Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1936)

A bone-chiller that still manages to inject humor, this movie was based on an actual event and even spawned Stephen Sondheim's hit play "Sweeney Todd" in 1978. Slaughter portrays a mad barber who has a deal with a baker to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 26, 2004
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Biodrowski
Cinefantastique

All of [the creaky storytelling] fades to nothing but dim shadows, eclipsed by the glorious villainy of Todd Slaughter.

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Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

It's, well, a cut above most other musicals.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Terrific Tod Slaughter barnstormer. Not his best, but his most famous.


Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
I saw this on TV, but I only caught the end, which didn't look so great. I'd really like to see the whole movie now, since I am a fan of Tod… More
Duncan Ryan-Ross
It's closer to the original penny dreadful than Stephen Sondheim's musical. As far as I'm concerned, that's a bad thing. Sweeney's a… More
Sarah Prisbylla
I personally like the remake of this much better. This is kind of weak in that he just takes their money. Making them into meat pies is much better and much… More

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