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

2007 | R | Horror, Thriller, Drama, Musical

User Score: 75/100

Synopsis:

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, Jamie Campbell Bower, Timothy Spall, Alan Rickman, Philip Philmar, Jane Fowler, Aron Paramor, Nicholas Hewetson, Norman Campbell Rees, Jonathan Williams, Helen Slaymaker, Lee Whitlock, Jon-Paul Hevey, Nick Thomas-Webster, Nick Haverson, Marcus Cunningham, Liza Sadovy, Paul Vigrass, Mandy Holliday, David McKail, Vesna Vujat, Colin Higgins, Gemma Grey, Shane James Bordas, John Paton, Sue Maund, Stefana Brancastle
Director: Tim Burton
Reviewer:
Score: 2.5 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 3.75/5 stars from 16 users. Votes: 16.
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Musical
MPAA Rating: R

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