DVDs & Special Editions

As would be expected for a huge magical universe, there are many DVD and Special Editions of the Potter films. Below you can check out the details of each of these editions, including the special features, deleted scenes, descriptions of special collections, and more.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher‘s/Sorcerer‘s Stone

Release Date: February 11, 2002 (E3 UK); May 11, 2002 (UK); May 28, 2002 (US)

Running Time: 152 Minutes

Editions: VHS, Special Widescreen Edition (2-Disc), Widescreen Edition, Full-Screen Edition, Extended Edition, Blu-ray, Ultimate Edition

Features:

  • Additional scenes
  • 360-degree self-guided tour of Hogwarts
  • New interviews with director Chris Columbus and producer David Heyman
  • Learn how to play Quidditch
  • Meet the ghosts of Hogwarts
  • Cast a spell over a scene in eight languages
  • Mix potions, perform transfigurations, sneak past Fluffy, explore Diagon Alley, have a wand choose you, catch a Snitch, and more.
  • Theatrical trailers
  • DVD-ROM PC Features: Collect wizard trading cards, be Sorted by the Sorting Hat, download a screensaver, use the Remembrall, receive owl emails, and link to the Internet.

Deleted Scenes:

  • Scene 1 features the Dursleys telling Harry that he will be going to a state school in one of Dudley’s old uniforms.
  • Scene 2 is an extension of the invitation-delivery scene at the Dursley household — with Mrs. Dursley finding messages in her eggs and owls outside her kitchen window.
  • Scene 3 features Hagrid and Harry on the London Underground, talking about school supplies, with Hagrid wishing aloud that he could own a dragon as a pet.
  • Scene 4 has Harry, Ron, and Hermione talking together in the hallway just after their encounter with the troll in the ladies’ room.
  • Scene 5 has Ron (in his Christmas sweater) warning Harry (also in his Christmas sweater) about the dangers of the Mirror of Erised.
  • Scene 6 consists of Harry, Hermione, and Ron talking about their upcoming exams, Longbottom hopping in with his legs locked together (thanks to a curse by Malfoy), bickering with Finnigan, and the trio drawing a connection between Dumbledore and Nicolas Flamel.
  • Scene 7 is an extended cut of the part where Professor Snape first tangles with Harry Potter in his classroom.

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Release Date: April 11, 2003

Running Time: 161 Minutes

Editions: VHS, Widescreen Edition (2-Disc), Full-Screen Edition (2-Disc) Widescreen Edition, Full-Screen Edition, Extended Edition, Blu-ray, Ultimate Edition

Features:

  • Additional scenes
  • Interviews with Daniel Radcliffe (Harry), Rupert Grint (Ron), Emma Watson (Hermione), and other cast members.
  • An exclusive interview with author J.K. Rowling and screenwriter Steve Kloves.
  • Self-guided tours allowing viewers to linger on the details of the Chamber of Secrets, including places never shown in the film, such as more Diagon Alley shops.
  • Activities allow viewers to escape the Forbidden Forest, sneak into the Chamber, and more.
  • Visit Lockhart’s class and get a closer look at his photos and memorabilia through the use of still galleries.
  • Keep track of events with the Hogwarts official animated timeline.
  • DVD-ROM features: The One Voice DVD technology will allow users to navigate through the DVD-ROM features and access set top features using only their voices; an animated, interactive Hogwarts timeline; a slider puzzle challenge; printable magic trading cards; jigsaw puzzles; matching challenges; downloadable screensavers; and more.

Deleted Scenes:

  • A longer version of the pudding incident.
  • Ron and Harry taking off in the flying Ford Anglia.
  • Harry listens to Lucius and Draco Malfoy’s business at Borgin and Burkes.
  • Harry is caught by Borgin in the shop.
  • Harry finds a letter about a Kwikspell course addressed to Filch and hands it over.
  • Colin Creevey gives his life story.
  • Justin Finch-Fletchley reveals his Muggle blood.
  • Harry wrestles with the possibility that he is the Heir of Slytherin.
  • Harry eavesdrops as Ernie Macmillan and Hannah Abbot talk in the library about Harry wanting to attack Justin Finch-Fletchley.
  • Mention of Ron’s detention and the fact that he recognized Tom Riddle’s name from an award he received for special services to the school.
  • Harry tries to avoid being hit by a Bludger by flying in the Slytherin tribune.
  • After the Dueling Club, Harry was talking to Hedwig in a mountainous area away from the castle and says, “Who am I, Hedwig? What am I?”
  • Harry and Ron hide Crabbe and Goyle in a broom cupboard and Hermione explaining where she got the Slytherin robes.
  • Lockhart’s quiz about himself on the first days of classes.
  • Harry finding Hagrid holding a rooster. Hagrid explains his thought about a Blood-Sucking Bugbear, and that he is going to ask Dumbledore for permission to cast a protecting charm.
  • Ron, Harry, and Fang find the flying car before they meet Aragog. Harry tells Ron they don’t want to lose the trail of spiders.
  • Harry, Ron, and Hermione figure out whose diary it is, leading to Harry asking the diary if it knows anything about the Chamber.
  • Crabbe and Goyle encounter Ron and Harry while they are transforming back.
  • Harry tells Ron that Hagrid opened the Chamber.
  • Harry and Ron getting under the Invisibility Cloak.

