Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Directed by Sam Mendes
Produced by

David Ellison

Dana Goldberg

Howard Gordon

Hart Hanson

Carl Fieler

Debbie Liebling 
Screenplay by David Greig
Based on

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

by Roald Dahl

Ryan Sell

Christian Borle

John Rubinstein

Ben Crawford

Emma Pfaeffle

Kathy Fitzgerald

F. Michael Haynie

Alan H. Green

Trista Dollison

Jackie Hoffman

Michael Wartella

Tia Noakes

Max Records

Louis Suc

Jacob Tremblay

Warwick Davis
Music by

Marc Shaiman


Marc Shaiman

Scott Wittman
Cinematography Hoyte van Hoytema
Editing by Lee Smith

Castle Rock Entertainment

Skydance Media

Teakwood Lane Productions

The Roald Dahl Company

Far Field Productions

The Birthday Boys Pictures
Distributed by Warner Bros Pictures
Release date(s) May 12, 2017 
Running time 148 minutes

United States

United Kingdom
Language English
Budget $150 million
Box office $475 million
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 2017 British-American musical fantasy film directed by Sam Mendes and written by David Greig, based on the 1964 British book of the same name by Roald Dahl and the 2013 West End Musical. The film stars Ryan Sell as Charlie Bucket and Christian Borle as Willy Wonka. The storyline follows Charlie, who wins a contest and is along with eight other winners, subsequently led by Wonka on a tour of his chocolate factory, the most magnificent in the world.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory  was released by Warner Bros Pictures on May 12, 2017 alongside Snatched and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. The film Received critical praise and was a box office success, grossing $475 million worldwide.


Title Written by Performed by
Golden Age of Chocolate Marc Shaiman, Scott Whitman Ensemble

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