Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone details
|Formats:||PG DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Alan Rickman, Zoe Wanamaker, Daniel Radcliffe, Fiona Shaw, Tom, John Cleese, Maggie Smith, Richard Harris, Emma Watson, Richard Griffiths, J, Zoe Wannamaker, John Hurt, Rupert Grint, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Ian Hart, ZoŽ Wanamaker, Tom F|
|Genres:||Children, Family, Sci-Fi/Fantasy|
|Studio:||WARNER HOME VIDEO|
|Collections:||100 Big Adventures, Fantasy Worlds, Harry Potter, The Biggest and Best, Top 100 Best of British|
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
|Run time:||2 hours 32 minutes|
|Rental release:||11 May 2002|
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Wingardium leviosa!By JediSi (301 reviews) from Kent , 02 Sep 2007
[Highly rated reviewer]'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' is the ocular introduction to a world that so countless individuals have previously fallen in love with in print.
The acting provides sincerity to the movie, Alan Rickman, Robbie Coltrane, Maggie Smith and Richard Harris all perform magnificently, and the younger actors are astonishingly first-class.
The weakest characteristic of the film is its pacing and flow. Several of the sequences feel lack coherence, principally in the first half of the film. They play as a best-of-the-book mishmash rather than a focused story. This results in some sluggish elements in an already extensive movie.
Essential character information that allowed readers of the book to deduce who the baddie was before it was exposed, has been misplaced. Not only does that exclusion remove some of the fun of the story, but it presents sizeable plot holes in the centre of the movie. Obviously a must see for all Potter fans, but not so much for the film perfectionist
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Good movieBy rgshukla from lanarkshire , 19 Dec 2003U need to read book first to enjoy this part. But it is very good movie anyway. I like it very much.
It has a great ...By AVA#1 from COWDENBEATH , 12 Dec 2003It has a great storyline and is well made. Guaranteed to hold the attention of adult and child alike. Well worth watching again and again.
no.2By DrunkScotsmn from Clackmannanshire , 17 Nov 2003....better than the first one but I'm still only awarding it 4 stars .....dunno why... I'm too fussy I spose!
really goodBy NADIA from west midlands , 16 Nov 2003This was the first time I watched this film and I thought it was gonna be real rubbish. It was in fact really good and I enjoyed it a lot. It was a bit long though. I'm looking forward to number 2.
This is a great movie ...By lucy#1 from SUNDERLAND , 12 Nov 2003This is a great movie and I can't wait to see the next one. Its a classic and must be watched by all.