Harry Potter (movie series)

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Harry Potter is a movie series is based on the novels by J. K. Rowling. The series was made by Warner Bros. and were made-up of eight fantasy movies, beginning with Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) and ending with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011).[1][2]

The series was mainly produced by David Heyman, and stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson as the three main characters: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger. Four directors worked on the series: Chris Columbus, Alfonso Cuarón, Mike Newell, and David Yates.[3] It took ten years to make all the movies of the series, with the main story being Harry's journey to beat his arch-enemy Lord Voldemort.[4]

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the seventh and final novel in the series, was made into two movies.[5] Part 1 was released in November 2010, and Part 2 was released in July 2011.[6][7]

Deathly Hallows – Part 1, Philosopher's Stone, and Deathly Hallows – Part 2 are one of the 50 highest-grossing movies of all time. It is the third highest-grossing movie series with $7.7 billion.

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  1. "Fantasy – Live Action". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on 2 September 2011. Retrieved 1 June 2011.
  2. "Harry Potter". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on 6 August 2020. Retrieved 1 June 2011.
  3. Dargis, Manohla; Scott, A. O. (15 July 2007). "Harry Potter and the Four Directors". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 6 August 2020. Retrieved 29 July 2011.
  4. "Harry Potter at Leavesden". WB Studio Tour. Archived from the original on 10 February 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2012.
  5. "Warner Bros. Plans Two-Part Film Adaptation of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" to Be Directed by David Yates". Business Wire. 13 March 2008. Archived from the original on 28 June 2017. Retrieved 6 September 2012. ...expand the screen adaptation of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and release the film in two parts.
  6. Boucher, Geoff; Eller, Claudia (7 November 2010). "The end nears for 'Harry Potter' on film". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on 6 August 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2010. The fantasy epic begins its Hollywood fade-out Nov. 19 with the release of " Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1" and finishes next summer with the eighth film, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2."
  7. Schuker, Lauren A. E. (22 November 2010). "'Potter' Charms Aging Audience". The Wall Street Journal. Archived from the original on 6 November 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2010. The seventh instalment in the eight-film franchise, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" took in a franchise record of $125.1 million at domestic theaters this weekend according to Warner Bros., the Time Warner Inc.-owned movie studio behind the films.