Director: Tim Burton
Writer: John Logan
Starring: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Sacha Baron Cohen
Released: January 24, 2008
Rating: (MA)
Runtime: 116 minutes
Story: 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.
Johnny Depp Sweeney Todd
Helena Bonham Carter Mrs. Lovett
Alan Rickman Judge Turpin
Timothy Spall Beadle Bamford
Sacha Baron Cohen Signor Adolfo Pirelli
Jamie Campbell Bower Anthony Hope
Laura Michelle Kelly Beggar Woman
Jayne Wisener Johanna
Ed Sanders Toby
Gracie May Baby Johanna
Ava May Baby Johanna
Gabriella Freeman Baby Johanna
Jody Halse Policeman #
Aron Paramor Policeman #2
Lee Whitlock Policeman #3