In a dynamic new portrayal of Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous characters, "Sherlock Holmes" sends Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and his stalwart partner, Dr. Watson (Jude Law) on their latest challenge. The only woman ever to have bested Holmes, Irene Adler (Rachel McAdams) again sparks her tempestuous relationship with the detective, while a mysterious new nemesis - Blackwood (Mark Strong) - constructs a deadly plot that could destroy the country. Revealing fighting skills as lethal as his legendary intellect, Holmes will battle as never before to bring down Blackwood and unravel his plan.
Ratings and Reviews
- Average 6.2/10
- Fresh 165
- Rotten 69
Critics Consensus: Guy Ritchie's directorial style might not be quite the best fit for an update on the legendary detective, but Sherlock Holmes benefits from the elementary appeal of a strong performance by Robert Downey, Jr.
Gritty, action-packed take on famous sleuth's adventures.
Cast & Crew
- Warner Bros.
- Action & Adventure
- © 2009 Warner Bros. Ent. All Rights Reserved.
- English (Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
- French (Subtitles, Stereo), German (Subtitles), Japanese (Subtitles)
- Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.
- Audio description refers to a narration track describing what is happening on screen to provide context for those who are blind or have low vision.