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Release Date: November 23, 2004

Editions: VHS, Widescreen Edition (2-Disc), Full-Screen Edition (2-Disc) Widescreen Edition, Full-Screen Edition, HD DVD, Blu-ray, Ultimate Edition

Running Time: 142 Minutes

Features:

  • Additional scenes
  • “Creating the Vision” interview with J.K. Rowling and the filmmakers
  • Interviews with the cast lead by Johnny Vaughan and the Shrunken Head
  • Three challenge games
  • “Conjuring a Scene” making-of featurette
  • “Care of Magical Creatures” animal trainer featurette
  • Self-guided iPIX tours into Honeydukes and Professor Lupin’s classroom
  • Choir Practice- sing-along with the Hogwarts choir
  • Hogwarts portrait gallery
  • Hogwarts timeline
  • Electronic Arts game preview
  • DVD-Rom Features: Wizard trading cards
  • Theatrical trailers

Deleted Scenes:

  • Scene 1: Ernie misses a turn on the Knight Bus and veers around and around.
  • Scene 2: Hagrid gets annoyed by a little bird.
  • Scene 3: Features Ron and Hermione talking to Harry about their trip to Hogsmeade.
  • Scene 4: Seamus, Dean, Ron, and Neville discuss Sir Cadogon’s new role as the password keeper.
  • Scene 5: Ron talks about Sirius Black’s attack on him and McGonagall confirms with Sir Cadogan.

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Release Date: March 7, 2006 (US); March 20, 2006 (UK)

Running Time: 150 Minutes

Editions: Two-Disc Special Edition, Widescreen Edition, Full-Screen Edition, HD DVD, Blu-ray, Ultimate Edition

Features:

  • Additional scenes
  • An interview with Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson
  • Cast and crew interviews
  • “Preparing for the Yule Ball” featurette
  • Triwizard Tournament challenges (dragon, lake, and maze)
  • Triwizard Tournament and Voldemort features
  • DVD-ROM: Hogwarts timeline, magical trading cards, and game demo

Deleted Scenes:

  • Dumbledore asks his pupils to welcome Durmstrang and Beauxbatons students. All the Hogwarts students sing the school song awkwardly.
  • A Durmstrang student asks a girl to go with him to the Yule Ball. She says yes, and two of their friends make gestures in the background.
  • Harry tries to speak with Cho Chang, but since she is constantly surrounded by friends, he doesn’t get the opportunity.
  • Flitwick introduces the Weird Sisters at the Yule Ball. The lead singer speaks with the audience and then starts the first song.
  • Karkaroff tells Snape about the mark on his arm. Snape ignores him and removes House points from Fawcet and Stebbins, who briefly appear in the scene. Snape doesn’t care about what Karkaroff has to say.
  • Mr. Crouch and Harry are speaking. Mad-Eye appears, and Barty quickly leaves.
  • The trio speaks about the death of Mr. Crouch. Ron thinks that Fudge will prevent the story from leaking out to the public. Hermione believes his death, Harry’s scar burning, and the Dark Mark at the Quidditch World Cup are related. She recommends Harry goes to visit Dumbledore.
  • The trio speaks about what Karkaroff was showing Snape on his arm. Hermione asks Harry which potion ingredients Snape accused him of stealing and realizes they are the ingredients needed for the Polyjuice Potion.

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Release Date: November 12, 2007 (UK); December 11, 2007 (US)

Running Time: 138 minutes

Editions: Two-Disc Special Edition, Widescreen Edition, Full-Screen Edition, HD DVD, Blu-ray, Ultimate Edition

Features (Two-Disc Special Edition)

  • Additional scenes
  • Trailing Tonks- Spend a day with Natalia Tena and receive a very personal and often wacky tour of the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix stages.
  • Harry Potter: The Magic of Editing: Director David Yates and Editor Mark Day show what a difference a good edit makes to allow viewers to edit a scene.
  • A&E Documentary: The Hidden Secrets of Harry Potter– Viewers take a thrilling lock back at the past Harry Potter films in search of clues to the mysteries of the upcoming Harry Potter saga. Narrated by Jason Isaacs.
  • ROM- Includes a timeline, a link to sneaks of HP6 and other materials.

Features (HD DVD)

  • Additional scenes
  • Trailing Tonks
  • Harry Potter: The Magic of Editing
  • In Movie Experience- Join the cast from Dumbledore’s Army as they come together to share memorable moments.
  • Web-enabled features: Pick your favorite scene, live community screening, mobile downloads

Features (Blu-ray)

  • Additional scenes
  • A&E documentary: The Hidden Secrets of Harry Potter
  • Trailing Tonks
  • Harry Potter: The Magic of Editing
  • Focus Points- Enjoy these fun and fascinating “making of” featurettes to discover just what is involved to create those amazing scenes and characters.

