Robert Downey Jr.
's Sherlock Holmes
appears to be a hit in America - the film took in almost $25 million on Christmas Day.
Film fans flocked the cinema to see the Guy Ritchie
movie at over 3,600 theatres, giving the British director his best opening day ever.
and Alvin & the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
also served up big helpings at the U.S. box office on Christmas day - taking in $23.5 million and $14.5 million, respectively.
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)