Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

152 min | 159 min (extended version)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
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Chris Columbus
Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 58 nominations
Country: UK
Release Date: 2001-11-16
Filming Locations: London, England, UK
Budget: $125,000,000
Opening Weekend: $90,294,621 (USA) (18 November 2001)
Gross: $317,557,891 (USA) (19 May 2002)
Harry Melling
Harry Melling
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Geraldine Somerville
Geraldine Somerville
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Emma Watson
Emma Watson
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Leilah Sutherland
Leilah Sutherland
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Zoe Sugg
Zoe Sugg
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Richard Harris
Professor Albus Dumbledore
Maggie Smith
Professor Minerva McGonagall
Robbie Coltrane
Rubeus Hagrid
Saunders Triplets
Baby Harry Potter
Daniel Radcliffe
Harry Potter
Fiona Shaw
Aunt Petunia Dursley
Richard Griffiths
Uncle Vernon Dursley
Derek Deadman
Tom - Bartender in Leaky Cauldron
Ian Hart
Professor Quirinus Quirrell
Ben Borowiecki
Diagon Alley Boy
Warwick Davis
Goblin Bank Teller
Verne Troyer
Griphook the Goblin
John Hurt
Mr. Ollivander
Richard Bremmer
He Who Must Not Be Named
Harry Taylor
Station Guard
Julie Walters
Molly Weasley
Bonnie Wright
Ginny Weasley
Chris Rankin
Percy Weasley
James Phelps
Fred Weasley
Oliver Phelps
George Weasley
Rupert Grint
Ron Weasley
Jean Southern
Dimpled Woman on Train
Matthew Lewis
Neville Longbottom
Tom Felton
Draco Malfoy
Jamie Waylett
Vincent Crabbe
Josh Herdman
Gregory Goyle
Devon Murray
Seamus Finnigan
Alfred Enoch
Dean Thomas
Leslie Phillips
The Sorting Hat
Eleanor Columbus
Susan Bones
John Cleese
Nearly Headless Nick
Terence Bayler
The Bloody Baron
Simon Fisher-Becker
Fat Friar
Nina Young
The Grey Lady
David Bradley
Argus Filch
Alan Rickman
Severus Snape
Zoë Wanamaker
Madame Hooch
Luke Youngblood
Lee Jordan
Sean Biggerstaff
Oliver Wood
Elizabeth Spriggs
Fat Lady
Danielle Tabor
Angelina Johnson
Emily Dale
Katie Bell
David Holmes
Adrian Pucey
Will Theakston
Marcus Flint
Scot Fearn
Terrence Higgs
Adrian Rawlins
James Potter
Ray Fearon
Lukas Bennett
Hogwarts Schoolboy
David Brett
Dedalus Diggle
Maria Coyne
Hogwarts Student
Paul Marc Davis
Ghost of the Cavalier
David William James Elliott
Griffindor Senior
Holly-Ann Filtness
Paul Grant
Derek Hough
Hogwarts Schoolboy
Julianne Hough
Hogwarts Schoolgirl
Will Howes
Hogwarts Student
Kieri Kennedy
Child at Zoo
Oliver Lavery-Farag
Hogwarts' Student
Lisa Osmond
Gringotts Goblin
Cath Peakin
Hogwarts Student
Stefan Pejic
Jason Porter
Hogwarts Student
Amy Puglia
Quidditch Player
Nicholas Read
Richard Reid
Gryffindor Prefect
Miles Richardson
Man in Armour Portrait
Bianca Sowerby
Hogwarts' Student
Darren Tough
Hogwarts Schoolboy
Bernadette Jane Vanderkar
Hogwarts Student
Jimmy Vee
Did you know?
The filmmakers attempted to go the extra mile of matching the kid's appearances to how the novel describes them, by fitting Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) with green-colored contact lenses, and similarly make Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) wear fake buck teeth. But when Dan's eyes reacted strongly to the contacts, and Emma couldn't talk clearly with the fake teeth in her mouth, these ideas were dropped.
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Despite many instances of Harry being noted as a "great wizard" Harry does not in fact cast a single spell during the entire movie.
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West Anglia Great Northern Trains, the company that owns "Platform 9-3/4", affixed one-quarter of a luggage trolley forwardly "disappearing" into the wall so as to allow fans (and their parents) to take pictures of themselves seeming to disappear into the wall.
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During the Quidditch match after Hermione looks at Snape through the binoculars and says "It's Snape! He's jinxing the broom!" you can see Ron mouthing her lines along with her.
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During the train journey, Ron's hair is parted in several different places.
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In the sorting ceremony scene, Ron goes up to get sorted into his house. After being put into Gryffindor house he runs of in the direction of the tables on the left side of the Hall, even though we know that Gryffindor house table is on the right side.
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Ron: [looking for information about Nicholas Flamell] We've looked a hundred times.
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Dudley Dursley: Daddy's gone mad hasn't he?
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Aunt Petunia: This is what you're going to be wearing when I finish dying it.
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Who are the Hogwarts professors we meet in "The Philosopher's Stone?"
Professor Albus Dumbledore (Richard Harris), headmaster of Hogwarts, Professor Minerva McGonagall (Maggie Smith), deputy headmistress of Hogwarts, head of Gryffindor House, and teacher of Transfigurations, Professor Severus Snape (Alan Rickman), head of Slytherin House and Potions Master, Professor Quirinus Quirrell (Ian Hart), temporarily-assigned teacher of Defence Against the Dark Arts, Professor Flitwick head of Ravenclaw House and Charms teacher, and Madam Hooch, who teaches first-years to fly on broomsticks. Although not a professor, Rubeus Hagrid plays an important role as Hogwarts groundskeeper.
What did Hagrid take from the vault at Gringott's Bank?
While shopping for Harry's wizardry supplies in Diagon Alley, Hagrid (Robbie Coltrane) stops at Gringott's to withdraw some money for Harry and also to pick up a mysterious package being safe-guarded in the bank's vault. Later in the film, we learn that it is the Sorcerer's stone.
What is 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' about?
Eleven-year old orphan Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe), currently living a mundane existence with his Uncle Vernon Dursley (Richard Griffiths), Aunt Petunia (Fiona Shaw), and favored Cousin Dudley (Harry Melling), is invited to study magic at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and finds his whole world changed. Along with his friends and fellow first-year students Ron Weasley (Rupert Grint) and Hermoine Granger (Emma Watson), Harry learns to ride a broomstick, play quiddich, searches for the heavily-guarded Sorcerer's Stone, and comes face-to-face with Lord Voldemort, the evil magician who killed his parents.
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Photos from cast
Harry Melling Geraldine Somerville Emma Watson Leilah Sutherland Zoe Sugg