Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

  • Director: Chris Columbus
  • Writer: J.K. Rowling,Steve Kloves
  • Countries of origin: United Kingdom, United States
  • Language: English, Latin
  • Release date: November 16, 2001
  • Runtime: 2h 32min
  • Sound mix: DTS-ES, Dolby Digital EX, 12-Track Digital Sound, IMAX 6-Track
  • Aspect ratio: 2.39 : 1
  • Also known as: Harry Potter
  • The film "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" is adapted from the novel of the same name by the best-selling British author JK Rowling . The script of the movie was edited by Stephen Klover, directed by Chris Columbus , and co-starred by Daniel Jacob Radcliffe , Rupert Grint , Em and Richard Harris . The film was released in the United States on November 16, 2001, and premiered in Mainland China on January 26, 2002   . The new 4K repaired 3D version will be released in mainland China on August 14, 2020   .
    The movie tells the story of Harry Potter, a young boy whose parents died since he was a child, the offspring of a magician. Both his parents were killed by a bad wizard in the magic world, but when the bad wizard also tried to kill Harry Potter, they were stopped by a huge force, and Harry Potter survived. After that, he lived with his aunt's family and was sent to the magician school, where he had many interesting and incredible experiences   .


    • Release date November 16, 2001
    • Filming locations Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, England, UK
    • Production companies Warner Bros., Heyday Films, 1492 Pictures

    Box office


    $125,000,000 (estimated)

    Gross US & Canada


    Opening weekend US & Canada


    Gross worldwide


    Movie reviews

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    • By Bradford 2022-04-24 07:01:02

      Let the imagination fly freely and let the creativity flow endlessly, a classic masterpiece

      I didn't know much about the seven Harry Potter books. I was fortunate enough to go to the only movie theater in the town when the first movie was released. I didn't expect this memory to be ten years. Hagrid knocked on a few bricks on one wall, and they automatically changed direction one by one, and an alley appeared before him. At that time, his surprise was as hard to hide as the light in Harry's eyes. Including getting into platform nine and three-quarters, taking the train to Hogwarts,...

    • By Kyle 2022-04-24 07:01:02

      Relive Your Childhood Series

      The first time I watched Harry Potter when I was a child was the same year that Harry entered school. At that time, I waited every day for the owl to send me an admission notice. I waited year after year, from the age of 11 to the age of 18, and I was always suspicious in the middle. Is it because my house has anti-theft windows so owls can't fly in, or Hogwarts doesn't accept international students, at least not Chinese people...anyway, I'm skeptical and believe that in the Muggle world...

    • By Armando 2022-04-23 07:01:09

      See why so many people want to go to Hogwarts

      23 now, but have probably been listening to the series for 10 years, finally watched the first one today.

      If I watched this movie 10 years ago, I would have liked it very much. I have to say that these foreign films will create a magical world for people, whether it is Disney, Transformers, Avengers, Pirates of the Caribbean, if When I was a kid, I would definitely want to be invited to Hogwarts for a magical journey.

    • By Alivia 2022-04-23 07:01:09

      Favorite school, no one

      That's great, this is a sign that only children have... "Harry Potter" has the ability to bring people back to childhood, not only that, but they will choose to believe everything presented on the screen, as if they are by their side, Adventure together, experience novelty together. As we all know, the propositions of the magical world are grand and abstract. Before that, there were many deliberate shapings, but most of them were gimmicky, and it was difficult to calm down and appreciate the...

    • By Erika 2022-04-23 07:01:09

      me and my fairy tale world

      After watching the full episodes, I prefer to watch the first three Harry Potter movies, because there is no death, no killing, everyone is still happily living in this magical world. Every winter, I will open Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone with little Harry Spend a warm winter and look back on my childhood The actors were the cutest when they first came to watch their childhoods and it was like going back to when I first watched Harry Potter For me it will always...

