Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Poster

Release Date: January 1st, 1971

DVD Release Date: October 1st, 1997

G|1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
The last of five coveted "golden tickets" falls into the hands of a sweet but very poor boy. He and his grandpa then get a tour of the strangest chocolate factory in the world. The owner leads five young winners on a thrilling and often dangerous tour of his factory.

Cast: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear, Julie Dawn Cole, Leonard Stone, Denise Nickerson, Nora Denney

Director: Mel Stuart

Genres: Fantasy, Family

Production Co: Quaker Oats Company, David L. Wolper Productions

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Charming, Growing up, 1970s, Temptation


Nominated Music (Scoring: Adaptation and Original Song Score)