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Based on 37 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 132 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It will hook you good and keep you riveted. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Taken as a motion picture, the new "Harry" comes up short. But taken as a visual aid to the experience of reading a book, the new "Harry" does its job. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The special effects continue to be masterful, but villains are given a new twist, and Order of the Phoenix is all the more fun because of it. show more

  • 60
    Wall Street Journal

    Director David Yates, who is new to the Potter franchise, moves the story along briskly, at the expense of texture and nuance. show more

  • 63
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Standouts are Gary Oldman as Sirius Black, Harry's sly father-surrogate, and Imelda Staunton as Dolores Umbridge. show more

  • 100
    New York Daily News

    It's action-packed, darker, more epic and thankfully schmaltz-free. And it's the best "Harry Potter" film yet. show more

  • 60
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    "Phoenix" might go down as the problematic film, full of plot but little fun. show more

  • 88
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    For those who have gotten their Harry Potter fix entirely through the cinematic incarnation, the script is lucid and fast-moving. show more

  • 75
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    Destined to be remembered as the one that handed the screen Harry his first kiss. Like much of the film, the smooch comes and goes briskly, without a lot of fuss. show more

  • 75
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    The most amazing magic yet for the wildly popular franchise: It is genuinely engrossing. show more

  • May 18, 2013 dh00000000148378
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    Bad fantasy!

  • May 06, 2013 ui00000000149099
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    I loved

  • May 29, 2012 Dry Master
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    The correct feel for the films have finally returned! This one had a nice flow to it and had something to look forward to. It had all the genres for a wizard world. PERFECT!

  • March 05, 2011 movieman928
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    It teaches you lessons that very few movies offer, and at the same time great action!

  • December 31, 2010 Weston
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  • August 17, 2009 sk8erduderox1997
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    It was an okay movie, but the book was definitely a lot better. If you have not read the book then you will LOVE it, if you've read the book, well, it's worth watching.

  • December 21, 2008 Lil mikey 1012
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  • November 25, 2008 HikkiRocksXD
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    This movie is amoung one of the best Harry Potter movies they've made in my opinion. You should read the books before you watch the movie, but even if you don't and have seen the other movies, you'll still love it as long as you're a Harry Potter fan. I guess some of the fans might not like it . . . it almost strays from the book in some parts, but it still is a great movie. I have read other reviews of the film, saying that it's bad and you have to read the books to even understand the movie, I don't personally think other than a few moments that it isn't a good movie.

  • November 21, 2008 dOnTCaLLmEDiNkY
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    this was a really sad movie if you didnt read the book you wouldnt be able to understand anything bcoz the scenes had no connection whatsoever plus all the characters except for emma watson looked really ugly

  • November 17, 2008 ilovemusic234678
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    this movie is really good but u should read the book b4 seeing the movie


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