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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Synopsis
The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.
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Movie Reviews


By hanasama64
Harry Otter's universe expands. What a treat; everything we've come to expect from HP, yet filled with new depth, historical "veritas" and a story for adults. Even the cutest creatures and...


By Niclisten
I'm sorry, sitting here halfway through the movie in Virginia Beach and I just don't get it. Longest intro, story is all over the place. Nothing is explained - if this is from Rowling im very...


By erinm1380
absolutely loved his movie!! highly recommend for any fan of the harry potter series or not! amazing !...

By dnlwht
Our kids really enjoyed this and I think it's a good start to this new chapter of stories. A few slow parts throughout but it was visually fun and the "beasts" were entertaining. Overall a lot of fun...

Good start

By amcmanus1793
Good start to a movie series hopefully more to come. If they left it here it would be a sad sad day....

What did I just watch?!

By shumphrey616
The plot was all over the place. Forget this being a Harry Potter worthy movie; it wasn't even viewing worthy! There were also extremely dark and twisted tones/scenes throughout the movie making me...

Bored Boring Do not bother

By a248105
I love Harry Potter!!! This movie is just trying to cash in on the name. I could not keep my eyes open the first 30 min. Special effect terrific of course. Could barely understand anything main...


By berv66
Setup was boring but necessary. Could have made the first 40 mins more entertaining....

Ok but not on par with a Harry Story

By jspelsberg
It was ok. It felt like a rough sketch and really lacked character development. I wanted to care for these characters but just really didn't. It was fun and had a decent amount of magical eye candy....

Awesome movie

By beardsleedp
It was a great full of laughter and serious scenes. Loved it!!!!!...

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For Some Fantasy/Action Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Delightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
Read the Common Sense Media Review