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1. Sherlock (2010–2017)

TV-14 | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.1
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A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st-century London.

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 914,474

2. Elementary (2012–2019)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City.

Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn, Jon Michael Hill

Votes: 110,969

3. Enola Holmes (2020)

PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.6
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68 Metascore

When Enola Holmes-Sherlock's teen sister-discovers her mother is missing, she sets off to find her, becoming a super-sleuth in her own right as she outwits her famous brother and unravels a dangerous conspiracy around a mysterious young Lord.

Director: Harry Bradbeer | Stars: Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, Sam Claflin, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 170,347

4. Sherlock Holmes (2009)

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

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: 630,542 | Gross: $209.03M

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

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

7.4
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48 Metascore

Detective Sherlock Holmes is on the trail of criminal mastermind Professor Moriarty, who is carrying out a string of random crimes across Europe.

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

Votes: 453,143 | Gross: $186.85M

6. Sherlock Holmes 3

Action, Adventure, Mystery | Pre-production

The plot is unknown at this time.

Director: Dexter Fletcher | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jared Harris, Jude Law, Eddie Marsan

7. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of copper beeches, a Greek interpreter, the Norwood builder, a resident patient, the red-headed league, and one final problem.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams, Eric Porter

Votes: 22,295

8. Shanghai Knights (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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58 Metascore

When a Chinese rebel murders Chon's estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds.

Director: David Dobkin | Stars: Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Fann Wong, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Votes: 106,626 | Gross: $60.48M

9. The Great Mouse Detective (1986)

G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.2
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73 Metascore

Basil, the rodent Sherlock Holmes, investigates the kidnapping of a toy maker and uncovers its link to his archenemy, Professor Ratigan.

Directors: Ron Clements, Burny Mattinson, David Michener, John Musker | Stars: Vincent Price, Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin, Susanne Pollatschek

Votes: 50,047 | Gross: $38.60M

10. Without a Clue (1988)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.9
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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: 10,461 | Gross: $8.54M

11. Holmes & Watson (2018)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

3.9
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24 Metascore

A humorous take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson.

Director: Etan Cohen | Stars: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Ralph Fiennes, Rebecca Hall

Votes: 36,721 | Gross: $30.57M

12. Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)

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

6.8
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65 Metascore

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: 21,446 | Gross: $19.74M

13. The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Holmes and Dr. Watson solve the mysteries of the Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Thor Bridge, Shoscombe Old Place, The Boscombe Valley Mystery, The Illustrious Client and The Creeping Man.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 5,733

14. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of the devil's foot, Silver Blaze, Wisteria Lodge and the Bruce-Partington Plans.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 12,247

15. Moriarty the Patriot (2020– )

TV-14 | Animation, Crime, History

8.0
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William James Moriarty lives as a regular noble while also being a consultant for the common folk to solve their problems. However, deep inside him lies a desire to destroy the current structure that dominates British society.

Stars: Theo Devaney, Ryan Colt Levy, Sôma Saitô, Nazeeh Tarsha

Votes: 2,568

16. Mr. Holmes (2015)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Mystery

6.8
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67 Metascore

An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes deals with dementia, as he tries to remember his final case, and a mysterious woman, whose memory haunts him. He also befriends a fan, the young son of his housekeeper, who wants him to work again.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hattie Morahan

Votes: 64,897 | Gross: $17.74M

17. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)

Passed | 80 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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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: 10,622

18. The Woman in Green (1945)

Approved | 68 min | Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Sherlock Holmes investigates when young women around London turn up murdered, each with a finger severed. 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: 6,193

19. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

Not Rated | 87 min | Horror, Mystery

6.9
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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: 11,238

20. Murder by Decree (1979)

PG | 124 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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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: 5,829

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

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

6.0
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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: 6,850

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

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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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: 2,468

23. The Sign of Four (1987 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 103 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.9
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The disappearance of a young woman's father and a mysterious note years later after the strange regular annual delivery of valuable pearls to her puts Sherlock Holmes on the case.

Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Robin Hunter, Alf Joint

Votes: 4,138

24. Sherlock Holmes (1954–1955)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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The adventures of master detective Sherlock Holmes as he and his assistant, Dr. Watson--and, somewhat reluctantly, the bumbling Inspector Lestrade--battle criminals in London.

Stars: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford, Archie Duncan, Richard Larke

Votes: 969

25. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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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: 6,876

26. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988 TV Movie)

Unrated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.8
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When the latest heir to the Baskerville estate seems to be threatened by a family curse, only the master detective, Sherlock Holmes, can find out the truth.

Director: Brian Mills | Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Raymond Adamson, Alastair Duncan

Votes: 5,436

27. Dressed to Kill (1946)

Passed | 76 min | Crime, Mystery

6.8
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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: 6,169

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

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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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: 4,644

29. Terror by Night (1946)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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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.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Alan Mowbray, Dennis Hoey

Votes: 6,188

30. Masterpiece Mystery (1980– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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An anthology series featuring various predominately British mystery stories.

Stars: Vincent Price, Alan Cumming, Gene Shalit, Diana Rigg

Votes: 855

31. 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: 1,384

32. 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: 1,175

33. Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes (2000–2001)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Certain events which had an impact on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, while he was still a medical student under the supervision of Dr. Bell, his teacher and mentor, on whom the character of Sherlock Holmes is partly drawn from.

Stars: Ian Richardson, Charles Edwards, Simon Chandler, Mossie Smith

Votes: 693

34. A Study in Terror (1965)

95 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John H. 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: 2,128

35. They Might Be Giants (1971)

G | 91 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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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: 2,932

36. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.5
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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: 6,039

37. Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943)

Passed | 68 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.9
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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: 4,664

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

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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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 the crisis.

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

Votes: 4,680

39. Sherlock (2002 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.8
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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: 1,142

40. The Scarlet Claw (1944)

Approved | 74 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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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: 5,304

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

TV-14 | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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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: 2,664

42. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)

50 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.5
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A series of Sherlock Holmes adaptations, based on the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Stars: Nigel Stock, Peter Cushing, Douglas Wilmer, Peter Madden

Votes: 516

43. The Spider Woman (1943)

Passed | 63 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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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: 4,659

44. The House of Fear (1945)

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

7.2
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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: 4,985

45. The Pearl of Death (1944)

Passed | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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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: 4,408

46. Sherlock Hound (1984–1985)

24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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The adventures of the canine detective Sherlock Hound and his loyal companions Dr. Watson, Mrs. Hudson and Inspector Lestrade.

Stars: Taichirô Hirokawa, Kôsei Tomita, Patricia Parris, Yôko Asagami

Votes: 1,465

47. Pursuit to Algiers (1945)

Approved | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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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: 3,699

48. Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943)

Approved | 71 min | Mystery, Thriller, War

6.7
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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: 4,275

49. Tom and Jerry Meet Sherlock Holmes (2010 Video)

TV-G | 50 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.4
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Miss Red is being blackmailed. When she asks Sherlock Holmes for help, he connects her case to a series of jewel thefts and tells his assistant Jerry the Mouse to work with Red's butler Tom the Cat for the duration of this case.

Directors: Spike Brandt, Jeff Siergey | Stars: Michael York, Malcolm McDowell, John Rhys-Davies, Grey Griffin

Votes: 1,793

50. Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.4
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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: 1,029



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