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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1982)
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Times are hard in 1846 London and one must make do. Nellie Lovett adds something extra to the meat pies she peddles on Fleet Street. The secret ingredient: freshly murdered victims of her partner in crime, barber Sweeney Todd. Composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim refashions a macabre tale into a musical masterwork in this dazzling performance of the 1979 Broadway hit originally staged by Harold Prince. In her Tony-winning role, Angela Lansbury plays Nellie. George Hearn turns his stage role of twisted Sweeney into an Emmy-winning triumph. The score coils around itself in every-tightening spirals. The lines ripple with black humor and madness. Enter Sweeney's tonsorial parlor. Attend the tale.
Style: gothic, offbeat, scary, tense, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, stage, vengeance, cannibalism, murder, hairdresser, revenge, dark humor, murderous pair, crimes, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, hidden identity, wrongfully committed, show tunes, pedophile, love, rape, death, suicide, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: london

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: 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.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, offbeat, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, villain, dark humor, insanity, goth, vengeance, social injustice, shaving, haunted by the past, widow, barbershop, cannibalism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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Sweeney Todd (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A BBC adaptation of the Victorian "penny dreadful" tale of 18th century "demon barber" Sweeney Todd, of Fleet Street, who cuts the throats of unsuspecting clients in his London shop.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: cannibalism, serial killer, obsession, vengeance, haunted by the past, deadly, murder, murderous pair, hairdresser, dark hero, violent, murder mystery ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
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The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The fictional tale of the murderous 19th century barber (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 ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense
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Time: 19th century
Place: england, london
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Death Row (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: As eight convicts serve their sentences in a work-release program at a creepy abandoned prison, an unknown killer stalks them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, scary
Plot: psychopath, prison, survival, prison life, serial killer, danger, life is a bitch, deadly, confined, crimes, murder, death row ...
Time: contemporary
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Bloody Murder (2000)
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
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Time: 90s
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Craig (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Torture is the ultimate seduction when Victor, a powerful and dangerous millionaire, discovers that his beautiful wife Elizabeth (Kristy Swanson) is having a steamy affair with his best friend. And when the lovers' risky plan to get rid of him ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
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The Nurse (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, slasher
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Duration: 81 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller, Drama
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Duration: 88 min.
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, suspense ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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