Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

2005 • 114 minutes
4.6
3.34K reviews
83%
Tomatometer
PG
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Director Tim Burton brings his unique vision and sensibility to Roald Dahl's classic children's story in this lavish screen interpretation. Willy Wonka (Johnny Depp) is the secretive and wildly imaginative man behind the world's most celebrated candy company, and while the Wonka factory is famously closed to visitors, the reclusive candy man decides to give five lucky children a chance to see the inside of his operation by placing "golden tickets" in five randomly selected chocolate bars. Charlie Bucket (Freddie Highmore), whose poor but loving family lives literally in the shadow of the Wonka factory, is lucky enough to obtain one of the tickets, and Charlie, escorted by his Grandpa Joe (David Kelly), is in for the ride of a lifetime as he tours the strange and remarkable world of Wonka with fellow winners, media-obsessed Mike Teavee (Jordan Fry), harsh and greedy Veruca Salt (Julia Winter), gluttonous Augustus Gloop (Philip Wiegratz), and ultra-competitive Violet Beauregarde (AnnaSophia Robb). Over the course of the day, some of the children will learn difficult lessons about themselves, and one will go on to become Wonka's new right hand. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory also stars Christopher Lee, James Fox, and Noah Taylor; the book was famously adapted to the screen before in 1971 under the title Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, with Gene Wilder as the eccentric candy tycoon.

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4.6
3.34K reviews
Zahra Salsabila Hernanda
July 31, 2015
Nih Film Horor bbanget buat anak2. Masak setiap orang yang nggak tahan ama godaan. Langsung kyak kena kutukan Dari pabrik coklat. Menurut gw film masuk genre horor
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Tlhompho Mogampane
December 6, 2021
This movie is fun to watch. Watching it together with your family members especially your siblings makes it hard to stop watching. Its one of mi favourite childhood movies. At first, I read the novel. When I watch the movie, it was different from the novel but still fun. I recommend you to read the novel.
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Zawawi Abdullah
October 4, 2015
I like this movie, but it is much cheaper to buy it on iTunes though aware I can't use Chromecast to stream it on my HDTV. Another thing is, I couldn't find Atlantis: The Lost Empire in here anyway.
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