A movie made in the year 2009 with a storyline typical to that of the original character bearing the name. The thriller was written by Lionel Wigram and Michael Robert Johnson a writer and an actor. It was directed by Guy Ritchie a British film director, producer and screenwriter and produced by Joel Silver an American producer, Lionel Wigram a British producer, Susan Downey an American producer and Dan Lin, all of them make a good and important group. The action-filled movie stars Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong and Eddie Marsan. It was released in the United States on December 25 th 2009 and in the UK on December 26th of the same year with a total running time of 129 minutes. The movie has a budget of $90 million and became such a huge success as it racked up $524 million at the Box Office.
Two undercover detectives, Sherlock Holmes and colleague John Watson stops Henry Blackwood from the bloody killing of a woman. The latter, has unjustifiable annihilated some other 5 young women. An inspector named Lestrade together with the police apprehends Blackwood while in some months afterward, Watson and Mary Morstan agrees to marry each other.
In the meantime, Blackwood was given a death sentence but he desires to meet Holmes warning him about 3 other impending deaths that cannot be stopped and which will bring forth huge transformation to the globe before the latter was then hung. Irene Adler subsequently paid visitations to Holmes and requests that he looks for Luke Reordan. She leaves but Holmes tracks her while she sees her boss.