Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
This is the tale of Harry Potter, an ordinary 11-year-old boy serving as a sort of slave for his aunt and uncle who learns that he is actually a wizard and has been invited to attend the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry is snatched away from his mundane existence by Rubeus Hagrid, the grounds keeper for Hogwarts, and quickly thrown into a world completely foreign to both him and the viewer. Famous for an incident that happened at his birth, Harry makes friends easily at his new school. He soon finds, however, that the wizarding world is far more dangerous for him than he would have imagined, and he quickly learns that not all wizards are ones to be trusted.
Director: Chris Columbus
Running time: 2h 32min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Release date: 23 November 2001 (Sweden)
Cast: Richard Harris, Maggie Smith, Robbie Coltrane, Saunders Triplets, Daniel Radcliffe, Fiona Shaw, Harry Melling, Richard Griffiths, Derek Deadman, Ian Hart, Ben Borowiecki, Warwick Davis, Verne Troyer, John Hurt