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PG| 1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
Based on the beloved Roald Dahl tale, this comedic and fantastical film follows young Charlie Bucket (Freddie Highmore) and his Grandpa Joe (David Kelly) as they join a small group of contest winners who get to tour the magical and mysterious factory of eccentric candy maker Willy Wonka (Johnny Depp). Aided by his diminutive Oompa Loompa workers (Deep Roy), Wonka has a hidden motivation for the tour, one that he will reveal only after the children in the group show their true colors.

Cast: Johnny Depp , Freddie Highmore , David Kelly , Helena Bonham Carter , Noah Taylor , Missi Pyle , James Fox , Deep Roy

Director: Tim Burton

Genres: Fantasy, Comedy

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

Release Date: July 15th, 2005|1 hr. 55 min.

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fan reviews ( 4 )
  • Depp and Burton fly too high on the vapors of pure imagination. But it's hard to not get hooked on something this tasty. show more

  • If all the laughs come from Depp, who gives Willy the mannerisms of a classic Hollywood diva, the film's heart comes from Highmore, a gifted young performer who had a leading role in "Finding Neverland." His performance is sincere, deep and unforced in a way that's rare in a child actor. show more

  • Depp deserves kudos for fashioning an original and outlandish if occasionally menacing character. show more

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  • June 07, 2011 Dry Master
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    Great acting.A little scary,but amazingly funny.The old version was more normal,but hey,this is a Tim Burton film.

  • December 19, 2009 Lil mikey 1012
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    when you get tim and johnny together, something magnificent comes out... i mean even this was a masterpeice! Tim Burton had done directing tht was just insanly great, ITHINK .... acting was good, plot was fine,, an awsome childrens movie!! even great fo9r adults... there ARE many differences between this one and the original. But great movie.... OVERALL RATING- 8.9/10

  • July 05, 2008 Madambizzare
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    How long did it take you to make this film this nust of took a long tgime to do when is on dvd and vido. Musth be making a new film rihgt now hop to here from you soon your biggest fan Jordan

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