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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie Bucket (Freddie Highmore) is one of only five lucky children to win a tour of Willy Wonka's (Johnny Depp) chocolate factory. Yet once inside, the youngsters discover the excursion is more about manners, kindness and the importance of inner sweetness, than it is about candy. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 115
Theater Release: 14 Jul 2005
Video Release: 04 Oct 2011
MPAA Rating: PG
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is rated PG: for quirky situations, action and mild language

Cast: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, Helena Bonham Carter
Studio: 2005 Warner Brothers Pictures

Detailed Review

In the early 70s, Gene Wilder's quirky and eccentric portrayal of Willy Wonka introduced moviegoers to the fantastical and oddly eerie world of the famous chocolate maker. Now Johnny Depp,… 
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Charlie lives with his parents and grandparents. How is their family portrayed? What… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

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