Comparison of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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When dealing with Remakes of classic movies, directors can either capture all of the key elements and strong points of a film or completely miss necessary facets of the movie. When Tim Burton remade the classic movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) in 2005-it came nowhere near the excellence in comparison with the Original. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) have similarities involving the plot, in the sense that both movies seemed to tell the same story. But the two movies also have some major differences that make and break the film; the plot, theme and acting were those key differences. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) had a confusing chain of events, a strange message, and an even stranger Willy Wonka portrayed by Johnny Depp. While Willy Wonka and the Chocolate factory (1971) is by far more of a quality movie with an easy to read message, interesting line of events and Gene wilder brilliantly played the role of Willy Wonka. It’s a movie that takes its viewer to a magical chocolate factory and teaches the importance of family and honesty. The plot of the two movies was relatively similar with generally the same idea. Although the two plots were fairly similar, the story was portrayed much nicer in the original. In the movies Charlie was one of five lucky children to win a tour into Wonka's Chocolate Factory. Each of the children found a golden ticket inside a Wonka candy bar. The tour was special because Wonka was such a recluse, and nobody had seen him or the inside of his factory for decades. Each of the five children was told that one child would win a special prize presented by Wonka at the end of the tour. The theme of the 2005 version is one of importance of family. In the Remake Charlie chooses his family over the chocolate factory when given the choice from Willy Wonka. He would rather have his poor family than no family at all and an entire chocolate factory. Also he won the...
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