USA | 2023 | 116 min. | Paul King

Opens December 14, 2023

Starring Timothée Chalamet, Wonka tells the wondrous story of of how the world’s greatest inventor, magician and chocolate-maker became the beloved Willy Wonka we know today. Tickets on sale now for screenings at SIFF Cinema Downtown, opening December 14 with this big screen spectacle.

OPEN CAPTION SCREENINGS - all Tuesday and Sunday showtimes starting December 26

SIFF year-round passes are not valid for this screening.


Select showtime for pricing, tickets, and reserved seating selection (see floor plan) .

Thursday, December 14, 2023

Friday, December 15, 2023

Saturday, December 16, 2023

Sunday, December 17, 2023

Monday, December 18, 2023

Tuesday, December 19, 2023

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Thursday, December 21, 2023

Friday, December 22, 2023

Saturday, December 23, 2023

Sunday, December 24, 2023

Monday, December 25, 2023

Tuesday, December 26, 2023

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Thursday, December 28, 2023

Friday, December 29, 2023

Saturday, December 30, 2023

Sunday, December 31, 2023

Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Thursday, January 4, 2024

Saturday, January 6, 2024

Monday, January 8, 2024

Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

View All Showtimes

Based on the extraordinary character at the center of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"—Roald Dahl’s most iconic children’s book and one of the best-selling children’s books of all time—Wonka tells the wondrous story of how the world’s greatest inventor, magician and chocolate-maker became the beloved Willy Wonka we know today.

From Paul King, comes an intoxicating mix of magic and music, mayhem and emotion, all told with fabulous heart and humor. Starring Timothée Chalamet in the title role, this irresistibly vivid and inventive big screen spectacle will introduce audiences to a young Willy Wonka, chock-full of ideas and determined to change the world one delectable bite at a time—proving that the best things in life begin with a dream, and if you’re lucky enough to meet Willy Wonka, anything is possible.

Please contact boxoffice@siff.net for inquiries regarding theater buy-outs.

  • Director: Paul King
  • Principal Cast: Timothée Chalamet, Olivia Colman, Keegan-Michael Key, Sally Hawkins, Rowan Atkinson
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2023
  • Running Time: 116 min.
  • Producer: David Heyman, Luke Kelly, Alexandra Derbyshire
  • Screenplay: Paul King, Simon Farnaby
  • Cinematographers: Chung-hoon Chung
  • Editors: Mark Everson
  • Music: Joby Talbot
  • Filmography: Paddington 2 (2017), Paddington (2014)
  • Language: English