Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows continues to rock the box office with each passing weekend. Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr. light up the screen as one of 2011’s best duos that will certainly linger through the first weeks of 2012.
As directed by Guy Ritchie, and also starring Noomi Rapace as the gypsy Madam Simza Heron and Jared Harris as Holmes’ ultimate bad guy Moriarty, this latest Sherlock Holmes film gave us plenty of lines for the ages.
Here, without further ado, are the best of the best Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows quotes.
Sherlock Holmes: I told you not to open the box. | permalink
Dr. John Watson: I know you can hear me, you selfish bastard! | permalink
Sim: What do you see?
Sherlock Holmes: Everything. That is my curse. | permalink
Dr. John Watson: [As he watches Sherlock drinking Formaldehyde] You're drinking embalming fluid?
Sherlock Holmes: [Exhales] Yes. Care for a drop?
Dr. John Watson: You do seem...
Sherlock Holmes: Excited?
Dr. John Watson: Manic.
Sherlock Holmes: I am.
Dr. John Watson: Verging on...
Sherlock Holmes: Ecstatic?
Dr. John Watson: Psychotic. [Pauses] I should've brought you a sedative. | permalink
Dr. John Watson: How many times are you going to kill my dog, Holmes? | permalink
Sherlock Holmes: Slow and steady wins the race. | permalink
Professor Moriarty: Your clock is ticking. | permalink
Dr. John Watson: How did you know I would find you?
Sherlock Holmes: You didn't find me. You collapsed a building on me. | permalink
Professor James Moriarty: Are you sure you want to play this game?
Sherlock Holmes: I'm afraid you'd lose. | permalink
Dr. John Watson: It's not that he can’t ride horses... how is it you put it?
Sherlock Holmes: They're dangerous at both ends and crafty in the middle... Why would I want anything with a mind of its own bobbing about between my legs? | permalink
Sherlock Holmes: By the way, who taught you how to dance?
Dr. John Watson: [Grinning] Well... that was you, Holmes. | permalink
Sherlock Holmes: Don't be rude to the woman who's invited us inside her tent... for hedgehog.
Dr. John Watson: Says the man who throws women off trains. | permalink