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Young Sherlock Holmes

6 Ratings: 4.2
Mystery & Suspense movie directed by Barry Levinson

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Director: Barry Levinson
Genre: Action, Adventure
Release Date: December 1, 1985
MPAA Rating: PG-13
3 reviews about Young Sherlock Holmes
review by . March 26, 2009
This movie has been repeatedly underrated since it came out in 1985 and for no good reason. It has strong writing, directing, acting and setting, and a balanced dose of mystery, fantasy, reality and adventure.    Sherlock Holmes, a young man still in school, faces a mystery that involves an old religious cult that may be responsible for the recent, strange murders taking place in London. Watson is the narrator of the story. He has just arrived at Sherlock's school, and fascinated by the …
review by . May 16, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
YOUNG SHERLOCK HOLMES is a very imaginative and entertaining addition to the Holmes Saga, detailing the boyhood of Holmes and Watson and their first brush with their most dangerous adversary...     As the story opens, Watson is the new mid-term arrival at Brompton, a boarding-school in the heart of Victorian-era London, where he quickly makes friends with charismatic senior student Sherlock Holmes.    On a quest to discover the reason why his mentor Waxflatter …
review by . September 19, 2000
posted in Screen Gems
Pros: Everything!     Cons: It ended.     Where did Holmes and Watson first meet? Why did Holmes wear that deerhunter cap and why such a large pipe? Why did Holmes never seek love?   This movie may have taken a rather large artistic license, but they made such a wonderful and imaginative tale!      (I love Sherlock Holmes, he's one of my addictions from early years, and I still go back to Sir Arthur's works. They are a must for …
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