Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Special Edition
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Production year: 2001
Director: Chris Columbus
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 085392-246724
Running time: 2:32 (152 Min.)
Casetype: Digipak, Slip Cover
Format: NTSC, 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: May 28, 2002
Collection type: Owned (#725)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 09, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 8 / 10
Review (video): 6 / 10
Overview
The Delightful Film Adaptation of J.K. Rowling's Bestseller…

Harry Potter learns on his 11th birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses magical powers of his own. At Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry embarks on the adventure of a lifetime, discovering a world of magic and fantasy where he is destined to live.
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Genres
Family
Fantasy
Adventure
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Warner Bros. Pictures
 • Heyday Films
 • 1492 Pictures
Media Companies:
 • Warner Home Video
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish  Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles
English
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
2Bonus Materials
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Deleted Scenes
 • Interviews
 • DVD-ROM Content
 • Interactive Game
 • Closed Captioned
Easter Eggs
Egg 1. Thereís a hidden feature on the first disc of the set. Insert it and from the Main Menu press the 'right' arrow key on your remote control to highlight the Owl. Press 'Enter' now and you will receive your very own invitation to Hogwarts.


Egg 2. One of the most exciting features of the release has been locked away on Warner Home Videoís version of 'Harry Potter And The Sorcererís Stone' Ė the deleted scenes. We tell you how to get to these treasures and how to make your way through the lengthy games that hide these scenes.

First, insert the second disc containing the extra features. Highlight the feature titled 'Diagon Alley' and hit enter. You have to hit the correct bricks in order for the door to open. Hit 'left,' 'up,' 'up,' then the 'Enter' key. Then 'up,' and 'Enter.' Then 'up,' and 'Enter' again. Next hit 'right,' 'down,' 'down,' and 'Enter.' Then 'down' and 'Enter' again. Don't worry if you mess up, you'll be allowed to enter anyway. The first step is to access your bank account. Highlight the sign titled 'Gringotts' and hit the 'Down' arrow key on your remote control to highlight the key on the sign. Then hit 'Enter.' Then in the bank, hit 'right' and 'Enter' to open your vault. Exit the bank and highlight the sign titled 'Ollivanders' and hit 'Enter.' In here, it doesn't matter which boxes you choose, the third or fourth try, you will get your wand.

Now that you have your wand you can go to class. Return to the Main Menu, and select the 'Classrooms' entry. Then, choose potions from the next menu. Hit 'right' to highlight the mortar and pestle and hit 'Enter.' You will now be required to choose the correct ingredients for three potions. The first potion is the Sleeping Potion. The correct ingredients are Asphodel and Wormwood, hit 'right' twice and 'Enter,' then 'right' once more and 'Enter.' The next question is for the alternative name for Aconite. The answers are Monkshood and Wolfsbane, hit 'right' and 'Enter,' then 'right' twice more then 'Enter' to select them. The final potion you have to create is the cure for a boil. The correct ingredients are Snake Fangs and Porcupine Quills. Hit 'right' and 'Enter,' then 'right' three times and 'Enter.'

You will then be transported to a room with lots of flying keys where you must select the correct key. Hit 'right,' 'up,' 'up,' 'right,' and 'Enter' to select the small key with the broken wing. Next, you will have to choose the right potion between seven of them. Hit 'right' twice, then 'Enter' to select the yellow spherical bottle. You will then finally be transported to the Mirror of Erised, where you can select the sorcerer's stone, and be transported to the bonus scenes.

This is only one of many ways to get access to these deleted scenes and the disc itself is stuffed with extras and hidden bonuses throughout. Simply try to use your remote control and go on a little excursion yourself and you, too, shall see the many features hiding behind pixie dust, papers, boxes and vials.


Egg 3. Put in the Special Features DVD. (2nd Disk). Take the Hogwarts Tour. Wait until you have the option of moving around. Stay at the first stop. Look towards the fireplace and press DOWN. You may not be looking at the right place, so turn right or left untilyou are at the right spot.
If you are at the right spot, when you press down a painting will be highlighted with the magic sparkle. Click on it and it will go up to it and tell about Quidditch.

