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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Synopsis
Harry, Ron and Hermione set out to destroy the Horcruxes, the secrets to Voldemort's power.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 also bravely faces the future, slipping with expert ease among the thrilling mass of...
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USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Menacing and meditative, Hallows is arguably the best installment of the planned eight-film franchise, though audiences who haven't kept up...
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80

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Don't you expect any hand-holding, either. Director David Yates throws us straight into Harry's waking nightmare, as he searches for a way...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Among the leads, Radcliffe alternates between playing the wet blanket and the dry wit, and Grint strikes a few sparks as his ambivalent...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
For a studio so clearly willing to take risks with so many of its movies, this particular movie has a whiff of exploitation. Rowling wrote...
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70

NPR

By Bob Mondello
Deathly Hallows I actually manages to be involving and kind of artful about the boredom and loneliness of heroism, while sounding a long...
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63

Rolling Stone

Part I is more disappointment than disaster. It merely rolls along like something off an assembly line. Untouched by human hands.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
More than even the most faithful of the earlier episodes, this film feels devoted above all to reproducing the novel onscreen as closely as...
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
What's worse, some mysterious movie curse has turned the three once-lively adventurers into wood.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
This one is a long, archetypal journey that screeches to a halt a few stops short of its destination.
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TIGHT

By Shortyman159
LOOKS ASOME...

Yes!!!!

By lilbunnyfoofoo
This was by far my favorite HP book. I'm sooo looking forward to it. The final battle is going to be wayyyyy intense. I'm just worried about what the directors will cut. Seriously, even if it was a...

OMG I LUV HARRY POTTER!

By sabrynac
all the harry potter movies just keep getting better and better! the harry potter movies are the best in the world. I just love them theres my favorite...

THE BESTMOVIEOF THE YEAR 2010

By Ever1
It one of the most amazing movies there has been in the all the seven movies Emma Watson is looking sexyier every year....

yeah

By cocopuffsdo
WHAT DO YOU THINK ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !...

Ahhhh...

By AundriaJo
I am so pumped I love both the movies and the books. I'll admit the 5th one was bad but I think this one will be good and I'm excited....

i cant wait for this movie to come out

By mobile
looks like a seller...

EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP!!

By Jfisher4
I am obsesse and I read the last book twice...... eeeeeeeeeeeep! I can't wait! But, Im angry that the part 1 and part 2 of the movie will be a year apart :~(...

Best one yet!

By cataylor_2003
I borrowed Dr. Brown's Delorean just so I could see what happened to our beloved Harry. It is worth the wait! This is by far the best film of the series. I recommend it to anyone believes in magic....

The Best book/Series EVER

By ikeepa
Even though the movie hasn't come out yet I know they are going to do a great job on it. I think J.K. Rowling should keep writing more but she is so rich she doesn't have too. J.K. ROWLING IS An...

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Rated PG-13 | For For some sequences of intense action violence and frightening images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Excellent, epic saga continues to get darker, more intense.
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