Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943)

This film pits the Great Detective against that "Napoleon of Crime," Professor Moriarty. Moriarty has aligned himself with the Nazis and has dedicated himself to stealing a top-secret bombsight. Racing against the clock, Holmes… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 12, 1943
DVD Release Date: February 13, 2001
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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

The pacing is slack, the big mystery not mysterious enough, and the showdowns between Holmes and Moriarty a bit too silly for my taste.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Not a great Sherlock (too many plot holes), but one that's entertaining, never dull and has a lot of intrigues going for it.

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Luke Baldock
Sherlock and Watson's second wartime adventure. This time the forced patriotism isn't as prevalent which gives way to an interesting story that uses… More
Sunil Jawahir
Starts off slow but it's pretty great. I always love the Professor Moriarty mysteries because you know Holmes is going to have at least 2 great disguises… More
Tim Salmons
I had the chance not too long ago to see this with a small crowd in a theatre, and I had a lot of fun in the process. I don't know if The Secret Weapon is… More
Anastasia Bartzoulianou
I found this review from an imdb user "James Oblivion" very close to what I have been thinking about the film: "All in all, this film has its… More
Byron Brubaker
The fourth partnership with Rathbone and Bruce as Holmes and Watson. The second one transferred in time to WWII. Dr. Tobel (Post), of Switzerland, has invented… More
Marion Ravenwood
This is so boring, I am usually up for a good mystery, but this is some crappy hybrid. There is no climax and at no point are you fearful for Holmes. A bunch… More

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