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

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

2007 | R | Horror, Thriller, Drama, Musical
116 minutes /

User Score: 76/100

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.

Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Review

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
Original Title: Sweeney Todd
AKA: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Year: 2007
Runtime: 116 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Musical
Reviewer:
Score: 2.5 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 3.8/5 stars from 17 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 17
MPAA Rating: R
Starring: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Gaye Brown, Jamie Campbell Bower, Jonathan Williams, Helen Slaymaker, Jody Halse, Aron Paramor, Harry Taylor, Nick Thomas-Webster, Philip Philmar, Jane Fowler, Tatsujiro Oto, Chloe Page, Nicholas Hewetson, Emma Hewitt, Norman Campbell Rees, Kasia Halpin, Ava May, William Oxborrow, Les Loveday, Gabriella Freeman, Jess Murphy, Tom Pleydell-Pearce, Vince McGahon, Adam Roach, Laura Sanchez, Laura Meakin
Writers: John Logan, Hugh Wheeler, Christopher Bond
Director: Tim Burton

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