Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,000,000Details
Further financial details...

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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
89% - Fresh
Audience
86% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,000,000
Theatrical Release: June 30th, 1971 (Wide)
Video Release: October 1st, 1996 by Warner Home Video
Keywords: Remade, Rags to Riches, Poverty, Food, Spoiled Child

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for November 16th, 2010

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Cast

Gene Wilder    Willy Wonka
Jack Albertson    Grandpa Joe
Peter Ostrum    Charlie Bucket
Roy Kinnear    Mr. Henry Salt
Julie Dawn Cole    Veruca Salt
Leonard Stone    Mr. Sam Beauregarde
Denise Nickerson    Violet Beauregarde
Nora Denney    Mrs. Teevee
Paris Themmen    Mike Teevee
Ursula Reit    Mrs. Gloop
Michael Bollner    Augustus Gloop
Diana Sowle    Mrs. Bucket

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/12/20121440,380 40,380$212,803$212,803828
8/19/2012850,702+26% 91,082$353,393$566,196829
9/16/20121082,092 173,174$447,163$1,013,359833
9/23/20122234,576-58% 207,750$194,991$1,208,350834
9/30/20121938,392+11% 246,142$255,625$1,463,976835
10/7/20121925,020-35% 271,162$166,218$1,630,194836
10/14/20122423,122-8% 294,284$166,437$1,796,630837
10/21/20123018,739-19% 313,023$144,526$1,941,157838
11/4/20122822,312 349,386$132,830$2,178,006840
11/18/20122518,510 390,938$93,935$2,403,743842
11/25/20123073,928+299% 464,866$541,656$2,945,399843

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/19/2012202,426 4,915$113,842$231,341829

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