Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street rating info

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Overall D+

Based on the Broadway musical of the same name, Sweeney Todd follows the revenge tactics of a demon barber (Johnny Depp), who desires to kill the judge (Alan Rickman) who unfairly sentenced him to prison and stole his wife. His murderous plan to give the man a close shave is aided by his neighbor (Helena Bonham Carter), a baker looking for an inexpensive way to get some filling for her meat pies.

Violence D-
Sexual Content B+
Profanity C+
Substance Use C-

Why is Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street rated R? The MPAA rated Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street R for graphic bloody violence.

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
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Why is Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street rated R? Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is rated R by the MPAA for graphic bloody violence.

Receiving restrictive ratings in the US and Canada, this film delights in gory violent details as unwitting customers arrive at Todd’s barbershop, only to have their throats slit and their bodies butchered. This macabre feast features exaggerated blood-gushing images and scenes of human remains being used for food. In addition to this violence, other scenes include a woman being held captive by a judge who peers at her though a peephole (she is always clothed). Another man is beaten for asking if he can visit her. Language includes a few scatological terms. Sexual content is limited to some low cut dresses. A young boy is treated as a slave, and he drinks liberally from a bottle of hard liquor.

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta 18A Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes.
Manitoba 18A Violence. Gory Scenes.Gory Scenes, Violence.-----
Ontario 18A Violence. Gory Scenes.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 18A Gory Scenes, Violence.
Canadian Home Video 18A

News About "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"

Cast and Crew

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is directed by and stars Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham-Carter, Alan Rickman,.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street movie is March 31, 2008. Here are some details…

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street releases to DVD as a 2-Disc Set offering

featurettes, production interviews, trailers and photo galleries. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English, French and Spanish), with subtitles in French and Spanish.

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The stars of this production can be seen in more family-friendly fare. Look for Johnny Depp in The Pirates of the Caribbean series. Alan Rickman plays the role of Snape in the Harry Potter series. And Helena Bonham-Carter lent her voice to the character of Lady Tottington in the animated film Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.