Movies like Sherlock Holmes

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Sherlock Holmes (2009)
 7.6
 543K
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
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, exciting, entertaining, humorous, intellectual, stylized, clever, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, partners, prodigy, sherlock holmes, hotshot hero, murder, intelligence, mystery, adventure, verbal byplay, scheme, steampunk, black magic, plot twist, fight scenes, arrest, talented, crimes, clue, coffin, friendship, master criminal, partner ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard, big ben london, tower bridge london

Most similar movies to Sherlock Holmes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, exciting and clever films with plots about crimes, murder, investigation, mystery, chase, danger and mentor mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Sherlock Holmes: Sherlock (2010), Elementary (2012), Inferno (2016), Angels & Demons (2009), National Treasure (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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: exciting, entertaining, cynical, intellectual, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, riddles and clues, mind game, hotshot hero, mystery, verbal byplay, master villain, partners against crime, escapades, detective inspector, steampunk, fight scenes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe, paris france, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.2
 689K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, witty, captivating, serious, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, prodigy, mind game, partners, crime, mastermind, friendship, riddles and clues, sherlock holmes, british, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 92K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, suspenseful, talky, realistic
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, prodigy, private detective, intelligence, partners, crime, crimes, law enforcement, mind game, mastermind, female partner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 136K
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: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, danger, ancient mystery, memory loss, museum, treasure hunt, betrayal, mad scientist, race against time, riddles and clues, chases and races, book ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe, florence, venice, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, clever ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, adventure, hotshot hero, mystery, private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, partners, deadly creature, master criminal, prodigy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 250K
Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: 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: exciting, intellectual, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: riddles and clues, investigation, conspiracy, religions or cults, danger, mystery, ancient, scientist, secret society, search, mastermind, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, harvard university, geneva switzerland, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, intellectual, scenic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, riddles and clues, adventure, adventurer, journey, map, tombs and skeletons, archaeologist, expedition, artifact, ancient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century, 1830s, 1770s ...
Place: usa, jerusalem, pennsylvania, washington d.c., new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.3
 546K
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, twists and turns, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulations, scheme, mind game, teamwork, fbi, heist, wizards and magicians, bank robbery, mastermind, perfect crime, cons and scams, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: las vegas, new orleans, new york, usa, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: exciting, twists and turns, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: holy grail, christianity, adventure, investigation, ancient mystery, riddles and clues, uncover truth, secret, artifact, ancient, mystery, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: holy land, europe, france, jerusalem, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Director Billy Wilder adds a new and intriguing twist to the personality of intrepid detective Sherlock Holmes. One thing hasn't changed however: Holmes' crime-solving talents. Holmes and Dr. Watson take on the case of a beautiful woman ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, submarine, mystery, memory loss, ballet, monk, hidden identity, investigation, mysterious character, mobile phone, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s, victorian era
Place: scotland, england, europe, germany
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: private detective, rivalry, partners against crime, mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, danger, deadly, partners, uncover truth ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 77K
Psych (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Thanks to his police officer father's efforts, Shawn Spencer spent his childhood developing a keen eye for detail (and a lasting dislike of his dad). Years later, Shawn's frequent tips to the police lead to him being falsely accused of a ...
Style: intellectual, humorous, not serious, talky, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: private detective, intelligence, buddies, who done it, investigation, resourceful, crime, partners, best friends, police, unconventional method, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, amateur detective, friendship, sherlock holmes, investigation, adventure, mystery, private detective, danger, rivalry, mastermind, religion and supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1870s, future ...
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The International (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An interpol agent and an attorney are determined to bring one of the world's most powerful banks to justice. Uncovering money laundering, arms trading, and conspiracy to destabilize world governments, their investigation takes them from Berlin, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: interpol, murder, chase, investigation, district attorney, political corruption, special agents, unlikely criminals, intrigue, gunfight, lawyer, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, berlin germany, italy, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 850
Sherlock (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Early in his crime-solving career, Sherlock Holmes attempts to prevent Moriarty from cornering the heroin market.
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending
Plot: drug dealing, murder, partners against crime, crime, private detective, mystery, investigation, mind game, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, chase ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Sign of Four (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mary Morstan has received a pearl in the post every year since her father's disappearance; this leads Holmes and Watson to the truth about a secret pact between four convicts during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, mind bending ...
Plot: private detective, treasure, treasure chest, doctor, river, mystery, adventure, boat chase, chase, crime, investigation, missing person ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 83K
The Losers (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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, humorous, captivating, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, cia, escapades, teamwork, revenge, vengeance, mercenary, sniper, fight scenes, runaway, hospital, black ops ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bolivia, latin america, pentagon, puerto rico, mumbai india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.9
 838K
Iron Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, humorous, witty, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, prodigy, technology, good versus evil, terrorism, weapon system, heroes, androids and robots, millionaire, comics, weapons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, middle east, afghanistan, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985), The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993) and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1994), collectively known as Sherlock Holmes, are a series of ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, sherlock holmes, mastermind, who done it, partners against crime, adventure, ego clash, murder, friendship, misfit partners ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, crime, uncover truth, murder, multiple suspects, murder mystery, crimes, private investigator, danger, who done it ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...
Style: clever, dark humor, humorous, talky, witty ...
Plot: thief, christmas, neo noir, private detective, actor's life, murder, crime, actor, investigation, audition, actress, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, denver colorado, venice beach california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.8
 46K
Veronica Mars (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Years after walking away from her past as a teenage private eye, Veronica Mars gets pulled back to her hometown - just in time for her high school reunion - in order to help her old flame Logan Echolls, who's embroiled in a murder mystery.
Style: suspenseful, witty, light, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, who done it, investigation, mystery, murder, crimes, danger, parents and children, family relations, lawyers and clients, old love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.7
 15K
Death Warrant (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, murder, martial arts, investigation, prisoner, serial killer, partners against crime, undercover, master criminal, track down, undercover cop, working undercover ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Plot: partners against crime, mystery, private detective, adventure, investigation, mind game, crime, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Concerned about his friend's cocaine use, Dr. Watson tricks Sherlock Holmes into travelling to Vienna, where Holmes enters the care of Sigmund Freud. Freud attemts to solve the mysteries of Holmes' subconscious, while Holmes devotes ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, chase, investigation, friendship, obsession, redemption, kidnapping, hypnosis, crimes, mystery, crime ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.2
 673K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: exciting, witty, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, hotshot hero, superhuman powers, terrorist, millionaire, androids and robots, explosion, good versus evil, deception, gadget, scientist, army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa, malibu california, pakistan, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Da Vinci's Demons (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: The series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of ...
Style: captivating, intellectual, exciting, witty, serious ...
Plot: inventions and discoveries, prodigy, adventure, escapades, lust, unconventional method, inventor, leonardo da vinci, visionary, architect, magical, outdoor ...
Time: 15th century, renaissance, 1400s
Place: italy, europe, florence, florence italy, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.8
 587K
Skyfall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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: suspense, exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, british secret service, secret agent, 007, secret service, james bond, explosion, secret agents, secret service agent, chases and races, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, istanbul turkey, england, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In war torn Calcutta during the 1940's, Byomkesh Bakshy, fresh out of college, pits himself against an evil genius who is out to destroy the world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, master criminal, sherlock holmes, mystery, political intrigue, crimes, escapades, state affairs, blackmail, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: asia, india, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Charlie's Angels (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, light, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: martial arts, fighting crime, heroic mission, female friendship, women, partners, working undercover, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, undercover agent, girl power, criminal's revenge, kick-butt women ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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