Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)

A Game of Shadows

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Robert Downey Jr.—————————————-Sherlock Holmes
Jude Law—————————————————-Dr. John Watson
Jared Harris————————————————James Moriarty
Rachel McAdams——————————————Irene Adler
Noomi Rapace———————————————Madam Simza Heron
Eddie Marsan———————————————-Inspector Lestrade
Kelly Reilly————————————————-Mary Watson
Stephen Fry————————————————Mycroft Holmes

Directed by Guy Ritchie.
Screenplay by Michelle Mulroney and Kieran Mulroney.
Based on Characters Created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Sherlock Holmes (Downey Jr.) is investigating a series of bombings and while everyone thinks it is either anarchists or nationalists, Holmes has an entirely different theory. Irene Adler (MacAdams) delivers a package that is not what she expects and Holmes is there to save the day. When she confronts the man who went the package she realizes that she is in over her head. For the man who sent the package was Professor Moriarty (Harris), Sherlock Holmes’ greatest adversary.  Dr. John Watson (Law) is struggling with his love for Mary (Reilly) his wife and his love of working with Sherlock Holmes on these mysteries. As the story unfolds we see that Sherlock is not always right and when he predicts fights he finds out others can counter his moves. These slight imperfections are a fantastic twist to this franchise which is highly entertaining.

Runtime: 129 Minutes

Production Budget: $125,000,000

Box Office
Domestic: $186,848,418.
Worldwide: $545,448,418.

CC Rating: 9 out of 10

Screenplay: I could not find the screenplay.

Directors Previous Movies: Rock N’ Rolla, Snatch, Revolver.

If you liked this try: Iron Man, Snatch, Rock N’ Rolla.