R | | Crime, Drama, Horror
The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, aka Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett.
Helena Bonham Carter underwent extensive vocal lessons and studied baking, in preparation for her role.
I have sailed the world, beheld its wonders, from the Dardanelles to the mountains of Peru. But there's no place like London.
Sweeney Todd: No, there's no place like London.
Anthony Hope: Mr. Todd?
Sweeney Todd: You are young. Life has been kind to you. You will learn.
During the "Shave-off" with Pirelli, when Sweeney quickly shaves his patron, there is no shaving cream on his razor.
$13,635,390 (USA) (23 December 2007)
$52,898,073 (USA) (20 March 2008)
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