Based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling, this action-oriented fantasy movie is the first instalment in the Harry Potter film series.
The story follows Harry Potter's first year at Hogwarts as he discovers that he is a famous wizard and begins his magical education.
From being a solitary, ill-adapted, and abused orphan, Harry Potter embarks on a journey to grow into his full potential as one of the most talented wizards in the world. Will he have the strength, courage and skill to stand up against the most evil and feared dark Wizard the magical community has ever known?
Did you know?
The author of the Harry Potter series of books J.K. Rowling, had initially wanted former Monty Python member Terry Gilliam to direct the movies. However, Warner Bros. chose Chris Columbus, who had experience directing child actors (most notably, Macauly Culkin in the "Home Alone" films). Interestingly, John Cleese, who was in Python with Gilliam, appears in the film as Nearly Headless Nick. Read More