Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is an American movie, written by Kieran Mulroney & Michele Mulroney and directed by Guy Ritchie, produced by Warner Bros., released on 16 december 2011, starring Robert Downey Jr. as Sherlock Holmes and Jude Law as Dr. Watson. 129 min.

The movie take place in 1891, one year after the previous part. Sherlock Holmes is investigating terrorist attacks in London. He works alone since his old partner Dr. John Watson will get married a few days later with Mary. His investigations point Professor James Moriarty as the responsible for the explosions. When Dr. Watson and Mary are attacked in the train while travelling for their honeymoon in Brighton, Holmes delivers Mary to the protection of his brother Mycroft. Soon Holmes and Watson disclose that Professor Moriarty has bought arms and ammunition factories and is trying to start a war in Europe by killing political leaders and politicians. Now Holmes and Watson have to stop Moriarty and his dangerous associate, the skilled former Colonel Sebastian Moran.

Other titles:

  • Sherlock Holmes : Jeu d'ombres (France) 25 january 2012





  • Bar patron : Lasco Atkins
  • Prime Minister Robert Cecil : David Bailey
  • Gypsy : Gioacchino Jim Cuffaro
  • Dealer : Lukas DiSparrow
  • Diplomats  : Ray Donn, Jeff Lipman
  • King George I of Greece : Danny Seldon
  • Gypsy : Alain Stash, Paul Warren
  • Pub Guest : Tom Swacha

Edited out

  • ??? : Gilles Lelouche