Guy Stuart Ritchie, an English movie director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and businessman, was born on September 10, 1968. His credits include British gangster films and the Robert Downey Jr.-starring Sherlock Holmes films.
Sherlock Holmes is a 2009 period mystery adventure movie based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s character of the same name. Guy Ritchie directed the film, which was produced by Joel Silver, Lionel Wigram, Susan Downey, and Dan Lin. Michael Robert Johnson, Anthony Peckham, and Simon Kinberg wrote the script, which was based on a tale by Wigram and Johnson. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson are played by Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law, respectively.
In 1890, a secret society hires eccentric investigator Holmes and his friend Watson to prevent a mysticist’s scheme to conquer control of Britain using ostensibly magical means. Irene Adler, their old opponent, is played by Rachel McAdams, and Lord Henry Blackwood is played by Mark Strong.
On December 25, 2009, the film was widely released in North America, and on December 26, 2009, it was released in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Pacific, and the Atlantic. The critical response to Sherlock Holmes has been mainly favorable. Downey was named Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy at the Golden Globes.
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