When the first “Harry Potter” book was published in 1998, the world became a little more magical. After two decades, the wizarding world has become not only a household staple, but Universal Studios.
Great numbers of kids grew up learning the stories of Harry Potter and his best friends, and fans were even more content when author JK Rowling published several spin-off booksincluding Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Textbooks and Wizarding Household Bedtime Stories.
Here are how many “Harry Potter” movies, including the original series and spin-offs.
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How many Harry Potter movies are there?
The short answer is eight “Harry Potter” movies. The long answer is an entire franchise with a new movie series, and it doesn’t look like the wizarding world is slowing down its movie magic anytime soon.
In the same order as the ‘Harry Potter’ movies released,
This 2001 release follows young Harry Potter as he discovers he is a magician and begins his year at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft. During the wizarding begins the journey to save the world. Magic
, released in 2002, sees Harry, Ron and Hermione investigate a magical prophecy when a dark evil begins to haunt the school.
, the trio return for a third year at Hogwarts and uncover the mystery of an escaped prisoner rumored to be after Harry.
the fourth released in 2005, follows competition between rival wizarding schools at Hogwarts in a historic tournament, while the threat to Harry and the other students looms large.
Harry returns for his fifth year at Hogwarts while the Wizarding World and its authorities continue to deny that Lord Voldemort has returned. A revolt begins in this 2007 film.
, Harry learns of Lord Voldemort’s past and dark beginnings. He also uncovers the identity of the half-blooded prince, whose old textbook serves as a guide for Harry to learn a little black magic.
Here is the beginning of the end in this 2010 film. Harry, Ron and Hermione embark on a mission to destroy the Horcruxes and learn about the Deathly Hallows, three of the most powerful objects in the wizarding world.
final film, released in 2011, follows Harry and the rest of the beloved characters as they prepare for the final battle to destroy Lord Voldemort.
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