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.
Joel Grey was first choice for the role of Willy Wonka, but was not considered physically imposing enough. The role was then offered to Ron Moody, who declined it. Roald Dahl's original choice to play Willy Wonka was Spike Milligan. Jon Pertwee had to turn down the role, because he was in the tight ... ...
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.
When Violet turns into a blueberry, you can see the hose inflating her blueberry suit. (Full screen only.)
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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