Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

Voldemort's (Ralph Fiennes') power is growing stronger. He now has control over the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts. Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint), and Hermione (Emma Watson) decide to finish Dumbledore's (Sir Michael Gambon's) work and find the rest of the Horcruxes to defeat the Dark Lord. But little hope remains for the trio, and the rest of the Wizarding World, so everything they do must go as planned.
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IMDb   7.7 /10
Metacritic   65 %
TheMovieDb    7.8 /10
RottenTomatoes
FilmAffinity   6.6 /10
Creators
Director David Yates
Writer Steve Kloves
Writer J.K. Rowling
Information
Release Date2010-11-17
Runtime2h 26mins
GenreAdventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Content RatingPG-13 (PG-13)
AwardsNominated for 2 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 53 nominations.
CompanyWarner Bros., Heyday Films
CountryUK
LanguageEnglish
Minister Rufus Scrimgeour
Hermione Granger
Dudley Dursley
Molly Weasley
Ginny Weasley
Ron Weasley
Mr. Granger
Petunia Dursley
Professor Severus Snape
Charity Burbage
Lord Voldemort
Bellatrix Lestrange

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the first of two cinematic parts based on J. K. Rowling's 2007 novel of the same name and the seventh instalment in the Harry Potter film series. It was written by Steve Kloves and produced by David Heyman, David Barron, and Rowling and features an ensemble cast.

The film stars Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, with Rupert Grint and Emma Watson, respectively, reprising roles as Harry's best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. It is the sequel to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) and is followed by the concluding entry, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011).

The story follows Harry Potter, who has been asked by Dumbledore to find and destroy Lord Voldemort's secret to immortality – the Horcruxes. Filming began on 19 February 2009 (2009-02-19) and was completed on 12 June 2010 (2010-06-12). Part 1 was released in 2D cinemas and IMAX formats worldwide on 19 November 2010. The film received positive reviews with critics praising its performances, cinematography, visual effects and musical score.

In the film's worldwide opening weekend, Part 1 grossed $330 million, the third-highest in the series, and the highest opening of 2010, as well as the eighth-highest of all time. With a worldwide gross of $977 million, Part 1 is the third-highest-grossing film of 2010, behind Toy Story 3 and Alice in Wonderland, and the third-highest-grossing Harry Potter film in terms of worldwide totals, behind Deathly Hallows – Part 2 and Philosopher's Stone (2001). Additionally, it received two nominations at the 83rd Academy Awards: Best Art Direction and Best Visual Effects.


Plot

At a meeting of the Death Eaters, Severus Snape reports to Lord Voldemort that the Order of the Phoenix will try to move Harry Potter to a safe location. Voldemort explains that he cannot kill Harry with his own wand because they share the same core and confiscates Lucius Malfoy's wand for the deed. He becomes enraged when he attacks Harry during the move and Harry escapes after his wand damages Lucius'.

As the Weasleys prepare for the wedding of Ron Weasley's older brother, Bill, the Minister for Magic informs Harry, Ron, and Hermione Granger that they each inherited something from Albus Dumbledore: Ron the Deluminator, Hermione Dumbledore's copy of The Tales of Beedle the Bard, and Harry the Golden Snitch he caught in his first Quidditch match as well as the Sword of Gryffindor. The wedding is interrupted by news that Voldemort has taken over the Ministry and killed the Minister.

Harry, Ron, and Hermione hide at Number 12, Grimmauld Place. They learn that local thief Mundungus Fletcher stole Salazar Slytherin's locket and sold it to Dolores Umbridge. They recover the locket, but reveal their hideout to a Death Eater. Ron is severely injured when they disapparate to a quiet forest, leaving them no option but to travel from place to place on foot.

All their attempts to destroy the locket fail, but Hermione deduces that Gryffindor's sword can destroy Horcruxes because it is impregnated with basilisk venom. Ron becomes increasingly frustrated with their lack of progress and jealous of Harry and Hermione. He disapparates one night after arguing with Harry, leaving Hermione distraught.

