Harry Potter is an emotion for the 90s kids. 90s kids have literally grown up with the release of each installment of the Harry Potter series in almost every year starting from the year 2001. The series is based on the novels written by J.K Rowling and each of the parts has been adapted into films. The movie series has been a big hit amongst youngsters like the novels. Each and every part has received a tremendous success at the box-office and has also received critical acclamation from the critics and viewers. As there are 8 parts, it’s better to watch Harry Potter movies in order as every part is connected and follows a sequence. Let us give you an overview of each part of the Harry Potter series.
Harry Potter Movies In Order & Where To Watch Them
- 1 1. Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone
- 2 2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
- 3 3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
- 4 4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
- 5 5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
- 6 6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
- 7 7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1
- 8 8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
1. Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s stone, also released as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone is the first part of the series which was released in the year 2001. The director of the film was Chris Columbus and the producer was David Heyman. The story of this first part of the series revolves around Harry Potter as he joins Hogwarts school of Witchcraft and he learns about his abilities. Daniel Radcliff plays the role of Harry Potter and the other important casts are Rupert Grint who portrays the role of Ron Weasley and Emma Watson plays Hermione in the film. The film was a huge success and it became the highest-grossing movie of the year 2001.
2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
This is the second part of the Harry Potter series. It was released in the year 2002 and was based on the novel written by J.K Rowling on the same name. The director of the movie is Chris Columbus and the producer is David Heyman. The movie stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson in the pivotal roles. This is the last part where the viewers can see actor Richard Harris as Dumbledore. The story moves with these three kids Harry Potter, Ron and Hermione as they go into the second year of school. The chamber of secrets( a monster) is being opened by the heir of Salazar Slytherin. The movie was extremely successful and it made a whopping $879 million at the box office and became the second-highest-grossing movie of the year.
3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
This is the third part of the Harry Potter series which was released in the year 2004. The director of this film is Alfonso Cuaron and the producer was Chris Columbus. The movie was based on a novel written by J.K Rowling. With every passing year at Hogwarts, Harry Potter and his groups discover and learn new things. In this part, we see that Harry comes to know about a prisoner known as Sirius Black who has run away from Azkaban with the intention of killing him. The role of Sirius Black has been portrayed by Gary Oldman It also stars famous actors such as David Thewlis, Emma Thompson, Timothy Spall. The film received a lot of critical acclamation from the critics and audience. It got nominated for Academy Awards in two categories- the best visual effect and the best original music. It collected $796.9 million worldwide.
4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Now, comes the 4th part of the Harry Potter series and that’s Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. It was released in the year 2005. The film was produced by David Heyman and directed by Mike Newell. This is the 4th part of the Harry Potter series and has received critical acclamation from critics and viewers. The story revolves around Harry and his schoolmates at Hogwarts. It shows the journey of Harry as he goes into the fourth year at Hogwarts. There’s a tournament of Triwizard takes place and the Goblet of Fire chooses him to take part in it. This film got the nomination in the category of best art direction in the Academy Awards. The film earned a whopping $897 million worldwide.
5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
This is the 5th part of the Harry Potter series and based on famous novelist J.K Rowling’s novel. The movie was released in the year 2007. The director of the movie is David Yates and the writer is Michael Golderberg. As it is the fifth part of the series, the story also illustrates the Harry Potter’s journey at Hogwarts when he goes into the 5th year. It shows how Lord Voldemort’s return was denied by the Ministry of Magic. The movie was mostly shot in several locations in England and Scotland. The film has earned a whopping $940 million at the box office.
6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
This is the sixth part of the Harry Potter series and was released in the year 2009. The producer of this part was David Yates. The movie was based on a novel written by J.K Rowling. The story focuses on Harry Potter and his friends as they go into the sixth year at Hogwarts. It shows how Harry tries to recover memory from a mysterious book. Lord Voldemort’s downfall was this memory which was retrieved by Harry. The film received tremendous success at the box office and had collected $934 million overall.
7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1
This is the first part of the seventh installment of the series. The director of the movie is David Yates. The concept of the movie was taken from the novel written by J.K Rowling. Harry is a grown-up boy now who is being instructed by Dumbledore to find the key to the immortality of Lord Voldemort. Like the other parts, this one too turned out to be successful and collected $960 million worldwide.
8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
This is the concluding part of the Harry Potter series. David Yates directed this final part and David Heyman produced it. The story revolves around Harry Potter and his journey to discover Horcruxes which was important in order to put an end to Lord Voldemort’s game. It was released in the year 2011 and this part was the only part of the entire series which got released in 3D. The movie got appreciation from the audience and critics. This is the third highest-grossing movie of all time which made $1.3 billion worldwide.
These are all Harry Potter movies in order you can watch in sequence. Harry Potter and series are extremely popular amongst the viewers and an all-time treat to watch the fantasy fiction series. The entire series stars eminent artists who have given phenomenal performances and made this series a successful one.