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.
The last line from the original script was "Grandpa says "yippee". Mel Stuart was so upset with it that he had called David Seltzer, who had just left to go on vacation to his fishing cabin in Maine, and demanded he change the last line. There, over the phone, he came up ... ...
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.
In the scene when Charlie and Grandpa Joe are singing "I've Got a Golden Ticket," Grandpa Joe is walking perfectly fine. However, Grandpa Joe says that it's been 20 years since he has been able to walk. If this actually happened he would be bed ridden and wouldn't be able to walk even with a cane.
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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