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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $4,000,000Details
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
89% - Fresh
86% - Upright

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 30th, 1971 (Wide)
Video Release: October 1st, 1996 by Warner Home Video, released as Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Comparisons: vs. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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Keywords: Spoiled Child, Food, Poverty, Rags to Riches, Remade


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

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

November 16th, 2010

It's getting really close to Black Friday, which is sometimes reported as the busiest shopping day of the year. (It's not. That would be Christmas Eve.) So it should come as no surprise that there's a prime release this week, or should I say re-release. Avatar: Extended Collector's Edition on Blu-ray is the biggest, and arguably the best, release of the week and it is the Pick of the Week. However, there was some competition from The Kids Are All Right on DVD or Blu-ray. More...

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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% 262,319$191,527$1,547,219834
9/30/2012198,270-76% 270,589$54,834$1,602,054835
10/7/2012308,227-1% 278,816$54,788$1,656,841836
10/14/20122413,480+64% 292,296$98,897$1,755,739837
10/21/20123014,407+7% 306,703$108,035$1,863,774838
11/4/20122817,674 351,774$103,170$2,168,896840
11/18/20122721,094 397,636$109,959$2,426,521842
11/25/20123079,991+279% 477,627$506,303$2,932,824843
9/14/20143010,289 1,402,617$41,477$7,283,716937
9/28/20143013,045 1,422,075$52,110$7,361,658939
11/9/20142214,875 1,479,042$63,754$7,643,885945
3/8/20152915,145 1,717,324$66,482$8,655,942962
9/27/20152511,176 1,949,650$45,072$9,828,865991
1/31/2016309,865 2,111,050$46,390$10,547,1791,009
2/7/20163012,197 2,123,247$56,703$10,603,8821,010
3/13/20161917,688 2,181,909$70,748$10,855,1941,015
3/20/20162622,158 2,204,067$89,184$10,944,3771,016
3/27/20162919,577 2,223,644$78,919$11,023,2961,017
4/3/20161917,476 2,241,081$70,603$11,093,7441,018
6/5/20161518,189 2,316,162$84,011$11,425,5391,027

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/19/2012202,384 4,770$111,859$224,516829