Revealing mistake: After Violet has chewed the gum and is blowing up, if you look near the bottom of her right leg, you can see the air hose that is blowing her up. Visible on full screen only.
A classic, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is a strange and captivating family movie starring Gene Wilder in the title role of the amazing Mr. Wonka who's leaving his super candy enterprize to an imagineative and "pure" child via a contest. Whimsical Oompa-Loompas, magic and more come together to fulfill Charlie's dream come true, while the other children learn life lessons. Enjoy.
An impressive rendition of a childhood story displayed with incredible acting from all involved.
Trivia: In the beginning of the movie, when the candy store owner is singing the candy man song, there's a spot towards the end of the song where he lifts up his counter to let all the kids in. Watch the little blonde girl as she gets walloped in the chin by the counter. (00:04:30)
Question: When Charlie goes into the candy shop and gets a Scrumdiddlyumptious bar, he gobbles it down and the man warns him he'll get a stomach ache. The fifth golden ticket had been found (or so Charlie thinks at this point), so he can't be digging for it. I've never understood: what was the point in eating it so fast?
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