Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Poster

Release Date: November 19th, 2010

DVD Release Date: April 15th, 2011

PG-13|2 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
Without the guidance and protection of their professors, Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson) begin a mission to destroy the Horcruxes, the sources of Voldemort's immortality. Though they must rely on one another more than ever, dark forces threaten to tear them apart. Voldemort's Death Eaters have seized control of the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts, and they are searching for Harry -- even as he and his friends prepare for the ultimate showdown.

Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman, Robbie Coltrane, Helena Bonham Carter, Warwick Davis

Director: David Yates

Genres: Adventure, Fantasy

Production Co: Heyday Films

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Quest, Revenge, 2000s, Suspenseful, Spirited, Rise, School

Ratings & Reviews

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  • 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

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

  • 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

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