Release Date: June 4th, 2004
DVD Release Date: November 23rd, 2004
PG|2 hr 21 min
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?
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Production Co: Heyday Films, Warner Brothers, 1492 Pictures