Mr. Holmes parents guide

Mr. Holmes

Sherlock Holmes is an immortal legend, but who is the man behind the myth?

Overall A-

Even though Sherlock Homes (Ian McKellen) retires to a sleepy seaside village, an unsolved case still stalks him. Fearing his mind and abilities are aging, the famous detective finds an unusual source of help in his young neighbor (Milo Parker).

Violence B-
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use B

Why is Mr. Holmes rated PG? The MPAA rated Mr. Holmes PG for thematic elements, some disturbing images and incidental smoking.

Run Time: 104 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Mr. Holmes rated PG? Mr. Holmes is rated PG by the MPAA for thematic elements, some disturbing images and incidental smoking.

Violence: A character is accused of contemplating murder. A character is seen standing in front of an oncoming train—suicide is later confirmed. A young character is attacked by insects which causes a serious allergic reaction (we see a face covered in hives). A character falls from a bed and is later seen with some bloody injuries.

Sexual Content: None noted.

Language: None noted.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A character is briefly seen smoking. A character is shown preparing to inject a herbal substance into his body—we do not see the actual injection.

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Mr. Holmes
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Not Recommeded for Young Children.
Ontario PG Mature Theme
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
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News About "Mr. Holmes"

Cast and Crew

Mr. Holmes is directed by Bill Condon and stars Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Mr. Holmes movie is November 10, 2015. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Mr. Holmes
Release Date: 10 November 2015
Mr. Holmes  releases to home video (Blu-ray/Digital Copy or DVD) with the following extras:
- Two featurettes

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This famous detective has been brought to life for the big screen many times before. We have reviewed these: Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows, The Hound Of The Baskervilles and The Sign Of Four .

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