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223 Ratings

Young Sherlock Holmes

Directed by Barry Levinson
United States, 1985
Action, Adventure, Family


Also released under the title Young Sherlock Holmes and the Pyramid of Fear, this film follows the adventures of young John Watson (Alan Cox) when he is shipped off to boarding school and meets up with the brilliantly bizarre Sherlock Holmes (Nicolas Rowe).

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Young Sherlock Holmes Directed by Barry Levinson

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1986 | Nominee: Best Effects, Visual Effects

Critics reviews

It manages to feel both antiquarian and newfangled, an unsettling marriage of state-of-the-art moviemaking and classical Holmes tropes that’s well attuned to the evocative, eerie feel of a library after hours.
October 29, 2016
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