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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

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As Harry races against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, he uncovers the existence of three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows.

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Storyline

Voldemort's power is growing stronger. He now has control over the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts. Harry, Ron, and Hermione decide to finish Dumbledore's work and find the rest of the Horcruxes to defeat the Dark Lord. But little hope remains for the Trio, and the rest of the Wizarding World, so everything they do must go as planned. Written by Chris Green

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Rated PG-13 for some sequences of intense action violence, frightening images and brief sensuality | See all certifications »

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19 November 2010 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

£150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£18,319,721 (United Kingdom), 21 November 2010, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$125,017,327, 21 November 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$295,983,305

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$960,283,305
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

(At around forty-six minutes) Freddie Stroma (Cormac McLaggen)'s line in this movie, "My father WILL hear about this!" (on the "Hogwarts Express") is reminiscent of Tom Felton's (Draco Malfoy's) statements in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) ("Dark Forest Detention" scene), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) ("Care of Magical Creatures" lesson scene) and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) (near the end of the "ferret" scene). See more »

Goofs

(at around 28 mins) After erecting the tent for Bill and Fleur's wedding, George says, 'Bloody hell, what's the Minister of Magic doing here?' The correct term is actually 'Minister for Magic'. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Rufus Scrimgeour: These are dark times, there is no denying. Our world has perhaps faced no greater threat than it does today. But I say this to our citizenry: We, ever your servants, will continue to defend your liberty and repel the forces that seek to take it from you! Your Ministry remains strong.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are in 3D gold text. When they conclude, the Deathly Hallows symbol appears, first in extreme close-up with all three items rotating independently (like the one Mr. Lovegood wears around his neck), then shrinks down with the title appearing centered across it. Next, the line fades out followed by the circle and, as the triangle fades out, the Elder Wand appears in its place. See more »

Connections

Follows Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

O Children
Written by Nick Cave
Performed by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Courtesy of Mute Records Ltd
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So boring it hurts my eyes!!!!!!
24 March 2011 | by See all my reviews

Well how do we start?

This film contains great values, such as the photography and... the photography... nothing else.

This film moves by slow hard taking and non exciting steps. All that happens is you see the main protagonists suffer and wander around for nearly 3 hours!!!! I know fans are expecting a dignifying adaptation to the best selling book, however translating the book to script phrase by phrase was too much.

The film falls for other several stuff, starting with the performances, they really don't improve at all and all we get is the same wooden, stiff expressions we've seen since 2001. Then we get the script treatment, it's just a translation from the book! The story is not meant to be two separate films but a 6-hour-long feature (even Peter Jackson handled himself to give each part of LOTR trilogy its own climax). However this joke of a film doesn't care for the development of the argument or anything else. Without part 2 it's nothing but a boring sequence of scenes with no goal at all.

I really expected a much more fun film, however this one kicks the bucket. By some hard, well planned edition job they could have saved ourselves more than an hour of boringness (and even one film maybe).

All in all, this film is proof that a darker sequel or a faithfully written book adaptation not necessarily give as a result a good movie.


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