Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)

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== Differences from the book ==
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In the film, the number of presents [[Dudley]] gets for his birthday is different than the book. In the film, [[Dudley]] says, '36! Last year, last year I got 37!'
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In the film, the number of presents [[Dudley Dursley| Dudley]] gets for his birthday is different than the book. In the film, [[Dudley Dursley |Dudley]] says, '36! Last year, last year I got 37!'
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In the film, [[Harry]] only tries two wands before finding his wand at [[Ollivander's]], yet in the book, he tried 'almost every wand in the shop'.
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In the film, [[Harry Potter | Harry]] only tries two wands before finding his wand at [[Ollivander's]], yet in the book, he tried 'almost every wand in the shop'.
== Marketing ==
== Marketing ==

Revision as of 21:12, 13 November 2010

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is a film directed by Chris Columbus and based on Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling. Steve Kloves wrote the screenplay.

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Contents

Plot

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Cast

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Production

Development

J.K. Rowling sold the rights of the first four books to Warner Brothers in 1998 for a reported $1,982,900. Rowling then demanded that the principal cast be kept strictly British. There were many directors that were considered for the job including Steven Spielberg, Terry Gilliam, Jonathon Demme, and Alan Parker. On March 28, 2000 Chris Columbus was appointed director of the movie. Warner Bros. cited family favorites such as Mrs. Doubtfire and Home Alone as influences for their decision to appoint Chris Columbus.

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Filming

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Filmed in 2001. Leavesden studios in Hertfordshire was completely taken over by the film used for pre-prodiction filming.

Filming locations include Lacock Abbey, Durham Cathedral and Gloucester Cathedral that make up Hogwarts.

Design, special effects and music

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Differences from the book

In the film, the number of presents Dudley gets for his birthday is different than the book. In the film, Dudley says, '36! Last year, last year I got 37!'

In the film, Harry only tries two wands before finding his wand at Ollivander's, yet in the book, he tried 'almost every wand in the shop'.

Marketing

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Reception

Reviews

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Box office

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Awards

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References

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External links

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