PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Crime
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.
The film contains numerous references and allusions to the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle novels and stories. Including: "The game is afoot." ("The Abbey Grange", as well as the original source of the phrase, William Shakespeare's "Henry V"); "Because I was looking for it." ("Silver Blaze"); "... ...
Head cocked to the left, partial deafness in ear: first point of attack. Two: throat; paralyze vocal chords, stop scream. Three: got to be a heavy drinker, floating rib to the liver. Four: finally, drag in left leg, fist to patella. Summary ...
At the end of the film when you see London skyline with Sherlock sitting on Tower Bridge, you can see London Bridge in the distance but it is the wrong bridge. It is clearly the current London Bridge built 1973. The bridge in 1891 would have been the one sold to the USA which has totally different shape to the arches.
The Warner Bros, Village Roadshow, and Silver Pictures logos appear in cobblestones on a London street.
£3,081,072 (UK) (27 December 2009)