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Sherlock Gnomes (2018)

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Garden gnomes, Gnomeo (James McAvoy) and Juliet (Emily Blunt), recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes (Johnny Depp) to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.

Director:

John Stevenson

Writers:

Ben Zazove (screenplay by), Andy Riley (story by) | 9 more credits »
1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kelly Asbury ... Goons (voice)
Mary J. Blige ... Irene (voice)
Emily Blunt ... Juliet (voice)
Julio Bonet Julio Bonet ... Mankini (voice)
Gary Bradbury Gary Bradbury ... Barry the Toilet Gnome (voice)
Michael Caine ... Lord Redbrick (voice)
Gang Chi ... Video Game Player (voice)
Rosalie Craig Rosalie Craig ... Nimrod Captain (voice)
Jamie Demetriou ... Moriarty (voice)
Johnny Depp ... Sherlock Gnomes (voice)
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Dr. Watson (voice)
Dexter Fletcher ... Gargoyle Reggie (voice)
Steve Hamilton Shaw Steve Hamilton Shaw ... Steve Gnome (voice)
Leyla Hobart Leyla Hobart ... Policewoman (voice)
James Hong ... Salt Shaker (voice)
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Storyline

Sherlock Gnomes (Johnny Depp) and his assistant, Dr. Gnome Watson (Chiwetel Ejiofor), storm into London's natural history museum, where their nemesis, a pie mascot named Moriarty (Jamie Demetriou), is holding gnomes hostage, planning to smash them. After a brief battle, Moriarty is defeated by getting seemingly crushed by a dinosaur skeleton. Meanwhile, Gnomeo (James McAvoy) and Juliet (Emily Blunt), as well as the other gnomes, are moving to London. While there, Gnomeo and Juliet are declared the new leaders of the garden. Noticing that Juliet has cast him aside to improve the garden, Gnomeo leaves to find a flower as a centerpiece, but nearly gets caught in a shop, forcing Juliet to rescue him. Gnomeo and Juliet return to the garden, but then find out that all of the other gnomes have gone missing. Sherlock and Watson show up at the scene to investigate, and after Gnomeo and Juliet help them escape from a sewer flood, Sherlock agrees for them to team up.

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Taglines:

Out of the garden, into the great unGnome! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rude and suggestive humor. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Paramount Animation's third movie, and first to not be from Nickelodeon Movies. See more »

Goofs

Characters speak of "the HMS Nimrod" which is incorrect for a ship's designation. It should be "the Nimrod" or "HMS Nimrod". Ships should never be called "the HMS" anything. See more »

Quotes

Gnomeo: Come to the city, they said. It'll be fun, they said.
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Crazy Credits

There are various gnome animations in a cartoon-like fashion throughout the entire length of the credits of Sherlock Gnomes. See more »

Connections

Featured in Top 10 Worst Animated Films of the 2010 Decade (2019) See more »

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Tiny Dancer
Written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
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fun characters
7 October 2018 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Sherlock Gnomes and Watson are the protectors of London's gnomes against the evil Moriarty. After defeating Moriarty, Sherlock is listless until he gets a new case of missing gnomes. Gnomeo and Juliet discover their family and friends have disappeared. They join Sherlock and Watson on their investigation.

This franchise doesn't have the highest of ambitions. It does have some fun characters. This sequel adds an interesting Sherlock and Watson duo. I like them and I like their opening battle with Moriarty. The start is muddled by the fact that the franchise protagonists are Gnomeo and Juliet. There is a split in attention. Once the foursome is formed, they are actually fun together. The best part is Juliet being smarter and more capable than the arrogant Sherlock. Once the group splits up again, the fun chemistry gets muddled again. Mostly, I like these characters and the overly complicated scheme does fit the plot. It's a fun short time and this movie is short.


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Release Date:

23 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gnomeo & Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$59,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,604,774, 25 March 2018

Gross USA:

$43,242,871

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$90,497,778
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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