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1. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.5
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48 Metascore

Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris, Rachel McAdams

Votes: 368,542 | Gross: $186.85M

2. Sherlock Holmes (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 89 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

3.6
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Sherlock Holmes and Watson are on the trail of a criminal and scientific mastermind who seems to control monsters and creations which defy belief.

Director: Rachel Goldenberg | Stars: Ben Syder, Gareth David-Lloyd, Dominic Keating, William Huw

Votes: 1,704

3. Sherlock Holmes (2009)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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57 Metascore

Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong

Votes: 516,309 | Gross: $209.03M

4. Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars (2007 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Family

6.7
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A gang of sharp witted street kids save Sherlock Holmes from an accusation of murder and help to foil an audacious robbery while rescuing members of their own gang.

Director: Julian Kemp | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Bill Paterson, Anna Chancellor, Michael Maloney

Votes: 207

5. Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004 TV Movie)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A serial killer stalking the teen-aged daughters of the aristocracy brings Sherlock Holmes out of his drug-filled semi-retirement.

Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Rupert Everett, Nicholas Palliser, Neil Dudgeon, Ian Hart

Votes: 2,214

6. Sherlock (2002 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.0
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Early in his crime-solving career, Sherlock Holmes attempts to prevent Moriarty from cornering the heroin market.

Director: Graham Theakston | Stars: James D'Arcy, Roger Morlidge, Gabrielle Anwar, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 796

7. The Case of the Whitechapel Vampire (2002 TV Movie)

90 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of death rumoured to be caused by a vampire.

Director: Rodney Gibbons | Stars: Matt Frewer, Kenneth Welsh, Shawn Lawrence, Neville Edwards

Votes: 617

8. The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002 TV Movie)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate after an heir claims his estate is plagued by a ghostly dog.

Director: David Attwood | Stars: Richard Roxburgh, Ian Hart, Richard E. Grant, Matt Day

Votes: 2,007

9. The Sign of Four (2001 TV Movie)

90 min | Mystery

6.2
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Greed, betrayal and vengeance set the stage for this Sir Arthur Conan Doyle classic. Mary Morstan, a young governess, has been receiving a rare and lustrous pearl annually from an anonymous... See full summary »

Director: Rodney Gibbons | Stars: Matt Frewer, Kenneth Welsh, Sophie Lorain, Marcel Jeannin

Votes: 428

10. The Royal Scandal (2001 TV Movie)

120 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes - the world's greatest detective - faces a most alluring adversary... Legendary opera star Irene Adler is threatening to destroy the King of ... See full summary »

Director: Rodney Gibbons | Stars: Matt Frewer, Kenneth Welsh, Liliana Komorowska, Daniel Brochu

Votes: 321

11. O Xangô de Baker Street (2001)

124 min | Comedy, Crime

6.7
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Rio de Janeiro, 1886. Actress Sarah Bernhardt performs at the city's Municipal Theater, captivating the local audience enthralled by French culture. The city is at her feet, and even the ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Faria Jr. | Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, Anthony O'Donnell, Maria de Medeiros, Letícia Sabatella

Votes: 927

12. The Hound of the Baskervilles (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.2
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The mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville is blamed on a longstanding curse that has followed the Baskerville family for two hundred years. Enigmatic sleuth Sherlock Holmes is on the ... See full summary »

Director: Rodney Gibbons | Stars: Matt Frewer, Kenneth Welsh, Jason London, Emma Campbell

Votes: 887

13. Sherlock Holmes Returns (1993 TV Movie)

96 min | Mystery

6.2
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Sherlock Holmes (Anthony Higgins) is awakened in modern times with a tale that he had invented a method of suspended animation that he had utilized on himself. Awakened by an earthquake, he... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Anthony Higgins, Debrah Farentino, Mark Adair-Rios, Joy Coghill

Votes: 309

14. The Hound of London (1993 TV Movie)

72 min

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Directors: Gil Letourneau, Peter Reynolds-Long | Stars: Patrick Macnee, John Scott-Paget, Colin Skinner, Jack Macreath

Votes: 34

15. Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls (1992 TV Movie)

PG | 188 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.3
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King Edward ask Sherlock Holmes to perform one more task before his retirement: to safeguard the Star of Africa on a trip to Cape Town. Soon the fabled jewel is stolen and several people end up being murdered.

