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Alfonso Cuarón



It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.

  • Director: Alfonso Cuarón
  • Main Cast: Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Daniel Radcliffe
  • Soundtrack: John Williams
  • Cinematography: Michael Seresin
  • Screenplay: J.K. Rowling, Steve Kloves

Original Title: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  • Cinema Premiere: June 4, 2004

What do the critics think?


6 reviews of HP3 (2004)

  • 1. Game Reactor
    8 / 10

    "HP3" is just as atmospheric and well-acted a family adventure as one could have wished for. - Anna Eklund

    Swedish: gamereactor.se »

  • 2. Moviezine
    8 / 10

    As a huge fan of the book series, I can easily say that "HP3" is the best film adaptation so far. The movie manages to be hilarious, deep and sad, and scary at the same time, in a way that may appeal more to the older fans like myself than the younger ones. - Alexander Kardelo

    Swedish: moviezine.se »

  • 3. Expressen
    Positiv, no rating

    In the end, it is still Alfonso Cuarón's direction that impresses the most. Hogwarts has never been as dark and enchanting. - Robert Börjesson

    Swedish: expressen.se »

  • 4. Svenska Dagbladet
    6.6 / 10

    Magic meets reality in the new Potter - Malena Janson

    Swedish: svd.se »

  • 5. Fredrik Fyhr
    Negative, no rating

    Since Cuarón lacks Rowling's class understanding - on the contrary, his films take place in a kind of classless illusion where humanity is a single solidary lump and where everyone lives hand in hand unaffected by the power structures of society - he completely lacks the ability to find the violent and destructive in the good or the quiet and peaceful in the evil.

    Swedish: fredrikfyhr.se »

  • 6. Dagens Nyheter
    Negative, no rating

    "HP3" suffers from a lack of something essential: emotional magic. - Helena Lindblad

    Swedish: dn.se »

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World-Wide Box Office Revenue

Box Office

HP3 has earned a total of 797 660 766 dollars from cinemas across the world (the global box office).