• Holmes & Watson (2018)

Holmes & Watson

Release Date: December 25th, 2018

DVD Release Date: April 4th, 2019

PG-13 |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. It seems like an open-and-shut case as all signs point to Professor James Moriarty, the criminal mastermind and longtime nemesis of the crime-solving duo. When new twists and clues begin to emerge, the world's greatest sleuth and his trusted assistant must now use their legendary wits and ingenious methods to catch the killer before the queen becomes the next victim.

Cast: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Rebecca Hall, Rob Brydon, Steve Coogan, Kelly Macdonald, Hugh Laurie, Lauren Lapkus

Director: Etan Cohen

Genres: Comedy , Mystery

Production Co: Gary Sanchez Productions, Mosaic

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment, Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Mystery, England, Pursuit, Rivalry, Suspenseful, Hilarious, Investigation, Amusing, Murder

Ratings & Reviews

  • 5
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    Coroners of comic failure will find much to uncover in the corpse of Holmes & Watson, a thoroughly tedious and never-amusing spoof of Arthur Conan Doyle’s legendary detective. show more

  • 36
    Oktay Ege Kozak Paste Magazine

    Considering Ferrell and Reilly’s immense talents, Holmes & Watson is an even more unsettlingly unfunny experience. show more

  • 10
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Making their previous vehicles Step Brothers and Talladega Nights seem the height of comic sophistication by comparison, Holmes & Watson features the duo parodying Arthur Conan Doyle's famous characters to devastatingly unfunny effect. show more

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