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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is a British film of genre Thriller directed by Guy Ritchie released in USA on 16 december 2011 with Robert Downey Jr.

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
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Released in USA 16 december 2011
Length 2h9
Directed by
Genres Thriller,    Action,    Adventure,    Crime
Rating74% 3.7463153.7463153.7463153.7463153.746315

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is a 2011 British-American action mystery film directed by Guy Ritchie and produced by Joel Silver, Lionel Wigram, Susan Downey and Dan Lin. It is a sequel to the 2009 film Sherlock Holmes, and likewise features the Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The screenplay was written by Michele Mulroney and Kieran Mulroney. Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law reprise their roles as Holmes and Watson and were joined by Noomi Rapace as Simza, Stephen Fry as Mycroft Holmes and Jared Harris as Professor Moriarty.

In the film, eccentric amateur detective Holmes and his companion Watson travel across Europe with a gypsy adventuress to foil an intricate plot by their cunning nemesis, Professor Moriarty. The film follows an original premise incorporating elements of Conan Doyle's short stories "The Final Problem" and "The Empty House".

On its release, the film received mixed to positive reviews from critics, and was commercially successful with a worldwide gross of over $545 million.


In 1891, Irene Adler delivers a package to Herr Dr. Hoffmanstahl; payment for a letter he was to deliver. Hoffmanstahl opens the package, triggering a hidden bomb that is prevented from detonating by the intervention of Sherlock Holmes. Holmes takes the letter while Adler and Hoffmanstahl escape. Holmes finds Hoffmanstahl assassinated moments later. Adler meets with Professor Moriarty to explain the events, but Moriarty poisons and kills her — deeming her position compromised by her love for Holmes.


Robert Downey Jr.

(Sherlock Holmes)
Jude Law

(Dr. John Watson)
Noomi Rapace

(Madam Simza Heron)
Jared Harris

(Professor James Moriarty)
Stephen Fry

(Mycroft Holmes)
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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 Doctor 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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