PG | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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.
Warner Bros. had initially planned to release the film over the July 4, 2001 weekend, making for such a short production window, that several proposed directors pulled themselves out of the running. However, due to time constraints, the date was ... ...
Dumbledore: I should have known that you would be here, Professor McGonagall.
(at around 2h) In the chess sequence, Harry is shown on a3 as a Black Bishop when Ron moves to h3 to check the King on g1 before being taken by the Queen on c3. Given that Harry moves to check the King his only possible move would be to go to c5 which would not be checkmate, making Ron's sacrifice in vain as the King is free to move to f1 or g2 since Hermione is on h8. A cheating spell may have been employed.
Thanks to Duke of Northumberland, Alnwick Castle.
£16,335,627 (UK) (16 November 2001)
$317,557,891 (USA) (17 May 2002)
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