Best Wizarding Movies of J.K. Rowling

Best Wizarding Movies of J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling brought her novels into screen. She became a screenwriter by Fantastic Beasts. Now, we choose best wizarding movies for you.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Release Date 2001-11-16
Rating : 7.7 Production Companies: 1492 Pictures / Warner Bros. / Director: Chris Columbus / Chris Columbus / Stars: Daniel Radcliffe  /  Rupert Grint  /  Emma Watson

Summary: 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's to blame.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Release Date 2004-05-31
Rating : 7.8 Production Companies: 1492 Pictures / Warner Bros. / Director: Bonnie Wright / Bonnie Wright / Stars: Daniel Radcliffe  /  Rupert Grint  /  Emma Watson

Summary: Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black – and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Release Date 2007-06-28
Rating : 7.5 Production Companies: Cool Music / Warner Bros. / Director: Bonnie Wright / Bonnie Wright / Stars: Daniel Radcliffe  /  Rupert Grint  /  Emma Watson

Summary: Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students – dubbed 'Dumbledore's Army' – to defend themselves against the dark arts.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Release Date 2010-10-17
Rating : 7.6 Production Companies: Warner Bros. / Heyday Films / Director: Bonnie Wright / Bonnie Wright / Stars: Daniel Radcliffe  /  Emma Watson  /  Rupert Grint

Summary: Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous Death Eaters on the loose, the world is more dangerous than ever.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Release Date 2011-07-07
Rating : 8 Production Companies: Warner Bros. / Heyday Films / Director: Bonnie Wright / Bonnie Wright / Stars: Daniel Radcliffe  /  Rupert Grint  /  Emma Watson

Summary: Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's formidable skills.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Release Date 2016-11-16
Rating : 7.3 Production Companies: Heyday films / Warner Bros. / Director: Josh Robertson / Josh Robertson / Stars: Eddie Redmayne  /  Colin Farrell  /  Katherine Waterston

Summary: In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the American wizarding authorities after Newt, and threatens to strain even further the state of magical and non-magical relations.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Release Date 2018-11-08
Rating : 0 Production Companies: Heyday films / Warner Bros. / Director: David Yates / David Yates / Stars: Eddie Redmayne  /  Johnny Depp  /  Ezra Miller

Summary: Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one capable of putting a stop to him is the wizard he once called his closest friend, Albus Dumbledore. However, Dumbledore will need to seek help from the wizard who had thwarted Grindelwald once before, his former student Newt Scamander.