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?

  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

Full Cast & Crew

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory



Status Released

Release Information

  • June 30, 1971


    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget $3,000,000.00

Revenue $4,000,000.00

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