Deleted Scenes

  • Trelawney eating through dinner while Umbridge is making a speech.
  • Neville in the common room talking to Harry about how he thinks the Daily Prophet is rubbish after Harry’s confrontation with Seamus.
  • Harry sits alone in front of the fire while the rest of the Gryffindor common room goes on about their lives.
  • Umbridge questions Trelawney during a dream interpretation class
  • Umbridge and Filch look down from a high table while Draco, Crabbe, and Goyle bully a younger Ravenclaw student.
  • Filch sniffs and blows on Umbridge’s smoking hair after the Weasley twins blew up the classroom.
  • An extended scene with Umbridge, Hermione, and Harry.
  • Harry in Dumbledore’s office looking around.
  • Harry is packing to go home and is depressed.

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Release Date: November 18, 2009 (Australia); December 7, 2009 (UK); December 8, 2009 (US)

Running Time: 153 minutes

Editions: Two-Disc Special Edition, 2-Disc Digital Copy Special Edition, Widescreen Edition, Full-Screen Edition, Limited Editon Death Eater case, Blu-ray, Ultimate Edition

Features:

  • An extensive look at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida.
  • J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life documentary
  • One-Minute Drills- the cast has 60 seconds to describe their character’s personality, history, relationships and other traits before time runs out.
  • What’s on your mind?- Hosted by Tom Felton, the cast is put on the spot when asked a series of rapid-fire questions on their likes and dislikes.
  • Deathly Hallows sneak peak
  • Additional scenes
  • Close up with the Cast- a variety of segments hosted by the film’s stars
  • Editing with Daniel Radcliffe: Daniel and editor Mark Day have a light-hearted conversation about film editing and how to get the right shot for a scene
  • Special Effects with Matthew Lewis, Oliver Phelps and Tom Felton: The guys get a “science lesson” from Special Effects Supervisor John Richardson and technician Matthew Harlow.
  • Owl Training with Jessie Cave: Jessie heads outside for training tips with “hootie” and owl trainer Guillaume Grange.
  • Stunt Training with Rupert Grint: Rupert shows off his thrill for danger with the stunt department.
  • Costume Designs with Evanna Lynch: Evanna shares her jewelry designs with Costume Designer Jany Temime.
  • Art with Bonnie Wright: Bonnie and graphic designer Eduardo Lima show off the fun props, products and set designs.
  • Behind the Camera with James Phelps: In his debut performance in the assistant director department, James actually becomes a crew member on set.
  • Make-Up with Emma Watson: Emma and designer Amanda Knight talk about the biggest challenges on this year’’s film.

Deleted Scenes:

  • Harry and Hermione walk through the Hogwarts hall
  • Harry and Hermione discuss the Marauder’s Map
  • Harry, Ron and Hermione discuss the Vanishing Cabinet
  • Harry and Dumbledore arrive at cave entrance
  • Harry and Dumbledore leave the cave
  • Clouds gather over Hogwarts as Flitwick conducts the choir
  • Harry joins Ron, Hermione and Ginny in the Common Room
  • Harry and Hermione discuss Ron at the Astronomy Tower

Maximum Movie Mode – Exclusive to 3-Disc Blu-ray Combo:

This interactive viewing experience will examine the entire film with such things as Focus Points, Picture-In-Picture, photo galleries and much more!

  • The Millennium Bridge
  • Shooting On Location
  • Professor Slughorn
  • Building Relationships
  • Director David Yates Returns
  • Wool’s Orphanage
  • Ron and Lavender’s Kiss
  • The Burrow
  • Harry and Ginny’s Kiss
  • Aragog Returns
  • Creating the Cave
  • Designing the Virtual Cave Environment
  • The Inferi
  • The Underwater Sequence

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1

Release Date: April 11, 2011 (UK); April 15, 2011 (US)

Running Time: 146 minutes

Editions: Widescreen Edition, Full-Screen Edition, Two-Disc Special Edition, Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray, Blu-ray Three-Disc Limited Edition, Limited Edition Blu-ray Combo Pack + Wand pens, Ultimate Edition

Blu-ray Combo Pack Features:

  • Maximum Movie Mode: Join host Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy), and other members of the cast and crew, on an interactive journey through Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1. Plus, revisit important moments from the previous films to prepare for the final battle that takes place in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2.
  • Dan, Rupert and Emma’s Running Competition: While filming the escape scene from the Snatchers in Swinley Forest, Dan, Rupert and Emma engage in a little competition of their own. With colorful commentary by Director David Yates, see the competitive spirit on set and this hilarious rivalry between the three leads.
  • Exclusive Sneak Peek of an opening scene from the highly anticipated upcoming film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2.
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1: Behind the Soundtrack.
  • The Seven Harrys: See how Daniel Radcliffe recreated the personalities of the different characters that transform into Harrys in the hilarious Privet Drive scene.
  • On the Green with Rupert, Tom, Oliver, and James: Accompany Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Oliver Phelps (George Weasley), and James Phelps (Fred Weasley) for a round of golf and get a glimpse into their 10-year friendship that developed while making the Harry Potter films.
  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Promotional Trailer: Join Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and other cast members from the Harry Potter films on their first visit to the Grand Opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
  • Additional Scenes (also available on regular DVD)

Deleted Scenes:

