Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Lists: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Family, Musicals

Brief Synopsis: "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?"

Overall Ranking: 489 (Rank from 1971: # 2)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 42.86%
Regular 57.14%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
David Baruffi97
Tom Little of Digital Shortbread93(full review)Comedy: 7
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 1
Rewatch: 7
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin88(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest80
That Movie Guy Dion Wyn Hughes80(full review)
Patrick Devitt80
Thomas Pollock70

People Involved

  • Gene Wilder (Willy Wonka)
  • Jack Albertson (Grandpa Joe)
  • Peter Ostrum (Charlie Bucket)
  • Roy Kinnear (Mr. Henry Salt)
  • Julie Dawn Cole (Veruca Salt)
  • Leonard Stone (Mr. Sam Beauregarde)
  • Denise Nickerson (Violet Beauregarde)
  • Nora Denney (Mrs. Teevee)
  • Paris Themmen (Mike Teevee)
  • Ursula Reit (Mrs. Gloop)
  • Diana Sowle (Mrs. Bucket)
  • Aubrey Woods (Bill, Candy Shop Owner)
  • David Battley (Mr. Turkentine)
  • Peter Capell (The Tinker)
  • Pat Coombs (Henrietta Salt)
  • G√ľnter Meisner (Mr. Slugworth)
  • Mel Stuart (Director)