Rent Sherlock Holmes (2009)

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2h 3min
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Synopsis:
On a quest to solve a string of mysterious and brutal murders, Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and his trusted ally Watson (Jude Law) plunge into a world of dark arts and startling new technologies, where logic, and a good right hook, are the best crime fighting weapons. Explosive action, baffling mystery and astonishing intrigue follow the two in a race to uncover and foil a terrifying plot that threatens to destroy the country.
Actors:
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Directors:
Writers:
Michael Robert Johnson, Anthony Peckham
Others:
Hans Zimmer, Sarah Greenwood, Katie Spencer, Production Design: Sarah Greenwood; Set Decoration: Katie Spencer
Studio:
Warner
Genres:
Action & Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thrillers
BBFC:
Release Date:
17/05/2010
Run Time:
123 minutes
Languages:
English, Italian
Subtitles:
Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, English, English Hard of Hearing, Estonian, Finnish, Hebrew, Icelandic, Italian, Italian Hard of Hearing, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Serbian, Slovenian, Swedish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
BBFC:
Release Date:
17/05/2010
Run Time:
129 minutes
Languages:
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Subtitles:
Castillian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Director Guy Ritchie delves into the world of Sherlock Holmes while you watch the movie!
  • Picture-in picture
  • Storyboard comparisons
  • Stills gallery
  • Focus points
  • Timeline
  • Sherlock Holmes: Reinvented
  • See how Guy Ritchie and Robert Downey Jr. reinterpret the master sleuth and how Downey prepares for the role

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Reviews (8) of Sherlock Holmes

A new take on Holmes - Sherlock Holmes review by Pete W

Spoiler Alert
26/06/2010

While Conan Doyle would recognise quite a few of the elements of the story (Irene Adler as Holmes' femme fatale, Watson as a gambler who needs his chequebook locked away, Holmes shooting VR into the wall of his rooms) I doubt whether he would be too pleased with the end result. So Holmes fanatics steer well clear. But anyone who enjoys a good thriller will enjoy this - well acted by Downey and particularly Law. But I think Holmes and Watson were ripped off by the hansom cab driver who took them from Baker Street to Pentonville nick by heading South across London Bridge. And the sewers of the Houses of Parliament must be extensive indeed if they emerge on the Thames by Tower Bridge.

2 out of 2 members found this review helpful.

Doctor Who? - Sherlock Holmes review by Jawbreaker

Spoiler Alert
04/04/2010

Guy Ritchie and co. provide us with a modern reboot of Sherlock Holmes in what is a surprising piece of work. Far from a classic it is arguably Guy’s best film to date and entertains, especially the first half of the film when the mystery is intriguing. The wheels do fall off as it becomes clear the director adopts a by-the-numbers approach to action sequences. The environments are too heavily stylised and the CGI very noticeable. The soundtrack is also misleading as you begin to feel that the movie is set in Dublin and not London; its out of place and should have been better. What maintains your interest is the central relationship between the main characters. Without this chemistry, Sherlock Holmes would just be another badly implemented revamp.

2 out of 3 members found this review helpful.

Sherlock Holmes - Sherlock Holmes review by AN

Spoiler Alert
10/06/2010

A very entertaining film that exceeded my expectations. Downey Junior was very charming and Jude Law was surprisingly effective as Doctor Watson. A fun film to enjoy when you are in the mood to relax and off.

0 out of 1 members found this review helpful.

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