  • Montage: Ron and Hermione skimming stones
  • The Dursley House: Harry and Petunia leave the house and discuss Lily’s Death
  • The Dursley House: Harry and Dudley Talk and shake hands
  • The Granger House: Yaxley searches the deserted home
  • The Burrow’s shed: Ron discusses radios with Mr. Weasley
  • Ministry of Magic lifts: Harry tells Arthur he’s being tracked
  • The trio discuss destroying the locket and horcruxes
  • A rabbit chase in the forest with Harry and Ron

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2

Release Date: November 11, 2011 (US); December 2, 2011 (UK)

Running Time: 125 minutes

Editions: DVD, Blu-ray, Blu-ray Combo Pack, Ultimate Edition

Blu-ray Exclusives:

  • Maximum Movie Mode hosted by Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom) and other cast members (80 minutes): As the epic showdown between Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort approaches, don’t miss a single detail as the forces of Good and Evil clash one final time throughout the grounds of Hogwarts.
  • A Conversation with JK Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe: Join JK Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe for an exclusive conversation about bringing the character of Harry Potter to life, the last decade of films and how their lives have changed by the fame that they’ve both experienced.
  • The Goblins of Gringotts: Hosted by Warwick Davis, you’ll see the entire process of becoming a goblin in a Harry Potter film, from auditions and casting to makeup and prosthetic tests as well as filming the final scenes.
  • When Harry Left Hogwarts: BAFTA award-winning filmmaker Morgan Matthews has been given unprecedented access to the creative decision-making processes that have been kept as a closely guarded secret – until now. Hear the personal stories of the faces we know, and those we don’t, as we come to the end of one of the most successful eras in cinema history.
  • WB Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
  • Deleted Scenes

For PS3 Users:

  • Game demo of LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 for PS3

DVD Exclusives:

  • The Goblins of Gringotts: Hosted by Warwick Davis, you’ll see the entire process of becoming a goblin in a Harry Potter film, from auditions and casting to makeup and prosthetic tests as well as filming the final scenes.
  • The Women of Harry Potter: A look at the remarkable women in Harry Potter’s life and the critical role they play in the films.
  • When Harry Left Hogwarts: BAFTA award-winning filmmaker Morgan Matthews has been given unprecedented access to the creative decision-making processes that have been kept as a closely guarded secret – until now. Hear the personal stories of the faces we know, and those we don’t, as we come to the end of one of the most successful eras in cinema history.
  • WB Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
  • Deleted Scenes

3-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack Features:

    • Maximum Movie Mode: Blowing up Hogwarts
    • A conversation with J.K. Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe:
    • Watch clips: Casting of Dan Radcliffe and Character Discussion
    • The Goblins of Gringotts
    • The Women of Harry Potter
    • Additional Scenes
    • Warner Brothers: Studio Tour London
    • Pottermore Preview

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Ultimate Editions
Harry Potter and the Philosopher‘s/Sorcerer‘s Stone

SS Ultimate Edition

Release Date: December 8, 2009

Disc 1: Theatrical Version

Disc 2: Extended Version with 7 minutes of footage not shown in theaters

Disc 3: 

  • Diagon Alley
  • Tour the Gryffindor Common Room, Harry’s Room and the Great Hall- Welcome to the self-guided tour of Hogwarts, home of witches and wizards in training, and take in the sights.
  • Classrooms: Defense Against the Dark Arts, Spells and Charms, Potions, Transfiguration
  • Third Floor Corridor; Deleted scenes
  • Sorting Hat
  • Library: Gallery of Art and Architecture; Hogwarts Yearbook; Guide to Ghosts- Discover the many marvelous and mysterious ghosts of Hogwarts.
  • Hogwarts Grounds: Quaffle and Bludger- Get a lesson from Oliver Wood on how to play Quidditch; Tour Hagrid’s Hut- Welcome to the self-guided tour of Hagrid’s Hut, home of Rubeus Hagrid, the keeper of keys and grounds at Hogwarts, and his faithful companion, Fang.
  • Extra credit
  • Interview- Capturing the Stone: A Conversation with the Filmmakers- Director Chris Columbus, Producer David Heyman, Screenwriter Steve Kloves and Production Designer Stuart Craig talk about casting and bringing the novel to life.

Disc 4: 

  • Introduction by Daniel Radcliffe- An introduction to many special features for the Harry Potter films 
  • Deleted scenes
  • Trailers and TV Spots
  • A Glimpse Into the World of Harry Potter 2001 International TV Special
  • Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Magic Begins 

Documentary: Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Magic Begins 

  • Uncover the intimate details of the search to cast Harry Potter and his friends
  • See Daniel, Rupert, and Emma’s never-before-seen audition tapes
  • Be there with stars and filmmakers walking onto the set of the exciting first day of shooting
  • Learn about Chris Columbus’ critical, step-by-step decisions behind the creation of Harry Potter’s world on screen
  • Look back on an amazing decade’s worth of movies with Daniel, Rupert, and Emma in new and vintage interviews never seen before.
  • Introduced by Daniel Radcliffe.

Collectibles: 48 page photo back with never-before-seen images from Years 1-7 and 2 Ultimate Edition Character Cards: Harry Potter and Minerva McGonagall.-

To purchase a DVD Ultimate Edition click here and to purchase a Blu-ray click here.

