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Mr. Holmes movie quotes bring the classic character of Sherlock Holmes back to theaters for a look at his life in retirement. The crime mystery drama, using the character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, was based on the book A Slight Trick of the Mind by Mitch Cullin and adapted into a screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher. Bill Condon directed Mr. Holmes, which opened in British theaters on June 19, 2015, then in American theaters on July 17, 2015.

In Mr. Holmes, the long-serving detective Sherlock Holmes (Sir Ian McKellen) is now retired and living in a farmhouse with his bees, housekeeper Mrs. Monro (Laura Linney) and her son, Roger (Milo Parker). While his mind is failing him in his old age of 93, he can't shake the feeling that he needs to re-write the account of what happened in his last case as his former partner, Dr. Watson (Colin Starkey), used some artistic license in his account.

So, with the help of Roger, Holmes sets off to first remember the case and write down his account of the events. In flashbacks, he remembers being approached by husband Thomas (Patrick Kennedy) who was concerned about his wife, Ann (Hattie Morahan). When Ann ends up dead, it's up to Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to crack the case. But in Holmes' recollection, he realizes more about the case than he ever knew before, ultimately finding the closure he sought.

Mr. Holmes hits theaters alongside other great films such as Ant-Man, Trainwreck, Minions, and Boulevard.
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My Ann Has Changed


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Thomas Kelmot: My Ann has changed. Yesterday, I followed her.
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Chemist: It is highly poisonous. A drop will more than suffice.

In a flashback to the last case investigated by Sherlock Holmes, Thomas seeks the help of Holmes after noticing that his wife, Ann, is acting strangely. Indeed, Ann is also seen visiting a chemist who gives her a highly poisonous substance. But why?
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Your Favorite Hat


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Matsuda Umezaki: My mother, she wonders if you brought your famous hat.
Sherlock Holmes: The deerstalker? I've never worn one.
Matsuda Umezaki: And a pipe?
Sherlock Holmes: I prefer a cigar.

In Japan, Sherlock Holmes' reputation precedes him as he meets with Matsuda Umezaki and his mother. They seem disappointed that he does not conform to the stereotype of him perpetuated by Dr. Watson's stories.
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When You're a Detective...


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Roger Monro: A man comes to Baker street, you say, 'you've come about your wife.' How could you tell?
Sherlock Holmes: When you're a detective and a man comes to visit you, it's usually about his wife.

Roger, eager to learn the tricks of the trade from Sherlock Holmes, asks why Holmes knows what a man wants before the man tells him. As Holmes explains, a lifetime of doing the same work gives him that insight.
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About to Start an Investigation


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Roger Monro: We're about to start an investigation.
Mrs. Monro: If you need suspects, you know where to find me.

Roger, who has been taken under the wing of Sherlock Holmes, tells his mother about an investigation he and Holmes will be conducting. Mrs. Monro sees this bonding time between old man and inquisitive young boy as something very special.