Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)

Rating: PG (for some scary moments and mild language)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By: Chris Columbus
Written By: Steve Kloves
In Theaters: Nov 16, 2001 Wide
On Disc/Streaming: May 28, 2002
Box Office: $317,557,891
Runtime: 152 minutes
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

This is the tale of Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe), an ordinary eleven-year-old boy serving as a sort of slave for his aunt and uncle who learns that he is actually a wizard and has been invited to attend the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry is snatched away from his mundane existence by Rubeus Hagrid (Robbie Coltrane), the groundskeeper for Hogwarts, and quickly thrown into a world completely foreign to both him and the viewer. Famous for an incident that happened at his birth, Harry makes friends easily at his new school. He soon finds, however, that the wizarding world is far more dangerous for him than he would have imagined, and he quickly learns that not all wizards are ones to be trusted.

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