Charlie wins a tour to the world's best chocolate factory together with other four kids. As they move forward, they find out that the tour made up by Wonka is tricky enough and is very far from following the set plan.
[Depp is] ever the most watchable of freaks, even if he is slipping in and out of accents, looking perplexed at his slight lines and, most frustratingly, hinting at the mad -- okay, madder -- memorable turn that might have been.
New York Observer
July 28, 2005
I wonder if even children will respond to the peculiarly humorless and charmless stylistic eccentricities of Mr. Burton and his star, Johnny Depp.
April 26, 2011
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is quite simply, wonderful; a brilliantly imagined story that will win old fans and new fans alike.