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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Genre:Family, Musical, Comedy
Release Date:June 30, 1971
Running time:98 minutes
Cast:Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear, Julie Dawn Cole
Director:Mel Stuart
Producer:Stan Margulies, David L. Wolper
Writer:Roald Dahl
Distributor:Paramount Pictures

Description: The story of Charlie Bucket, a little boy with no money and a good heart, who dreams wistfully of being able to buy the candy that other children enjoy. Charlie enters into a magical world when he wins one of five 'Golden Tickets' to visit the mysterious chocolate factory owned by the eccentric Willy Wonka and run by his capable crew of Oompa-Loompas. Once behind the gates, a cast of characters join Charlie and Grandpa Joe on a journey to discover that a kind heart is a far finer possession than a sweet tooth.

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