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USA: Warner Bros Pictures
UK: Warner Bros Pictures International UK
Cast: Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Kelly Reilly, Eddie Marsan, James Fox, Hans Matheson, William Houston, William Hope, Bronagh Gallagher, Geraldine James, Robert Maillet, Joe Egan, Robert Stone, David Garrick
Director: Guy Ritchie
Countries: UK / Australia / USA
USA & UK: 128 mins
USA Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some startling images and a scene of suggestive material
UK Certificate: 12A contains moderate violence
USA Release Date: 25 December 2009
UK Release Date: 26 December 2009
"The world's most brilliant mind has met it's match".
Starring Robert Downey Jr stars as Sherlock Holmes bringing the legendary detective to life as he has never been portrayed before. Jude Law stars as Holmes' trusted colleague and formidable ally, Watson - a doctor and war veteran. Rachel McAdams portrays the feisty and beautiful Irene Adler, who had a tempestuous relationship with Holmes, while Kelly Reilly plays Mary, Watson's love interest.
Based on an original story/comic book by Lionel Wigram, inspired by the classic tales of Sit Conan Doyle, the film finds Holmes and Watson pitted against a new adversary, the mysterious Blackwood (Mark Strong) in this fast moving actioner from British director Guy Ritchie (LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS). Battling this new nemesis, Holmes and Watson unravel a deadly plot that could destroy the whole country.