The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)
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as Sherlock Holmes
as Sigmund Freud
as Dr. Watson
as Lola Deveraux
as Prof. Moriarty
as Mary Watson
as Baron Von Leinsdorf
as Mycroft Holmes
as Mrs. Freud
as Mrs. Holmes
as Mrs. Hudson
as The Butler
as Dr. Schultz
as The Pasha
as Squire Holmes
as Young Holmes
as Young Freud
as Train Engineer
as Station Master
Critic Reviews for The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
It's best seen as a colorful period costume drama that is over 90% flawed.
Uma premissa interessante que, relativamente bem desenvolvida, se beneficia bastante das ótimas atuações do trio principal.
Audience Reviews for The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
A somewhat tongue-in-cheek Sherlock Holmes story not written by Conan Doyle. It's visually very well done but lacks the suspense of classic Sherlock Holmes mysteries. Entertaining as long as you don't take it seriously.
The production design by Ken Adam, who worked on many of the Bond films, brings much of Victorian England and Vienna to life. Nicholas Meyer's story is directed by Herbert Ross. This time Meyer has Sherlock Holmes meet Sigmund Freud. Williamson plays a manic Holmes, who has a serious addiction to cocaine. His paranoia of Professor Moriarty (Laurence Olivier in a cameo) being a master criminal at the heart of all of London's crime, is simply part of a deeper psychological issue. Duvall plays Holmes' sober and caring friend Dr. Watson, who plans a scheme with Mycroft to get Holmes to Vienna where Freud can help him. Arkin plays Dr. Sigmund Freud. Often pop culture portrays a stereotypical Freud, who is obsessed with sexual symbols and wildly misinterprets dreams, but this version of Freud has more in common with Holmes and his scientific method. The effects of addiction and withdrawal are more honestly dealt with, and since Meyer is a big fan of Conan Doyle, the movie references several plot points from the original mysteries. Moriarty is dealt with in a completely unique way. And Jeremy Kemp plays a villainous Baron out to discredit Freud and escape Holmes. There is a fairly exciting train chase. Though the historical details all looks quite proper, its delivery is a bit tongue-in-cheek.
Top cast, but it runs out of steam in the second half and drags it's feet for the rest of the film.
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