Sherlockian Film & Video Online

Black and white image of an actor portraying Sherlock Holmes

The internet is a great resource for finding Sherlockian film and video, even those from the early days of recording. Many of the Sherlock Holmes stories are available for you to watch online, and we have collected those links for you below. On this page, you can explore the world of Holmes on film from 1900 to the present day. Thank you to @cavernism, @DStuartDavies and @her_nerdiness for suggesting entries and locating links.

The Early Years

Arthur Wontner with Ian Fleming

Basil Rathbone with Nigel Bruce

Ronald Howard with Howard Marion Crawford (1954-55)

The 1950s, 60s, 70s

Peter Cushing with Nigel Stock, 1964-68

Jeremy Brett with David Burke, later Edward Hardwicke (Granada)

First series (1984)

Second series (1985)

Third series (1986)

Fourth series (1987)

Fifth series (1991-93)

Sixth series (1994)

The 1980s and 1990s

Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century

First season (1999-2000)

Second season (2001)

The 2000s

Robert Downey Jr. with Jude Law

Benedict Cumberbatch with Martin Freeman (BBC Sherlock)

Jonny Lee Miller with Lucy Liu (CBS Elementary)

Igor Petrenko and Andrey Panin (Russian, 2013)