $1,463   $18,106,539 7

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

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