Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Poster Image
Rated
G
Runtime 100 min
Ratings
91% critics Rotten Tomatoes
87% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 8+ Common Sense Media
Genre Family, Fantasy, Musical
Release 06/30/71
Actors Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear
Directors Mel Stuart
The world is astounded when Willy Wonka, for years a recluse in his factory, announces that five lucky people will be given a tour of the factory, shown all the secrets of his amazing candy, and one will win a lifetime supply of Wonka chocolate. Nobody wants the prize more than young Charlie, but as his family is so poor that buying even one bar of chocolate is a treat, buying enough bars to find one of the five golden tickets is unlikely in the extreme. But in movieland, magic can happen. Charlie, along with four somewhat odious other children, get the chance of a lifetime and a tour of the factory. Along the way, mild disasters befall each of the odious children, but can Charlie beat the odds and grab the brass ring?
Genre Family, Fantasy, Musical
Release 06/30/71
Actors Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear
Directors Mel Stuart
The world is astounded when Willy Wonka, for years a recluse in his factory, announces that five lucky people will be given a tour of the factory, shown all the secrets of his amazing candy, and one will win a lifetime supply of Wonka chocolate. Nobody wants the prize more than young Charlie, but as his family is so poor that buying even one bar of chocolate is a treat, buying enough bars to find one of the five golden tickets is unlikely in the extreme. But in movieland, magic can happen. Charlie, along with four somewhat odious other children, get the chance of a lifetime and a tour of the factory. Along the way, mild disasters befall each of the odious children, but can Charlie beat the odds and grab the brass ring?