• Murder by Decree (1979)

Murder by Decree

Release Date: 1979

DVD Release Date: January 21st, 2003

PG |2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary

After learning of mass murderer Jack the Ripper's gruesome reign of terror, private detective Sherlock Holmes (Christopher Plummer) decides to investigate. The police are no help, withholding information about the case from Holmes. But the detective refuses to be deterred, seeking the crucial assistance of psychic Robert Lees (Donald Sutherland), who sets him on the right path. Holmes, along with his trusted sidekick, Dr. Watson (James Mason), descends into a shadowy underworld of crime.

Cast: Christopher Plummer, James Mason, Donald Sutherland, David Hemmings, Susan Clark, Anthony Quayle, John Gielgud, Frank Finlay

Director: Bob Clark

Genres: Mystery

Keywords: Brooding , Police officer , Dark , Pursuit , Suspenseful , Investigation , England , London , Rivalry , Gripping ,