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General Details

  • Runtime: 115 minutes (US)
  • Sound Mix: DTS-ES | Dolby Digital EX | SDDS | Sonics-DDP (IMAX version)
  • Color: Technicolor
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
  • Produced by: Warner Bros. / Village Roadshow Pictures / The Zanuck Company / Plan B Entertainment / Theobald Film Productions / Tim Burton Productions
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.

Awards

  • Nominated for 2006 Oscar (USA)
    • Best Achievement in Costume Design – Gabriella Pescucci
      • Lost to Memoirs of a Geisha – Colleen Atwood
  • Nominated for 2006 Golden Globe (USA)
    • Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical – Johnny Depp
      • Lost to Walk the Line – Joaquin Phoenix
  • Nominated for 2006 BAFTA (UK)
    • Best Production Design – Alex McDowell
      • Lost to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – Stuart Craig
    • Best Costume Design – Gabriella Pescucci
      • Lost to Memoirs of a Geisha – Colleen Atwood
    • Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects – Nick Davis, Jon Thum, Chas Jarrett, Joss Williams
      • Lost to King Kong – Joe Letteri, Christian Rivers, Brian Van’t Hul, Richard Taylor
    • Best Make Up/Hair – Peter Owen, Ivana Primorac
      • Lost to The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – Howard Berger, Greg Nicotero, Nikki Gooley
  • Nominated for 2006 Saturn Award (USA)
    • Best Fantasy Film
      • Lost to Batman Begins
    • Best Performance by a Younger Actor – Freddie Highmore
      • Lost to War of the Worlds – Dakota Fanning
    • Best Music – Danny Elfman
      • Lost to Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith – John Williams
    • Best Costume – Gabriella Pescucci
      • Lost to The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – Isis Mussenden

For more awards, see the Internet Movie Database .


Cast

Credits order:

  • Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka
  • Freddie Highmore as Charlie Bucket
  • David Kelly as Grandpa Joe
  • Helena Bonham Carter as Mrs. Bucket
  • Noah Taylor as Mr. Bucket
  • Missi Pyle as Mrs. Beauregarde
  • James Fox as Mr. Salt
  • Deep Roy as Oompa Loompa
  • Christopher Lee as Dr. Wonka
  • Adam Godley as Mr. Teavee
  • Franziska Troegner as Mrs. Gloop
  • AnnaSophia Robb as Violet Beauregarde
  • Julia Winter as Veruca Salt
  • Jordan Fry as Mike Teavee
  • Philip Wiegratz as Augustus Gloop
  • Blair Dunlop as Little Willy Wonka
  • Liz Smith as Grandma Georgina
  • Eileen Essell as Grandma Josephine
  • David Morris as Grandpa George
  • Nitin Ganatra as Prince Pondicherry
  • Shelley Conn as Princess Pondicherry
  • Chris Cresswell as Prodnose
  • Philip Philmar as Slugworth
  • Tony Kirwood as Finckelgruber
  • Todd Boyce as TV Reporter
  • Nayef Rashed as Moroccan Market Vendor
  • Menis Yousry as Moroccan Market Trader
  • Harry Taylor as Mr. Gloop
  • Hubertus Geller as German Reporter
  • Francesca Hunt as Mrs. Salt
  • Garrick Hagon as Denver Reporter
  • Kevin Eldon as Man with Dog
  • Mark Heap as Man with Dog
  • Roger Frost as Tall Man
  • Oscar James as Shopkeeper
  • Colette Appleby as Customer in Shop
  • Debora Weston as Woman In Shop
  • Annette Badland as Jolly Woman
  • Steve Hope Wynne as Museum Guard
  • Geoffrey Holder as Narrator (voice)

Remaining cast listed alphabetically:

  • Robert Boas as Extra
  • Lucy-Anne Brooks as Factory Worker
  • Elena Buda as Character Dancer
  • Ray Donn as Policeman
  • Laine Edwards as Factory worker
  • Danny Elfman as Oompa Loompa (voice)
  • Aiko Horiuchi as Woman in shop
  • Stephen Humby as Crowd Member
  • Jynine James as Salts Nuts Girl
  • Sid Karne as Journalist
  • Hollie Kemp as Salts Nut Girl
  • Michelle Kernohan as Factory Worker
  • Sara Kirkpatrick as Chorus Dancer
  • Nana Koizumi as Girl in Crowd
  • Brigitte Millar as Journalist
  • Georgina Minter-Brown as Bubble Gum Child
  • Débora Monteiro
  • Valery Nuttall as Zombie Dancer
  • Georgie Smith as Policewoman
  • Brian Teles as News Cameraman
  • Caroline Thielemann as Oompa Loompa
  • Ray Verma as Photographer
  • John Warman as Policeman
  • Tracy Yarkoni as Violet’s Neighbor

Crew

  • Director: Tim Burton
  • Writers: Roald Dahl (book), John August (screenplay)
  • Cinematography by: Philippe Rousselot
  • Production Design by: Alex McDowell
  • Costume Design by: Gabriella Pescucci
  • Film Editing by: Chris Lebenzon
  • Music by: Danny Elfman
  • Produced by: Bruce Berman (executive producer), Graham Burke (executive producer), Liccy Dahl (executive producer), Katterli Frauenfelder (co-producer), Derek Frey (associate producer), Brad Grey (producer), Patrick McCormick (executive producer), Lorne Orleans (producer – IMAX version), Michael Siegel (executive producer), Richard D. Zanuck (producer)

For more detailed information, visit the Internet Movie Database.


Business

  • Budget: $150m (estimated)
  • Opening Weekend:
    • $56,178,450 (USA) (17 July 2005)
    • £7,972,168 (UK) (31 July 2005) (531 Screens)
    • €4,267,176 (France) (19 July 2005) (670 Screens)
    • €2,126,226 (Italy) (25 September 2005) (374 Screens)
    • €519,770 (Netherlands) (24 July 2005) (124 Screens)
    • €1,227,898 (Spain) (14 August 2005) (308 Screens)
  • Gross:
    • $206,459,076 (USA) (8 December 2005)
    • £37,220,731 (UK) (9 October 2005)
    • $474,968,763 (Worldwide)
    • $268,509,687 (Non-USA)