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The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1997)

TV Movie | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

The fictional tale of the murderous nineteenth century barber (Sir Ben Kinglsey) who sold his kills to a neighboring butcher (Joanna Lumley) for her renowned meat pies. A young innocent (Selina Boyack) and the dashing inspector (Campbell ...See moreThe fictional tale of the murderous nineteenth century barber (Sir Ben Kinglsey) who sold his kills to a neighboring butcher (Joanna Lumley) for her renowned meat pies. A young innocent (Selina Boyack) and the dashing inspector (Campbell Scott) who tries to solve the murders are also thrown into the mix. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Peter Buckman | Peter Shaw (story adaptation)
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Updated Oct 31, 1997

Release date
Apr 19, 1998 (United States)

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37 cast members
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Ben Kingsley
Sweeney Todd Sweeney Todd   See fewer
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Campbell Scott
Ben Carlyle Ben Carlyle   See fewer
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Joanna Lumley
Mrs. Lovett Mrs. Lovett   See fewer
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Sean Flanagan
Charlie (as Séan Ó'Flanagain) Charlie (as Séan Ó'Flanagain)   See fewer
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John Kavanagh
Rutledge Rutledge   See fewer
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Joe Savino
Chambers Chambers   See fewer
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Peter Jeffrey
Dr. Maxwell Dr. Maxwell   See fewer
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Peter Woodthorpe
Mannheim Mannheim   See fewer
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Bosco Hogan
Head Clerk Head Clerk   See fewer
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Birdy Sweeney
Elderly Cutter Elderly Cutter   See fewer
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Des Braiden
Bald Toothless Man Bald Toothless Man   See fewer
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Gerard Walsh
Customer with Wig Customer with Wig   See fewer
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David Heap
Footman Footman   See fewer
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Sandy Kennedy
Prostitute Prostitute   See fewer
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Toby Bradford
Pieman Pieman   See fewer
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John Olohan
Urchin in Waxworks Urchin in Waxworks   See fewer
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Joe Keenan
Meat Cart Driver Meat Cart Driver   See fewer
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Gerry O'Brien
Sailor with Broken Arm Sailor with Broken Arm   See fewer
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Chris Lawlor
Pickpocket (as Christopher Lawlor) Pickpocket (as Christopher Lawlor)   See fewer
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Luke Hayden
Press Gang Sergeant Press Gang Sergeant   See fewer
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Jonathan White
Press Gang Victim Press Gang Victim   See fewer
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Martin Dunne
Drunken Sailor Drunken Sailor   See fewer
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Don Wycherley
Drunken Sailor Drunken Sailor   See fewer
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Vincent Walsh
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Alan Barry
Surgeon Surgeon   See fewer
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Flora Montgomery
Young Woman in Waxworks Young Woman in Waxworks   See fewer
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Dermot Martin
Young Man Young Man   See fewer
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Darren Lawless
Pieman in Pie Shop Pieman in Pie Shop   See fewer
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Kate O'Malley
Young Lady Jane Young Lady Jane   See fewer
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Catherine Siggins
Young Lady in Church Young Lady in Church   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 708 votes