Director: Bill Corcoran | Stars: Christopher Lee, Patrick Macnee, Jenny Seagrove, Joss Ackland

Votes: 334

16. Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991 TV Movie)

PG | 187 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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1910. Mycroft Holmes asks his brother Sherlock & Dr. Watson to travel to Viena and find the stolen plans & prototype for an electro-magnetic bomb detonator. Once there, they are reunited ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Christopher Lee, Patrick Macnee, Morgan Fairchild, John Bennett

Votes: 349

17. The Crucifer of Blood (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.7
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A beautiful young woman asks Holmes to help her father, a former army captain and hopeless opium addict break free of the curse surrounding a stolen treasure.

Director: Fraser C. Heston | Stars: Charlton Heston, Richard Johnson, Susannah Harker, Edward Fox

Votes: 409

18. Hands of a Murderer (1990 TV Movie)

Approved | 90 min | Mystery, Action, Adventure

5.5
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Professor Moriarty is loose in London with spies everywhere, and only Sherlock Holmes can figure out what he's up to and stop it.

Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: Edward Woodward, John Hillerman, Anthony Andrews, Kim Thomson

Votes: 172

19. Without a Clue (1988)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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A drunken Sherlock Holmes is really just a cover for the real detective - Dr Watson.

Director: Thom Eberhardt | Stars: Michael Caine, Ben Kingsley, Jeffrey Jones, Lysette Anthony

Votes: 7,955 | Gross: $8.54M

20. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1987 TV Movie)

100 min | Mystery

6.1
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Sherlock Holmes is brought back to life by Watson's female descendant after being cryogenically frozen for eighty years.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Margaret Colin, Michael Pennington, Barry Morse, Olivier Pierre

Votes: 283

21. Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)

PG-13 | 109 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

6.8
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When assorted people start having inexplicable delusions that lead to their deaths, a teenage Sherlock Holmes decides to investigate.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox, Sophie Ward, Anthony Higgins

Votes: 16,083 | Gross: $19.74M

22. Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death (1984 TV Movie)

72 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

6.3
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Sherlock Holmes has retired. But when MacDonald asks him to take on another case, he says yes. There have been some mysterious murders, and there are no visible causes for the deaths. At ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Peter Cushing, John Mills, Anne Baxter, Ray Milland

Votes: 313

23. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1983 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.6
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Sherlock Holmes comes to the aid of his friend Henry Baskerville, who is under a family curse and menaced by a demonic dog that prowls the bogs near his estate and murders people.

Director: Douglas Hickox | Stars: Ian Richardson, Donald Churchill, Denholm Elliott, Glynis Barber

Votes: 824

24. The Sign of Four (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Mystery

6.5
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson try to track down the Great Mogul, the second-largest diamond in the world.

Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Ian Richardson, David Healy, Thorley Walters, Cherie Lunghi

Votes: 399

25. Sherlock Holmes and the Baskerville Curse (1983 TV Movie)

G | 67 min | Animation

6.1
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In this animated tale, detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate a cursed family.

Stars: Peter O'Toole, Ron Haddrick, Earle Cross, Helen Morse

Votes: 111

26. Sherlock Holmes and a Study in Scarlet (1983)

G | 50 min | Animation, Family, Mystery

6.5
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The great detective investigates a murder that has a far flung revenge motive.

Stars: Peter O'Toole, Earle Cross, Judy Nunn, Ron Haddrick

Votes: 84

27. Sherlock Holmes and the Sign of Four (1983)

50 min | Animation, Crime, Family

6.3
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When a woman receives a message apparently from the sender of a series of valuable pearls after the disappearance of her father, Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.

