About

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?

7.8
81
Directed by

Mel Stuart

Written by

Roald Dahl (Screenplay)

Runtime

100 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

It's Scrumdiddlyumptious!

Cast

Keywords

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Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Scoring Adaptation and Original Song Score