Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Overview

There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.

Who Stars in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Robert Downey Jr.
Sherlock Holmes

Robert Downey Jr.

Jude Law
Dr. John Watson

Jude Law

Jared Harris
Professor James Moriarty

Jared Harris

Noomi Rapace
Madam Simza Heron

Noomi Rapace

Kelly Reilly
Mary Morstan

Kelly Reilly

Geraldine James
Mrs. Hudson

Geraldine James


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Review for Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Author: Per Gunnar Jonsson

As a general adventure and action movie I would consider this as a decent, even good, movie. As a Sherlock Holmes movie…not so much. Unfortunately, watching this movie confirms my suspicions. This is a Hollywood version of Sherlock Holmes. No style, no finesse. A Sherlock Holmes movie should not be a Hollywood action rollercoaster. It should be intelligent, stylish, witty perhaps involving detective work and, above all, British. It didn’t help that they enrolled Stephen Frey. This film is just not right. I really cannot stand the hostility between Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. There no justification for it in the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The slow motion scenes are nothing but annoying. The lame jokes are out of place in a Sherlock Holmes movie. It gets a 5 out of 10 just because it’s actually a decent movie…if you can forget that they claim it to be a Sherlock Holmes one.


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Production


Village Roadshow Pictures


Silver Pictures

Lin Pictures

Wigram Productions


Warner Bros. Pictures


Facts

Status
Released

Release Date
2011-11-22

Original Language
English

Runtime
2 hr 09 mins

Budget
$ 125,000,000.00 (Estimated)

Revenue
$ 334,615,000.00 (USA)

Profit
$ 209,615,000.00 (Estimated in USA)

Homepage
http://sherlockholmes2.warnerbros.com/index.html

Genres
Adventure Action Crime Mystery

Keywords
detective inspector steampunk criminal mastermind 19th century


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