When you get to the dining hall proceed until you get to the Teacher's Table. You will be presented with the option of Left, Up or Right ( < ^ > )
Choose DOWN instead. You will see a machine "sparkle" to the right of the table. Press enter to see what it is.
Crew
Direction
Chris Columbus....Director
Writing
Steve Kloves....Screenwriter
J.K. Rowling....Original Material By
Production
David Heyman....Producer
Chris Columbus....Executive Producer
Mark Radcliffe....Executive Producer
Michael Barnathan....Executive Producer
Duncan Henderson....Executive Producer
Cinematography
John Seale....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Richard Francis-Bruce....Film Editor
Music
John Williams....Composer
Sound
John Midgley....Production Sound Mixer
Eddy Joseph....Supervising Sound Editor
Ray Merrin....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Graham Daniel....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Adam Daniel....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Stuart Craig....Production Designer
Robert Legato....Visual Effects
Judianna Makovsky....Costume Designer
John Richardson....Visual Effects
Nick Dudman....Make-up Effects
Nick Davis....Visual Effects
Neil Lamont....Art Director
John King....Art Director
Michael Lamont....Art Director
Andrew Ackland-Snow....Art Director
Steven Lawrence....Art Director
Lucinda Thomson....Art Director
Peter Francis....Art Director
Simon Lamont....Art Director
Rob Bliss....Creature Design
Paul Catling....Creature Design
Graham Churchyard....Costume Designer
Amanda Knight....Make-up Artist
Jane Royle....Make-up Artist
Clare Le Vesconte....Make-up Artist
Sony Pictures Imageworks
Jim Berney....Visual Effects
Industrial Light & Magic
Roger Guyett....Visual Effects
Mill Film Limited
Karl Mooney....Visual Effects
Rhythm & Hues
Richard E. Hollander....Visual Effects
Mark Rodahl....Visual Effects
The Computer Film Company
Robert Duncan....Visual Effects
Cast
Richard Harris....Albus Dumbledore
Maggie Smith....Professor McGonagall
Robbie Coltrane....Hagrid
Saunders Triplets....Baby Harry Potter
Daniel Radcliffe....Harry Potter
Fiona Shaw....Aunt Petunia Dursley
Harry Melling....Dudley Dursley
Richard Griffiths....Uncle Vernon Dursley
Derek Deadman....Bartender in Leaky Cauldron
Ian Hart....Professor Quirrell
Ben Borowiecki....Diagon Alley Boy
Warwick Davis....Goblin Bank Teller
Vern Troyer....Griphook
John Hurt....Mr Ollivander
Richard Bremmer...."He Who Must Not Be Named"
Geraldine Somerville....Lily Potter
Harry Taylor....Station Guard
Julie Walters....Mrs Weasley
Bonnie Wright....Ginny Weasley
Chris Rankin....Percy Weasley
James Phelps....Fred Weasley
Oliver Phelps....George Weasley
Rupert Grint....Ron Weasley
Jean Southern....Dimpled Woman on Train
Emma Watson....Hermione Granger
Matthew Lewis....Neville Longbottom
Tom Felton....Draco Malfoy
Jamie Waylett....Crabbe
Josh Herdman....Goyle
Devon Murray....Seamus Finnegan
Alfred Enoch....Dean Thomas
Leslie Phillips....The Sorting Hat (voice)
Eleanor Columbus....Susan Bones
John Cleese....Nearly Headless Nick
Terence Bayler....The Bloody Barron
Simon Fisher Becker....Fat Friar
Nina Young....The Grey Lady
David Bradley....Mr Filch
Alan Rickman....Professor Snape
ZoŽ Wanamaker....Madame Hooch
Warwick Davis....Professor Flitwick
Luke Youngblood....Lee Jordan
Sean Biggerstaff....Oliver Wood
Elizabeth Spriggs....Fat Lady
Danielle Taylor....Angelina Johnson
Leilah Sutherland....Alicia Spinnet
Emily Dale....Katie Bell
David Holmes....Adrian Pucey
Will Theakston....Marcus Flint
Scott Fern....Terrence Higgs
Adrian Rawlins....James Potter
Ray Fearon....Firenze
Ian Hart....Voldemort