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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 2001
PG

  • Chris Columbus
  • November 16, 2001
  • 152 mins
  • English
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Let the Magic Begin.
Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school's kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths -- and about the villain who's to blame.

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Childhood classic... magical... from the start to the ending... perfect casting, all around great picture, and effects... I prefer the first two films from the franchises over the rest, one Chamber Of secrets being my favorite, and my other reason being because the first two were directed by Chris Columbus, brought us some good films, written, and directed... much better than David Yates.. the other films just didn't have the same feel.. don't get me wrong he did a great job on Fantastic Beasts.... i do love the HP Universe XD

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It's a well made film, now I still haven't read the books, so I can't base this film on a comparison. Even if I did, this is the movie and the movie itself is a magical and enchanting experience.

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What can I say, it's practically a classic! Magical and wonderful.

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