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

CoS Ultimate Edition

Release Date: December 8, 2009

Disc 1: Theatrical Version

Disc 2: Extended Version with 13 minutes of footage not shown in theaters

Disc 3: 

  • Deleted scenes 
  • Lockhart’s classroom
  • Photo Gallery: Certificates- Have a look at Gilderoy Lockhart’s many achievements; Required Reading- Find out what text books you’ll need for Lockhart’s Defense Against the Dark Arts class.
  • Extra Credit
  • Behind Hogwarts
  • A Conversation with J.K. Rowling and Steve Kloves- The author and screenwriter detail how the books are brought to life, and the changes that happen in the process.
  • Dumbledore’s Office
  • Build a Scene- Building a scene as magnificent as Professor Dumbledore’s office takes more than wood, plaster, nails and paint. It takes imagination.
  • Tour Dumbledore’s Office- Welcome to the self-guided tour of Professor Dumbledore’s office, one of the most fascinating rooms at Hogwarts.
  • Interviews with Students, professors and more.
  • Gallery of production sketches
  • Activities
  • Spellcaster Knowledge Challenge (game)
  • EA Game Preview

Disc 4:

  • Screen tests of Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Revealed – 2002 HBO First Look special
  • Trailers and TV spots
  • Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 2: Characters – Explore how the cast and creative team of directors and designers take the character’s descriptions on the page to the actor’s performances on film.

Documentary: Creating the World of Harry Potter Part 2: Characters 

  • A whole new realm of discover… discover the intriguing inside stories of why so many of Britain’s most celebrated stars took roles in the series 
  • See the newly unveiled screen test between Daniel Radcliffe and Evanna Lynch (selected to play Luna out of 15,000 hopefuls!)
  • Go on the set to see firsthand how each of the directors brought unique strengths to the series
  • Witness the amazing transformations as Daniel, Rupert, and Emma grow with their characters over a decade of unprecedented filmmaking
  • Plus: Never-before-seen screen tests of Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson.

Collectibles: 48 page photo book with never-before-seen images from Years 1-7 and 2 Ultimate Edition Character cards, Rubeus Hagrid and Severus Snape.

To purchase a DVD Ultimate Edition click here and to purchase a Blu-ray click here.

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

PoA Ultimate Edition

Release Date: October 19, 2010

Disc 1: Theatrical Version

Disc 2:

  • Creating the World of Harry Potter Part 3: Magical Creatures 
  • Tour Nick Dudman’s creature shop
  • An interview in Spanish with Alfonso Cuarón
  • 3 Vintage TV Specials: The Magic Touch of Harry PotterHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: Something Wicked This Way Comes; The Making of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Disc 3: 

  • Additional scenes
  • Creating the Vision: Interview with J.K. Rowling and the Filmmakers
  • Conjuring a Scene: Creating Buckbeak and the Dementors for the Screen
  • Johnny Vaughan and the Shrunken Head lead raucous interviews with the cast
  • Self-Guided Tours of Honeydukes and Professor Lupin’s classroom
  • Meet the animal trainers in Care of Magical Creatures
  • 3 Great Challenges: Test your memory with Magic You May Have Missed; Help Crookshanks Catch Scabbers; and go on an unexpected quest with Sir Cadogan

Documentary: Creating the World of Harry Potter Part 3: Magical Creatures

  • Never-before-seen footage of the Creature Shop! Explore never revealed concept drawings, interviews with creators who describe the quest to create real creatures with emotional power to move the adventure forward. Go behind the scenes with Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson as they interact with a marvelous menagerie from magnificent Buckbeak to malevolent Dementors. Watch creatures develop from page to sketch to model to screen. Discover how actors are transformed from humans to rats and werewolves. Witness Voldemort’s evolution from grotesque, infant-like creature to the Darkest Force of all.

Collectibles: 48 page creatures photo book with rare images from years 1-7. A Year 3 Lenticular Card. Two Ultimate Editions character cards: Hermione Granger and Sirius Black.

To purchase a DVD Ultimate Edition click here and to purchase a Blu-ray click here.

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

GoF Ultimate Edition

Release Date: October 19, 2010

Disc 1: Theatrical Version

Disc 2: 

  • Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 4: Sound and Music 
  • 5 Vintage TV Specials: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire; Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Behind the Magic; Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Dark Matters, New Masters; Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Some Animal Magic; Inside Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Disc 3: 

  • Preparing for the Yule Ball
  • Conversations with the cast
  • Reflections on the fourth film
  • Triwizard Tournament: Dragon Arena- Harry vs. the Horntail: The First Task
  • Meet the Champions
  • Triwizard Tournament: Lake- In Too Deep: The Second Task
  • Triwizard Tournament: Maze- Maze Challenge; To the Graveyard and Back Challenge; The Maze: The Third Task; He Who Must Not be Named

Documentary: Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 4: Sound and Music 

  • For the first time, discover how musical themes for Harry, Hedwig, Luna, and Lord Voldemort define each character’s identity. Learn how sound effects experts create the crunch of footsteps on snow and the whoosh of a flying broomstick. Visit recording studios and see how each composer brings his orchestral vision to the films. Plunge into fun as Daniel gets the sound of underwater. Feel the magic as music is added to a scene, intensifying the emotion and steering the story.

