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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 50th Anniversary presented by TCM

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  • Blu-Ray trailer for this classic fantasy film starring Gene Wilder
  • Blu-Ray trailer for this classic fantasy film starring Gene Wilder

Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

A poor but hopeful boy seeks one of the five coveted golden tickets that will send him on a tour of Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory.

Cast

  • Gene Wilder
  • Jack Albertson
  • Peter Ostrum
  • Roy Kinnear
  • Julie Dawn Cole
  • Leonard Stone
  • Denise Nickerson
  • Dodo Denney
  • Paris Themmen
  • Ursula Reit

Atom User Reviews

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#original
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#mustsee
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#fantasy
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Verified Review
#epic
#greatcast
#original

Simply a great movie.......dont bother with Tim Burtons version......only plus is Freddie Highmore.......this original rules!!

LH
Laura H
Verified Review
#epic
#great
#hilarious

My grandkids loved it!

NL
Nick L

Metacritic

70

For a children's film, Willy Wonka is surprisingly malevolent, which is most of its fun. But the refreshing malice and twisted whimsy only kick into high gear after 45 minutes of plodding setup and film-padding songs.

Metacritic review by Tasha Robinson
Tasha Robinson
The A.V. Club