The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

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The Seven-Per-Cent Solution ★★★ 1976 (PG)

Dr. Watson (Duvall) persuades Sherlock Holmes (Nicholson) to meet with Sigmund Freud (Arkin) to cure his cocaine addiction. Holmes and Freud then find themselves teaming up to solve a supposed kidnapping. Adapted by Nicholas Meyer from his own novel. One of the most charming Holmes films; wellcast, intriguing blend of mystery, drama, and fun. Title refers to the solution of cocaine Holmes injects. 113m/C VHS, DVD . Alan Arkin, Nicol Williamson, Laurence Olivier, Robert Duvall, Vanessa Redgrave, Joel Grey, Samantha Eggar, Jeremy Kemp, Charles Gray, Regine; D: Herbert Ross; W: Nicholas Meyer; C: Oswald Morris; M: John Addison.