Stars: Peter O'Toole, Ron Haddrick, Earle Cross, Lynn Rainbow

Votes: 91

28. Sherlock Holmes and the Valley of Fear (1983)

50 min | Animation, Family, Mystery

6.8
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A withdrawn violinist and smoker met with a doctor and attaches him to the criminal world.

Stars: Peter O'Toole, Earle Cross, Brian Adams, Colin Borgonon

Votes: 79

29. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1982– )

30 min | Horror, Mystery, Crime

7.1
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Tom Baker stars for the BBC as Sherlock Holmes in this faithful classic serial adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most celebrated story.

Stars: Tom Baker, Terence Rigby, Will Knightley, Nicholas Woodeson

Votes: 136

30. Sherlock Holmes (1982 TV Movie)

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Director: Jean Hennin | Stars: Paul Guers, Viviane Elbaz, Françoise Caillaud, François Maistre

Votes: 13

31. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson: The Acquaintance (1979– )

67 min | Crime

8.7
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Doctor Watson moves in with the eccentric Sherlock Holmes and they get a case to solve. A young heiress seeks Holmes' help when she feels threatened by her brutish stepfather after her sister dies under mysterious circumstances.

Stars: Vasiliy Livanov, Vitali Solomin, Rina Zelyonaya, Mariya Solomina

Votes: 2,601

32. The Blue Carbuncle (1980 TV Movie)

75 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

4.7
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Director: Nikolai Lukyanov | Stars: Algimantas Masiulis, Ernst Romanov, Valentina Titova, Oleg Korchikov

Votes: 28

33. Murder by Decree (1979)

PG | 124 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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Sherlock Holmes investigates the murders commited by Jack the Ripper and discovers a conspiracy to protect the killer.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Christopher Plummer, James Mason, David Hemmings, Susan Clark

Votes: 3,977

34. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978)

Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

4.5
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A Sherlock Holmes spoof about a family that has been haunted for years by the curse of a horrible hound.

Director: Paul Morrissey | Stars: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Denholm Elliott, Joan Greenwood

Votes: 850

35. The Sunday Drama (1977– )
Episode: Silver Blaze (1977)

25 min | Drama

7.3
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Director: John Davies | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Thorley Walters, Basil Henson, Gary Watson

Votes: 22

36. The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It (1977)

56 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.6
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The grandson of the world's first and foremost consulting detective and his bumbling, bionic sidekick attempt to catch the only living descendant of Professor Moriarty.

Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: John Cleese, Arthur Lowe, Ron Moody, Holly Palance

Votes: 548

37. The Return of the World's Greatest Detective (1976 TV Movie)

74 min | Comedy, Mystery, Crime

6.3
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A Los Angeles cop falls off his motorcycle, strikes his head and wakes up believing himself to be Sherlock Holmes. Along with the social worker who is treating him, he sets out to solve the murder of an embezzler.

Director: Dean Hargrove | Stars: Larry Hagman, Jenny O'Hara, Nicholas Colasanto, Woodrow Parfrey

Votes: 74

38. The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.8
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To treat his friend's cocaine induced delusions, Watson lures Sherlock Holmes to Sigmund Freud.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Alan Arkin, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Duvall, Nicol Williamson

Votes: 3,619

39. Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976 TV Movie)

99 min | Crime, Mystery

5.8
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In this mystery, Holmes pursues his archenemy Moriarty to New York City, in which the villainous scoundrel has carried out the ultimate bank robbery. Meanwhile, Holmes enjoys a blossoming ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Roger Moore, John Huston, Patrick Macnee, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 613

40. The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.1
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The younger brother of the consulting detective tries to steal Sherlock's glory by solving an important case assisted by an eccentric Scotland Yard detective and a lovely but suspicious actress.

