G | | Family, Fantasy, Musical
Charlie receives a golden ticket to a factory, his sweet tooth wants going into the lushing candy, it turns out there's an adventure in everything.
Roald Dahl disowned the film, the script of which was partially rewritten by David Seltzer after Dahl failed to meet deadlines. Dahl said he was "disappointed" because "he thought it placed too much emphasis on Willy Wonka and not enough on Charlie", as well as the ... ...
Bill, candy store owner:
All right, all right, all right, what's it going to be? A Triple Cream Cup for Christopher. A Sizzler for June Marie. And listen!
Bill, candy store owner: Wonka's got a new one today.
Children: What is it?
Bill, candy store owner: This is called a Scrumpdiddlyumptious Bar.
"Slugworth" says he needs to get his hands on an everlasting gobstopper so that he can make them. If all he needs in order to copy the recipe is a single sample, wouldn't he have just been able to wait until they came out, bought one at a store, and then copied that one?
At the same time as the end credits are playing, the film shows the Wonkavator rising higher and higher.
English, French, German, Italian
$2,126,226 (USA) (2 February 1971)
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