Most Popular "Reference To Sherlock Holmes" Titles
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1. House (2004–2012)
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery
An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.
3. The 'Burbs (1989)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
An overstressed suburbanite and two of his neighbors struggle to prove their paranoid theory that the new family on the block are part of a murderous cult.
Votes: 51,401 | Gross: $36.60M
4. Just Cause (1995)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A Harvard professor is lured back into the courtroom after 25 years to take the case of a young black man condemned to death for the horrific murder of a child.
Votes: 19,657 | Gross: $36.85M
6. Broken Flowers (2005)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
As the extremely withdrawn Don Johnston is dumped by his latest woman, he receives an anonymous letter from a former lover informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him. A freelance sleuth neighbor moves Don to embark on a cross-country search for his old flames in search of answers.
Votes: 81,644 | Gross: $13.74M
7. Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez.
Votes: 48,806 | Gross: $3.70M
8. The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Basil, the rodent Sherlock Holmes, investigates the kidnapping of a toy-maker and uncovers its link to his arch-enemy, Professor Ratigan.
Votes: 33,574 | Gross: $38.60M
9. Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
R | 84 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
When a young man becomes the target of a malevolent entity, he must uncover its true intentions before it takes complete control of him.
Votes: 31,927 | Gross: $32.45M
12. Silkwood (1983)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant.
Votes: 14,004 | Gross: $35.60M
13. Time After Time (1979)
PG | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
H.G. Wells pursues Jack the Ripper to the 20th Century when the serial murderer uses the future writer's time machine to escape his time period.
15. The Oxford Murders (2008)
R | 104 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try to stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols.
Votes: 22,844 | Gross: $0.00M
16. Garage Sale Mystery: The Novel Murders (2016 TV Movie)
84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Antiques expert Jennifer Shannon thinks two clues found at the scene of a murder are really clues from a mystery novel.
18. The Andromeda Strain (2008 TV Mini-Series)
180 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A crack team of top scientists work feverishly in a secret, state-of-the-art laboratory to discover what has killed the citizens of a small town and learn how this deadly contagion can be stopped.
19. Hasee Toh Phasee (2014)
Not Rated | 141 min | Comedy, Romance
Nikhil is re-introduced to Meeta nearly ten years after their first meeting. Now, as Nikhil has one week to prove himself worth enough to marry Meeta's sister Karishma, the old acquaintances become quite close to each other.
Votes: 9,947 | Gross: $0.34M
20. Last of the Dogmen (1995)
PG | 118 min | Adventure, Western
A Montana bounty hunter is sent into the wilderness to track three escaped prisoners. Instead he sees something that puzzles him. Later with a female Native Indian history professor, he ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,968 | Gross: $7.40M
21. Road Games (1981)
PG | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A truck driver plays a cat-and-mouse game with a mysterious serial killer who uses a young female hitchhiker as bait to lure victims on a desolate Australian highway.
22. The Mirror Crack'd (1980)
PG | 105 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Miss Marple comes to solve the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim.
23. Stage Fright (1950)
Approved | 110 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
A struggling actress tries to help a friend prove his innocence when he's accused of murdering the husband of a high society entertainer.
24. The January Man (1989)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that includes Frank's wife, bribery, ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,143 | Gross: $4.61M
26. The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2013)
120 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
About a series of unsolved disappearances on the Galapagos Island of Floreana in the 1930s.
Votes: 864 | Gross: $0.25M
27. Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension (2011 TV Movie)
78 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Phineas and Ferb discover that Perry is a secret agent, and they all get stuck in an alternate dimension where Doofenschmirtz is the ruler of the tri-state area.
28. Sherlock Jr. (1924)
Unrated | 45 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.
29. Lone Star State of Mind (2002)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime
Earl is engaged to his step-sister Baby. Baby has entrusted him to take care of her misfit cousin Junior. Baby is also intent on leaving Texas for LA on Tuesday. When Junior and his ... See full summary »
30. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
Passed | 163 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
From the Boer War through World War II, a soldier rises through the ranks in the British military.
31. The Iceman Cometh (1973)
PG | 239 min | Drama
A salesman with a sudden passion for reform has an idea to sell to his barfly buddies: throw away your pipe dreams. The drunkards, living in a flophouse above a saloon, resent the idea.
34. Wetherby (1985)
R | 102 min | Drama, Mystery
The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.
35. Man of a Thousand Faces (1957)
122 min | Biography, Drama
The life and career of vaudevillian and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney, his contentious relationship with his neurotic wife, and his premature death.
37. Winter of Frozen Dreams (2009)
R | 92 min | Crime, Drama
Barbara Hoffman is a University of Wisconsin science student. She is a part-time employee at a local massage parlor. She is also a killer. Now all Detective Lulling has to do is prove it.
Votes: 599 | Gross: $0.01M
38. Cold Weather (2010)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A guy who moves back to Portland, Oregon becomes involved in the mystery of his ex-girlfriend's disappearance.
Votes: 1,920 | Gross: $0.14M
39. Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)
Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Two bumbling private eyes help a man wrongly accused of murder who has become invisible to help clear his name.
40. The Black Cat (1941)
Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Elderly Henrietta Winslow lives in an isolated mansion with her housekeeper and beloved cats. As her health fails, her greedy relatives gather in anticipation of her death.
42. Bombsight Stolen (1941)
90 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Allied spies and Nazi agents insinuate themselves at a Scottish cottage (converted to a wartime hospital) with interests on an inventor's nearly perfected bomb sight.
43. Mommy (1995)
89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
After twelve-year-old Jessica-Ann's teacher breaks her neck, Jessica-Ann starts suspecting her cold and overprotective mother as the killer.
44. Dinner for Adele (1978)
102 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
When the famous detective Nick Carter visits Prague, he becomes involved in strange case of a missing dog and even stranger carnivorous plant. He becomes convinced that he is standing ... See full summary »
45. Nancy Drew: Detective (1938)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Mystery
After a wealthy dowager who has made a substantial donation her alma mater suddenly disappears, Nancy Drew sets out to solve the mystery.
46. Plot of Fear (1976)
98 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A man is strangled by a female prostitute in his home at the same time as a woman is killed by a man with a spanner on an empty bus. In both cases the killer leaves an illustration from the... See full summary »
47. They Won't Forget (1937)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
A politically ambitious district attorney, unscrupulous tabloid journalists, and regional prejudice combine to charge a teacher with the murder of his student.
48. The Godfather Family: A Look Inside (1990 TV Movie)
73 min | Documentary
A documentary on the making of the three Godfather films, with interviews and recollections from the film makers and cast. This feature also includes the original screen tests of some of ... See full summary »
49. A Slight Case of Murder (1999 TV Movie)
94 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A film critic accidentally kills his lover during a spat in which she falls and hits her head. In panic, he immediately covers up his involvement and leaves the apartment. A private ... See full summary »
50. The Falcon Strikes Back (1943)
Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Tom Lawrence, who has inherited his brother's sobriquet of "The Falcon," is framed for the theft of war bonds and murder.