Director: Gene Wilder | Stars: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise

Votes: 5,417

41. Comedy Playhouse (1961–2017)
Episode: Elementary, My Dear Watson: The Strange Case of the Dead Solicitors (1973)

30 min | Comedy

6.1
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Holmes and Watson must solve the bizarre murder of four solicitors stabbed in the back. The case involves Moriarty, Fu Manchu and an ancient Chinese custom. Meanwhile, a rattlesnake is killing off the members of a rich family.

Director: Harold Snoad | Stars: John Cleese, William Rushton, Bill Maynard, Josephine Tewson

Votes: 15

42. The Sunday Drama (1977– )
Episode: Silver Blaze (1977)

25 min | Drama

7.3
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Director: John Davies | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Thorley Walters, Basil Henson, Gary Watson

Votes: 22

43. The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It (1977)

56 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.6
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The grandson of the world's first and foremost consulting detective and his bumbling, bionic sidekick attempt to catch the only living descendant of Professor Moriarty.

Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: John Cleese, Arthur Lowe, Ron Moody, Holly Palance

Votes: 548

44. The Return of the World's Greatest Detective (1976 TV Movie)

74 min | Comedy, Mystery, Crime

6.3
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A Los Angeles cop falls off his motorcycle, strikes his head and wakes up believing himself to be Sherlock Holmes. Along with the social worker who is treating him, he sets out to solve the murder of an embezzler.

Director: Dean Hargrove | Stars: Larry Hagman, Jenny O'Hara, Nicholas Colasanto, Woodrow Parfrey

Votes: 74

45. The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.8
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To treat his friend's cocaine induced delusions, Watson lures Sherlock Holmes to Sigmund Freud.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Alan Arkin, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Duvall, Nicol Williamson

Votes: 3,619

46. Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976 TV Movie)

99 min | Crime, Mystery

5.8
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In this mystery, Holmes pursues his archenemy Moriarty to New York City, in which the villainous scoundrel has carried out the ultimate bank robbery. Meanwhile, Holmes enjoys a blossoming ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Roger Moore, John Huston, Patrick Macnee, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 613

47. The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.1
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The younger brother of the consulting detective tries to steal Sherlock's glory by solving an important case assisted by an eccentric Scotland Yard detective and a lovely but suspicious actress.

Director: Gene Wilder | Stars: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise

Votes: 5,417

48. Comedy Playhouse (1961–2017)
Episode: Elementary, My Dear Watson: The Strange Case of the Dead Solicitors (1973)

30 min | Comedy

6.1
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Holmes and Watson must solve the bizarre murder of four solicitors stabbed in the back. The case involves Moriarty, Fu Manchu and an ancient Chinese custom. Meanwhile, a rattlesnake is killing off the members of a rich family.

Director: Harold Snoad | Stars: John Cleese, William Rushton, Bill Maynard, Josephine Tewson

Votes: 15

49. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1972 TV Movie)

74 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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Sherlock Holmes and his assistant, Dr. Watson, try to solve the murder of the heir to the Baskerville fortune.

Director: Barry Crane | Stars: Stewart Granger, Bernard Fox, William Shatner, Anthony Zerbe

Votes: 270

50. They Might Be Giants (1971)

G | 98 min | Mystery, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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In a Manhattan psychiatric hospital a man, convinced he is Sherlock Holmes, is treated by a female doctor who happens to be named Watson.

Director: Anthony Harvey | Stars: George C. Scott, Joanne Woodward, Jack Gilford, Lester Rawlins

Votes: 2,263

51. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.2
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When a bored Holmes eagerly takes the case of Gabrielle Valladon after an attempt on her life, the search for her missing husband leads to Loch Ness and the legendary monster.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Robert Stephens, Christopher Lee, Colin Blakely, Geneviève Page

Votes: 8,445 | Gross: $3.30M

52. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)
Episode: The Hound of the Baskervilles: Part One (1968)

50 min | Horror, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Holmes asks Watson to protect the new Lord of Baskerville Manor whose life seems to be threatened by a legendary, almost supernatural, hound.

