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Sweeney Todd

The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

DVD - 2008
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Reinventing himself as Sweeney Todd, a man unjustly sent to prison returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life, especially the evil Judge Turpin who sent the man to prison. Not only does he seek revenge for the cruel punishment he suffered in prison, but also for what happened to his wife and daughter. When he returns to his home town, he reopens his barber shop, where Mr. Todd becomes the Demon of Fleet Street. Mrs. Lovett is Sweeney's amorous accomplice who creates diabolical meat pies out of the remains of Mr. Todd's victims.


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Nov 26, 2014
  • ashleysears rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

Watched the whole thing - only because I needed something on while sewing. This movie was not good.

Jul 12, 2014

hbcombs get a lawyer please!

Apr 15, 2014
  • Libraryman1_0 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

The fantastical stylings of Director Tim Burton are on full display here in this dark, moody and musical rendition of the tale of Sweeney Todd, the vengeful barber who after being unjustly sent to prison by the wickedly cruel Judge Turpin and the death of his wife, returns to London where he sets up his unscrupulous business and adds the element of murder to his occupation. Accompanied by his accomplice Mrs. Lovett the piemaker, he butchers several unsuspecting patrons and their throats are slit thus making them an ingredient in the meat pies. Everything comes together, and this is a delightfully fun and dark movie.

Sep 30, 2013

In choir, we are singing a song from this musical......my teacher said it was funny, scary, and musical all at the same time! Can't wait to see it!

May 08, 2013
  • LDerontaeJ rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

i should have read the comments, i dont like musicals! 5 million thumbs down! I cought myself singing ima get you joana! lol Great movie if you like jonny Dep, it just wasnt for me!

Apr 15, 2013
  • pronto1961 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

who knew johnny depp could sing?

Apr 01, 2013
  • JinBin rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Has all the big shot actors: Johnny Depp, Alan Rickman, Helen Bohem Carter... and it's directed by Tim Burtom so it is a little... creepy...

Mar 24, 2013
  • nelll rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

It was different seeing Johnny Depp sing but it was a great movie.

Jul 27, 2012
  • elysha45 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I love watching it again and again. Marvelous!! And watching the extra I realized the cast overall worked really hard for this movie. I did not know Johnny Depp was in a band before until I saw that extra. It was niiiice. I definitely recommend watching the extras on this DVD

May 25, 2012
  • CaitlynnNoelle rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

i loved this movie!!! it was dark, twisted and all together wonderful! johnny depp is amazing!

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Oct 01, 2013

EuSei thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

Mar 14, 2012

katebush99 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Jun 16, 2011
  • MadSasha rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

MadSasha thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

Mar 28, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

Feb 20, 2010
  • Charlie68 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

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Aug 03, 2008
  • joseph rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

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Mar 14, 2012

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Gory bloody scenes

Jun 16, 2011
  • MadSasha rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Violence: blood scenes

Jun 16, 2011
  • MadSasha rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: some bad language

Mar 28, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Violence: This title contains Violence.

Aug 03, 2008
  • joseph rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: Horrific acts of violence with a razor. Not for the squeemish.

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Mar 14, 2012

At last, my arm is complete again!

Mar 28, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Sweeney Todd: [singing about razors] These are my friends. / See how they glisten. / See this one shine, / How he smiles in the light. / My friend, my faithful friend. / Speak to me, friend. / Whisper, I'll listen. / I know, I know- / You've been locked out of sight all these years- / Like me, my friend. / Well, I've come home / To find you waiting. / Home, and we're together, / And we'll do wonders, won't we?

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Mar 28, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a 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.

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