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.
Gene Wilder's acting during the boat ride sequence was so convincing that it frightened some of the other actors, including Denise Nickerson (Violet). They thought that Wilder really was going mad from being in the tunnel.
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 Mr. Turkentine is giving the class a math lesson, he says that 100 is 10% of 1000 then says that 150 is 10% half over again, making that number 15% of 1000. Then he says that 200 is 15% half over again. 200 is 20% of 1000. If it were 15% half over again, it would be 22.5%, not 20%.
At the same time as the end credits are playing, the film shows the Wonkavator rising higher and higher.
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$2,126,226 (USA) (2 February 1971)
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