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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

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

Director:

Tim Burton

Writers:

Roald Dahl (book), John August (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Depp ... Willy Wonka
Freddie Highmore ... Charlie Bucket
David Kelly ... Grandpa Joe
Helena Bonham Carter ... Mrs. Bucket
Noah Taylor ... Mr. Bucket
Missi Pyle ... Mrs. Beauregarde
James Fox ... Mr. Salt
Deep Roy ... Oompa Loompa
Christopher Lee ... Dr. Wonka
Adam Godley ... Mr. Teavee
Franziska Troegner ... Mrs. Gloop
AnnaSophia Robb ... Violet Beauregarde (as Annasophia Robb)
Julia Winter ... Veruca Salt
Jordan Fry ... Mike Teavee
Philip Wiegratz ... Augustus Gloop
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Storyline

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

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The Factory Opens July 2005. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 July 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The IMAX Experience See more »

Filming Locations:

UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$56,178,450, 17 July 2005

Gross USA:

$206,459,076

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$474,968,763
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

DTS-ES | Dolby Digital EX | SDDS | Sonics-DDP (IMAX version)| DTS (DTS HD Master Audio 5.1) (5.1 Surround)| Dolby Digital (Dolby Digital 5.1) (5.1 Surround)| SDDS (8 channels) (5.1 Surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The lyrics to four of the five musical numbers in the movie were written by Roald Dahl. See more »

Goofs

In the candy store where Charlie finds the Golden Ticket, a man offers to buy it from Charlie for $50, and then a woman offers Charlie $500. Some believe Charlie lives in England and the currency should be in pounds. However, the location was kept deliberately ambiguous by the producers, with some UK characteristics and some US characteristics. The bill Charlie uses to buy the candy has design elements of both US and British money. See more »

Quotes

[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 Oompa Loompas' giggling. See more »

Alternate Versions

When broadcast on itv2 on July 9th 2017. Mike teevee's line "a retard could figure it out" was edited out along with Mr teevee's line about modern day kids with their technology. And grandpa George's use of bu-- is muted out of the audio track. See more »


Soundtracks

Augustus Gloop
Music by Danny Elfman
Lyrics by Roald Dahl
Vocals Performed by Danny Elfman featuring The Alleyns School Brass Ensemble
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Little girl? Don't touch that squirrel's nuts! It'll make him crazy!
11 August 2009 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

I never cease to be amazed by the versatility of Johnny Depp. Whether he is a pirate or writing Peter Pan or an adventurer or a criminal, he never fails to entertain. There is nothing he hasn't done in his 45 films, or will not have done in the five films currently in production or the 15 films in pre-production. Even as the creepy Willy Wonka (Think Michael Jackson for comparison.), he was magnificent. Maybe we have to blame his father (Christopher Lee) for some of that creepiness. After all, depriving your child of Halloween candy is just mean.

But, the real star of this film was Charlie (Freddie Highmore), who was the only sane child that arrived at the factory. He was surrounded by four of the most obnoxious children (and their obnoxious parents) that I have ever seen. They got what they deserved.

The color, imagination, costumes, and sets were magnificent. It was such a pleasure to watch.

Depp comes through again. I am not surprised.


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