Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Family, Fantasy


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Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.


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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast



Director:

Chris Columbus

Writers:

J.K. Rowling (novel), Steve Kloves (screenplay)

Did You Know?

Trivia

Alan Rickman was hand picked to play Snape by J.K. Rowling, and received special instruction from her as to his character. Rowling even provided him with vital details of Snape's backstory, not revealed until the final novel.


Quotes

Professor McGonagall: Mraow!
Dumbledore: I should have known that you would be here, Professor McGonagall.


Goofs

(at around 1h 45 mins) In one scene, Hermione calmly says the word "Voldemort" without the customary flinch or shudder. However in all future scenes and sequels, Hermione is clearly reluctant to say the name and does not overcome this fear until Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. However, as Hermione is Muggle-born and is still young, it is possible she does not yet know the full significance of the name.


Crazy Credits

Ian Hart is credited twice: as Quirrell and then at the end of the cast credits as Voldemort.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Adventure | Family | Fantasy

Details

Release Date:

16 November 2001

Language

English


Country of Origin

UK, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$23,850,015 (Europe) (16 November 2001)

Gross:

$317,575,550 (USA)

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