Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)

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Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard—with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school's kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths—and about the villain who's to blame.

"Harry Potter and also the Philosopher's Stone" is a cherished 2001 dream film directed by Chris Columbus, based on the 1997 book of the same name by J.K. Rowling. It is the first motion picture in the successful and widely preferred Harry Potter movie collection. The film stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, as well as Emma Watson, as the three major personalities, Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger. Embed in a magical world, the movie informs the story of a young child called Harry Potter that discovers that he is a wizard as well as start an extraordinary experience at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft as well as Wizardry.

Story Summary
The story starts with the orphaned baby Harry Potter being left on the doorstep of his harsh aunt and uncle's home by Professor Dumbledore, Professor McGonagall, and the mild half-giant, Hagrid. Harry is elevated by his violent loved ones, the Dursleys, that hide his true heritage from him and treat him improperly, compeling him to live in a cupboard under the stairways.

On his 11th birthday, Harry obtains a mysterious letter from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and also Wizardry, however his uncle repeatedly intercepts and destroys the letters. Eventually, Hagrid vigorously delivers the letter directly, exposing to Harry that he is a wizard and has been approved into the prestigious wonderful institution. Hagrid takes Harry to Diagon Alley, a secret wonderful marketplace in London, to obtain his college basics. Here, Harry discovers that his parents were famous wizards killed by the dark wizard, Lord Voldemort, and also he is well-known within the wizarding world for surviving Voldemort's curse as an infant, leaving him with his iconic lightning-shaped mark.

Upon reaching Hogwarts, the trainees are arranged right into four houses: Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin. Harry, in addition to his new good friends Ron Weasley and also Hermione Granger, is put in Gryffindor. The trio quickly uncovers an enigma within the school, pertaining to a concealed item called the Philosopher's Stone, which supplies everlasting life as well as the capacity to turn any kind of steel into gold. They believe that the ominous Professor Snape looks for the stone for wicked functions.

Throughout the academic year, Harry experiences different magical experiences, including an exhilarating broomstick trip while playing the high-stakes sporting activity of Quidditch. All at once, the children begin to unwind the enigma bordering the Philosopher's Stone by investigating its history as well as buildings and following secret flows within the castle.

Orgasm and also Resolution
The last act of the film sees Harry, Ron, as well as Hermione confronting a series of enchanting obstacles protecting the Philosopher's Stone. They conquer a room filled with flying tricks, a harrowing life-sized video game of wizard's chess, and also a deadly plant called Devil's Snare.

Inevitably, Harry has to encounter the final difficulty alone. He finds that Professor Quirrell, not Snape, had actually been attempting to aid Voldemort in obtaining the rock the whole time. The weak and also barely-alive Voldemort stays on the back of Quirrell's head, a parasitical existence as a result of the failed curse on Harry. After a tense fight, Harry possesses the power of love from his mommy, which triggers Quirrell's touch to burn and collapse, eventually beating him. Harry loses consciousness throughout the challenge.

Harry awakens in the infirmary, where Dumbledore informs him that the Philosopher's Stone has actually been damaged to prevent it from coming under the wrong hands. Having actually conserved the college from Voldemort's return, Harry, Ron, and Hermione end their very first year at Hogwarts, returning to their households for the summertime, all set to face the next adventure and obstacle.

Influence and Legacy
"Harry Potter and also the Philosopher's Stone" is an enchanting and also magical film that moved the Harry Potter franchise to globally fame. It captivated audiences as well as came to be a critical and also commercial success, earning over $974 million at the box office. The film started a cultural phenomenon, with 7 sequels following it that brought the wizarding globe to life as well as certainly altered the landscape of youngsters's literature as well as family members amusement.

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