About

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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Directed by

Tim Burton

Written by

John Logan (Screenplay)
Stephen Sondheim (Musical)
Hugh Wheeler (Musical)

Runtime

116 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Never Forget. Never Forgive.

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#490 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#439 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Art Direction Dante Ferretti Francesca Lo Schiavo

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Johnny Depp

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Costume Design Colleen Atwood