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Sherlock Holmes is a american film of genre Drama directed by Guy Ritchie released in USA on 25 december 2009 with Robert Downey Jr.

Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Sherlock Holmes
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Released in USA 25 december 2009
Length 2h8
Directed by
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Comedy,    Action,    Adventure,    Crime
Rating75% 3.796323.796323.796323.796323.79632

Sherlock Holmes is a 2009 action mystery film based on the character of the same name created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The film was directed by Guy Ritchie and produced by Joel Silver, Lionel Wigram, Susan Downey and Dan Lin. The screenplay by Michael Robert Johnson, Anthony Peckham and Simon Kinberg was developed from a story by Lionel Wigram and Michael Robert Johnson. Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law portray Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson respectively. In the film, set in 1891, eccentric detective Holmes and his companion Watson are hired by a secret society to foil a mysticist's plot to expand the British Empire by seemingly supernatural means. Rachel McAdams stars as their former adversary Irene Adler and Mark Strong portrays villain Lord Henry Blackwood.

The film went on general release in the United States on 25 December 2009, and on 26 December 2009 in the UK, Ireland, the Pacific and the Atlantic.

Sherlock Holmes received mostly positive critical reaction, praising the story, and Downey's performance as the main character, winning Downey the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy. The film was also nominated for two Academy Awards, Best Original Score and Best Art Direction, which it lost to Up and Avatar, respectively.

A stand-alone sequel, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, was released on 16 December 2011.


In 1891, London detective Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey, Jr.) and his partner and flatmate Dr. John Watson (Jude Law) race to prevent the ritual murder of a woman by Lord Blackwood (Mark Strong), who has killed five other young women similarly. They stop the murder before Inspector Lestrade (Eddie Marsan) and the police arrive to arrest Blackwood.


Robert Downey Jr.

(Sherlock Holmes)
William Hope

(Ambassador Standish)
Jude Law

(Dr. John Watson)
Rachel McAdams

(Irene Adler)
Mark Strong

(Lord Blackwood)
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Sherlock Holmes screen adaptations

Sherlock Holmes Baffled Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1905) Arsène Lupin contra Sherlock Holmes (1910) Detektiv Braun (1914) The Hound of the Baskervilles (1914) A Study in Scarlet (1914) The Mystery of the Leaping Fish (1916) Sherlock Holmes (1916) The Valley of Fear (1916) The Devil's Foot (1921) The Dying Detective (1921) The Man with the Twisted Lip (1921) The Hound of the Baskervilles (1921) Sherlock Holmes (1922) The Sign of Four (1923) The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1929) The Hound of the Baskervilles (1929) The Limejuice Mystery or, Who Spat in Grandfather's Porridge? (1930) Paramount on Parade (1930) The Sleeping Cardinal (1931) The Speckled Band (1931) The Hound of the Baskervilles (1932) Sherlock Holmes (1932) The Missing Rembrandt (1932) The Sign of Four: Sherlock Holmes' Greatest Case (1932) A Study in Scarlet (1933) The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes (1935) The Hound of the Baskervilles (1937) Murder at the Baskervilles (1937) The Man Who Was Sherlock Holmes (1937) The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942) Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943) Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943) Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943) The Case of the Screaming Bishop (1944) The Spider Woman (1944) The Scarlet Claw (1944) The Pearl of Death (1944) The House of Fear (1945) Pursuit to Algiers (1945) The Woman in Green (1945) Dressed to Kill (1946) Terror by Night (1946) The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959) Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962) A Study in Terror (1965) The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970) They Might Be Giants (1971) The Hound of the Baskervilles (1972) The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975) The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976) Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976) The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It (1977) Silver Blaze (1977) The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978) Murder by Decree (1979) Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson (1979) The Private Eyes (1980) The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: King of Blackmailers (1980) The Hound of the Baskervilles (1981) The Hound of the Baskervilles (1983) The Sign of Four (1983) Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson: The Treasures of Agra (1983) Sherlock Holmes and the Baskerville Curse (1983) The Case of Marcel Duchamp (1984) The Masks of Death (1984) Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) The Great Mouse Detective (1986) Sherlock Holmes in the 20th Century (1987) The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1987) Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988) Without a Clue (1988) Hands of a Murderer (1990) The Crucifer of Blood (1991) Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls (1992) Sherlock Holmes Returns (1993) VeggieTales: Where's God When I'm Scared (1993) The Hound of London (1993) Zero Effect (1998) The Hound of the Baskervilles (2000) The Royal Scandal (2001) The Sign of Four (2001) The Xango from Baker Street (2001) The Case of the Whitechapel Vampire (2002) The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002) Sherlock: Case of Evil (2002) Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004) VeggieTales: Sheerluck Holmes and the Golden Ruler (2006) Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars (2007) Sherlock Holmes (2009) Sherlock Holmes (2010) Tom and Jerry Meet Sherlock Holmes (2010) Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (2010) Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) Holmes & Watson: Madrid Days (2012) Mr. Holmes (2015) Holmes & Watson (2018)


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