Winner Emerges in Rotten Tomatoes' Benedict Cumber-bracket

What happens when renowned British actor Benedict Cumberbatch becomes his own worst enemy? A character battle of epic proportions.

Doctor Stephen Strange Marvel Cinematic Universe Necromancer Sauron The Hobbit series Grinch The Grinch (Nov. 9, 2018 release) tiger photo standing in for Shere Khan (courtesy of Getty) Alan Turing The Imitation Game Thomas Edison The Current War Peter Guillam Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Classified Penguins of Madagascar Hamlet National Theatre Live Richard III The Hollow Crown Smaug The Hobbit series Severus Snape The Simpsons Khan Star Trek: Into Darkness Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Patrick Melrose Patrick Melrose (premieres 5/12) Julian Assange The Fifth Estate (Walt Disney Pictures; Warner Bros.; Todd Antony/Hartswood Films 2016 for MASTERPIECE; The Weinstein Company)

What happens when Benedict Cumberbatch goes head-to-head with … Benedict Cumberbatch? The British thespian’s biggest parts squared off against each other in an epic battle for character supremacy.

In a harrowing final contest that was neck-and-neck all the way through, Sherlock Holmes of Masterpiece series Sherlock wins by a hair! With 6,740 votes cast, Sherlock prevailed by only 41 votes over Avengers: Infinity War’s magical MVP.

Sherlock Holmes – 3,392 (50.3%)
Doctor Stephen Strange – 3,351 (49.7%)

How it worked

Voting began at 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT on each of the following days:

  • COMPLETED! Monday, April 30 – vote in the Round 1 matches. (See round 1 results)
  • COMPLETED! Tuesday, May 1 – find out who won the Round 1 matches, and vote in Round 2. (See round 2 results)
  • COMPLETED! Wednesday, May 2 – find out who won the Round 2 matches, and vote in Round 3. (See round 3 results)
  • COMPLETED! Thursday, May 3 – find out who won the Round 3 matches, and vote in Round 4.
  • Friday, May 4 – find out who wins the Benedict Cumber-bracket!

Final Round

Results: Round 1 | Round 2 | Round 3

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