Metascore
81

Universal acclaim - based on 38 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 35 out of 38
  2. Negative: 0 out of 38
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  1. Reviewed by: Angie Errigo
    60
    Terrific effects and considerable charm, but, once again, you can't help wishing the filmmakers had been bolder with the adaptation.
  2. Reviewed by: Ed Park
    60
    To this viewer and reader, the decade-old juggernaut is as deeply felt as it is flawed, dense and illogical and laudably "weird."
  3. 60
    Came alive only in the presence of a supposed dead man -- specifically, the nefarious Lord Voldemort.
User Score
7.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 787 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 32 out of 317
  1. Dec 17, 2011
    9
    Thrilling with some great performances, and dazzling visuals and Potters most complex story yet, and definitely the most entertaining of allThrilling with some great performances, and dazzling visuals and Potters most complex story yet, and definitely the most entertaining of all of the Potters. I give this movie 92% of a good film. Full Review »
  2. Sep 23, 2011
    8
    The movie's story is very linear. However, the Potter cast & crew makes the story very easy to follow. Overall a enjoyable summer blockbusterThe movie's story is very linear. However, the Potter cast & crew makes the story very easy to follow. Overall a enjoyable summer blockbuster you can't miss. Full Review »
  3. Mar 19, 2011
    10
    My personal favorite in the series and in my opinion the best in the series, it's funnier and has more action, and the story is the best yet,My personal favorite in the series and in my opinion the best in the series, it's funnier and has more action, and the story is the best yet, a must see and deserving of nothing less than a perfect 10 not because it's the best Harry Potter, but because it will suck you in, a must see for fans. Full Review »