Accio, wand! The 9 and three-quarters platform is enough to make you blabber about being a huge Potter head! Harry Potter movie series is one of the highest grossing movies and has millions of die-hard fans. There is hardly any child or individual who hasn’t had a conversation in his or her life about the magic school of Hogwarts. An adaptation of the wildly popular novels by JK Rowling, the 8 movies have enchanted audiences over the course of time.
The cast includes Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, and Rupert Grint played the lead roles of Hermione, Harry, and Ron and have been imprinted in our minds ever since.
1. Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s stone (2001)
It was released in the year 2001 and fall in the genre of adventure family and fantasy. This movie is set in England and the story begins with the orphan boy who enrolls in a school of wizardry and learns about the terrible evil haunting that world. it is directed by Chris Columbus and nominated for three Oscars and other 65 nominations.
This was the first movie in the series and the creators made sure it affected the audience and they were successful. It was a big hit at the box office collecting about 975 million dollars.
2. Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets (2001)
It was the second movie that was released in 2002 and the story moves forward with the mysterious presence that stalks the corridors and an ancient prophecy that might come true. This movie has a rating of 7.4 out of 10 by IMDb. Directed by Chris Columbus, Harry is been warned against going back to Hogwarts.
Its box office collection was 879 million dollars and we can imagine the craze that people had for it!
3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
It presents yet another interesting fantasy to its audience where a convicted murderer has escaped the wizard’s prison and is after Harry’s life and the trouble has just begun. This movie was directed by Alfonso Cuaron and was nominated for two Oscars and won about 17 other awards.
4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of fire (2004)
It was one of the most trending movies among others. It was released in 2005 and while he was in his fourth year, Harry is chosen to compete in a tri-wizard competition being unaware of the ominous rise of many dark forces. These movies are produced by Warner brothers pictures and this one particularly has been rated 7.7 by IMDb. An engaging thriller this movie is a must watch.
5. Harry Potter and the order of the Phoenix (2007)
It was the next sequel that was released in the year 2007. Filled with adventure this movie focuses on Harry and Dumbledore when they are targeted by the wizard authorities. A bureaucrat is slowly seizing the power at Hogwarts and Voldemort’s return is being warned. This movie was particularly nominated for two film awards and won the other 14 awards. The novels inspired and superbly directed, these movies had clenched the attention of the maximum audience and a wave of curiosity whenever they were released.
6. Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince (2009)
It was released in 2009 and the fantasy that has been woven in this story provides it a rating of 7.6 by IMDb. Harry is seen stumbling upon some old portions and the textbook that belongs to a person who called himself the half-blood Prince.
7. Harry Potter and the deathly hallows part 1 (2010)
It was released in 2010 and showcases the lead children being forced into hiding when Voldemort takes over the ministry of magic. The story later unfolds when they keep trying to decipher the clues that were left by Dumbledore to find a way to destroy Voldemort. Its box office collection was a massive 1.3 billion dollars and the magic and intense characters give it an epic and emotional edge that has further inclined towards the viewers. The drama of adolescent relationship has been beautifully portrayed and shot against an expansive backdrop.
8. Harry Potter and the deathly hallows part 2 (2011)
It was released in 2011 and alternates between being frenetic and consists of a nail-biting thriller. The movie not only finishes the series with a spectacular ending but also displays the final clash between the good and the evil. It has been ranked and reviewed as the best movie out of the seven others. Although JK Rowling has moved on to other books and wrapped up this one, it is hard to undermine how epic it was. The second installment came into execution when the directors discussed the denseness of the story and the requirement of another part.
They have given us some amazing dialogues to cherish forever and the complete story revolves around the themes of life, love, friendship, death, and bravery. Expecto patronum, Wingardium leviosa, and alohomora came into existence through these movies and we all know the immense value of these spells.
The highest rated movie series of all times, it is a must-watch for all types of audiences. The complete series has a grip on the audience that compels them to mark it in the list of their favorite movies. You can stream all movies on your TV from Internet using Sling.tv service.