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Sherlock Holmes

PG-13| 2 hr. 8 min.

Plot Summary
When a string of brutal murders terrorizes London, it doesn't take long for legendary detective Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and his crime-solving partner, Dr. Watson (Jude Law), to find the killer, Lord Blackwood (Mark Strong). A devotee of the dark arts, Blackwood has a bigger scheme in mind, and his execution plays right into his plans. The game is afoot when Blackwood seems to rise from the grave, plunging Holmes and Watson into the world of the occult and strange technologies.

Cast: Robert Downey Jr. , Jude Law , Rachel McAdams , Mark Strong , Eddie Marsan , Kelly Reilly , James Fox , Robert Maillet

Director: Guy Ritchie

Genres: Action, Mystery, Adventure

Distributor: Warner Bros.

Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Release Date: December 25th, 2009|2 hr. 8 min.

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  • Ritchie is all about the whooshing and headbanging, leaving no space between Holmes' words to savor their meaning. Downey is irresistible. The movie, not so much. show more

  • Guy Ritchie is the worst screenwriter in the world, but, to be fair, he is not the worst director. He is only the worst director of the people who actually get to make movies. show more

  • The movie as a whole is clever, and conspicuously overwrought. But Mr. Downey's performance is elegantly wrought; he's as quick-witted as his legendary character, and blithely funny in the lovers' spats—all right, the mystery-lovers' spats—that Holmes keeps having with Jude Law's witty Dr. Watson. show more

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  • May 14, 2011 db00000000090582
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    Outfricking Standing!

  • April 30, 2011 nf00000000090272
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    Amazing movie. I love Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law, they work great together! I Love how they show Sherlock Holmes\' train of thought throughout this movie, it was really well done!

  • March 08, 2011 hjt43434
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    Unlike most people, I thought this movie was better than Avatar. I mean it just keeps you hooked!

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Two New Posters for 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows'

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Aiden Redmond on July 11, 2011

So in non-wizard-related news, Warner Bros. has released the first two posters for 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,' the upcoming sequel to 2009's 'Sherlock Holmes' starring Robert Downey Jr....

'Wild Guns' to Tell Story of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday

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Alison Nastasi on April 6, 2011

Producer Gianni Nunnari is taking a break from the sword-and-sandal epics he's worked on (Zack Snyder's '300' and currently Tarsem Singh's 'Immortals') to play his hand at a western. Warner Bros....

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