Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
The Wire: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
Kingdom of Heaven (Blu-ray)
Penguins of Madagascar 3D (Blu-ray)
Penguins of Madagascar (Blu-ray)
Birdman (Blu-ray)
Exodus: Gods and Kings 3D (Blu-ray)
Penguins of Madagascar (Blu-ray)
Penguins of Madagascar 3D (Blu-ray)
Willow (Blu-ray)
101 Dalmatians (Blu-ray)
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 3D (Blu-ray)
Ghost in the Shell (Blu-ray)
Manage your own movie collection and always keep it with you with our Apps. Price track movies and get price drop notifications instantly. Become a member to take full advantage of all site features.


 Best deals
 New deals
 Lowest prices
 New price drops
 New lowest prices
 Big price drops


 New reviews
 Browse reviews
 Search reviews


 Release calendar
 Now available
 New releases
 Coming soon
 Recently listed
 New pre-orders
 New covers

Top lists

 Top movies
 Top collected
 Top Blu-ray
 Top sellers
 Top pre-orders


 Search movies
 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray box sets
 TV on Blu-ray
 3D movies


 Latest reviews
 Top reviewers
 Top contributors

By genre

 Action (40287)
 Adventure (30986)
 Animation (9290)
 Anime (5155)
 Biography (4285)
 Comedy (29905)
 Comic book (5748)
 Coming of age (2027)
 Crime (20837)
 Dark humor (4222)
 Documentary (5293)
 Drama (48461)
 Epic (5801)
 Erotic (1243)
 Family (12991)
 Fantasy (17777)
 Film-Noir (1311)
 Foreign (6915)
 Heist (1808)
 History (6281)
 Holiday (1308)
 Horror (15242)
 Imaginary (985)
 Martial arts (3610)
 Melodrama (2631)
 Music (9360)
 Musical (4182)
 Mystery (12088)
 Nature (1886)
 Other (721)
 Period (7601)
 Psychological thriller (3456)
 Romance (17421)
 Sci-Fi (19907)
 Short (439)
 Sport (3070)
 Supernatural (4795)
 Surreal (1602)
 Teen (3555)
 Thriller (35194)
 War (6266)
 Western (2593)

By studio

 20th Century Fox
 Disney / Buena Vista
 Lionsgate Films
 New Line Cinema
 Paramount Pictures
 Sony Pictures
 Studio Canal
 Universal Studios
 Warner Bros.

 Show all studios


 Blu-ray movies
 Blu-ray studios

Sherlock Holmes Blu-ray

United States
Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy Warner Bros. | 2009 | 128 min | Rated PG-13 | Mar 30, 2010

Sherlock Holmes (Blu-ray)

Codec: VC-1 (19.82 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
French: Dolby Digital 5.1 (448 kbps)
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1 (448 kbps)
Portuguese: Dolby Digital 5.1

English SDH, French, Spanish, Portuguese

50GB Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (1 BD, 1 DVD)
iTunes digital copy
Digital copy (on disc)
DVD copy
Bonus View (PiP)

Slipcover in original pressing

Region free

List price: $14.98, Price history

Amazon: $7.50 (Save 50%)
New from: $2.07 (Save 86%)
Usually ships in 24 hours

Buy Sherlock Holmes on Blu-ray Movie

Movie rating
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Blu-ray rating
Video 4.2 of 54.2
Audio 4.2 of 54.2
Extras 3.4 of 53.4
Based on 37 user reviews

Movie appeal


Sherlock Holmes


Sherlock Holmes Blu-ray delivers great video and audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

After finally catching serial killer and occult "sorcerer" Lord Blackwood, legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson can close yet another successful case. But when Blackwood mysteriously returns from the grave and resumes his killing spree, Holmes must take up the hunt once again. Contending with his partner's new fiancée and the dimwitted head of Scotland Yard, the dauntless detective must unravel the clues that will lead him into a twisted web of murder, deceit, and black magic - and the deadly embrace of temptress Irene Adler.

For more about Sherlock Holmes and the Sherlock Holmes Blu-ray release, see Sherlock Holmes Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.0 out of 5.

