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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Release Date: June 4th, 2004

PG|2 hr. 21 min.

Plot Summary
Harry Potter's (Daniel Radcliffe) third year at Hogwarts starts off badly when he learns deranged killer Sirius Black (Gary Oldman) has escaped from Azkaban prison and is bent on murdering the teenage wizard. While Hermione's (Emma Watson) cat torments Ron's (Rupert Grint) sickly rat, causing a rift among the trio, a swarm of nasty Dementors is sent to protect the school from Black. A mysterious new teacher helps Harry learn to defend himself, but what is his secret tie to Sirius Black?

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Genres: Children, Fantasy, Adventure

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

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  • Not only is this dazzler by far the best and most thrilling of the three Harry Potter movies to date, it's a film that can stand on its own even if you never heard of author J.K. Rowling and her young wizard hero. show more

  • The right word for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is wondersful -- as in full of wonders, great and small. show more

  • In the end, Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban offers what neither of its predecessors, for all their wand-waving and witch-brooms, had: real magic. show more

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