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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001 film)

34 Ratings: 1.9
The 2001 film based upon the J.K. Rowling children's fantasy novel also known as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

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Director: Chris Columbus
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Release Date: Nov. 2001
MPAA Rating: PG
5 reviews about Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone...
Quick Tip by . January 20, 2011
posted in Potter Junkies
The first of a series of adventure and magic. This one packs in quite a bit and introduces the children and highlights on their friendship. Great moments during the chess game. These kids act well!
Quick Tip by . July 20, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Watching this film years later I can't believe how small the kids were. The movie is pretty true to the book and entertaining.
Quick Tip by . July 19, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
The film that started it all.. I will miss them when its over :(
review by . January 21, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
In some ways, this is the best Harry Potter movie. It's light enough for kids, but the story is engaging enough for adults. The beginning of the film really captures the magical world of wizardry, from the goblins to the first quidditch game. It stands well enough alone as a movie - you don't really need to know much about Harry Potter before watching it.    The kids are excellent actors. Rewatching it again after many, many years, I was impressed with the range of young Ron's …
review by . December 23, 2008
Year One at Hogwarts
Note: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is the same film as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. The film just uses the original U.K. title rather than the U.S. title.       In 1997, unknown author J.K. Rowling had her first novel published. Not only was it an intelligent and highly imaginative fantasy story, but it also served as the first book in a seven-part series.  Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (later renamed Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone …
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