What's the Difference between Charlie and the Chocolate Factory the Book and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory the Movie?

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

63%
Released: 1964
Author: Roald Dahl

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

37%
Released: 1971
Director: Mel Stuart
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In the Book In the Movie
Charlie Bucket
Charlie Bucket
Portrayed by: Peter Ostrum
Grandpa Joe
Grandpa Joe
Portrayed by: Jack Albertson
Willy Wonka
Willy Wonka
Portrayed by: Gene Wilder
Augustus Gloop
Augustus Gloop
Violet Beuregarde
Violet Beuregarde
Portrayed by: Violet Beuregarde
Veruca Salt
Veruca Salt
Mike Teavee
Mike Teavee
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Slugworth/Mr. Wilkinson
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Mr. Jopek
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Book vs Movie
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In the Book In the Movie
   The book takes place in London It takes place in America
   Charlie's father is alive. Charlie's father has died before the events of the movie.
   Wonka's main rival Slugworth is only mentioned. He appears in the movie all be it an employee of Wonka's posing as him.
   Charlie and Grandpa Joe don't steal the fizzy lifting drinks. Charlie and Grandpa Joe steal fizzy lifting drinks and almost meet a grizzly end as a result.
   The golden ticket winners can bring both their parents to the factory. The winners can only bring one family member with them on the tour.
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