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    • By Daron 2022-09-21 10:01:58

      My favorite is probably Professor McGonagall! It was really delicious to see Ron nibbling on chicken drumsticks, so he bought a drumstick on the way home. . The re-screening is very happy, and it is really unnecessary to convert it into 3D... The stone bricks that Hagrid knocked took us into a new world, and now we are knocking on a magical world with his own memories. I came back to watch the movie after eating the original English book on scallops. I really love Professor McGonagall! Everyone...

    • By Jacey 2022-09-08 14:39:50

      An ordinary evening, boring and revisiting the Harry Potter movies. For a moment, I felt that the wizarding world was real. There was a Diagon Alley hidden in the streets of London. The platform of Kings Cross could really be crashed into. Hogwarts was on a certain cliff. Flickering dim light. Therefore, I am willing to give five stars, just for the beautiful world that has jumped out of novels and movies and lived in people's...

    • By Kylie 2022-09-06 21:49:48

      Watching now...so beautifully told about love, integrity and courage. When you have children, you must make "Harry Potter" your...

    • By Rozella 2022-04-24 07:01:02

      Standard children's adventure story framework, but the world building is so much...

    • By Maud 2022-04-24 07:01:02

      The child stars chosen by the director of "Home Alone" are reliable, one by one seems to have come out of the book, and almost none of them do not conform to the original image. It is worth learning from those messy live-action manga film and TV directors in...

    Movie plot

    Harry Potter, who was fostered in his uncle’s house since he was a child, suffered from discrimination and bullying by his uncle’s family. However, on his 11th birthday, Harry Potter learned of his life and his life also happened. Earth-shaking changes. It turned out that Harry's parents were two kind-hearted wizards who were killed by each other in a contest with the bad guys.
    In order to inherit the legacy of his parents, Harry came...
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    Behind the scenes gags

    Richard Harris decided to play the principal of the magic school because his granddaughter threatened to never speak to him.
    When the crew prepared to shoot at Gloucester Church, many people protested to the local newspaper, saying that the filming would desecrate the church and planned to stop the filming.
    The inscription around the magic mirror says "Erised stra ehru oyt ube cafru oyt on wohsi", which means "I show not your face but...
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    Shooting process

    Before the film was officially filmed, Spielberg had intended to direct the film, but because Spielberg planned to use Hayley Joe Osment to play Harry Potter, the producer insisted on finding a British boy. The actor came to play Harry, and the two sides couldn't agree, so Spielberg had to break up with the film. So the producer launched another director selection, kicked out famous directors such as Tim Robbins, Wolfgang Peterson, and...
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    Positive review

    This is an energetic adventure film, the atmosphere of the film is full of terrifying atmosphere, but it is extraordinarily novel and refreshing for the audience. ( "Chicago Sun Times" review )
    The magical world created by "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" makes people sigh J.K. Rowling's imagination. Fully enjoy Harry's miracle in the wizarding world in the movie. ( " Los Angeles Times " review )
    This movie is just the beginning,...
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    Movie quotes

    • Dumbledore: Also, our caretaker, Mr. Filch, has asked me to remind you that the third-floor corridor on the right-hand side is out of bounds to everyone who does not wish to die a most painful death.

    • Ron: [Harry and Ron arrive late to Transfiguration, relieved that Professor McGonagall isn't there yet] Whew, made it. Can you imagine the look on old McGonagall's face if we were late?

      [the cat sitting at the head of the class suddenly transforms into her]

      Ron: That was bloody brilliant!

      Professor McGonagall: Well, thank you for that assessment, Mr Weasley. Perhaps it would be more useful if I were to transfigure Mr Potter and yourself into a pocket watch? That way, one of you might be on time.

      Harry: We got lost.

      Professor McGonagall: Then perhaps a map? I trust you don't need one to find your seats.

    • Ron: What do they think they're doing, keeping a thing like that locked up in a school?

      Hermione: You don't use your eyes, do you? Didn't you see what it was standing on?

      Ron: I wasn't looking at its feet! I was a bit preoccupied with its heads... or maybe you didn't notice? There were three!

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