Movies like Sherlock Holmes

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Sherlock Holmes (2009)
 7.6
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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: clever, captivating, entertaining, intellectual, suspense, exciting, atmospheric, witty, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sherlock holmes, steampunk, intelligence, riddles and clues, private detective, adventure, investigation, partners, crimes, talented, prodigy, master criminal, hotshot hero, murder, mystery, clue, deduction, expert, justice, scheme, mastermind, outsmarting, murderer, serial killer, genius ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, victorian
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, tower bridge london, scotland yard

Most similar movies to Sherlock Holmes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, investigation, murder, mystery, danger, riddles and clues and conspiracy mostly in Mystery, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like Sherlock Holmes: Sherlock (2010), Elementary (2012), Angels & Demons (2009), Inferno (2016), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, intellectual, entertaining, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: steampunk, sherlock holmes, riddles and clues, intelligence, talented, mind game, detective inspector, murderer, conspiracy, hotshot hero, adventure, private detective ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, london, paris france, europe, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
 9.1
 906K
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, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, murder mystery, mastermind, private detective, friendship, partners, riddles and clues, mind game, intelligence, british, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, scotland yard, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.9
 110K
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, talky, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, sherlock holmes, talented, riddles and clues, prodigy, intelligence, partners, unconventional method, private detective, mastermind, law enforcement, female partner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.7
 292K
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, suspenseful, intellectual, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, illuminati, riddles and clues, investigation, religions or cults, ancient, murder, professor, secret society, expert, mastermind, secret movement ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, vatican, italy, europe, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.2
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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, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, ancient mystery, adventure, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, religions or cults, memory loss, conspiracy theory, virus, church, museum, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, florence, turkey, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
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, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: whodunit, private detective, investigation, murder mystery, murder, who done it, murder investigation, riddles and clues, uncover truth, multiple suspects, private investigator, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, adventure, christianity, holy grail, ancient mystery, mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, treasure hunt, uncover truth, secrets, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: vatican, paris france, holy land, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, suspenseful, stylized, serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: sherlock holmes, murder, friendship, private detective, adventure, mystery, teenager, boarding school, investigation, amateur detective, high school friend, teenage life ...
Time: 19th century, future, 80s, 1870s, victorian era
Place: london, england, egypt, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.4
 96K
Psych (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: exciting, witty, talky, not serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, investigation, best friends, friends, private detective, intelligence, buddies, who done it, talented, prodigy, friendship, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, clever, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens, boys' night ...
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, archaeologist, archaeology, riddles and clues, treasure hunter, adventurer, artifact, ancient, journey, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 19th century, 20th century ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, washington d.c., egypt, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 73K
Mortdecai (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
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: funny, humorous, exciting, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, art dealer, spy, chase, escapades, stolen painting, cons and scams, eccentricity, art, justice, adventure, british ...
Time: year 1943, year 1945
Place: england, london, los angeles, usa, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, mastermind, partners against crime, victorian england, who done it, murder, adventure, ego clash, talented ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The theatrical movie spin-off of the ABC’s Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries will follow Essie Davis’ private detective as she embarks on a global adventure to find missing treasure, solve murders and break aviation records... After freeing a ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, captivating, feminist film, disturbing ...
Plot: treasure hunt, female detective, riddles and clues, artifact, private detective, imprisonment, murder mystery, mind game, disappearance, young girl, talented, investigation ...
Time: 1920s, year 1929, year 1918
Place: jerusalem, australia, london, palestine, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hands of a Murderer (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Action, Adventure
Country: USA, 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: sherlock holmes, conspiracy, mind game, crimes, adventure, undercover, mystery, criminal heroes, chase, law enforcement, espionage, partners ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 366K
The Italian Job (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, ...
