AKA: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Directed by: Chris Columbus
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith, Robbie Coltrane
Synopsis: A young orphan boy discovers he is a wizard and must go to wizard school for training but ends up battling Evil at every turn.
See also: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
This was a really good adaptation and very well done. The only complaints I heard were to the effect that some scenes from the book were left out. The effects were terrific, the acting good, the characters believable, and the lighting was awesome. I look forward to the sequel.Added 02 September 2002 at 12:20 AM
When I saw this movie, I knew it was about kids and wizards and that's about it. I hadn't read the book (I still haven't) so I could only judge it as just a movie, not as an adaptation.
It was great! It was thrilling and fascinating and I loved the effects and props, especially the chess set. Very well done and I highly recommend it.Added 06 January 2003 at 7:17 PM