Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)

(Also known as 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone')
Science Fiction & Fantasy / Kids & Family / Action & Adventure
2h 32m
Adaptation of the first of J.K. Rowling's popular children's novels about Harry Potter, a boy who learns on his eleventh birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. He is summoned from his life as an unwanted child to become a student at Hogwarts, an English boarding school for wizards. There, he meets several friends who become his closest allies and help him discover the truth about his parents' mysterious deaths.
Director(s): Chris Columbus
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Audience: 82%rottentomatoes rating
Critics: 81%rottentomatoes rating
Film certificate Suitable for general viewing, some scenes may be unsuitable for younger children Rottentomatoes film page Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) on IMDb

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