Without a Clue
Without a Clue (1988)

A drunken Sherlock Holmes is really just a cover for the real detective - Dr Watson.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1988
DVD Release Date: March 2, 2004
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The role reversal proves to be an irresistible hook for a comedy, and for the most part, Without a Clue delivers on this idea, with wonderful performances by Kingsley and Caine and crackling banter by scripters Gary Murphy and Larry Strawther.

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Clint Morris

An inspired taken on the "Holmes" legend....some good laughs to be had

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...it's impossible not to derive some pleasure out of Caine and Kingsley's effortless chemistry with one another...

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Conceit was good, execution weak and faulty

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Uma divertida brincadeira que explora bem as características dos personagens de uma maneira nova, beneficiando-se principalmente da interação entre os ótimos Caine e Kingsley.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
I can't understand why this never did well upon release as I think its a marvellous spoof/comedy that is perfectly cast with Caine and Kinglsey as… More
Alice Smith
Funny enough.
xGary Xx
Without a Clue is an amusing parody of the Sherlock Holmes stories in which the true genius is Ben Kingsley's Dr. Watson, Holmes being a womanising drunken… More
David Sayers
Always liked this film althgh it's not one of Caine's best and Kingsley was still a few years away from Schindler and the monumental Sexy Beast. A… More
Marcus Woolcott
Such an underrated film. This is a great twist on the characters, and the two leads are superb. The film itself doesn't go anywhere you don't expect,… More