Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street


1h 57m 2007

Brief Synopsis

Benjamin Barker, a man unjustly sent to prison by a lecherous judge, 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

Film Details

Also Known As
Sweeney Todd
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Crime
Dark Comedy
Drama
Family
Horror
Musical
Period
Satire
Thriller
Release Date
2007
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 57m

Synopsis

Benjamin Barker, a man unjustly sent to prison by a lecherous judge, 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."

Crew

Tony Abejuro

Visual Effects

Ian Adam

Coach

Seann Alderking

Music

Douglas Allam

Modelmaker

Lucy Allen

Stunt Performer

Kevin Amos

Music

Rob Andrews

Cgi Artist

Lucy Ardizzone

Production Assistant

Chris Armsden

Software Engineer

Atanas Atanasov

Cg Supervisor

Colleen Atwood

Costume Designer

Drago Avdalovic

Character Animation

Henry Badgett

Digital Effects Artist

Natasha Bailey

Seamstress Supervisor

David Balfour

Property Master

Ken Barley

Plasterer

Joe Barlow

Assistant Director

Harry Barnes

Foley Editor

Chris Barrett

Music Engineer

Dan Barrow

Visual Effects

Vanessa Bastyan

Prosthetic Makeup

Kevin Baulcomb

Production Assistant

Renaud Bergeron

Cgi Artist

Brenda Berrisford

Associate Producer

George Bird

Electrician

Karen Birtchnell

Accounting Assistant

Michelle Blok

Visual Effects

Steve Boeddeker

Sound Designer

Christopher Bond

Source Material

Dennis Bovington

Carpenter

Guy Bradley

Art Director

Anna Bregman

Art Department

Ben Broadbridge

Special Effects Technician

James Broom

Accounting Assistant

Steven Browell

Sound Editor

Emma Brown

Seamstress Supervisor

Gary Brozenich

Visual Effects Supervisor

Izet Buco

Digital Effects Artist

Andy Bull

3-D Artist

Andrew Bunday

Software Engineer

Peter Burgess

Foley Artist

Dominic Buttimore

Titles

Jamie Campbell Bower

Song Performer

Daniel Canfora

Cgi Artist

Jon Capleton

Visual Effects

Keith Carey

Rigging Electrician

Helena Bonham Carter

Song Performer

Miraphora Caruso

Graphics Coordinator

Joe Cassar

Carpenter

Myriam Catrin

Digital Effects Artist

Martin Chamney

Visual Effects

Richard Cheal

Models

Richard Cheal

Sculptor

David Cheesman

Props

Mike Chiado

Film Lab

Charlotte Child

Costumer

Alessandro Cioffi

Digital Effects Artist

Nikki Clapp

Script Supervisor

James Clarke

Film Lab

Sacha Baron Cohen

Song Performer

Marlon Cole

Propman

Clare Collingridge

Editorial Production Assistant

Hayley Collins

Digital Effects Artist

John Conroy

Assistant Camera

John Conroy

Director Of Photography

Charlotte Copson

Costumes

Maria Cork

Prosthetic Makeup

Alfonso Cottier

Cg Supervisor

William Coubrough

Art Department

Tom Cowland

Software Engineer

Graham Cristie

Cgi Artist

Chris Dale

Assistant Camera

Rupert Davies

Digital Effects Artist

Tony Dawe

Sound Mixer

Garry Dawson

Props

Keith Dawson

Special Effects Technician

Michael Dawson

Special Effects Supervisor

Graham Day

Rotoscope Animator

Carlos De Carvalho

Assistant Camera

Christi Dembrowski

Assistant

Johnny Depp

Song Performer

Stephen Deuters

Assistant

Stuart Digby

Special Effects Technician

Peter Dorme

Assistant Art Director

Paul Driver

Visual Effects

Ricky Dunning

Production

Kevin Edland

Chief Lighting Technician

Clint Edwards

Rigging Electrician

Michael Elson

Visual Effects Producer

Rebecca Elson

Production Assistant

Jody Eltham

Special Effects Technician

Rick English

Stunt Performer

Alexia Evans

Props

David Evans

Supervising Sound Editor

Kathy Ewings

Production Accountant

Ben Falcone

Cgi Artist

Mark Farrington

Titles

Leslee Feldman

Casting

Dante Ferretti

Production Designer

Susie Figgis

Casting

Nana Fischer

Hair

Nana Fischer

Makeup

David Fish

Cgi Artist

Jack Flemming

Production Assistant

John Flemming

Grip

Alex Fong

Assistant

Katterli Frauenfelder

Assistant Director

Gary Freeman

Art Director

Derek Frey

Associate Producer

James Furlong

Digital Effects Artist

Stuart Fyvie

Colorist

Emma Gaffney

Assistant Editor

Leah Gallo

Photography

Michael Gardiner

Plasterer

Peter Gardiner

Compositing Supervisor

Charlie Gaynor

