Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

2007 | R | Horror, Thriller, Drama, Musical

User Score: 76/100


The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, AKA Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.

Johnny Depp and Tim Burton join forces again in a big-screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s award-winning musical thriller "Sweeney Todd." Depp stars in the title role as a man unjustly sent to prison who vows revenge, not only for that cruel punishment, but for the devastating consequences of what happened to his wife and daughter. When he returns to reopen his barber shop, Sweeney Todd becomes the Demon Barber of Fleet Street who "shaved the heads of gentlemen who never thereafter were heard from again." Joining Depp is Helena Bonham Carter as Mrs. Lovett, Sweeney’s amorous accomplice, who creates diabolical meat pies. The cast also includes Alan Rickman, who portrays the evil Judge Turpin, who sends Sweeney to prison and Timothy Spall as the Judge’s wicked associate Beadle Bamford and Sacha Baron Cohen is a rival barber, the flamboyant Signor Adolfo Pirelli.

About Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

Title: Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Year: 2007
Starring: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anthony Head, Gaye Brown, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Jamie Campbell Bower, Jane Fowler, Nicholas Hewetson, Emma Hewitt, Norman Campbell Rees, Helen Slaymaker, Jonathan Williams, Aron Paramor, Philip Philmar, Vesna Vujat, Colin Higgins, David McKail, Shane James Bordas, John Paton, Gemma Grey, Stefana Brancastle, Graham Bohea, Sue Maund, Victoria Bull, Daniel Lusardi, Cecilia Colby, Ian McLarnon, Buck Holland, Neil Findlater
Director: Tim Burton
Score: 2.5 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 3.8/5 stars from 17 users. Votes: 17.
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Musical
MPAA Rating: R

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