Roald Dahl's books ignited a love for language & a whimsical escape from adulthood, inspiring many adaptations, all playfully ranked in our list.
Charlie & four others win a tour of Willy Wonka's magical chocolate factory, where they encounter wonders and whimsy.
Henry Sugar, driven by wealth, embarks on a daring quest to acquire an extraordinary skill for cheating at gambling.
An orphan and his grandmother go on the run to escape a group of witches trying to eliminate children worldwide.
Young Sophie befriends a kind-hearted outcast giant, but their world turns perilous when other giants threaten them.
Mr. Hoppy, in love with his neighbor Mrs. Silver, devises a bold plan involving her pet tortoise to capture her affection.
An orphaned boy's magical crocodile tongues grow into a never-ending peach tree, where he forms a family with six helpful insects.
Matilda, unappreciated by her family & mistreated by her principal, uses her telekinetic powers to seek justice.
Mr. Fox, a family man with thieving instincts, faces a dire threat when three farmers plan to eliminate him for his return to stealing.
Germans kidnap an American major to extract invasion information by convincing him that World War II is already over.
While working at a Hollywood hotel, Ted gets involved in various odd situations, including helping witches & managing a gangster's child.