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★★★☆☆

“Horror Movie”

Written on: 19/04/2019 by ShawnHector (6 reviews written)

The movie is not for everyone. The movie was surprisingly good and also horror movie … Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“Horror ”

Written on: 17/01/2016 by Callum64 (2 reviews written)

Sweeney Todd great horror film.That night i can't sleep i was so worried… Read Full Review

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★★☆☆☆

“ruined what could of been a amazing horror there...”

Written on: 08/11/2011 by tommyboy97 (51 reviews written)

ruined what could of been a amazing horror there wasent a single scary scene , why ? a musical just ruined the movie all together the singing isent bad but as for the songs, well there very poor i was very much looking forward to watching it little did i know it was a musical , tim burton you should stick to making animation… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Is this a horror? ”

Written on: 29/04/2010 by emmamalakian (40 reviews written)

Is this a horror?

Anyway,
-Plot-
Depp (sweeney) comes back to find his wife and child only to find his wife is dead and his child is living with the man who got him taken away (judge).
Sweeney takes revenge on the judge aiming to slit his throat when the judge comes for a haircut/shave. Many things keep sweeney and the judge apart and the judge doesnt know sweeney is back.

Sweeney kills many people while his friend MRS lovett puts the dead people in meat pies.

I wont give anything more… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Great film, great music and wonderfully done. ”

Written on: 14/09/2009 by emmamalakian (40 reviews written)

Great film, great music and wonderfully done.
The gray streets of london really capture the story and the ending will leave you feeling rather empty as its not the ending everyone wishes for.

Johnny Depp does a great job of capturing Sweeney Todd's mental state and physical image.

Great film from a great director and with a wonderful cast.

Really is a must watch!
A film you can watch again and again and will find yourself singing along to.

One of my fave films… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Benjamin Barker was falsely sent to prison in...”

Written on: 09/06/2008 by The quality of mercy is not strained (43 reviews written)

Benjamin Barker was falsely sent to prison in Australia. Fifteen years later, he escapes and returns to London after donning a new name: Sweeney Todd. He goes to Mrs. Lovett's house, where he once lived as her tenant, expecting to find his wife, Lucy, and child still living there. To his disappointment, Mrs. Lovett tells him that Lucy poisoned herself and his daughter is under the care of Judge Turpin. However, Mrs. Lovett kept his razors hidden for him all those years. With the razors, he… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Sweeney Todd its beautiful and addictive ive watched...”

Written on: 25/04/2008

Sweeney Todd its beautiful and addictive ive watched this dvd over 5 times already! This movie is the best i've ever watched johnny depp is enticing and you can feel the emotions of the character he portrays… Read Full Review

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“Tim Burton could have made a classic with Sweeney Todd...”

Written on: 05/03/2008 by martyn king (1 review written)

Tim Burton could have made a classic with Sweeney Todd but all the writing feels rushed and second rate… Read Full Review

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Angeleyez377's Response to martyn king's Review

Written on: 02/04/2008

I disagree with this review because...you managed to extract good points from the film..therefore surely this does not deserve 0/10.

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★★★★★

“This was a real twisted take on a horror film, based...”

Written on: 21/02/2008 by emza2511 (176 reviews written)

This was a real twisted take on a horror film, based on a true story it follows the tale of Sweeney Todd after being banished to Australia he returns to London to seek his vengeance with the help of Mrs Lovett who owns the pie shop ,he seeks his revenge on London by killing patrons to the barber shop and Mrs Lovett bakes them nicely in a pie.

This is a rather graphic film which is made lighter by the musical aspect of it, if your a johnny Depp fan its a must see as you get to sample his musical… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“It was pretty bad. There isn't much plot to killing...”

Written on: 18/02/2008

It was pretty bad. There isn't much plot to killing people in a chair but it managed to make it fairly meaningless. The music is dreadful and the blood bath sickening… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“Looks great a real goth-Burton feel to the movie great...”

Written on: 05/02/2008 by Andy Cook (4 reviews written)

Looks great a real goth-Burton feel to the movie great characters from Borat, Barry and Haas, even the old pirate fella is in good voice. P.S. If you don`t like blood look away now… Read Full Review

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The Quality Of Mercy Is Not Strained's Response to Andy Cook's Review

Written on: 01/06/2008

Is cleavage all you care about? Just so you know, there is more to movies than just how much cleavage an actress shows off to the audience.

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★★★★☆

“Put it this way... When the film started I was not...”

Written on: 05/02/2008

Put it this way... When the film started I was not looking forward to watching it, mainly because of the singing. But even though i do not think musical and horror mix, I thought Sweeney Todd was sooo good and quite scary too. Its also a bit of a romantic, I nearly cried at one point. Definately recommend people to watch this… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“ I have never been blown away as much as i was with...”

Written on: 30/01/2008 by angeleyez377 (3 reviews written)

I have never been blown away as much as i was with this film. I had the preconceptions of it being good but never imagined how brilliant it would truely be.
The eerie atmosphere is initially set up from the dark scenery that surrounds Sweeny Todd's entrance into London. Burton's ability to encapsulate the character's personality through the creation of appearance is truly amazing.
The songs are fantastic and really capture the mood and emotions of the characters as well as bringing a more… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“I was really disappointed when i went to the cinema's...”

Written on: 27/01/2008

I was really disappointed when i went to the cinema's with my dad and step mum. I love horror films but i wouldnt class this as a horror. It was more like a musical. I hate musicals. Especially horror mixed with musical. It doesnt go together at all. The main problem i have is that the film wasnt advertised as a musical. The posters and adverts cut out the singing. So it was very misleading. I wouldnt recommend this film to anyone.
Dont waste your money!!!!!… Read Full Review

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The Quality Of Mercy Is Not Strained's Comment

Written on: 22/06/2008

Dear Guest.: I'm sorry that you think the film was falsely advertised. However, you didn't look at all of the advertising. During one of the commercial breaks of a movie I was watching on television in December, I saw an advertisement for this movie that made it clear that it was a musical and, therefore, made me want to see it because I am a musical freak. Plus I got a whole bunch of pop-up ads while surfing the 'net that had some singing in them.

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