Starring: Robert Downey, Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Eddie Marsan, Robert Maillet
Director: Guy Ritchie

» See full cast & crew

Sherlock Holmes Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

There will be those who gripe and grumble at the mere sight of Sherlock Holmes, my dear Watson. Too dark! Too flat! Too murky! However, those who see the beauty in director Guy Ritchie and cinematographer Philippe Rousselot's pepper-washed Victorian palette, those familiar with the filmmakers' intentionally grim-n-grimy aesthetics, and those with an affinity for the director's stylized visual flair will make a rather astute conclusion: that Warner's bold and bleak 1080p/VC-1 transfer is an impressive one. What can we deduce from the outset? Hulking shadows, deep blacks, and opium-stained greens dominate the proceedings, lending both sun-struck exteriors and fire-bathed interiors a somber disposition. Primaries are reserved, yet bursts of flame and warm skintones bring color to the screen, injecting life where there would otherwise be little. Moreover, depth and dimensionality evoke a 19th century portrait; a fitting quality considering the tone set by the great detective's introduction and Ritchie's opening credits. Fine detail is just as rewarding, even if its quality is entirely dependent on the weight of Rousselot's oppressive shadows. Soft shots abound, mind you, but they're the exception rather than the rule, and each one traces back to the filmmakers, not the studio's encode. Textures are generally razor-sharp, closeups look magnificent, and overall clarity is exceedingly commendable, especially considering the nature of Rousselot's photography.

Better still, ringing, aliasing, noise reduction, banding, macroblocking, and compression anomalies are nowhere to be found (save some faint artifacting that appears when Watson flings open the dusty curtains in Holmes' apartment). If the transfer suffers it's at the hands of some rampant (albeit manageable) crush and fleeting source noise. The darkness surrounding Holmes frequently merges with Downey's black hair, coat, and hat, creating several indistinct on-screen inkblots. Likewise, brighter shots are occasionally dotted by nearly imperceptible, white pinpoints that undermine the integrity of faces and fabrics. Neither issue becomes a debilitating problem -- they may not even be the fault of the technical transfer -- but both are worth mentioning. As it stands, fans and newcomers will be most pleased with the results, providing they're armed with appropriate expectations.

Sherlock Holmes Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

Sherlock Holmes conjures up an able-bodied DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround track; one that strikes an effective balance between Downey's soft-spoken, rapidfire chatter and Ritchie's more rambunctious fisticuffs and explosive action sequences. Dialogue is crisp, lively, and well prioritized, and rarely gets dragged beneath any chaos that ensues. I couldn't resist turning on the subtitles, but only so I could catch every leaf-on-the-wind syllable hurtling out of Holmes and Watson's mouths, not because of any technical mishaps. Rear speaker activity is both subtle and aggressive, crafting a convincing soundfield that made me turn my head on more than one occasion. The results are a tad artificial at times -- in the first ten minutes alone, pounding horse hooves, rattling carriages, babbling cultists, and the wet clock clack of 19th Century London's slick-stoned streets furiously encircle the listener -- but it makes for a wholly immersive sonic experience. Similarly, the LFE channel occasionally lumbers about, even when it should tiptoe, but its hearty thooms, thunderous eruptions, and palpable heft are welcome additions to the mix. It only helps that directionality is spot on, Hans Zimmer's pithy score leaves a notable mark, and pans are as impeccable as Holmes' intellect. The only significant issue audiophiles will encounter? A handful of scenes sound a bit damp compared to the rest of the film. Granted, it doesn't spoil the track's wares, but it is a slight distraction. Regardless, Warner's fit and faithful mix is strong enough to warrant any attention and praise that comes its way.

Sherlock Holmes: Other Editions




Sherlock Holmes


Blu-ray bundles with Sherlock Holmes (1 bundle)

Similar titles you might also like

What is this?

