Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

DVD - 2004
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Harry, Ron and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. There they are forced to face escaped prisoner, Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. In addition to new experiences, Harry must overcome the threats of Dementors, outsmart a werewolf and finally deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship with his parents. Harry and friends master advanced magic classes, cross time barriers and change the course of more than one life.
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, [2004]
Edition: Second-disc widescreen edition
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9780790783512
Branch Call Number: DVD FEATURE HARRY
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (PG)(approximately 142 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Notes: Title from container
Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling
Special features: a selection of mystifying exclusive never-before-seen footage; "Creating the vision" a revealing interview with J.K. Rowling and the filmmakers; three great interactive challenges; self-guided iPIX tours; interviews with cast lead Johnny Vaughn and the Shrunken Head; meet the animal trainer; "Choir practice" sing-along with Hogwarts choir; Hogwarts portrait gallery; conjuring a scene; theatrical trailers from all three Harry Potter films; Electronic Arts game preview; DVD-ROM features: Wizard trading cards; Hogwarts timeline


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Best movie ever!!!!! It is so awesome!!!!

Jul 05, 2017

Such a good book!!! :-)

BookReviewer2015 Apr 21, 2017

The best in the series so far! I particularly enjoyed Gary Oldman as Sirius Black.

Aug 27, 2016

um......It's long.

Mar 23, 2016

Good movie

Jan 05, 2016

Harry Potter is definitely one of my favourite movie and book series. The Prisoner of Azkaban is my favourite out of the whole entire series. Harry Potter attending his third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and is in for a big surprise. He gets involved with the person that was told be the one the one that caused the death of his parents. He is also known as his God Father. So Harry, Hermoine, and Ron set out back to school to face whatever comes there way. They say that 3 is always a lucky number and good things come in threes. I believed this right after I watched this movie. Out of all the movies and books the third one was the one I will never forget. I really liked it because it was as much of a mystery as everything else. Nothing that happened in the movie is guessable. Me and my brother made bets throughout the whole movie of things that were going to happen. Neither of us every won. All the events caught me by surprise. Like I would have to go back and rewind just to believe that that actually just happened. All of the actors in the movie are spectacular and amazing. They all did a really good job and making the book come alive and keeping people guessing and so engaged. The emotion in the movie was so good and it really had a good effect. I really would recommend this to anyone that likes a bit of every genre.

Jul 06, 2015

I love harry potter

Sep 22, 2014

This is one of my absolute favourite movies! Follows the book almost exactly, and that's (unfortunately) unusual. Dementors creep me out though.

ramzx Aug 27, 2014

Of all the films this is my favorite one, although I love all of them. This film marks the turning point from being a children's series to a young adult one by becoming a little darker. It was a good transitional film aimed to a little more mature audience. Alfonso Cuarón, director, gave the series a new perspective and tone, which was refreshing, intriguing and amusing. Who does not like a plot in a magical world with dementors ("soulless creatures"), murderers, werewolves, animaguses (wizards that can turn into an animal or magical creature), griffins (magical creatures with the front legs, wings and head of a giant eagle, and the body and hind legs, and tail of a lion), betrayals, and wizards of course? Great movie!!! I recommend watching the movie first, and reading the book after; that way you can still get pleasantly surprised. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ SPANISH: Esta película cinematográfica es mi favorita en la serie, aunque me encantan todas. Este filme marca el cambio de rumbo de ser una serie infantil a una serie para adolescentes al tocar temas un poco más obscuros. Es un buen filme transicional para una audiencia un poco más madura. Alfonso Cuarón, director mexicano, le dio a la serie una nueva perpectiva y nuevo tono, lo cual fue refrescante, intrigante y divertido. ¿A quién lo le gusta una trama en un mundo mágico con dementores ("creaturas sin alma"), asesinos, hombres lobos, animaguses (magos con la abilidad de convertirse en animals o creaturas mágicas), griffins (creaturas mágicas con extremidades delanteras, alas y una cabeza de águila gigante, y cuerpo, extremidades traseras y cola de león), con traiciones y magos por supuesto? ¡¡Es una grán película!! Yo recomiendo ver el filme primero y leer el libro después; de esa manera aun pueden ser gratamente sorprendidos.

Aug 06, 2014

Great movie! Watched all of them just as good as the books but they took out some really good parts from the book! I AM THE #1 FAN!!!

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Sep 09, 2015

Other: FULL-SCREEN EDITION - Made for old tube TVs, not for flat screen (wide screen) TVs.

May 02, 2012

Coarse Language: Bloody Hell

May 02, 2012

Frightening or Intense Scenes: kill threats and a werewolf

May 02, 2012

Violence: Dementors, wand use, and kill threats.

lucky Feb 06, 2009

Violence: Fights, and violence


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Mar 14, 2012

awsome i tell you awsome !

lucky Jan 18, 2009

Harry is returning for his third year at Hogwarts, but there is a serial killer on the loose. Will Harry be able to stay out of troubles way?


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May 08, 2014

only one will die tonight.

Jun 09, 2012

"Lumos. I solemly swear I'm up to no good."

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