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Ritchie's 'Sherlock' Sequel Surpasses Original at Global Box Office

The most recent Guy Ritchie-directed Sherlock Holmes movie released in December which starred Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law, has outdone its predecessor at the global box office, Warner Bros. said Thursday.

By EnStarz Staff Writer, EnStars on Mar 22, 2012 05:40 PM EDT
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  • Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures - Robert Downey Jr. (left) and Jude Law in a scene from ' Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
  • Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law in Warner Bros. Pictures' Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows - 2011 (Photo : Warner Bros. Pictures)

The most recent Guy Ritchie-directed Sherlock Holmes movie released in December which starred Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law, has outdone its predecessor at the global box office, Warner Bros. said Thursday.

A third film is already in the works, according to reports.

The 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows' has hit the $529 million mark in total gross box office earnings. The film earned $186.7 million domestically and $342.3 million internationally.

The 2009 movie "Sherlock Holmes" earned $524.4 million.

The movie did well throughout the holidays and well into 2012, said Dan Fellman, chief of domestic distribution.

It was also a "tremendous success overseas," said international distribution chief Veronika Kwan-Rubinek.

Warner Bros. worldwide marketing chief Sue Kroll congratulated the filmmakers and cast "who were truly our partners" in bringing the movie to audiences.

 

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