Director: Graham Evans | Stars: Peter Cushing, Nigel Stock, Gary Raymond, Gabriella Licudi

Votes: 89

53. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)
Episode: The Hound of the Baskervilles: Part Two (1968)

50 min | Horror, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Sir Henry is apparently attacked and killed by the hound but the victim is actually an escaped convict, Seldon, Mrs. Barrymore's brother, to whom she had given old clothes of Henry's and ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Cushing, Nigel Stock, Gary Raymond, Gabriella Licudi

Votes: 77

54. A Study in Terror (1965)

95 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson join the hunt for the notorious serial killer, Jack The Ripper.

Director: James Hill | Stars: John Neville, Donald Houston, John Fraser, Anthony Quayle

Votes: 1,297

55. Detective (1964–1969)
Episode: The Speckled Band (1964)

Crime, Drama

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What caused the death of the terrified Miss Stoner's sister? Will she die the same way? And what was "the speckled band" to which the sister alluded in her dying breath? Sherlock Holmes is warned not to investigate.

Director: Robin Midgley | Stars: Liane Aukin, Rupert Davies, Marian Diamond, Donald Douglas

56. Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.5
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Sherlock Holmes and Watson do battle with their nemesis, Professor Moriarity, over an ancient necklace attributed to Cleopatra.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Christopher Lee, Hans Söhnker, Hans Nielsen, Senta Berger

Votes: 526

57. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

Approved | 87 min | Horror, Mystery

7.0
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When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Christopher Lee, Marla Landi

Votes: 7,498

58. Suspense (1949–1954)
Episode: The Adventure of the Black Baronet (1953)

30 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Martyn Green, Basil Rathbone

59. The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone (1951 TV Movie)

30 min | Drama, Family, Mystery

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Director: Alan Bromly | Stars: Andrew Osborn, Philip King, Jeremy Spenser, Martin Boddey

60. Sherlock Holmes: The Man Who Disappeared (1951 TV Short)

26 min | Mystery, Short

6.1
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An adaptation of the story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle about a very wealthy businessman with a strange secret.

Director: Richard M. Grey | Stars: John Longden, Campbell Singer, Hector Ross, Ninka Dolega

Votes: 52

61. Your Show Time (1949– )
Episode: The Adventure of the Speckled Band (1949)

27 min | Drama

6.5
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Sherlock Holmes gets the clues he needs to solve a murder, and to prevent another one from occurring, when he finds out that a doctor owns a poisonous snake--the deadly swamp adder.

Director: Sobey Martin | Stars: Arthur Shields, Alan Napier, Evelyn Ankers, Melville Cooper

Votes: 30

62. Dressed to Kill (1946)

Approved | 76 min | Crime, Mystery

7.0
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Sherlock Holmes sets out to discover why a trio of murderous villains, including a dangerously attractive female, are desperate to obtain three unassuming and inexpensive little music boxes.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison, Edmund Breon

Votes: 4,328

63. The House of Fear (1945)

Approved | 69 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.5
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Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of deaths at a castle with each foretold by the delivery of orange pips to the victims.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Aubrey Mather, Dennis Hoey

Votes: 3,492

64. The Woman in Green (1945)

Approved | 68 min | Mystery

6.9
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Sherlock Holmes investigates when young women around London turn up murdered, each with a finger severed off. Scotland Yard suspects a madman, but Holmes believes the killings to be part of a diabolical plot.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Hillary Brooke, Henry Daniell

Votes: 4,279

65. Pursuit to Algiers (1945)

Approved | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Film-Noir

7.2
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Holmes is recruited to escort the heir to a European throne safely back to his homeland after his father's assassination.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Marjorie Riordan, Rosalind Ivan

Votes: 2,660

66. The Spider Woman (1943)

Approved | 63 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

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Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of so-called "pajama suicides". He knows the female villain behind them is as cunning as Moriarty and as venomous as a spider.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard, Dennis Hoey

Votes: 3,292

67. The Scarlet Claw (1944)

Approved | 74 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.5
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When a gentlewoman is found dead with her throat torn out, the villagers blame a supernatural monster. But Sherlock Holmes, who gets drawn into the case from nearby Quebec, suspects a human murderer.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gerald Hamer, Paul Cavanagh

