It’s been 18 years since Harry Potter first appeared on bookshelves.
JK Rowling’s series of seven Potter novels went on to inspire a movie franchise that enchanted audiences for a decade in cinemas, and continues to do so today.
From Philosopher’s Stone to Deathly Hallows – Part 2, there’s rarely a month when you don’t spot Mr Potter’s adventures on television, but which is the most magical?
Vote for the film that put a spell on you…
Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone (2001)
Our first adventure with The Boy Who Lived saw Harry discovering he was a wizard, heading to Hogwarts, meeting Ron and Hermione, taking on a troll and a three-headed dog, and coming face to errr, face with He Who Must Not Be Named.
Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Harry’s second year at Hogwarts looked set to be over before it began when Dobby arrived on his doorstep and he couldn’t get past the barrier at Platform 9 and 3/4 . Things took an even more sinister turn with the Heir of Slytherin let something loose inside the castle, and it started picking students off one by one…
Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Divination, Dementors and rapidly expanding Dursleys dominated Harry’s third year, as he accidentally inflated his ‘aunt’ and found himself on the run from a mass murderer. As always, there was a fascinating twist in the ‘tail’, as revealed by some intrepid Marauders and a marvellous magical map…
Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire (2005)
Four years in, a summer sojourn to the Quidditch World Cup ended in Death Eater disaster. It wasn’t long before the Boy Who Lived was putting his life on the line in the Triwizard Tournament… awkwardly attempting to find a date for a dance.