About

Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school's kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths -- and about the villain who...

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Directed by

Chris Columbus

Written by

Steve Kloves (Screenplay)
J.K. Rowling (Novel)

Runtime

152 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Let the Magic Begin.

Cast

Keywords

magic witch based on novel or book halloween fantasy world chosen one frog child hero christmas party broom based on young adult novel wizarding world

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Stuart Craig

Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Score John Williams