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Sherlock Holmes

Compared to other adaptations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's work, this Sherlock Holmes (played by Robert Downey Jr.) turns the detective into more of an action hero. Even his trusty sidekick Watson (Jude Law) packs a punch as the pair takes on a criminal mastermind with world domination ambitions. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B-
Violence: C
Sexual Content: B-
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 129
Theater Release: 25 Dec 2009
Video Release: 30 Mar 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s literary character has been brought to life for TV and film many times. Matt Frewer plays Sherlock Holmes in Hallmark’s The Sign of Four and The Hound of the Baskervilles. Actor Robert Downey Jr. plays another maverick willing to take the law into his own hands in Iron Man.

Home Video Extra Features

Release Date: 30 March 2010
Sherlock Holmes releases to DVD and Blu-ray with the following extras:
- Featurette: Sherlock Holmes: Reinvented (How Guy Ritchie and Robert Downey Jr. reinterpret the master sleuth and how Downey prepares for the role.)
Sherlock Holmes on Blu-ray also offers:
- Picture-in picture
- Storyboard comparisons
- Stills galleries
- Focus points
- Timeline

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