Collectibles: 44 page Sound and Music Photo Book with rare images from years 1-7, Year 4 Lenticular Card, Two Ultimate Edition character cards, Ronald Weasley and Alastor ‘Mad-Eye’ Moody.

To purchase a DVD Ultimate Edition click here and to purchase a Blu-ray click here.

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

OotP Ultimate Edition

Release Date: June 14, 2011

Disc 1: Theatrical Version

Disc 2: 

  • Additional scenes
  • Trailing Tonks: Natalia Tena leads a very personal film set tour
  • Harry Potter: The Magic of Editing: Director David Yates and Editor Mark Day show what a difference a good edit makes

Disc 3: 

  • Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 5: Evolution 
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: The Rebellion Begins
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: Fulfilling a Prophecy
  • Featurette Gallery: 28 short segments covering people, places, creatures and the moviemaking magic behind them
  • Theatrical trailers

Documentary: Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 5: Evolution

  • It takes you along for every exciting step of the 10-year filmmaking odyssey. Join the four directors, key members of the crew and cast, including Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, as they explore how the creative vision for the films evolved to maintain the integrity and increasing intensity of J.K. Rowling’s expansive literary series. From the ever-changing architecture of Hogwarts Castle and expanding landscape of the wizarding world, to the darkening color palette of each successive film, to the young actors maturing along with their characters, it is a wondrous and spectacular adventure to experience.

Collectibles: 48 page book with rare images from years 1-7, year 5 Lenticular Card, Ultimate Edition Character cards of Luna Lovegood and Dolores Umbridge.

To purchase a DVD Ultimate Edition click here and to purchase a Blu-ray click here.

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

HBP Ultimate Edition

Release Date: June 14, 2011

Disc 1: Theatrical Version

Disc 2: 

  • Additional scenes
  • J.K. Rowling: A Year In The Life- Documentary, a personal look at the journey in creating and launching the final book.
  • Close Up with the Cast of Harry Potter– Cast members are your personal guides to aspects of movie-making that include editing, makeup, stunt, set design, props, costumes and more!
  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter– Get a sneak peek (at the theme park)
  • What’s on Your Mind- Lightning round Q&A with cast and crew
  • One-Minute Drills- Cast Members sum up their characters

Disc 3: 

  • Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 6: Magical Effects 
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: Behind the Magic
  • Featurette Gallery: 14 short segments that unlock more moviemaking secrets
  • Gallery of five distinctive Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ABC Family Promo Spots
  • Theatrical Trailers

Documentary: Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 6: Magical Effects 

  • In Harry Potter’s world, portraits come to life, potions transform, time reverses, Quidditch players soar, dragons attack and magic is everywhere. Explore the moviemaking magic that created the wizardry and wonder of the Harry Potter film series.

Collectibles: 44 page book with rare images from years 1-7, Year 5 Lenticular Card, Ultimate Edition Character cards of Draco Malfoy and Albus Dumbledore.

To purchase a DVD Ultimate Edition click here and to purchase a Blu-ray click here.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Parts 1 & 2

DH Ultimate Edition

Release Date: November 13, 2012

Deathly Hallows – Part 1

  • Blu-ray theatrical version with Maximum Movie Mode 
  • DVD theatrical version
  • UltraViolet Digital Copy- theatrical version
  • Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 7: Story
  • Harry Potter: On the Road
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1: Behind the Magic
  • The Return of the Order
  • Scabior and Greyback
  • Dobby’s Farewell
  • The Look of Bill Weasley
  • The Weasleys
  • The State of Evil
  • The New Guys
  • One Book, Two Movies
  • The Wizarding Prop Shop
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows- Part 2: Sneak Peak
  • Teaser trailer
  • Theatrical trailers

Deathly Hallows – Part 2

  • Blu-ray Theatrical Version with Maximum Movie Mode
  • DVD Theatrical Version
  • UltraViolet Digital Copy- theatrical version
  • Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part 8: Growing Up
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2: Behind the Magic
  • A Conversation with J.K. Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe Extended Cut
  • Hogwarts’ Last Stand
  • The Goblins of Gringotts
  • The Great Hall of Hogwarts
  • Ron and Hermione’s Kiss
  • That’s a Wrap, Harry Potter
  • Neville’s Battle Make-up
  • The Gringotts Disguises
  • Harry’s Death: The Courtyard Confrontation
  • Secrets of the Cast Revealed! Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2: The Quest – Emma Watson gets a red card, Daniel Radcliffe discusses his mentors, Ralph Fiennes as Voldemort and there is also a look back at Severus Snape.
  •  London premiere exclusive footage of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
  • Dumbledore and Harry: A Look Back
  • Favorite Lines with the Harry Potter Cast
  • Riding Along Memory Lane
  • Favorite Props and Costumes with the Harry Potter Cast
  • Finding Luna: A Dream Come True
  • A Tribute to Dobby: The Beloved House-Elf
  • A Special Message to the Fans of Harry Potter
  • The Cast of Harry Potter Says Goodbye
  • Additional Scenes
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour London preview
  • Pottermore preview
  • Teaser trailer
  • Theatrical trailer

Collectibles: 48-page Growing Up book with rare images from all 8 films, Year 7 lenticular card, four Ultimate Edition character cards of Ginny Weasley, Neville Longbottom, Bellatrix Lestrange, and Lord Voldemort.

