This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (21-Dec-2007)

Director: Tim Burton

Writer: John Logan

Keywords: Musical, Hairdressing

Film adaptation of the 1979 musical of the same name tells the Victorian-era tale of a murderous English barber.

Based on the musical by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler. London, 1833: Benjamin Barker, a prestigious English barber married to the beautiful Lucy, is framed for a crime he didn't commit by the corrupt Judge Turpin out of jealousy over his wife and sent to rot in an Australian prison colony. Fifteen long years down the road, Benjamin finds his way back to his homeland under the alias of Sweeney Todd, consumed with a desire for revenge against the nefarious Turpin that sees him murdering his customers with a straight razor and fashioning their corpses into meat pies.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Helena Bonham Carter
26-May-1966   Marla in Fight Club
Sacha Baron Cohen
13-Oct-1971   Boyakasha! Respec
Johnny Depp
9-Jun-1963   Captain Jack Sparrow
Alan Rickman
21-Feb-1946 14-Jan-2016 Die Hard
Timothy Spall
27-Feb-1957   Auf Wiedersehen, Pet


Have you seen this film? We would love to see your review.
Submit your review for this film

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications