England, 1884 - a world on the brink of change. On the morning of her 16th birthday, Enola Holmes (Millie Bobby Brown) wakes to find that her mother (Helena Bonham Carter) has disappeared, leaving behind an odd assortment of gifts but no apparent clue as to where she's gone or why. After a free-spirited childhood, Enola suddenly finds herself under the care of her brothers Sherlock (Henry Cavill) and Mycroft (Sam Claflin), both set on sending her away to a finishing school for "proper" young ladies. Refusing to follow their wishes, Enola escapes to search for her mother in London. But when her journey finds her entangled in a mystery surrounding a young runaway Lord (Louis Partridge), Enola becomes a super-sleuth in her own right, outwitting her famous brother as she unravels a conspiracy that threatens to set back the course of history.
Youngster. Rebel. Sleuth.
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Did You Know?
For added freedom and flexibility of camera movement, the movie was filmed almost exclusively using the Steadicam system. See more
When Enola and the Marquess are in her lodgings, she says "What did you do, rent a room at the Ritz?" Cesar Ritz didn't open his London hotel until 1906. See more
Now, where to begin? The first thing you need to know is that my mother named me Enola.