Here are some well-known faces from Sundance over the years, as they brought their early movies to the festival. See the full gallery. Title: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix The ministry had decided to step in by appointing a new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher, Professor Dolores Umbridge Imelda Staunton , who proves to be the nastiest person Harry has ever encountered. Harry also can't help stealing glances with the beautiful Cho Chang Katie Leung.
To top it off are dreams that Harry can't explain, and a mystery behind something for which Voldemort is searching. With these many things, Harry begins one of his toughest years at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Written by HPfan. For the avid Harry Potter reader the whole suspense leading up to HP Order of the Phoenix can be summed up in the word "how".
How are they going to translate a nearly page book to the screen, how are they going to tie together a storyline that in the 5th book breaks into dozens of streams like a mighty river coming to its delta. This seemingly impossible task is well accomplished by astute summation of plot and concentration of action.
Also, the heart and soul of the book, i. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix basically involves Harry being persecuted by the government for telling a truth they refuse to believe all while dealing with the same feelings of teen angst and emerging love that any ordinary teen finds stressful and consuming. Only through the love and dedication of family and especially friends does Harry come across the means to fight back against the government, elude his enemies and make some sense of his emotional turmoil.
Most reader's will come out of the theater saying "I wish they had shown this or that. All the HP movies are a "good watch" but in this one we get a great movie. We have the advantage of going to our HP movies with a non-reader and she was, to say the least, blown away and pronounced it a near classic. My daughter and myself have read and reread the books many times over and came out limp from exhilaration, our keen anticipation very much fulfilled.
A few highlights: The acting is best ever. The three principles push themselves to a new level. Natalia is sheer delight. She is the penultimate punk rock witch girl think Dead Milkmen here. Battle scenes: breathtaking. Commraderie: The only HP that actually caused me to get teary so heartfelt are the portrayals of friendship and family. See the film knowing that unless you want a 10hour movie some things are going to have to go.
Leave having enjoyed a film that takes the beans and water and instead of a nice large coffee treats one to a perfectly concentrated, most artfully brewed and extremely tasty espresso. Sign In. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Full Cast and Crew. Release Dates. Official Sites. Company Credits.
Technical Specs. Plot Summary. Plot Keywords. Parents Guide. External Sites. User Reviews. User Ratings. External Reviews. Metacritic Reviews. Photo Gallery. Trailers and Videos. Crazy Credits. Alternate Versions. Rate This. With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.
Director: David Yates. Writers: Michael Goldenberg screenplay , J. Rowling novel. Added to Watchlist. From metacritic. Sundance Stars, Then and Now. Trending Movies on Amazon Video. Films seen during Favourite Films. Use the HTML below. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. User Polls Let us quest! What To Name Your Dragon? Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: Daniel Radcliffe Harry Potter Harry Melling Dudley Dursley Jason Boyd Piers Richard Macklin Malcolm Kathryn Hunter Arabella Figg Miles Jupp TV Weatherman Fiona Shaw Petunia Dursley Richard Griffiths Vernon Dursley Jessica Hynes James Potter Geraldine Somerville Lily Potter Robert Pattinson Cedric Diggory archive footage Ralph Fiennes Lord Voldemort Natalia Tena Nymphadora Tonks Brendan Gleeson Taglines: Evil must be confronted.
Edit Did You Know? Trivia During the breakfast scene in the Great Hall, boxes of cereal can be seen with the names Cheeri-Owls and Pixie-Puffs, with color schemes similar to those of Cheerios and Sugar Puffs boxes, respectively. Goofs at around 43 mins When Harry sees the thestrals dragging the carriages, the others cannot see them. Luna then claims that he can only see them because he has seen death Cedric, as he could not see them in previous years.
Although JK Rowling said that he wouldn't have recalled his mother's death clearly enough because of him being just a baby at the time. So he should have been able to see Thestrals since, at the earliest, his second year at Hogwarts. Quotes [ first lines ] Radio announcer : I don't know about you, it's just too hot today, isn't it?
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Crazy Credits The ending credits are presented in the same typeface as Professor Umbridge's numerous educational decrees. Alternate Versions Because this film includes so many scenes with important, written newspaper headlines, some dubbed versions have resorted to adding a voiceover reading them in their respective language.
An example of this would be the German release. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Report this. Q: Who sent the Dementors after Harry? Q: What did the prophecy say? Language: English. Production Co: Warner Bros. Runtime: min. Color: Color. Edit page. Clear your history.