|Fantasy Adventure. Acclaimed director Tim Burton brings his vividly imaginative style to the beloved Roald Dahl classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, about eccentric chocolatier Willy Wonka (Johnny Depp) and Charlie, a good-hearted boy from a poor family who lives in the shadow of Wonka's extraordinary factory.
Long isolated from his own family, Wonka launches a worldwide contest to select an heir to his candy empire. Five lucky children, including Charlie, draw golden tickets from Wonka chocolate bars and win a guided tour of the legendary candy-making facility that no outsider has seen in 15 years. Dazzled by one amazing sight after another, Charlie is drawn into Wonka's fantastic world in this astonishing and enduring story.
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"An exhilarating and fanciful movie that never drowns in money or technology Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune
"A feast for the eyes and the imagination. Leonard Maltin, Entertainment Tonight
"Wondrous. You've never seen anything like this before. A.O. Scott, The New York Times
"A delicious treat for the entire family. Francine Brokaw, LA Family Magazine
"Destined to become a family movie classic! Clay Smith, Access Hollywood
"Two thumbs up. Ebert & Roeper
"****. The year's hippest family fantasy! Thelma Adams, US Weekly