"Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves." -- Attributed to Confucius
Sweeney Todd (Robert J. Townsend), “the demon barber of Fleet Street,” has a chip on his shoulder the size of Judge Turpin (Randall Dodge).
Fifteen years ago, Turpin raped Todd’s wife Lucy and sent Todd to the slammer in Australia on trumped-up charges. Now Todd is back in London to find his young daughter Johanna and exact his revenge.