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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

Chris Columbus, 2001

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K. Rowling, 1997

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone is a movie directed by Chris Columbus in 2001 and based on the book of the same name by J.K. Rowling, first published in 1997. The movie features Richard Harris, Maggie Smith, Robbie Coltrane, Saunders Triplets, Daniel Radcliffe, Fiona Shaw, and others.

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“The movie is neither better nor worse than the book”

Both the book and the movie have recommendations.

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

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Storyline

Late one night, Albus Dumbledore and Minerva McGonagall, professors at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, along with the school’s groundskeeper Rubeus Hagrid, deliver a recently orphaned infant named Harry Potter to his only remaining relatives, the Dursleys. After he and the Dursleys escape to an island to avoid more letters, Hagrid re-appears and informs Harry that he is a wizard and has been accepted into Hogwarts against the Dursleys’ wishes.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, the 2001 movie by Chris Columbus

Year

2001

Minutes

152

Movie Rate

7.60

Source: IMDb

Movie

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Country: UK

Year: 2001

Length: 2h32m

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Cover of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, the 1997 book by J.K. Rowling

Year

1997

Pages

309

Book Rate

8.94

S: Goodreads

Book

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Country: UK

First published in: 1997

Length: 309 pages

Genre: Fiction

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