Movies like Young Sherlock Holmes

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Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)
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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, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, surprise ending, gothic, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, amateur detective, friendship, sherlock holmes, investigation, adventure, mystery, private detective, danger, rivalry, mastermind, religion and supernatural, crimes, crime, deadly, youth, friends, young heroes, riddles and clues, mentor, teenage life, who done it, chase, boarding school, cult ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1870s, future, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, egypt

Most similar movies to Young Sherlock Holmes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and interesting films with plots about murder, danger, dialogue, storytelling, chase, mystery and mentor mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Young Sherlock Holmes: The Da Vinci Code (2006), Murder by Decree (1979), The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976), The Sign of Four (1987), Sherlock (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, partners, prodigy, sherlock holmes, hotshot hero, murder, intelligence, mystery, adventure, verbal byplay ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard, tower bridge london ...
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95%
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 ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Genre: Adventure, 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: exciting, stylized, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, wizards and magicians, chosen one, supernatural ability, magical, invisibility, best friends, adventure, magic, witch, teleportation, werewolf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 ⇓
77%
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Murder by Decree (1979)
Genre: 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, atmospheric, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, sherlock holmes, mystery, slasher, crime, private detective, jack the ripper, track down, who done it, woman in danger, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s, 1800s ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 ⇓
70%
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 ⇓
68%
 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 ⇓
68%
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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 ⇓
66%
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, stylized, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: magical, chosen one, school, wizards and magicians, friendship, witch, boarding school life, supernatural ability, boarding school, curses spells and rituals, family, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, year 1995, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, mind bending, stylized ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, murder, partners against crime, crime, private detective, mystery, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 ⇓
60%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, rough
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, investigation, kidnapping, murder, amateur detective, mystery, ego clash, who done it, crimes, crime, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, small town, murder, halloween, maniac, investigation, supernatural, mystery, vengeance, serial killer, danger, bullying ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Genre: 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: exciting, twists and turns, stylized, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, young heroes, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, school, chosen one, boarding school life, good versus evil, magical, werewolf, betrayal, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1996, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, 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: exciting, fairy tale, light, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: supernatural, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, adventure, witch, village, dark fantasy, danger, magic, kidnapping, cons and scams, transformation ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s, 1790s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, dungeon, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
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, serious, scary
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, chosen one, magical, friendship, young heroes, good versus evil, best friends, friends, curses spells and rituals, master villain, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: who done it, serial killer, police detective, woman in danger, jack the ripper, murder, crimes, clairvoyant, violent, dialogue, surgery, princess ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london, buckingham palace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 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 ⇓
54%
 6.1
 9K
D.O.A. (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dexter Cornell, an English Professor becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn't much time. He finds help and comfort from one of his student, Sydney ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: race against time, murder, neo noir, college, mystery, protagonist as suspect, investigation, student, police investigation, vengeance, crime, destiny ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students – ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, school, supernatural ability, young heroes, magical, chosen one, boarding school life, best friends, supernatural, prophecy, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, year 1995, year 1996 ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A man named Farmer sets out to rescue his kidnapped wife and avenge the death of his son -- two acts committed by the Krugs, a race of animal-warriors who are controlled by the evil Gallian.
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, epic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, good versus evil, vengeance, rescue, revenge, villain, medieval, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, adoption, mentor, heir to the throne ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, semi serious, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: mummy, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural, immortality, ancient egypt, treasure hunt, reincarnation, pyramid, tomb, treasure, archaeology ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: egypt, africa, england, europe, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: suspense, talky, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crime gone awry, friendship, betrayal, crime, mystery, crumbling marriage, physical abuse, couple relations, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 68K
Fallen (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, devil, good versus evil, execution, angel, bible, psychopath, police, curse, evil, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 149K
The Mummy (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: China, Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient queen whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human ...
Style: scary, surprise ending, gothic, intense, bad ending ...
Plot: mythology, mummy, supernatural, archaeology, immortality, adventure, betrayal, monster, tomb, treasure hunt, one man army, king ...
Time: 2010s, 1930s
Place: egypt, middle east, iraq, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Masters of the Universe (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The world of Eternia in the aftermath of Skeletor's war on Castle Grayskull, which he has won after seizing Grayskull and the surrounding city using a cosmic key developed by the locksmith Gwildor. The Sorceress is now Skeletor's prisoner ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, skeleton, sword and planet, friendship, adventure, palaces castles and temples, master villain, time travel, heroic mission, danger, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
47%
 7.0
 318K
Super 8 (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, exciting, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: small town, friendship, young heroes, adventure, secret, childhood, alien, danger, heroes, youth, investigation, filmmaking ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, year 1958, 1960s ...
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 25K
Cry_Wolf (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, high school life, school, friendship, prank, death, psycho killer, crimes, nobody believes, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%