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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
 7.5
 419K
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.
Style: clever, witty, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, intellectual, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: steampunk, riddles and clues, twists & turns, mind game, intelligence, private detective, talented, sherlock holmes, outsmarting, hotshot hero, investigation, murderer, master criminal, conspiracy, detective inspector, mystery, adventure, verbal byplay, escapades, expert, partners against crime, uncover truth, crimes, heroes, friends ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, victorian
Place: england, london, paris france, europe, germany, france, switzerland

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Most similar movies to Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, realistic and visually appealing films with plots about danger, murder, escapades, mentor, destiny, chase and storytelling mostly in Adventure, Action and Mystery genres. Some movies like Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows: Sherlock Holmes (2009), Sherlock (2010), Inferno (2016), Angels & Demons (2009), Elementary (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Australia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: captivating, clever, exciting, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, steampunk, private detective, intelligence, investigation, sherlock holmes, adventure, partners, master criminal, prodigy, talented, hotshot hero ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, victorian
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, tower bridge london ...
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100%
 9.1
 799K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, witty, captivating, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, mind game, crime, riddles and clues, prodigy, mastermind, british, genius, partners, sherlock holmes, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
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92%
 6.2
 158K
Inferno (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After waking up in a hospital with amnesia, professor Robert Langdon and a doctor must race against time to foil a deadly global plot.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: ancient mystery, conspiracy, adventure, religions or cults, danger, memory loss, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, conspiracy theory, museum, chases and races, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe, florence italy, florence, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 272K
Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, intellectual, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: conspiracy, riddles and clues, religions or cults, vatican, illuminati, ancient, secret society, search, danger, investigation, professor, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, harvard university, geneva switzerland
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75%
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 7.9
 101K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, serious, talky, realistic
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, private detective, crimes, partners, law enforcement, prodigy, intelligence, talented, mastermind, unconventional method, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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33%
 7.3
 594K
Now You See Me (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
Style: surprise ending, clever, entertaining, breathtaking, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, perfect crime, cons and scams, outsmarting, mind game, scheme, teamwork, mastermind, illusionist, fbi, manipulations, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new orleans, las vegas, new york, paris france, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson meet as boys in an English Boarding school. Holmes is known for his deductive ability even as a youth, amazing his classmates with his abilities. When they discover a plot to murder a series of British business men by ...
Style: clever, serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, friendship, mastermind, investigation, danger, private detective, amateur detective, adventure, mystery, sherlock holmes, who done it, teenage life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1870s, 80s ...
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 67K
Mordecai (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Art dealer, Charles Mortdecai, searches for a stolen painting rumored to contain a secret code that gains access to hidden Nazi gold.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, treasure hunt, art dealer, chase, cons and scams, stolen painting, painting, crimes, track down, special agents, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: year 1943, year 1945
Place: england, london, hong kong, greece, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ancient mystery, christianity, holy grail, adventure, uncover truth, conspiracy, riddles and clues, secrets, investigation, vatican, escapades, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: paris france, holy land, france, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hands of a Murderer (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Action, Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sherlock Holme must track down his nemesis Professor Moriarty after the villain kidnaps Holme's brother Mycroft. The evil doctor is forcing his captive to decode highly classified military documents.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: espionage, law enforcement, crime, danger, undercover, investigation, crimes, chaos and mayhem, who done it, working undercover, kidnapping, riddles and clues ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 91K
The Losers (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tale of double cross and revenge, centered upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team-Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar -find themselves the target of a lethal ...
