"Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory" Is The Most Terrifying Children's Movie Of All Time

It still gives me nightmares.

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And let's not even get started on Wonka himself. He's like your eccentric neighbor who may or may not be hatching a kidnapping plot.

Wonka then decides to trap everyone in a tiny shrinking room, because why not?

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At this point, it wouldn't be surprising if the walls started closing in and crushed everyone to death.

Now we learn that Wonka exploits the slave labor of little people who he has dyed a horrendous shade of burnt orange.

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What's worse is that his excuse is that the Oompa Loompas were LITERALLY BEING EATEN in their home country.

Then Augustus Gloop is almost drowned in the river and crushed by this suction tube.

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And all the while Wonka's just like, "lol whatev" even though a young child might end up in the fudge boiler being boiled to death.

We end with the intense tirade of a maniacal candy-maker who just sanctioned the imminent deaths of four other children.

The synopsis? "A crazed recluse invites five unsuspecting children into his funhouse lair and forces them to evade various torture devices if they hope to live and claim the ultimate prize."