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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.



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When Willy Wonka decides to let five children into his chocolate factory, he decides to release five golden tickets in five separate chocolate bars, causing complete mayhem. The tickets start to be found, with the fifth going to a very special boy, called Charlie Bucket. With his Grandpa, Charlie joins the rest of the children to experience the most amazing factory ever. But not everything goes to plan within the factory. Written by FilmFanUK

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


The Factory Opens July 2005. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for quirky situations, action and mild language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 July 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The IMAX Experience  »

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Box Office


$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$56,178,450 (USA) (15 July 2005)


$206,456,431 (USA) (2 December 2005)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


This movie is the fifth Tim Burton and Johnny Depp collaboration in fifteen years. See more »


While the Japanese children are waiting to enter the Tokyo candy store, all of the text on the Wonka bars is written in traditional Hirgana. However, when the children enter the store, some Wonka bars are seen with the logo now written in English. These bars still retain the flavor and Golden Ticket contest announcement written in Hirgana, though. See more »


[first lines]
Narrator: This is a story of an ordinary little boy named Charlie Bucket. He was not faster, or stronger, or more clever than other children. His family was not rich or powerful or well-connected; in fact, they barely had enough to eat. Charlie Bucket was the luckiest boy in the entire world. He just didn't know it yet.
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the movie the WB logo comes up followed by the giggling of the Oompa Loompas See more »


Referenced in Honest Trailers: Alice in Wonderland (2014) See more »


Mr. Quiet
Written by RaVani Flood, Gardner DeAguiar, Jesse Shaternick, and Manuel Ignacio
Performed by Technical Difficulties
Courtesy of Gunga Den Audio Lounge
Video clip courtesy of Derek Frey
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terrible version, just awful
11 December 2007 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

The original Willy Wonka left things unsaid for us, the Burton remake beats us over the head with elements because we must be too stupid to understand anything. Why does Charlie have to have a dad in the remake? Would it hurt society if he didn't? There is no warmth to the film or the characters. I hated the weird voiced and, at times, mean spirited Wonka. The oompa loompas were terrible and it seemed lazy to me by duplicating one person. I can't go on because I don't remember the other things that bothered me and there is no way that I can put myself through that poor excuse for a movie to refresh my memory. I am trying to repress that part of my memory. Awful.

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