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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Noomi Rapace, Rachel McAdams, Jared Harris, Stephen Fry, Paul Anderson, Kelly Reilly, Geraldine James, Eddie Marsan
Robert John Downey, Jr. | coca leaves | chloroform | epinephrine | opium, raw
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Holmes' domestic Mrs. Hudson tells Dr. Watson, referring to detective Holmes, “Doctor, you must get him to a sanatorium. He’s been on a diet of coffee, tobacco, and coca leaves.” (0:14)

Holmes asks Watson, “What do a scandal involving an Indian cotton tycoon, the overdose of a Chinese opium trader...”
Newspaper headline: “OPIUM TRADER OVERDOSES”
”... all have in common?”
Watson: ”You do seem...”
”Verging on...”
Homes: “Ecstatic.”
Watson: “Psychotic. Should’ve brought a sedative.”
Holmes plunges a needle into dying English bulldog Gladstone: “Sorry, do you mind terribly if I try my adrenal extract?” (0:15)

Holmes tells Watson, “There’s no need for hysterics.” (0:22)

Holmes tells fortune teller Simza, “Temperance inverted..." (0:24)

Homes asks arch villain Moriarty, “Are you familiar with the study of graphology?”
“The psychological analysis of handwriting... there’s a suggestion of acute narcissism, a complete lack of empathy...”
”... moral insanity.” (0:37)

Gypsy Claude shoots himself in the head with a revolver. (1:03)

Simza, referring to gypsy Ravache, tells Holmes and Watson, “He would never take his own life.” (1:04)

A thug renders Holmes unconscious by holding a rag over his mouth. Chloroform? (1:20)

Holmes tells Morarty, “Cotton, opium, steel...” (1:21)

Moriarty tells Holmes, “You see, hidden within the subconscious is an insatiable desire for conflict.” (1:50)

Holmes falls from a balcony with Moriarty: altruistic suicide? (1:56) 

Memorial service for Holmes. (1:57)