Votes: 3,843

68. The Pearl of Death (1944)

Approved | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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When a valuable pearl with a sinister reputation is stolen, Sherlock Holmes must investigate its link to a series of brutal murders.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Dennis Hoey, Evelyn Ankers

Votes: 3,103

69. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson must protect a Swiss inventor of an advanced bomb sight from falling into German hands.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Lionel Atwill, Kaaren Verne

Votes: 4,356

70. Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943)

Approved | 71 min | Film-Noir, Mystery

7.0
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Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson travel to Washington D.C. in order to prevent a secret document from falling into enemy hands.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Marjorie Lord, Henry Daniell

Votes: 3,056

71. Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943)

Passed | 68 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

7.2
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During WWII several murders occur at a convalescent home where Dr. Watson has volunteered his services. He summons Holmes for help and the master detective proceeds to solve the crime from ... See full summary »

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Dennis Hoey, Arthur Margetson

Votes: 3,342

72. Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.8
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When a Nazi saboteur jeeringly predicts to the nation new depredations, via their radio 'Voice of Terror', the Intellegence Inner Council summons Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) to help in... See full summary »

Director: John Rawlins | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Evelyn Ankers, Reginald Denny

Votes: 3,259

73. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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The master sleuth hunts his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, who is planning the crime of the century.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Ida Lupino, Alan Marshal

Votes: 5,222

74. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)

Approved | 80 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate the legend of a supernatural hound, a beast that may be stalking a young heir on the fog-shrouded moorland that makes up his estate.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Richard Greene, Wendy Barrie

Votes: 7,871

75. Two Merry Adventurers (1937)

Passed | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.1
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Hans Albers and Heinz Rühmann play two confidence tricksters. They manage to stop a night train for nefarious purposes, and impersonate Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson. Romantic involvement ... See full summary »

Director: Karl Hartl | Stars: Hans Albers, Heinz Rühmann, Marieluise Claudius, Hansi Knoteck

Votes: 570

76. Murder at the Baskervilles (1937)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Mystery

5.8
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Sherlock Holmes takes a vacation and visits his old friend Sir Henry Baskerville. His vacation ends when he suddenly finds himself in the middle of a double-murder mystery. Now he's got to ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Bentley | Stars: Arthur Wontner, Ian Fleming, Lyn Harding, John Turnbull

Votes: 462

77. The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes (1935)

Unrated | 75 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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Holmes, retired to Sussex, is drawn into a last case when.arch enemy Moriarty arranges with an American gang to kill one John Douglas, a country gentleman with a mysterious past. Holmes' ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Arthur Wontner, Lyn Harding, Leslie Perrins, Jane Carr

Votes: 431

78. A Study in Scarlet (1933)

Passed | 72 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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In London, a secret society led by lawyer Thaddeus Merrydew collects the assets of any of its deceased members and divides them among the remaining members. Society members start dropping ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Reginald Owen, Anna May Wong, June Clyde, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 641

79. Sherlock Holmes and the Missing Rembrandt (1932)

84 min | Drama, Mystery

6.1
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Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Arthur Wontner, Jane Welsh, Miles Mander, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 17

80. The Sign of Four: Sherlock Holmes' Greatest Case (1932)

Unrated | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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A young woman turns to Sherlock Holmes for protection when she's menaced by an escaped killer seeking missing treasure. However, when the woman is kidnapped, Holmes and Watson must penetrate the city's criminal underworld to find her.

Director: Graham Cutts | Stars: Arthur Wontner, Isla Bevan, Ian Hunter, Graham Soutten

Votes: 389

81. Sherlock Holmes (1932)

68 min | Drama

5.4
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The famous detective is pulled away from retirement and his fiancée when the condemned Moriarty escapes from prison and swears vengeance.

