Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows @IMDB
Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty.
Director: Guy Ritchie
Writers: Michele Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney
Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law and Jared Harris
Genre: Action | Adventure | Crime
Plot: Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey, Jr.) and his longtime trusted associate, Doctor Watson (Jude Law), take on their arch-nemesis, Professor Moriarty (Jared Harris), with the help of Holmes’s older brother Mycroft Holmes (Stephen Fry) and a gypsy named Sim (Noomi Rapace).
Memorable quotes from Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Dr. John Watson: How many times are you going to kill my dog?
Sherlock Holmes: Who’s been dancing on my chest?
Sherlock Holmes: [after they finish a short waltz] Who taught you to dance like that?
Dr. John Watson: [with a smile of reminiscence] You did.
Colonel Sebastian Moran: [watching something moving behind a cover] What are you playing at?
[cover falls off to reveal a cannon aimed at him]
Colonel Sebastian Moran: …That’s not fair.
Sherlock Holmes: [regarding his dislike of having to ride horses] It’s 1891, we could have charted a hot air balloon!
Sherlock Holmes: You have the supply, new you require the demand. A war with everyone… a world war.
Professor Moriaty: People have an innate desire for conflict. So what you are fighting is not me, but rather mankind. War, on an industrial scale, is inevitable. I’m just supplying the bullets and bandages.
Madam Simza Heron: What do you see?
Sherlock Holmes: Everything. That is my curse.
Mycroft Holmes: Good evening, Mrs Watson. I’m the other Holmes.
Mary Watson: You mean there’s *two* of you? How marvelous! Could this evening get any better?
Dr. John Watson: [performing CPR] I know you can hear me, you selfish bastard!
Dr. John Watson: [reading a note from Holmes] Come at once if convenient.
[flips the note over to back side]
Dr. John Watson: If inconvenient, come all the same.
Mycroft Holmes: [referring to Watson] You know, he’s nothing like as slow witted as you’ve been leading me to believe, Sherly.
Sherlock Holmes: [lights pipe]
Dr. John Watson: What are we doing down here?
Sherlock Holmes: *We* are waiting. *I* am smoking.
Professor Moriaty: Your clock is ticking.
Sherlock Holmes: [referring to Moriarty] If we can stop him, we shall prevent the collapse of Western civilization… No pressure.
Dr. John Watson: [punching Holmes after Mary was thrown from the train, into the river] Did you just kill my wife?
Sherlock Holmes: I timed it perfectly!
Dr. John Watson: [seeing Holmes’s drag outfit] What?
Sherlock Holmes: I agree it’s not my best disguise.
Sherlock Holmes: [looks at Watson’s gun] Get that out of my face.
Dr. John Watson: It’s not in your face; it’s in my hand.
Sherlock Holmes: Get what’s in your hand out of my face!
Dr. John Watson: Oh, how I’ve missed you, Holmes.
Sherlock Holmes: Have you? Why? I’ve barely noticed your absence.
Professor Moriaty: Are you sure you want to play this game?
Sherlock Holmes: I’m afraid you’d lose.
Sherlock Holmes: I’m knee-deep in the single most important case of my career.
Dr. John Watson: I’m on my honeymoon!