Carpenter

Mark Geeson

Props

Steve Gell

Wardrobe

Paul Gemignani

Music Conductor

Dick George

Props

Martin George

Painter

David Gibbons

Matte Painter

Jamie Gigot

Cgi Artist

Chris Gilbertson

Generator Operator

Lucinda Glenn

Visual Effects

Julian Gnass

Digital Effects Artist

Lisa Gonzalez

Cg Supervisor

Paul Gooch

Hair

Paul Gooch

Makeup

Ben Goodson

Digital Effects Artist

Rob Gordon

Visual Effects

Adam Gough

Apprentice Editor

Scott Goulding

Visual Effects

Claire Green

Production Assistant

Philip Greenlow

Visual Effects

Chris Greenwood

Plasterer

Christine Greenwood

Makeup

Christine Greenwood

Hair

Emily Greenwood

Visual Effects

Isobel Griffiths

Original Music

Fionn Groeger

Production Assistant

Alex Guri

Digital Effects Artist

Andrew Haddock

Video

Luke Haddock

Video

Les Hall

Carpenter

Shay Hamias

Animation Supervisor

Faraz Hammed

Visual Effects

Qian Han

Digital Effects Artist

Giles Harding

Visual Effects

Bob Harper

Painter

Jo Harrop

Production Coordinator

Alix Harwood

Painter

Alix Harwood

Sculptor

Amelia Hashemi

Casting Assistant

Nicholas Hatch

Visual Effects

Peter Hawkins

Rigging Electrician

Garry Hayes

Construction

Toby Hefferman

Assistant Director

Alex Heffes

Music Arranger

Stefan Henrix

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Emma Hepple

Animal Wrangler

Jennifer Herbert

Digital Effects Artist

John Higgins

Chief Lighting Technician

Mike Higham

Music Editor

Mike Higham

Music Arranger

Robert Hill

Props

Timmy Hoffman

Cgi Artist

Buck Holland

Assistant

Jason Horwood

Stand-In

Greg Howe-davies

Digital Effects Artist

Charles Howes

Tutor

Sarah Hunt

Accountant

Ryan Hutchings

Rotoscope Animator

Eunice Huthart

Stunt Coordinator

Christine Ivall

Art Department

Duncan Jarman

Prosthetic Makeup

Chas Jarrett

Visual Effects Supervisor

Francesca Jaynes

Choreographer

Ilenka Jelowicki

Casting

Tom Johnson

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Drew Jones

Visual Effects Producer

Keith Jones

Rotoscope Animator

Mark Jones

Visual Effects

Simon Jones

Transportation Captain

Terry Jones

Prosthetic Makeup

Guillaume Julien

Cg Supervisor

Ilyas Kaduji

Digital Effects Artist

Scott Keery

Props

Gary Keller

Production Assistant

James D Kelly

Photography

Liberty Kelly

Costumes

Colleen Kelsall

Assistant Costume Designer

Tom Kemplen

Assistant Editor

Julian Kershaw

Original Music

Babek Khataee

Software Engineer

Elaine Kieran

Software Engineer

Andrea King

Foley Artist

Alec Knox

Cgi Artist

Eva Kuntz

Production Assistant

Kirsty Lamb

Digital Effects Artist

Film Details

Also Known As
Sweeney Todd
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Crime
Dark Comedy
Drama
Family
Horror
Musical
Period
Satire
Thriller
Release Date
2007
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 57m

Award Wins

Set Decoration

2007

Award Nominations

Best Actor

2007
Johnny Depp

Best Costume Design

2007

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 2007 award for Best Director by the National Board of Review (NBR).

Winner of the 2007 award for Excellence in Period Film by the Costume Designers Guild (CDG).

Winner of the 2007 Eddie Award for Best Edited Feature Film - Comedy or Musical by the American Cinema Editors (ACE).

Released in United States Winter December 21, 2007

Released in United States on Video April 1, 2008

Based on the Broadway musical "Sweeney Todd" by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler which opened on Broadway March 1, 1979 at the Uris Theatre starring Len Cariou and Angela Lansbury.

Laurie Parker, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron were previously attached as producers.

Tim Burton was previously attached to direct, but came back on board after his project "Ripley's Believe It or Not" was post-poned. Sam Mendes was in discussions to direct before Burton came back on board.

Production was temporarily halted when Depp's daughter, Lily, fell ill to a severe E-Coli infection.

Released in United States Winter December 21, 2007

Released in United States on Video April 1, 2008

Winner of the 2007 award for Best Art Direction by the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA).