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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) is one of the top Thanksgiving movies. Do you have a favorite movie you watch every Thanksgiving?

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Young Frankenstein (1974)

Young Frankenstein was released on December 15, 1974, starring Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle and Marty Feldman, etc. This black and white, comedy and thriller film was directed by Mel Brooks and written by Wilder himself and Brooks. The story is about "Dr. Frankenstein's grandson (Wilder), after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad's castle and repeats the experiments." It grossed an estimated $86,300,000 in America.

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Wit intact, Gene Wilder looks back, wryly


Jerome Silberman, known professionally as Gene Wilder (born June 11, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin), is an American stage and screen comic actor, director, screenwriter, author, and activist.


Gene Wilder (born Jerome Silberman; June 11, 1933) is an American stage and screen actor, director, screenwriter, author and activist. Not traditional romantic hero granted, but there's something irresistible about him.

Stir Crazy - Skip and Harry are framed for a bank robbery and end up in a western prison. The two eastern boys are having difficulty adjusting to the new life until the warden finds that Skip has a natural talent for riding broncos with the inter-prison rodeo coming up.