To purchase a Blu-ray Ultimate Edition click here.

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Special Collection Sets

These unique sets of DVDs include a detailed and comprehensive look into the wizarding world through the most successful film franchise in history.

In April 2014, the next generation of Harry Potter DVD collections was released with the Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection. This comprehensive collection is on 31 discs and includes all eight movies on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD with UltraViolet.

Full details about both collections are located under the toggles below.

Wizard's Collection

Wizards Collection

This limited collection is the largest ever for Warner Bros, released September 10, 2012.

  • 31-disc collection features all previously released content.
  • More than four hours of never-before-seen exclusive material boasts all eight movies on Blu-ray and DVD.
  • All disc versions feature UltraViolet Digital Copy.
  • Presented in gorgeous giftbox packaging with eight must-have pieces of collectible movie memorabilia that can’t be found anywhere else.

The Harry Potter Wizard’s Collection, featuring all eight films, exclusive never-before-seen content, and must-have memorabilia, became available on September 10, 2012, from Warner Home Video. The 31-disc collection contains all eight Harry Potter movies on Blu-ray, DVD, and UltraViolet Digital Copy and more than 37 hours of special features, including all previously released materials and more than ten hours of new-to-disc bonus content and more than four hours of never-before-seen material. Witches and wizards who think they’ve seen everything will marvel at the all-new special features, including the final two Creating the World of Harry Potter features titled “Story” and “Growing Up.”

The Harry Potter Wizard’s Collection allows fans to conjure up every available version of all eight films. In addition to the theatrical release of every film, the collection also includes the extended versions of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and the 3D versions of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Parts 1 and 2.

Beautifully packaged in a stunning gift box measuring 32.4 cm x 26.4 cm x 28.6 cm and weighing 19 lbs, the Harry Potter Wizard’s Collection contains eight artistic and authentic film memorabilia. The collectibles are exclusive to the set.

Harry Potter Wizard’s Collection bonus disc: Nearly four hours of features, including:
-“The Harry Potters You Never Met” – watch how thrilling stunts from the films were performed and learn about the tricks behind the major stunts in the series

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 bonus disc: Over two hours of features, including:
Creating the World of Harry Potter, Pt. 7: Story

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 bonus disc: Over four hours of features, including:
Creating the World of Harry Potter, Pt. 8: Growing Up
-extended “A Conversation with JK Rowling and Dan Radcliffe,” with 15 minutes of new footage

Exclusive Premiums

Exclusive memorabilia, including a map of Hogwarts, concept art prints, and catalogs of props and posters, all designed by the graphic designers from the films.

Stuart Craig sketches of Hagrid’s Hut and the Little Hangleton graveyard.

ULTRAVIOLET DIGITAL COPY

The Harry Potter Wizard’s Collection UltraViolet Digital Copy includes a Standard Definition Digital Copy of all eight Harry Potter main feature films. Special features not included.

Hogwarts Cloth Map

The cloth map of Hogwarts that is included.

Stuart Craig Sketch

An example of Stuart Craig’s production sketches that are included.

To purchase a Wizard’s Collection edition click here.

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Hogwarts Collection


Hogwarts Collection

The Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection includes all eight Harry Potter films, plus 45+ hours of previously released bonus material that contains the complete eight-part documentary series, Creating the World of Harry Potter.

Films included in this collection – All on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD with UltraViolet

  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone theatrical version on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD with UltraViolet and extended cut on Blu-ray
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets theatrical version on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD with UltraViolet and extended cut on Blu-ray
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD with UltraViolet
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD with UltraViolet
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD with UltraViolet
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 2D on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD with UltraViolet and 3D version on Blu-ray
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 2D on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD with UltraViolet and 3D version on Blu-ray

Special Features  – everything previously released, including the eight-part documentary Creating the World of Harry Potter on Blu-ray:

  • Creating the World of Harry Potter – Part 1: The Magic Begins

The magic begins. The choices, the breakthroughs, the early decisions that impacted all the films are explored here via rare footage, cast and crew reminiscences, and more. Learn about the extensive search by producer David Heyman and director Chris Columbus for the perfect actors to portray Harry, Ron, and Hermione and see the earliest meeting of Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson.

  • Creating the World of Harry Potter – Part 2: Characters

“We really do look at the story and characters first,” producer David Heyman says. “That’s the heart and that’s the soul of the film.” And that’s the heart and soul of this incisive, decade-spanning exploration of how the series’s actors bring the beloved Harry Potter characters to life. Discover which parts of the J.K. Rowling books helped Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, and more stars make their roles leap from page to screen.

See screen tests of actors including Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) and Jessie Cave (Lavender Brown) working with the established stars. Learn why so many of Britain’s acting greats wanted to be part of Harry Potter’s world… and which ones became mentors to the young stars. Share each director’s vision as you watch Daniel, Rupert, and Emma grow up with Harry, Ron, and Hermione.

