Picture from 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-

MPAA Rating: R for graphic bloody violence.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

The most recent home video release of this 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.