Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden amid a world of Oompa Loompas and chocolate rivers?

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  1. Roald Dahl

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Mel Stuart


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gene Wilder

    Gene Wilder

    Willy Wonka

  2. Jack Albertson

    Jack Albertson

    Grandpa Joe

  3. Peter Ostrum

    Peter Ostrum

    Charlie Bucket

  4. Roy Kinnear

    Roy Kinnear

    Mr. Henry Salt

  5. Denise Nickerson

    Denise Nickerson

    Violet Beauregarde

  6. Leonard Stone

    Leonard Stone

    Mr. Sam Beauregarde

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget $3,000,000.00

Revenue $4,000,000.00

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Release Information

  • June 30, 1971
    G, Theatrical



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