Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
- 2h 32m
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Based on the first of J.K. Rowling's popular children's novels about Harry Potter, the live-action family adventure film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone tells the story of a boy who learns on his 11th birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. Invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. At Hogwarts, he finds the home and the family he has never had.
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Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone adapts its source material faithfully while condensing the novel's overstuffed narrative into an involving -- and often downright exciting -- big-screen magical caper.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is, despite its trickery, that plainest and least surprising...
June 22, 2017
A near-perfect commercial and cultural commodity.
June 21, 2017
The quickest, zappiest two and a half hours of entertainment you'll ever see.
June 21, 2017
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Common Sense Media
Common Sense Says
First Potter movie is a magical ride but also intense.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, the first movie in the Harry Potter series, has some intense and scary moments. Harry Potter and friends -- who are only 11 years old here -- are in peril and get hurt, but not seriously, and most of the scares come from fantasy creatures. There's a flashback to the (bloodless) death of Harry's parents and discussion about how they died and the one who killed them.
A Lot or A Little?
The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
Positive Role Models
Violence & Scariness
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- Genre:Action, Family, Fantasy
- Release Date:November 16, 2001
- Audio Format:5.1
If purchased in:4K
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