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, Norman Campbell Rees, Helen Slaymaker, Jonathan Williams, Philip Philmar, Aron Paramor, Jane Fowler, Nicholas Hewetson, Emma Hewitt, Ian McLarnon, Buck Holland, Cecilia Colby, Phill Woodfine, Peter Mountain, Neil Findlater, Sacha Baron Cohen, Toby Hefferman, Stephen Ashfield, Elizabeth Ford, Laura Michelle Kelly, Charlotte Child, Jerry Judge, Tim Glanfield, Jayne Wisener
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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