Holmes & Watson

Holmes & Watson

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Holmes & Watson

Hilarious duo Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly (Step Brothers, Talladega Nights) are Holmes and Watson respectively. Their brilliant minds are called on to stop rival James Moriarty (Ralph Fiennes) from assassinating Queen Victoria (Pam Ferris).

2018Rating: R13, Violence, offensive language & sexual references90 minsUSA
AdventureComedyBlockbuster
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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

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Feels neither definitive nor especially fresh - just an off-brand, garden-variety parody.

0
Time Out

Time Out

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If a comedy falls in the forest and nobody laughs, did it even exist?

1.0
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The New York Times

The New York Times

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Smuggling in booze to dispel the sense of dull routine could only help.

0
Stuff

Stuff

press

In the great pantheon of Will Ferrell movies, Holmes and Watson will sit far below Elf, Anchorman, Blades of Glory and The Other Guys, but well above Anchorman 2 and Step Brothers.

2.0
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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

"Holmes & Watson" is more of a well-meaning misfire than a total train wreck. It's frustrating mainly because all of these folks can do much better. They can be a lot Daffier.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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You can feel the flop sweat emanating from the third onscreen pairing of Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

You'll need a magnifying glass to find the jokes in this send-up of other, better Holmes screen adaptations.

2.0
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While it's no Step Brothers it's still a great laugh, these too rarely fail to deliver on the laughs. Much more entertaining than anything that was nominated for an Oscar.

4.0
0

Does it count? This was a complete waste of my time. 90 minutes of drawn-out jokes that failed to elicit a single laugh. The worst movie I have seen in a very long time.

0

Hoping for Ferrell to return to his Step Brotherly greatness, Holmes and Watson fails to solve the biggest mystery of all: where hath all the humour gone? Even with partner in crime John C. Reilly, Ferrell fails to reach anywhere near the comedic greatness of his earlier films. Even with an ensemble support cast boasting Coogan, Brydon and Fiennes - this...

1.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

Feels neither definitive nor especially fresh - just an off-brand, garden-variety parody.

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

If a comedy falls in the forest and nobody laughs, did it even exist?

1.0
0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Smuggling in booze to dispel the sense of dull routine could only help.

0
Stuff

Stuff

press

In the great pantheon of Will Ferrell movies, Holmes and Watson will sit far below Elf, Anchorman, Blades of Glory and The Other Guys, but well above Anchorman 2 and Step Brothers.

2.0
0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

"Holmes & Watson" is more of a well-meaning misfire than a total train wreck. It's frustrating mainly because all of these folks can do much better. They can be a lot Daffier.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

You can feel the flop sweat emanating from the third onscreen pairing of Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

You'll need a magnifying glass to find the jokes in this send-up of other, better Holmes screen adaptations.

2.0
0

While it's no Step Brothers it's still a great laugh, these too rarely fail to deliver on the laughs. Much more entertaining than anything that was nominated for an Oscar.

4.0
0

Does it count? This was a complete waste of my time. 90 minutes of drawn-out jokes that failed to elicit a single laugh. The worst movie I have seen in a very long time.

0

Hoping for Ferrell to return to his Step Brotherly greatness, Holmes and Watson fails to solve the biggest mystery of all: where hath all the humour gone? Even with partner in crime John C. Reilly, Ferrell fails to reach anywhere near the comedic greatness of his earlier films. Even with an ensemble support cast boasting Coogan, Brydon and Fiennes - this...

1.0
0