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Best Harry Potter Movies

Celebrate Harry Potter Day with this list of our Best Harry Potter movies.

About Harry Potter

Harry Potter is the only child of James and Lily Potter and is a wizard. He is legendary for having escaped Lord Voldemort’s onslaught when he was a newborn.

‘The Boy Who Lived’ is another nickname for him. Harry spends his first eleven years of life with his cruel aunt and uncle, unaware of his wizarding heritage.

About International Harry Potter Day

International Harry Potter Day is on May 2. Potterheads all over the world celebrate International Harry Potter Day. To commemorate J.K. Rowling’s literary works, then-UK Prime Minister David Cameron designated this day an official worldwide holiday. Rowling, J.K.

How to Celebrate International Harry Potter Day

  1. Enjoy Harry Potter at home

    J. K. Rowling produced Harry Potter at Home, a website for kids that includes crafts, riddles, and quizzes. They can join the fan club through this website and learn more about the wizarding world.

  2. Host a Harry Potter-themed trivia night

    To enjoy an evening of Harry Potter trivia, gather some pals in your home or virtually. See who among your mates knows the most about The Boy Who Lived by searching the many pub quizzes available on the internet.

  3. Binge read, watch or listen to the series

    Today is an excellent day to catch up on reading or binge-watching. In any spare moment, a little Harry Potter is a must-read.

Best Harry Potter movies in order

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Brontis Jodorowsky (Actor)

10. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald

Newt Scamander is enlisted by Hogwarts Professor Albus Dumbledore to battle Dark wizard Grindelwald, whose plan to rule over non-magical beings threatens to divide the wizarding world.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol (Actors)

9. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Magizoologist Newt Scamander’s magical beasts are inadvertently let loose in 1926 New York, where the wizarding community is threatened by exposure to No-Majs bent on eradicating them.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson (Actors)

8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Harry, Ron, and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the Horcruxes–the keys to Voldemort’s immortality.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson (Actors)

7. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Lord Voldemort has returned, but the Ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson (Actors)

6. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Based on the wildly popular J.K. Rowling’s book about a young boy who on his eleventh birthday discovers, he is the orphaned boy of two powerful wizards and has unique magical powers.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson (Actors)

5. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry returns to Hogwarts, still famous and a hero when strange things start to happen… people are turning to stone and no one knows what, or who is doing it.
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Rupert Grint, Bonnie Wright, Emma Watson (Actors)

4. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Voldemort is tightening his grip on Hogwarts™ and it is no longer the safe haven it once was. Harry and Dumbledore work to find the key to unlock the Dark Lord’s defenses.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson (Actors)

3. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

When Harry Potter’s name emerges from the Goblet of Fire, he becomes a competitor in a grueling battle for glory among three wizarding schools – the Triwizard Tournament.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson (Actors)

2. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry, Ron, and Hermione return for their third year at Hogwarts, where they are forced to face escaped prisoner, Sirius Black.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson (Actors)

1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2

Harry, Ron, and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the Horcruxes–the keys to Voldemort’s immortality.

Watching Harry Potter in chronological order is more of a fun experiment for longtime fans to see the series from a new perspective.

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If you were to watch the Harry Potter movies in chronological order you can download the printable list.

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What is the Best Harry Potter movie?

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2

Thrilling, powerfully acted, and visually dazzling, Deathly Hallows Part II brings the Harry Potter franchise to a satisfying — and suitably magical — conclusion.

People also ask:

Which Harry Potter movie did the best?

 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban brilliantly strikes a careful balance between technical magic and intricate storytelling under the competent direction of Alfonso Cuaron.

Which Harry Potter movie has the best ending?

This final sequence is really moving, and not simply because Harry sees images of his parents. As Hagrid bids farewell to the Golden Trio as the Hogwarts Express departs for King’s Cross, they bemoan how strange it will be to return home.

But, now that Harry considers Hogwarts his home, he says the famous line, “I’m not going home. Not really.”

What is the scariest Harry Potter movie?

Part 1 of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Deathly Hallows Part 1 is sometimes criticized for being too slow, yet that is precisely what makes it so terrifying. Viewers can sense the trio’s mounting impatience as they search for Horcruxes — as well as their horror when things go awry — thanks to the film’s steady, dramatic buildup.

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What order should I watch the Harry Potter movies?

The series sequence in order is: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2010/2011.)

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