Movies like Young Sherlock Holmes

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Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)
 6.8
 21K
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 an Egyptian cult, they move to stop it.
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, surprise ending, gothic, buddy movie, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, friendship, investigation, private detective, amateur detective, adventure, mystery, sherlock holmes, friends, crimes, teenage life, who done it, young heroes, riddles and clues, high school friend, boarding school, rivalry, teenage hero, teenager fighting adult, mastermind, deduction, youth, graphic violence, pyramid, religion and supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 80s, future, victorian
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, egypt

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Most similar movies to Young Sherlock Holmes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, stylized and realistic films with plots about danger, mystery, murder, crimes, investigation, deadly and chase mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Young Sherlock Holmes: Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976), The Mummy Returns (2001), Sherlock: Case of Evil (2002), The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, exciting, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, intelligence, sherlock holmes, steampunk, investigation, private detective, prodigy, master criminal, adventure, partners, talented, clue ...
Time: victorian era, 1890s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, tower bridge london ...
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100%
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, steampunk, mind game, intelligence, sherlock holmes, talented, private detective, murderer, hotshot hero, detective inspector, partners against crime, investigation ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, london, paris france, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, murder, murder mystery, who done it, riddles and clues, whodunit, investigation, murder investigation, uncover truth, multiple suspects, crimes, private investigator ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: hypnosis, kidnapping, sherlock holmes, investigation, chase, private detective, friendship, obsession, redemption, baron, drug addiction, cocaine ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: europe, england, london, vienna, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful, enigmatic, realistic
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, curse, crimes, partners against crime, escapades, partners, murder ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, europe, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Mummy Returns (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rick and Evelyn O'Connell, along with their 8 year old son Alex, discover the key to the legendary Scorpion King's might, the fabled Bracelet of Anubis. Unfortunately, a newly resurrected Imhotep has designs on the bracelet as well, and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: mummy, ancient egypt, archaeology, supernatural, good versus evil, pyramid, treasure hunt, treasure, reincarnation, adventure, tomb, heroic mission ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: egypt, london, england, middle east, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sherlock: Case of Evil (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: mind bending, serious, clever, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: sherlock holmes, murder, drug dealing, riddles and clues, investigation, private detective, mind game, conspiracy, crimes, rivalry, mystery, partners against crime ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: scary, atmospheric, mind bending, tense, stylized ...
Plot: murder, sherlock holmes, investigation, nosy, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural, private detective, deadly creature, mysterious character, partners against crime, crime solving ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, atmospheric, psychotronic, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, magic, magic wand, sorcerer, supernatural ability, friendship, young heroes, best friends, good versus evil, artifact ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, near future, 90s, year 2017 ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous ...
Style: dark fantasy, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: magic, chosen one, wizards and magicians, magical, young heroes, wizards, supernatural ability, harry potter, magic wand, witch, bravery, boarding school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1997, 90s, year 1998
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Harry starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure – but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, atmospheric, fairy tale, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, friendship, boarding school, school, contests and competitions, magic, witch, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, dragon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 1995, year 1994
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: victorian england, murder, amateur sleuth, uncover truth, partners against crime, mind game, mystery, investigation, dishonesty, partners, friends, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: witty, humorous, clever, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: private detective, ballet, monk, mystery, memory loss, submarine, investigation, loch ness monster, friends, disorder, mastermind, journal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 70s
Place: scotland, england, europe, britain, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death (1984)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Holmes (Peter Cushing) and Dr. Watson (John Mills) ponder cases in which the victims seem to have been scared to death.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, kidnapping, private detective, investigation, who done it, rivalry, amateur detective, crimes, rescue, ego clash, golden years, mystery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 110K
Scooby-Doo (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, twist ending, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: amateur detective, adventure, resort, teenage life, heroes, youth, friendship, crimes, partners against crime, investigation, talking animals, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, thought provoking, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prodigy, sherlock holmes, adventure, investigation, uncover truth, private detective, deadly creature, crimes, riddles and clues, partners, escapades, master criminal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 9.1
 891K
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, captivating, witty, serious, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, mind game, riddles and clues, prodigy, genius, sherlock holmes, mastermind, british, intelligence, murder mystery, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 49K
The Covenant (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four young men who belong to a supernatural legacy are forced to battle a fifth power long thought to have died out. Another great force they must contend with is the jealousy and suspicion that threatens to tear them apart.