  • Creating the World of Harry Potter – Part 3: Creatures

Soar on the back of Buckbeak. Battle a Hungarian Horntail. Trace Voldemort’s terrifying transformation from grotesque infant-like creature to Dark Lord. Fascinating footage lets you experience the Harry Potter world of creatures through new eyes with this revealing look at a new group of wizards: the artists who create the monsters and marvels. Roam the Harry Potter Creature Effects workshop, where actors with a little FX magic are turned into beasts and sketches turn into animatronic wonders. Join Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson as they share stories about acting opposite everything from tiny, computer-generated pixies to a four-ton mechanical spider (guess which young star is really afraid of spiders).

  • Creating the World of Harry Potter – Part 4: Sound & Music

Can you imagine the Yule Ball without the Potter waltz? Quidditch without the whoooosh of flying? Or any Harry Potter film without the iconic “Hedwig’s Theme”? Now, absorbing interviews and behind-the-scenes glimpses let you share the vision of composers, sound experts, and others who make the Harry Potter films enchantment for the ears as well as the eyes. Experience sound and music that magnify triumph and fear, joy and suspense while transporting viewers on an emotional journey alongside the on-screen characters. Learn how specially created musical motifs identify individual characters and places. Watch as Foley artists use unusual techniques to replicate everyday sounds. Discover a whole new way to look at – and listen to – Harry’s world.

  • Creating the World of Harry Potter – Part 5: Evolution

Join the four directors and key members of the crew and cast, including Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson, as they explore how the creative vision for the films evolved to maintain the integrity and increasing intensity of J.K. Rowling’s expansive literary series. From the ever-changing architecture of Hogwarts Castle and growing landscape of the wizarding world, to the darkening palette of each successive film, to the young actors maturing along with their characters, it is a wondrous and spectacular adventure to experience.

  • Creating the World of Harry Potter – Part 6: Magical Effects

In Harry Potter’s world, portraits come to life, potions transform, time reverses, Quidditch players soar, dragons attack, and magic is everywhere. Explore the moviemaking magic that created the wizardry and wonder of the Harry Potter film series. Now, fascinating insights, interviews, and watch-it-happen footage let you experience the triumphs of the technical wizards who conjured up an awe-inspiring alternate reality. Share the fun as Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson negotiate the moving stairs. Marvel as an oversized water tank transforms into the depths of the BlackLlake for the Triwizard Tournament. Discover which amazing sequence was filmed entirely using computer-generated imagery. Watch as blue- and green-screen backgrounds transform into towering structures and endless landscapes.

  • Creating the World of Harry Potter – Part 7: Story

Over the course of ten years, screenwriter Steve Kloves worked tirelessly with author J.K. Rowling to develop her seven magical books into eight magical films. From the beginning, Kloves had to decide what to keep, what to change, and what to cut while staying true to Rowling’s vision, initially without even knowing how the series ended! Learn the story behind the stories and see how the two collaborated and developed a friendship based on mutual trust and respect, as they sit down together for an intimate, free-flowing conversation. Gain new insight into J.K. Rowling’s own conceptions of her beloved characters and hear how Kloves was able to adapt them faithfully for the screen while maintaining the fine balance between heart, humor, and heroism that exemplifies the series.

  • Creating the World of Harry Potter – Part 8: Growing Up

They grew up with the world watching them. By the time the final film wrapped, the young stars of Harry Potter had spent nearly half their lives on set. In Growing Up, new and vintage interviews featuring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, and other cast and crew show how the actors have grown over the course of the series, while behind-the-scenes footage gives an exclusive look at their lives as actors and as children who’ve grown into young adults. From early interviews shortly after being cast, to the poignant final day of filming, watch how their ideas of acting, fame, their characters, and themselves have changed through four directors, eight films, and ten years. Learn how the more experienced actors took the younger ones under their wings and see the friendships that only years of collaboration could create. Finally, say farewell to the series with Daniel Radcliffe as he delivers an emotionally charged speech to the cast and crew as the final film wraps.

Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection Blu-ray Bonus Disc

More than three hours of features, including:

  • “The Harry Potters You Never Met” – Meet the stunt doubles for Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson as they demonstrate how they balanced major stunt work while seamlessly mimicking the actors they represented.
  • “Designing the World of Harry Potter” Explore how production designer Stuart Craig and his creative team brought J.K. Rowling’s imagination to life on the screen.
  • When Harry Left Hogwarts (Extended Version)” – Hear candid and emotional stories about the final days on set in this extended behind-the-scenes look.
  • “50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments (Definitive Version)” – Take a look back with cast members who share their on- and off-screen memories.
  • “Secrets Revealed! Quidditch” – At last, the secrets behind the special effects required for the breathtaking Quidditch scenes are revealed.
  • “Secrets Revealed! Hagrid” – See the camera tricks, towering stand-in, and voluminous body suits behind the beloved Keeper of Keys and Grounds at Hogwarts.

To purchase a Hogwarts Collection edition click here.

***Note: All enhanced content listed above is subject to change.

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