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Year
1971
Runtime
100 min.
Director
Mel Stuart
Genres
Fantasy, Family, Musical
Rating *
7.8
Votes *
117,854
Checks
57,266
Favs
2,562
Dislikes
180
Favs/checks
4.5% (1:22)
Favs/dislikes
14:1
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  1. akuma587's avatar

    akuma587

    @MagicalEddie

    Tim Burton tried to be more faithful to the book and we saw how that turned out. Faithfulness to source material is not a criteria by which all film adaptations should be judged. Many should be taken on their own terms, since film is such a different medium and some aspects of a novel do not always translate well to film.

    You could also say that the Burton film just blew its load on CGI-Indian oompa loompas.
    5 years 7 months ago
  2. Big A2's avatar

    Big A2

    @hurluberlue: The Thing? The Fly? Invasion of the Body Snatchers? Scarface? A Fistful of Dollars? The Maltese Falcon? The Departed? The Magnificent Seven? 5 years 2 months ago
  3. frankqb's avatar

    frankqb

    Compared to its 2003 re-make, this film is filled with warmth, charm, and real imagination. A delight to watch - even if that tunnel was really freakin' weird. 6 years 7 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #27 in Musical
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  2. This movie ranks #104 in 366 Weird Movies (Certified Weird)
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  3. This movie ranks #195 in iCheckMovies - Most Checked
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    195
  4. This movie ranks #522 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  5. This movie ranks #669 in National Film Registry
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