The Gritty Detective Work Of Sherlock

This week’s top five DVD/Redbox/Blu-ray list includes one of the best action flicks of the holiday season, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. But that’s not the only pick for this week. Fire, romance and a bit of luck make June a fabulous rental month.

Sherlock Holmes

No. 1 -- Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

This action mystery sequel takes audiences on a wild ride through the world of Sherlock Holmes, played beautifully by Robert Downey Jr. and his trusty right hand man, played by Jude Law. If you haven’t seen their witty teamwork, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is a must-rent this weekend.

Rotten Tomatoes: 61% fresh

Movie review: Sherlock Holmes is gritty, witty... and full of hot men >>

No. 2 -- A Little Bit of Heaven

Kate Hudson stars in this bittersweet romantic comedy about a career woman who discovers she has terminal cancer. Her doctor is so moved by the way she handles the news, the two strike up a very interesting relationship.

Rotten Tomatoes: 4% splat

Movie review: Don't forget the Kleenex for A Little Bit of Heaven >> 

No. 3 -- Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

Get your fire bomb on with Nicolas Cage in the sequel to Ghost Rider. In Vengeance, Johnny Blaze is back and this time he’s in Eastern Europe trying to stop the devil from taking human form. Go, Nick!

Rotten Tomatoes: 17% splat

Movie review: Spirit of Vengeance has guns, wine and angry priests >>

No. 4 -- Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds

Wesley Deeds is a successful, wealthy businessman. His life changes when he gets involved with a struggling single mother who works as a maid in his office building.

Rotten Tomatoes: 32% splat

No. 5 -- In Darkness

A sewer worker and a small time crook team up to hide a group of Jews trying to flee Nazi-occupied Poland in the city’s underground sewer system. In Darkness is based on a true story.

Rotten Tomatoes: 90% fresh

Photo credit: Warner Bros.

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Maris June 20, 2012 | 3:02 PM

You spelled Downey wrong in your headline.

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