Top 14 Basil Rathbone Sherlock Holmes Films or: Every Sherlock Holmes Film of Basil Rathbone Ranked By Yours Truly with the Overall Rankings of Both IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes Users in the Description of Each Titleby The_Badger_Man | created - 14 Jul 2011 | updated - 30 May 2017 | Public
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1. The House of Fear (1945)
Approved | 69 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of deaths at a castle with each foretold by the delivery of orange pips to the victims.
IMDb Users: #4
Rotten Tomatoes Users: #4
2. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
Approved | 85 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The master sleuth hunts his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, who is planning the crime of the century.
3. Pursuit to Algiers (1945)
Approved | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Holmes is recruited to escort the heir to a European throne safely back to his homeland after his father's assassination.
4. The Scarlet Claw (1944)
Approved | 74 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
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.
5. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
Approved | 80 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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.
6. Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943)
Passed | 68 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
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 »
7. The Pearl of Death (1944)
Approved | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a valuable pearl with a sinister reputation is stolen, Sherlock Holmes must investigate its link to a series of brutal murders.
8. Dressed to Kill (1946)
Approved | 76 min | Crime, Mystery
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.
9. Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943)
Approved | 71 min | Film-Noir, Mystery
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson travel to Washington D.C. in order to prevent a secret document from falling into enemy hands.
10. Terror by Night (1946)
Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When the fabled Star of Rhodesia diamond is stolen on a London to Edinburgh train and the son of its owner is murdered, Sherlock Holmes must discover which of his suspicious fellow passengers is responsible.
11. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)
Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson must protect a Swiss inventor of an advanced bomb sight from falling into German hands.
12. Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942)
Approved | 65 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
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 »
13. The Woman in Green (1945)
Approved | 68 min | Drama, Mystery
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.
14. The Spider Woman (1943)
Approved | 63 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
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.