Style: atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, friendship between men, youth, teenager, supernatural, chase, magic, rivalry, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. However, they are put to the test when they encounter a real magical curse ...
Style: dark fantasy, fairy tale, gothic, exciting, entertaining ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, fantasy world, wizards, supernatural, adventure, magic, witch, medieval, fairy, kidnapping, creativity, sorceress ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1810s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Study in Terror (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Watson reads from the newspaper there have been two similar murders near Whitechapel in a few days, Sherlock Holmes' sharp deductive is immediately stimulated to start its merciless method of elimination after observation of every ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, slasher, scary ...
Plot: private detective, serial killer, prostitute, murder, partners against crime, amateur detective, crimes, track down, investigation, law enforcement, mystery, police detective ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lady in White (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the killer and is soon drawn to an old house where a mysterious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, murder, halloween, small town, child in peril, serial killer, maniac, investigation, supernatural, mystery, vengeance, child's point of view ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s
Place: los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, clever, mind bending, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ancient mystery, conspiracy, riddles and clues, holy grail, investigation, adventure, uncover truth, christianity, secret society, mystery, secrets, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: vatican, paris france, holy land, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Mortal Thoughts (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A loathsome man ends up dead, but it's not clear who's to blame. If ever a person got what he deserved, it's James Urbanksi, an abusive drunk who steals from his wife, Joyce, and promises her close friend Cynthia Kellogg that ...
Style: psychological, clever, suspenseful, tense, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, murder, crime gone awry, investigation, mystery, crimes, police investigation, unlikely criminals, law enforcement, crumbling marriage, friendship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Seven Dials Mystery (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When two mysterious deaths mar an otherwise pleasant weekend in the English countryside, unflappable flapper Lady Eileen Brent (Cheryl Campbell) teams up with the dashing Jimmy Thesinger (James Warwick) to solve the dastardly deeds. Their sleuthing ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever, mind bending ...
Plot: estate, partners against crime, secret identity, dishonesty, crimes, private detective, mystery, intrigue, espionage, amateur detective, investigation, conspiracy ...
Time: 1920s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as 'Property of the Half-Blood Prince', and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, serious, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: witch, magical, wizards and magicians, magic, wizards, school, young heroes, chosen one, magic wand, supernatural ability, boarding school life, harry potter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1996, year 1997, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: mind game, crimes, adventure, undercover, mystery, criminal heroes, chase, law enforcement, espionage, partners, investigation, private detective ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lord of Illusions (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, neo noir, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, private detective, investigation, fanatic, resurrection, mind game, mystery, crimes, religions or cults, sect, curses spells and rituals, leadership ...
Time: 90s, year 1982, 80s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 153K
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, who done it, crimes, graphic violence, a vision, freemason, psychic, police investigation, life is a bitch, police detective, prostitute ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1880s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 25K
Stormbreaker (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alex Rider thinks he is a normal school boy, until his uncle is killed. He discovers that his uncle was actually spy on a mission, when he was killed. Alex is recruited by Alan Blunt to continue the mission. He is sent to Cornwall to investigate a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, secret agents, child spy, school, martial arts, undercover, race against time, espionage, heroic mission, working undercover, child hero, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 25K
The Shadow (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the 1930's comic strip, puts the hero up against his arch enemy, Shiwan Khan, who plans to take over the world by holding a city to ransom using an atom bomb. Using his powers of invisibility and "The power to cloud men's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, neo noir, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, monk, invisibility, undercover, heroic mission, vigilante, escapades, hypnosis, atomic bomb ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, asia, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%