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Clive Brook, Miriam Jordan, Ernest Torrence, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 101

82. Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour (1931)

84 min | Crime, Mystery

5.8
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A card cheat is threatened with exposure into joining a criminal enterprise that Holmes believes is controlled by Professor Moriarty.

Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Arthur Wontner, Ian Fleming, Minnie Rayner, Leslie Perrins

Votes: 231

83. The Speckled Band (1931)

Unrated | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.3
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After her sister dies under mysterious circumstances, a young heiress seeks Holmes' help when she feels threatened by her brutish stepfather.

Director: Jack Raymond | Stars: Lyn Harding, Raymond Massey, Angela Baddeley, Nancy Price

Votes: 172

84. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1929)

71 min | Mystery

4.4
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Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Clive Brook, H. Reeves-Smith, Betty Lawford, Charles Hay

Votes: 21

85. Der Hund von Baskerville (1929)

Crime, Horror, Mystery

4.2
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Director: Richard Oswald | Stars: Alexander Murski, Livio Pavanelli, Betty Bird, Fritz Rasp

Votes: 16

86. The Sign of Four (1923)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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A convict seeks revenge on the partners who cheated him of his treasure share.

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Eille Norwood, Isobel Elsom, Fred Raynham, Arthur M. Cullin

Votes: 20

87. Sherlock Holmes (1922)

85 min | Drama, Mystery

5.8
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A young Sherlock Holmes seeks to bring down the criminal mastermind Moriarty as he solves a crime involving a blackmailed prince.

Director: Albert Parker | Stars: John Barrymore, Roland Young, Carol Dempster, Gustav von Seyffertitz

Votes: 460 | Gross: $0.18M

88. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1921)

Crime, Horror, Mystery

3.6
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A cousin poses as a farmer and tries to kill an heir with a 'ghost' dog.

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Eille Norwood, Catina Campbell, Rex McDougall, Lewis Gilbert

Votes: 19

89. The Earthquake Motor (1917)

Action, Crime

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Director: Carl Heinz Wolff | Stars: Siegmund Aschenbach, Ferdinand Bonn, Kurt Brenkendorf, Hugo Flink

90. Der Schlangenring (1918)

Crime

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Director: Carl Heinz Wolff | Stars: Ferdinand Bonn, Kurt Brenkendorf, Hugo Flink, Victor Janson

91. Die Kassette (1917)

Crime

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Director: Carl Heinz Wolff | Stars: Hugo Flink, Victor Janson, Lea Lara, Ernst Ludwig

92. Sherlock Holmes (1916)

116 min | Mystery

6.3
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When a couple of swindlers hold young Alice Faulkner against her will in order to discover the whereabouts of letters which could spell scandal for the royal family, Sherlock Holmes is on the case.

Director: Arthur Berthelet | Stars: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain, Edward Fielding

Votes: 181

93. Der Hund von Baskerville (1914)

65 min | Crime, Mystery, Horror

5.2
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In this early version the classic "Hound of the Baskervilles" mystery is faithfully adapted, although Watson's character is absent. Holmes' foe is called Stapleton and he menaces Holmes' client Lord Henry and his fiancée, Laura Lyons.

Director: Rudolf Meinert | Stars: Alwin Neuß, Friedrich Kühne, Hanni Weisse, Erwin Fichtner

Votes: 30

94. Detective Brown (1914)

Thriller

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Director: Rudolf Meinert | Stars: Alwin Neuß, Friedrich Kühne

95. The $500 Reward (1911)

Comedy, Short

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A burglar enters the home of a wealthy man and steals a valuable necklace. A reward of $500 is offered for the thief's apprehension. A couple of rube detectives start out to find the robber... See full summary »

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Mack Sennett, Fred Mace

96. The Stolen Legacy (1911)

15 min | Short, Drama

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Sherlock Holmes is in make-up a lifelike presentment of Conan Doyle's famous character. A Count, who feels that his end is near, makes a will in favor of his wife, and it is deposited in a ... See full summary »

Stars: Erik Crone, Victor Fabian, Alwin Neuß, Anton Seitzberg