Style: suspense, exciting, twists and turns, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, robbery, car chase, perfect crime, revenge, mentor, master criminal, gold, bank robbery, hacker, caper, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: italy, los angeles, venice, philadelphia, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, twists and turns, thought provoking, intellectual, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, chase, adventure, crimes, mystery, murder, british empire, doctor, river, spy, nudity (full frontal - brief), melancholy ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, india, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: thought provoking, suspense, twists and turns, visually appealing, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sherlock holmes, adventure, prodigy, adaptation, transformation, investigation, uncover truth, dinosaur, private detective, deadly creature, crimes, riddles and clues ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in to unravel a mysterious curse that has plagued the Baskerville family for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead, his heir, Sir Henry, begs Holmes to save him from the terrifying ...
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, murder, nosy, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural, private detective, deadly creature, mysterious character, partners against crime, investigation, crime solving ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: sexy, humorous, atmospheric, clever, witty ...
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, loch ness monster, gangsters, homosexual subtext, investigation, mystery, submarine, british intelligence, morse code, manipulation, paranoid ...
Time: victorian era, 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: scotland, england, europe, london, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Murder by Decree (1979)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes is drawn into the case of Jack the Ripper who is killing prostitutes in London's East End. Assisted by Dr. Watson, and using information provided by a renowned psychic, Robert Lees, Holmes finds that the murders may have its ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, suspense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, sherlock holmes, conspiracy, murder, mystery, crimes, track down, private detective, psychic, anarchist, justice ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 70s, 1930s, 1880s
Place: england, london, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The corpse of a shabbily dressed young woman has been discovered in the mud flats of the Thames at low tide. Police assume she's a prostitute, but Dr. Watson suspects something more and goes to his old friend Holmes, now retired and at very ...
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, murder, investigation, mastermind, mystery, who done it, prodigy, crimes, life is a bitch, hotshot hero, lookalikes ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Queen of Mystery (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Yoo Seol-Ok liked mystery novels and wanted to become a detective, but she gave up her dream after marrying. Now, she is a housewife with a husband who works as a prosecutor. She meets Ha Wan-Seung. He is a passionate detective and they decide to ...
Style: captivating, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, assistant, riddles and clues, investigation, adventure, mystery, police inspector, partners, unconventional method, clue, talented, murder mystery ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, suspense ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, vampire, private detective, curse, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, partners against crime, escapades, partners ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, europe, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
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 7.9
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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, entertaining, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, technology, adventure, intelligence, prodigy, billionaire, self sacrifice, millionaire, weapon system, androids and robots, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, afghanistan, california, malibu california, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.2
 650K
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: chick flick, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: heist, teamwork, perfect crime, scheme, outsmarting, cons and scams, con artists, mind game, fbi, mastermind, illusionist, bank robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new orleans, las vegas, paris france, new york, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, victorian england, amateur sleuth, uncover truth, partners against crime, mind game, mystery, investigation, detective agency, dishonesty, partners, friends ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Detective K: Secret of Virtuous Widow (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, History, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1782, King Jeong-jo of Joseon asks detective K to investigate a series of murders related to a case of corruption within the government.
Style: captivating, entertaining, thought provoking, twists and turns, intense ...
Plot: joseon dynasty, investigation, antisocial behavior, uncover truth, medieval, rivals, crimes, private detective, adventure, conspiracy, murder mystery, mystery ...
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
 14K
Shoot to Kill (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, wilderness, kidnapping, adventure, mountain, chase, fbi, on the run, hostage, survival ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, san francisco, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Detective Chinatown 3 (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Following the excitement of first Bangkok and then New York, a big murder case takes place in Tokyo. Chinatown master detectives Tangren (Wang Baoqiang) and Qinfeng (Liu Haoren) are invited to take up the mystery. Adding to the excitement are the ...
Style: humorous, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, light ...
Plot: escapades, police detective, friends, partners against crime, partners, friendship, who done it, police officer, society, evidence, testimony, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.5
 374K
Batman (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker, who has seized control of Gotham's underworld.
Style: dark, atmospheric, bleak, gothic, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, batman, good versus evil, double life, masked villain, justice, heroes, dual identity, crime fighter, crimes, dark hero, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 1920s, 20th century, future
Place: usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%