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: swat team, betrayal, cia, teamwork, mercenary, escapades, vengeance, revenge, robbery, hospital, black ops, sniper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bolivia, latin america, dubai, miami, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 719K
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, rivalry, scientist, russian, technology, billionaire, millionaire, revenge, adventure, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: malibu california, monaco, new mexico, monte carlo, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 935K
Iron Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
Style: exciting, witty, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, technology, adventure, heroes, prodigy, weapon system, self sacrifice, good versus evil, intelligence, terrorism, millionaire, androids and robots ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, malibu california, usa, middle east, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.0
 1.3M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, psychotronic, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, monster, imaginary, teamwork, save the world, heroic mission, giant, evil alien, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, master villain, save the world, supernatural ability, good versus evil, superhero team, androids and robots, imaginary, graphic violence, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, oslo norway, eastern europe, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Case of the Whitechapel Vampire (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The scene of the crime is Whitechapel, the same London district notorious for the recent attacks of Jack the Ripper. Three monks are found dead, the apparent victims of a vampire - now, someone else is out for blood. Or is it something else? As ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, realistic
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, uncover truth, investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, partners against crime, danger, crimes, escapades, partners, murder ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian england, victorian era
Place: london, europe, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 31K
Big Game (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Finland, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Air Force One is shot down by terrorists, leaving the President of the United States stranded in the wilderness. 13-year old Oskari is also in that wilderness, on a hunting mission to prove his maturity to his kinsfolk by tracking down a deer, but ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, president, survival, adventure, unlikely partners, partners, in the woods, terrorist, secret service, conspiracy, catastrophe, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: finland, europe, norway, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sherlock Holmes (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Watson are on the trail of a criminal and scientific mastermind who seems to control monsters and creations which defy belief.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, thought provoking, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sherlock holmes, adventure, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, private detective, deadly creature, prodigy, riddles and clues, master criminal, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Shadow in the North (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an elderly client loses a fortune on an investment, fearless Sally Lockhart will stop at nothing to rectify the situation — even if it means risking everything important to her in the process. As Sally sorts out the threads of the mystery — ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: murder, amateur sleuth, uncover truth, investigation, mind game, mystery, partners against crime, deadly, crimes, amateur detective, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1870s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When gigantic robots attack New York City, "Sky Captain" uses his private air force to fight them off. His ex-girlfriend, reporter Polly Perkins, has been investigating the recent disappearance of prominent scientists. Suspecting a link ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, exciting ...
Plot: steampunk, danger, robot, heroic mission, save the world, heroes, kidnapping, mad scientist, adventure, killer robot, good versus evil, transformation ...
Time: future, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: himalaya, new york, nepal, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A detective investigates a forgery ring in historical Korea. In the 19th year of Jeonjo’s reign, Kim Min, Joseon’s top detective, who used to be a King’s secret messenger, has been banished to a remote island for some unclear reasons. The only ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, private detective, adventure, escapades, missing person, mystery, island, partners, track down, crimes, martial arts, forgery ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Three Musketeers (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Spain, Panama, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The young D'Artagnan arrives in Paris with dreams of becoming a king's musketeer. He meets and quarrels with three men, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, each of whom challenges him to a duel. D'Artagnan finds out they are musketeers and is ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swashbuckler, heroes, sword fight, adventure, romance, fight, extramarital affair, partners, intrigue, rebellion, heroic mission, cons and scams ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, england, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: To prevent a world war from breaking out, famous characters from Victorian literature band together to do battle against a cunning villain.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, offbeat, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventurer, steampunk, superhero, vampire, save the world, secret service, adventure, immortality, heroic mission, danger, alternate reality, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: venice, europe, siberia, london, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 7.7
 628K
Skyfall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Turkey
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, james bond, chases and races, spy, secret agent, 007, spy hero, explosion, british secret service, vengeance, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, turkey, england, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman ...
Style: exciting, bleak, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, batman, chaos and mayhem, explosion, double life, police detective, tragic villain, nuclear threat, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, italy, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
DOA: Dead or Alive (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: UK, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Four beautiful rivals at an invitation-only martial-arts tournament join forces against a sinister threat. Princess Kasumi is an aristocratic warrior trained by martial-arts masters. Tina Armstrong is a wrestling superstar. Helena Douglas is an ...
Style: exciting, sexy, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ninja, martial arts, island, female fighter, fight, competition, master warrior, friendship, tournament, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Austria, UK, Morocco
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: spy, cia, espionage, secret agents, mission, conspiracy, heroic mission, villain, undercover, danger, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, london, vienna, morocco, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Three Musketeers (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, duel, adventure, danger, political intrigue, buddies, partners, escapades, heroic mission, daring rescue, uninhibited rivalry, conspiracy ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, english channel, paris france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.2
 1.3M
Batman Begins (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal ...
Style: dark, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, double life, secret identity, good versus evil, batman, heroes, haunted by the past, disguise, fighting crime, undercover, crime fighter, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, himalaya, tibet, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, secret agents, espionage, mission, teamwork, frame up, top secret, courage, save the day, cia, undercover, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, dubai, hungary, budapest, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%