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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Rating:PG (for quirky situations, action and mild language)
Genre:Family, SciFi/Fantasy
Release Date:July 15, 2005
Running time:106 minutes
Cast:Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, Helena Bonham-Carter, David Kelly, Noah Taylor
Director:Tim Burton
Producer:Brad Grey, Richard D. Zanuck
Writer:John August
Distributor:Warner Bros. Pictures

Description: 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' is a tale about an eccentric chocolatier, Willy Wonka, 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 fifteen years. Dazzled by one amazing sight after another, Charlie is drawn into Wonka's fantastic world.

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