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Based on 42 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 100 )
  • 63
    Rolling Stone

    Part I is more disappointment than disaster. It merely rolls along like something off an assembly line. Untouched by human hands. show more

  • 25
    Amy Biancolli San Francisco Chronicle

    This one is a long, archetypal journey that screeches to a halt a few stops short of its destination. show more

  • 88
    Scott Bowles USA Today

    Menacing and meditative, Hallows is arguably the best installment of the planned eight-film franchise, though audiences who haven't kept up with previous chapters will be hopelessly lost. show more

  • 30
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    What's worse, some mysterious movie curse has turned the three once-lively adventurers into wood. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Among the leads, Radcliffe alternates between playing the wet blanket and the dry wit, and Grint strikes a few sparks as his ambivalent protector. It is Watson who catches fire as the strategist and soldier of this penultimate Potter quest. Watson's so good that one wishes Rowling had built her septology around Hermione Potter. show more

  • 80
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Don't you expect any hand-holding, either. Director David Yates throws us straight into Harry's waking nightmare, as he searches for a way to defeat Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes) while keeping himself and his friends alive. show more

  • 50
    Todd McCarthy The Hollywood Reporter

    More than even the most faithful of the earlier episodes, this film feels devoted above all to reproducing the novel onscreen as closely as possible, an impulse that drags it toward ponderousness at times and rather sorely tests the abilities of the young actors to hold the screen entirely on their own, without being propped up by the ever-fabulous array of character actors the series offers. show more

  • 70
    Bob Mondello NPR

    Deathly Hallows I actually manages to be involving and kind of artful about the boredom and loneliness of heroism, while sounding a long throbbing drumroll for next summer's grand finale. show more

  • 80
    Stephanie Zacharek Movieline

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 is probably about as good a movie as you can make from just half of a rather complicated book. But then, it's not just a movie but a promise: When Part 2 arrives, next summer, a cloud of desolation is likely to descend upon us. show more

  • 88
    Roger Moore Orlando Sentinel

    The first third is brisk and witty, the middle third gloomy and the finale of Part 1 not so much a cliffhanger as a grim, inspiring tease, a masterly build-up to put "I can't wait for part 2" on every Muggles' lips. show more

  • May 18, 2013 dh00000000148378
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    Verry Baaaaaaad!

  • May 18, 2013 on00000000150227
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    One of the best Harry Potter movies

  • May 17, 2013 uj00000000150122
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    Der bester Film von HP und die Geschichte so fantastisch, ist immer wieder sehenswert.

  • May 10, 2013 Neeraj Mehta
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    one of the best in HP series high in emotion , Drama and a fantastic story . Perfect I say

  • May 07, 2013 yj00000000148018
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    The Best !

  • May 07, 2013 un00000000148587
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    this was fantastic

  • May 06, 2013 jy00000000148246
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    very good

  • May 30, 2012 Dry Master
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    This film was entertaining but the action weakend and the flow slowed down again. Many great secrets were revealed but the action slowed down. Getting a dark sider to kill a nice character was sad but is perfect because Harry will want revenge! This was a 3/5 film and hope Part II is better.

  • September 25, 2011 jochubb06
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    the filmis exclent

  • July 21, 2011 zh00000000057547
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    I love harry potter because I am a big fan of harry potter, I download the movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I since the last movie harry potter


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