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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) (VG) More at IMDbPro »Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (original title)

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When you fight the trolls, you can see the top of their buttocks because their pants are too small. It is not sexual, but rather comical.


Harry can fall to his death.

Harry can be hit, wacked, burned, clubbed, bitten, and knocked out by different enemies.

Some enemies can cast spells that harm Harry.

On the Play Station version, the last part of the final boss battle between Quirrell and Harry, Quirrell will begin trying to strangle Harry and Harry has to constantly fight him off.


The occasional name-calling "ugly, fat, oaf, stupid, idiot, bloody."

The evil wizard curses Harry Potter and says "Damn you Potter!"


Many enemies have a frightening appearance, such as the ghosts and gytrashes.

The game has a few scary and creepy moments.

On the PC version, in the opening cutscene to the final boss battle between Quirrell and Harry, Quirrell spins his head all the way around and you hear a sludging sound as it spins around. Quite sudden and disturbing.

Total: 14/50

It should be fine for kids 8+

Suggested ESRB rating, rated E+10 for mild language, mild violence, mild peril and comic mischief.


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