Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Image

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Summary: Sherlock Holmes has always been the smartest man in the room... until now. There is a new criminal mastermind at large—Professor Moriarty—and not only is he Holmes' intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil, coupled with a complete lack of conscience, may actually give him an advantage over the renowned detective. When the Crown Prince of Austria is found dead, the evidence, as construed by Inspector Lestrade, points to suicide. But Sherlock Holmes deduces that the prince has been the victim of murder—a murder that is only one piece of a larger and much more portentous puzzle, designed by Professor Moriarty. The cunning Moriarty is always one step ahead of Holmes as he spins a web of death and destruction—all part of a greater plan that, if he succeeds, will change the course of history. (Warner Bros. Pictures)

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Runtime: 129 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and some drug material.
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Production: Silver Pictures
Genres: Action, Mystery
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jun 12, 2012
Director Credit
Guy Ritchie Director
Writer Credit
Arthur Conan Doyle Writer
Kieran Mulroney Writer
Michele Mulroney Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Jude Law Dr. John Watson
Rachel McAdams Irene Adler
Robert Downey Jr. Sherlock Holmes
Cast Credit
Carsten Hayes Photographer
Christian Wolf-La'Moy Rake In Cockpit Fight
Dominic Kinnaird Moriarty's Guard
Geraldine James Mrs. Hudson
Gilles Lellouche Cast
Jared Harris Professor Moriaty
Kelly Reilly Mary Morstan
Noomi Rapace Sim
Roman Jankovic German Guard
Stephen Fry Mycroft Holmes
Thorston Manderlay Alfred Meinhard
William Houston Clarky
Producer Credit
Dan Lin Producer
Joel Silver Producer
Lionel Wigram Producer
Steve Clark-Hall Co-Producer
Susan Downey Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: