When mysterious letters start arriving on his doorstep, Harry Potter has never heard of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (released in the United States as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone) is an action-adventure video game with platform elements published by Electronic Arts.It is based on J.K Rowling's 1997 novel of the same name and the 2001 film adaptation. Although originally asked to use an existing old street to film the Diagon Alley scenes, Craig decided to build his own set, comprising Tudor, Georgian and Queen Anne architecture. Reviewed in the United States on July 11, 2018, Reviewed in the United States on November 19, 2009. I love his interpretation of Harry Potter's world, and I feel honoured and grateful that he has lent his talent to it ― J.K. Rowling "[43] Rowling received a large amount of creative control, an arrangement that Columbus did not mind. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone [Rowling, J. K., Grandpré, Mary] on Amazon.com. Please try again. The book's first chapter, told from the viewpoint of Vernon and Petunia Dursley, is absent from the film. [112] It is the second-highest-grossing Harry Potter film after Deathly Hallows – Part 2. She is attacked by a marauding troll, but Harry and Ron save her, befriending her in the process. Harry Potter and the philosopher’s stone chapter 2. However, I decided that this was exactly the type of series that I wanted to experience with my children (I didn't even have any at the time!) But he said 'Hermione.' This book is currently out of stock. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone – the quiz. The film was nominated for many awards, including Academy Awards for Best Original Score, Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design. [62] Scenes from Columbus' script for the 1985 film Young Sherlock Holmes were also used in auditions. And I just kind of melted. [113] Box Office Mojo estimates that the film sold over 55.9 million tickets in the US. Caught up in the excitement of all the rave reviews, I read this one when it first came out. [75] Filming for Privet Drive took place on Picket Post Close in Bracknell, Berkshire. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: (Ch. The only known Philosopher's Stone to have ever existed was created by the famed alchemist, Nicolas Flamel, sometime in the 14th century or later. " HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE" (Scene: The DURSLEY's home.) The morning after the deaths of James and Lily, the Dursleys don't notice an owl flying past the window. Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone uses SafeDisc copy protection, which is unfortunately incompatible with Windows 10 (and Windows 7 and 8 with Windows update 3086255 installed). We're introduced to the rest of the trio, Hermione and Ron in Hogwarts. Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone A.K.A Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone is indisputably one of the best fantasy books that have ever been written. Please try again. [31] Matthew Lewis and Devon Murray portray Neville Longbottom and Seamus Finnigan, respectively, two first year students in Gryffindor;[32][33] James and Oliver Phelps play twins Fred and George Weasley, Ron's brothers,[34] while Chris Rankin appears as his other brother Percy, a Gryffindor prefect,[35] and Bonnie Wright appears as Ron's sister Ginny. Harry Potter was born on July 31, 1980. Harry Potter learns on his 11th birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses magical powers of his own. The Question and Answer section for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is a great resource … Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! Adapt to the first famous children’s books by J K Rowling as Harry Potter. Upon consultation with Rowling, it was agreed that Harry could have blue eyes. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. [108], Similar results were achieved across the world. Although Rowling does admit that the rules imposed at Hogwarts are meant to keep the students safe, she also presents Harry's disregard for these rules as a heroic quality of his character. They are swiftly confiscated by his aunt and uncle. Sold by The Art of Savings and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. Additionally, Zoë Wanamaker appears as Madame Hooch, Hogwarts' flying instructor; Tom Felton portrays Draco Malfoy, a student in Slytherin and Harry's rival; Harry Melling plays Dudley Dursley, Harry's cousin; and David Bradley appears as Argus Filch, Hogwarts' caretaker. The second chapter takes place on a Saturday, approximately one month and one week before Harry’s 11th birthday, which is June 22, 1991. ", "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie review (2001)", "Exclusive! Steve Kloves was selected to write the screenplay. [34] Although criticising the final half-hour, Jeanne Aufmuth of Palo Alto Online stated that the film would "enchant even the most cynical of moviegoers. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter, "Potter Pics: Hagrid, Hogsmeade Station, and the Hogwarts Express", "Euro-AICN Special Report: Harry Potter, and a Little Bit on Aardman's next", "Potter Pics: Part Two – The Hogwarts Set at Durham Cathedral", "Hogwarts Oxford Location Pics & Rowling Speaks", "You can soon visit Harry Potter's Privet Drive IRL", "Hasbro Gets Harry Potter Merchandise Rights", "The Morning Buzz: 'Potter' Set A Rental Record, Are There More? The first movie, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, looks positively quaint and reserved as a result.The movie contains the core cast of characters we all grew to love, but it also leaves out many who would become big parts of the story in future installments. Harry, in particular, is always willing to break a Hogwarts rule if it means taking action or doing something that he believes is right. Filming began on 29 September 2000 at Leavesden Film Studios and concluded on 23 March 2001,[67] with final work being done in July. Why the name change from "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" in the UK to "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" in the United States ? There's no challenge. The first book of Harry Potter Series i.e. Unable to add item to List. [79], Columbus originally planned to use both animatronics and CGI animation to create the magical creatures, including Fluffy. Harry recovers in the school's hospital wing with Dumbledore at his side. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: (Ch. [93] Warner Bros. signed a deal worth US$150 million with Coca-Cola to promote the film,[77] although some pindened the deal at $40 million-$50 million worldwide for the movie. They developed a liking for fake facial injuries from the makeup staff. [60] Nick Dudman, who worked on Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, was given the task of creating the needed prosthetics, with Jim Henson's Creature Shop providing creature effects. Harry Potter House Slytherin Edition Series 11-15: 5 Books Collection Set By J.K. Rowling (Philosopher's Stone, Chamber of Secrets, Prisoner of Azkaban, Goblet of Fire, Order of The Phoenix) by J.K. Rowling , Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone By J. K. Rowling , et al. In the book, Harry's eleventh birthday is in 1991. [77], Because the American title was different, all scenes that mention the philosopher's stone by name had to be re-shot, once with the actors saying "philosopher's" and once with "sorcerer's". Free delivery on qualified orders. I liked the book but there were lots of marks on it. Quirrell attempts to kill Harry in response; however, he is instead killed after Harry ends up burning his skin, reducing Quirrell to dust and causing Voldemort's soul to rise from his ashes. (Almost ten years after, the camera pans on a sleeping boy, almost eleven, with a lightning-bolt shaped scar on his forehead. Harry enters the King's Cross station to board a train to Hogwarts, where he meets three other students: Ron Weasley, whom he quickly befriends; Hermione Granger, an intelligent witch born to non-magical "Muggle" parents; and Draco Malfoy, a boy from a wealthy wizarding family, with whom he immediately forms a rivalry. Reviewed in the United States on February 12, 2013. Cast your mind back and see how well you remember the first book in the Harry Potter series... Maybe your child's just discovered Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. And I thought, You're gonna say Ron. After watching the films and loving them i decided to read the books. [100] The film was re-released on DVD as part of the 8-disc Harry Potter: The Complete 8-Film Collection in November 2011,[101] and on Blu-ray as part of the 31-disc Hogwarts Collection in April 2014. J. K. Rowling 5. Dumbledore also reveals how Harry was able to defeat Quirrell: When Harry's mother died to save him, her death gave Harry a love-based protection against Voldemort. It became a critical and commercial success, grossing $974 million at the box office worldwide during its initial run, and over $1 billion with subsequent re-releases. Ron then insults Hermione after being embarrassed by her in a Charms lesson, causing Hermione to lock herself in the girls' bathroom. INDEX ABOUT THE AUTHOR SUMMARY CHARACTER SKETCHES CONCLUSION 3. "[122] The sets, design, cinematography, effects and principal cast were all given praise from Kirk Honeycutt of The Hollywood Reporter, although he deemed John Williams' score "a great clanging, banging music box that simply will not shut up. Harry decides that he must find the stone before Voldemort does. [39] London Zoo was used as the location for the scene in which Harry accidentally sets a snake on Dudley,[39] with King's Cross Station also being used as the book specifies. [58] Kloves was nervous when he first met Rowling as he did not want her to think he was going to "[destroy] her baby. [5], On Rotten Tomatoes the film has an approval rating of 81% based on 201 reviews, with an average rating of 7.07/10. Reviewed in the United States on October 21, 2013, This is a Great book, was is amazing condition. All aboard the Hogwarts Express! Harry, Ron, and Hermione decide that night to try and find the stone before Snape does. [104] It held the record until the following May when Spider-Man (2002) made $114.8 million in its opening weekend. [83] Williams composed the score at his homes in Los Angeles and Tanglewood before recording it in London in September 2001. In the forest, Harry comes upon a hooded man drinking unicorn blood. [76] London's Australia House was selected as the location for Gringotts Wizarding Bank,[6] while Christ Church, Oxford was the location for the Hogwarts trophy room. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Pre-order now for an early April 2021 shipping. The son of James and Lily Potter and nephew of Vernon and Petunia Dursley. "[127] Elvis Mitchell of The New York Times was highly negative about the film, saying "[the film] is like a theme park that's a few years past its prime; the rides clatter and groan with metal fatigue every time they take a curve." A rare first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone that was bought for just £1 at a table top sale today sold for over £35,000. Produced by David Heyman and screenplay by Steve Kloves, it is the first instalment of the Harry Potter film series. The film stars Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, with Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley, and Emma Watson as Hermione Granger. Play as Harry Potter and experience his first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. A history of Harry Potter Harry Potter and the Philospher’s Stone takes place in the Wonderful realm of Hogwarts. AUTHOR 4. "[121] USA Today reviewer Claudia Puig gave the film three out of four stars, especially praising the set design and Robbie Coltrane's portrayal of Hagrid, but criticised John Williams' score and concluded "ultimately many of the book's readers may wish for a more magical incarnation. Harry Potter is the main protagonist in the Harry Potter universe. Harry returns home for the summer, happy to finally have a real home in Hogwarts. [118], Roger Ebert called Philosopher's Stone "a classic," giving the film four out of four stars, and particularly praising the Quidditch scenes' visual effects. "[123] Todd McCarthy of Variety compared the film positively with Gone with the Wind and put "The script is faithful, the actors are just right, the sets, costumes, makeup and effects match and sometimes exceed anything one could imagine. Rowling insisted that the entire cast be British, with the three leads chosen in August 2000 following open casting calls. [45] Susie Figgis was appointed as casting director, working with both Columbus and Rowling in auditioning the lead roles of Harry, Ron and Hermione. Kay's illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is a triumph - a book so alive it seems to jump, explode and slither out of your hands as you read ― Telegraph Seeing Jim Kay's illustrations moved me profoundly. Norbert is mentioned to have been taken away by Dumbledore in the film; whilst in the book Harry and Hermione have to take him by hand to Charlie Weasley's friends. Quirrell removes his turban and reveals a weak Voldemort living on the back of his head. I am now on the second book and i have finished this one quit quickly. [46], Although Steven Spielberg initially negotiated to direct the film, he declined the offer. The children later find out that Fluffy is guarding the Philosopher's Stone, an object that has the power to turn any metal into gold and produce a potion that grants immortality. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Harry also learns that it is Voldemort who has been trying to steal the Sorcerer’s Stone. ... Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. [86] The Quidditch pitch is altered from a traditional stadium to an open field circled by spectator towers. Harry and Draco's first encounter in Madam Malkin's robe shop and the midnight duel are not in the film. 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