PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.
Sir Peter Ustinov was offered the role of Grandpa Joe, but he passed away before he could give the producers his answer.
This is a story of an ordinary little boy named Charlie Bucket. He was not faster, or stronger, or more clever than other children. His family was not rich or powerful or well-connected; in fact, they barely had enough to eat. Charlie Bucket was the...
When Charlie receives the toothpaste cap from his father that is to become "the head for Willy Wonka", there is a shot of just his hand holding it up with the "hat" pointed upward. In the next shot, the toothpaste cap has turned completely upside down.
After the end credits, the caption reads "Plan B".
The HD-DVD and PAL Blu-Ray versions are slightly extended. This version is also rumored to have been shown on television. These scenes are extra dialogue between Mr. Teavee and Mr. Salt, Mike Teavee saying "Back off, you little freaks!" to an Oompa-Loompa, and an extra verse in Augustus Gloop's Oompa-Loompa song.
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