Charlie and the Chocolate Factory [Blu-ray] [2005]

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
Rating 4.15 out of 5 stars.
4.1
84% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (55 out of 66)

Special Features

  • Commentary by Tim Burton
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Chocolate Dreams
  • Different faces, different flavors
  • Designer chocolate: under the wrapper
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Sweet sounds
  • Becoming Oompa-Loompa: how they turned one man into hundreds of Oompa-Loompas
  • Attack of the Squirrels: a look at the trained nut-sorting squirrels
  • Fantastic Mr. Dahl: a look into the life of Roald Dahl
  • 2 previsualizations: Augustus Gloop dance and Mike Teavee dance
  • Music-only track showcasing Danny Elfman's score and songs
  • European club reel
  • Theatrical trailer

Synopsis

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Director Tim Burton brings his unique vision and sensibility to Roald Dahl's classic children's story in this lavish screen interpretation. Willy Wonka (Johnny Depp) is the secretive and wildly imaginative man behind the world's most celebrated candy company, and while the Wonka factory is famously closed to visitors, the reclusive candy man decides to give five lucky children a chance to see the inside of his operation by placing "golden tickets" in five randomly selected chocolate bars. Charlie Bucket (Freddie Highmore), whose poor but loving family lives literally in the shadow of the Wonka factory, is lucky enough to obtain one of the tickets, and Charlie, escorted by his Grandpa Joe (David Kelly), is in for the ride of a lifetime as he tours the strange and remarkable world of Wonka with fellow winners, media-obsessed Mike Teavee (Jordan Fry), harsh and greedy Veruca Salt (Julia Winter), gluttonous Augustus Gloop (Philip Wiegratz), and ultra-competitive Violet Beauregarde (Annasophia Robb). Over the course of the day, some of the children will learn difficult lessons about themselves, and one will go on to become Wonka's new right hand. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory also stars Christopher Lee, James Fox, and Noah Taylor; the book was famously adapted to the screen before in 1971 under the title Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, with Gene Wilder as the eccentric candy tycoon. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Johnny Depp
    Johnny Depp - Willy Wonka
  • Freddie Highmore
    Freddie Highmore - Charlie Bucket
  • David Kelly
    David Kelly - Grandpa Joe
  • Helena Bonham Carter
    Helena Bonham Carter - Mrs. Bucket
  • Noah Taylor
    Noah Taylor - Mr. Bucket

Overall Customer Rating

4.1 out of 54.1
66 Reviews
84%of customers recommend this product.

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