Show more titles »

Similar titles suggested by members


Sherlock Holmes Blu-ray, News and Updates

Blu-ray Sales, June 11-17: Sherlock Holmes Deduces the Top Spot - June 21, 2012

For the week ending on June 17th, Guy Richie's Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows unseated the high-profile Disney release John Carter from the top position on both the Blu-ray and overall media rankings. When it premiered in theaters last year, this big-budget ...

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Blu-ray - March 13, 2012

Warner Home Entertainment will bring Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows to Blu-ray in June. Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man) and Jude Law (Hugo) return as Holmes and Watson in this sequel to the 2009 blockbuster, which finds the sleuths pitting their wits against ...

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Trailer (Updated) - October 19, 2011

Warner Bros. has unveiled the second trailer for Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. The next entry in the franchise has Robert Downey Jr. reprising his role as Holmes and Jude Law joining him once again as Watson. Newcomers include Noomi Rapace (The Girl with ...

» Show more related news posts for Sherlock Holmes Blu-ray

Sherlock Holmes Blu-ray, Forum Discussions

Topic Replies Last post
Sherlock Holmes March 30th (

Official Thread

560 Jan 04, 2015

» Show more forum discussions for Sherlock Holmes Blu-ray

Sherlock Holmes Blu-ray

$14.98 $7.50

Buy Sherlock Holmes on Blu-ray Movie


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals

* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.

Top Blu-ray Deals


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »

 Top movies

Latest Deals United States

The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »

Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. Interstellar
2. Interstellar
3. Interstellar
4. The Imitation Game
5. Birdman
6. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
7. Interstellar
8. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
9. Into the Woods
10. Gone Girl
11. Big Hero 6
12. Exodus: Gods and Kings 3D
13. 101 Dalmatians
14. Night at the Museum: Secret of the ...
15. Iron Man 3

Trending in Theaters
1. The Divergent Series: Insurgent
2. It Follows
3. Cinderella
4. Predestination
5. Kingsman: The Secret Service
6. The Gunman
7. Chappie
8. Paddington
9. Focus
10. Run All Night
11. Taken 3
12. Wild Card
13. Muck
14. Fifty Shades of Grey
15. Jupiter Ascending
16. Seventh Son
17. Vice
18. Son of a Gun
19. Mommy
20. Blackhat
21. The Voices
22. Digging Up the Marrow
23. Mortdecai
24. Frozen Fever
25. Wild Tales
26. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
27. Black Sea
28. The Humbling
29. Black or White
30. '71
31. McFarland, USA
32. Deli Man
33. Zombeavers
34. Tracers
35. Home Sweet Hell
36. The Cobbler
37. The Rewrite
38. Maps to the Stars
39. Cymbeline
40. Cake
41. Everly
42. Outcast
43. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
44. The Lazarus Effect

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Interstellar
2.  Big Hero 6
3.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
4.  Into the Woods
5.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
6.  The Imitation Game
7.  Penguins of Madagascar
8.  Night at the Museum: Secret of the ...
9.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
10.  Tinker Bell and the Legend of the N...
  » See more top sellers

Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Fifty Shades of Grey
2.  The Wire: The Complete Series
3.  American Sniper
4.  Cinderella
5.  Paddington
6.  Spirited Away
7.  Taken 3
8.  The Babadook
9.  Jupiter Ascending 3D
10.  Iron Man 3-Movie Collection
  » See more pre-orders

Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Interstellar
$19.99, Save 50%
2.  Big Hero 6
$18.00, Save 55%
3.  Into the Woods
$19.98, Save 50%
4.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
$17.99, Save 55%
5.  Penguins of Madagascar
$12.99, Save 65%
6.  Night at the Museum: Secret of the ...
$12.99, Save 68%
7.  Tinker Bell and the Legend of the N...
$18.00, Save 51%
8.  101 Dalmatians
$18.00, Save 51%
9.  Birdman
$13.00, Save 67%
10.  Iron Man 3
$17.99, Save 55%
  » See more deals

Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals

The Wire: The Complete Series

 United States

$199.99 $109.99

Kingdom of Heaven

 United States

$24.99 $9.96

Penguins of Madagascar 3D

 United States

$48.99 $16.99

Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »

This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2015 All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices