Finest order to look at the Harry Potter films

(Pocket-lint) – The Wizarding World has captured the creativeness of followers the world over, however not like some sequence of movies, there isn’t any numbering to maintain you on observe, solely titles.

Then you may have the query of the Wizarding World movies other than the Harry Potter story – how precisely do these match into the larger image?

In contrast to some epic film franchises, Harry Potter’s story is sequential, so it’s a must to watch the movies so as. That at the very least makes issues constant and there are essential plot threads that run from the primary to the final, so any deviation will spoil the story, or depart you confused.

Nonetheless, we’re presenting two orders to you, the discharge order, i.e, the date the movies got here out, and the chronological order that these movies occurred on a Wizarding World timeline. One model has spoilers, so to keep away from these if you have not seen the movies, click on the hyperlinks to leap proper to the order you are searching for. 

Harry Potter film release order (spoilers) | Harry Potter film release order (no spoilers) | Harry Potter film chronological order (no spoilers)

Harry Potter movie launch order

NOTE: THERE ARE SPOILERS BELOW

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Harry Potter and the Thinker’s Stone/Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone 

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That is the beginning of the Harry Potter story the place you meet Harry for the primary time as he heads to Hogwarts College of Witchcraft and Wizardry, set in 1991 – however the movie was launched in 2001. You meet lots of the primary characters at Hogwarts, together with the introduction of Lord Voldemort, Harry’s arch nemesis, with the motion revolving across the Thinker’s Stone. That stone belonged to Nicholas Flamel, who you do not truly meet till Improbable Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and techniques 

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The second e book within the sequence and the second movie, the adventures at Hogwarts proceed for Harry Potter and his pals. Lord Voldemort grows stronger and issues get a little bit darker as the kids become old. The movie got here out in 2002, however is ready in 1992.

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 

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There’s fairly a step change for the third film as we’re launched to Sirius Black (the prisoner), who has a big impact on Harry’s story. But it surely’s actually the introduction of the dementors that see issues getting darker, with an rising sense of peril. On the identical time, the Muggle household storyline turns into much less essential as Harry embraces his future. The movie is ready in 1993, however was launched in 2004.

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Hearth 

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The Goblet of Hearth is a pivotal second within the story, taking the characters in to their teenage years (Harry is about 14 on this film), introducing teenage themes like relationships, offers us the Quidditch World Cup and the Triwizard Event. The movie begins in 1994 and was launched in 2005.

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 

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With Voldemort now a really actual risk, the motion sees disruption at Hogwarts and the rise of the resistance in opposition to the darkish lord – the Order of the Phoenix – and the final denial that there is a downside from the Ministry of Magic. The movie was launched in 2007 and is ready round 1995.

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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The 2009 movie is ready in 1996 and in some ways is the story of Severus Snape and Albus Dumbledore, including complexity to the Harry Potter story and following the heroes into much more perilous engagements with the Darkish Lord and his Loss of life Eaters.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Half 1

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The ultimate e book within the Harry Potter story turns into two movies. They’re carefully linked, with the primary launched in 2010. Harry Potter and pals determine to skip the final yr of Hogwarts to pursue Voldemort and produce about his destruction. A lot of the movie revolves round searching and destroying horcruxes, whereas Voldemort himself seeks the Deathly Hallows, desirous to grow to be a grasp of dying.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Half 2 

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The second instalment of the Deathly Hallows was launched in 2011 and continues the quests of the primary instalment, with much more of the motion centred round Hogwarts, together with the massive Battle of Hogwarts. It pulls on varied threads from earlier within the movies – just like the Chamber of Secrets and techniques and rather more Potterlore – and brings the story to an action-fuelled conclusion.

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Improbable Beasts and The place to Discover Them

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Improbable Beasts and The place to Discover Them is known as after a Hogwarts textbook of the identical title, authored by Newt Scamander, who’s the protagonist of the Improbable Beasts movies. The movies are a prequel to the Harry Potter sequence, in that they carry lots of the Wizarding World themes however in a unique story arc. In Improbable Beasts and The place to Discover Them, Newt Scamander arrives in New York in 1926 on magizoologist enterprise however is drawn right into a magical plot.

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Improbable Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

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The implausible beasts take one thing of a backseat because the plot strikes to the pursuit of Grindelwald, who desires to ascertain a wizarding order that is superior to muggles. We meet a younger Dumbledore giving a hyperlink again to the Harry Potter movies, however lots of the characters from the primary Improbable Beasts return, in addition to characters referenced in different films, like Nicholas Flamel. The movie is ready in 1927 however got here out in 2018, with a 3rd instalment resulting from full the story in some unspecified time in the future sooner or later.

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Improbable Beasts: The Secrets and techniques of Dumbledore

The third installment of the Improbable Beasts tales picks up the place The Crimes of Grindelwald left off, seeing an assembled group of acquainted heroes to cease Grindelwald’s plans in its tracks. It stars Mads Mikkelsen as Grindelwald, changing Johnny Depp, and sees the return of Eddie Redmayne and Jude Legislation. It noticed a theatrical launch on 8 April 2022 within the UK and Eire, 15 April within the US; it is due on HBO Max on 30 Might 2022.


Harry Potter movie launch order (no spoilers) 

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  • Harry Potter and the Thinker’s Stone or Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and techniques
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Hearth
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Half 1
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Half 2
  • Improbable Beasts and The place to Discover Them
  • Improbable Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
  • Improbable Beasts: The Secrets and techniques of Dumbledore

Harry Potter movie chronological order (no spoilers)

  • Improbable Beasts and The place to Discover Them (1926)
  • Improbable Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (1927)
  • Improbable Beasts: The Secrets and techniques of Dumbledore (Thirties)
  • Harry Potter and the Thinker’s Stone or Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (1991)
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and techniques (1992)
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (1993)
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Hearth (1994)
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (1995)
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (1996)
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Half 1 (1997)
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Half 2 (1998)

Writing by Chris Corridor.