Paramount at the Movies Presents: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory [G]

Paramount at the Movies Presents: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory [G]

Movies | 06/30/2023 | 2:00PM & 7:30PM

1971 | G | Runtime: 100 minutes

Enter a world of pure imagination.

Take an unforgettable, uniquely magical, musical journey through the deliciously delightful, whimsically wonderful world of Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory. When eccentric candy man Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder) promises a lifetime supply of sweets and a tour of his chocolate factory to five lucky kids, penniless Charlie Bucket (Peter Ostrum) seeks the priceless golden ticket that will make him a winner. Thanks to his Grandpa Joe (Jack Albertson), Charlie gets the prize of his dreams! But a far more wonderful surprise than Charlie ever imagined awaits him. In a land of chocolate waterfalls, giant lollipops, edible flowers, and, of course, Oompa Loompas, it’s nonstop, mouth-watering fun in the timeless fantasy Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory. Based on the children’s classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.

Image credits: TM & © 2023 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved.

Did you know?

  • Most of the chocolate bars were made of wood.
  • The song Wonka sings on the boat ride (“There’s no earthly way of knowing… “) are the only song lyrics taken directly from Roald Dahl’s book. All other songs were written specifically for the film.
  • When Willy Wonka drinks from a flower-shaped cup and then eats the cup, the cup itself was made of wax. Gene Wilder had to chew the wax pieces until the end of the take, at which point he spat them out.
  • During her song “I Want it Now!”, Veruca mentions a bean feast. This is a British expression that means a dinner at a scenic locale, often given by an employer.

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Ticket Prices

  • $ 6.00 Youth (12 & Under)
  • $ 8.00 Adult

Schedule of Events

  • June 30, 2023 | 2:00PM
  • June 30, 2023 | 7:30PM
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  • Gene Wilder as "Willy Wonka"
  • Jack Albertson as "Grandpa Joe"
  • Peter Ostrum as "Charlie"
  • Julie Dawn Cole as "Veruca Salt"
  • Denise Nickerson as "Violet Beauregarde"
  • Paris Themmen as "Mike Teevee"
  • Michael Bollner as "Augustus Gloop"

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