Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Cool Facts

Jesse N., Fun Facts

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*Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was filmed in Germany because the actors who play the Oompa Lompas live there.

*If you watch carefully, you will notice that most of the Oompa Lompa’s do not sing in the movie because they do not speak English.

*The director’s daughter talked him into producing the film.

*Gene Wilder does a somersault in the beginning of the movie and it was his idea … not the director’s.

*The chocolate river was made from 150,000 gallons of water, real chocolate, and cream.

*The original cast has stayed in touch over the past 40 years.

*This was the only major movie any of the children acted in.

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