One day, Harry touches the Snitch to his lips, revealing the message "I open at the close." Hermione finds a strange mark in Beedle the Bard that Harry remembers Luna Lovegood's father, Xenophilius, wearing on a chain around his neck at Bill's wedding.

They travel to Godric's Hollow to search for the sword and are approached by historian Bathilda Bagshot. Thinking she has the sword, they follow her to her house where Harry sees a picture of a man he had seen in a dream stealing a wand from the wandmaker Gregorovitch. Bathilda morphs into Voldemort's snake Nagini and attacks Harry before they disapparate to safety.

Hermione identifies the man Harry saw as Gellert Grindelwald. That night, a doe patronus leads Harry to a pond at the bottom of which is the sword. He dives in the frigid water, but with the locket around his neck, it tries to drown him. Ron appears, retrieves the sword, and saves Harry. They finally destroy the locket Horcrux and Ron explains that the Deluminator led him to their location.

The three visit Xenophilius to learn the meaning of the symbol on his chain. He says it represents the Deathy Hallows, leading Hermione to read the story of how three brothers were each given a prize for evading Death: the Elder Wand, the Resurrection Stone, and the Cloak of Invisibility. Possessing all three makes one the Master of Death. Before they leave, Xenophilius summons the Death Eaters, hoping to exchange Harry for a kidnapped Luna.

They escape, but are caught by Snatchers. Harry sees an elderly Grindelwald tell Voldemort that the Elder Wand is buried with Dumbledore. At Malfoy Manor, Bellatrix Lestrange becomes enraged upon seeing a Snatcher with Gryffindor's sword. She has Harry and Ron locked in the cellar, where they find Luna and Ollivander, and tortures Hermione and Griphook the goblin into explaining how they got the sword. Harry begs for help using a glass shard in which he thinks he has previously seen Dumbledore and Dobby appears in response. Dobby helps save everyone from the Malfoys and Bellatrix and Harry takes some wands from Draco Malfoy, but just as they all disapparate, Bellatrix kills Dobby. They bury him near a seaside cottage the Order uses as a safe house as Voldemort recovers the Elder Wand from Dumbledore's grave.


Cast

  • Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter: A 17-year-old wizard.
  • Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley: One of Harry's best friends.
  • Emma Watson as Hermione Granger: One of Harry's best friends.
  • Bonnie Wright as Ginny Weasley: Ron's younger sister and Harry's love interest.
  • Helena Bonham Carter as Bellatrix Lestrange: A Death Eater, Sirius Black's insane cousin and murderer, and the aunt of Draco.
  • Robbie Coltrane as Rubeus Hagrid: Harry's half-giant friend, and gamekeeper at Hogwarts.
  • Warwick Davis as Griphook: A goblin and former employee at Gringotts Bank. Davis replaced Verne Troyer, who portrayed the character physically in the first film, though Davis had dubbed Griphook's lines.
  • Tom Felton as Draco Malfoy: a Death Eater and son of Lucius and Narcissa Malfoy.
  • Ralph Fiennes as Lord Voldemort: An evil power-hungry wizard, and the leader of the Death Eaters.
  • Michael Gambon as Professor Albus Dumbledore: Former headmaster of Hogwarts killed by Severus Snape in the previous film.
  • Maggie Smith as Professor Minerva McGonagall: Deputy Headmistress at Hogwarts.
  • Brendan Gleeson as Alastor 'Mad-Eye' Moody: A member of the Order of the Phoenix.
  • John Hurt as Garrick Ollivander: A wandmaker abducted by the Death Eaters.
  • Rhys Ifans as Xenophilius Lovegood: The eccentric father of the trio's friend Luna.
  • Jason Isaacs as Lucius Malfoy: Draco Malfoy's father and a disgraced Death Eater.
  • Helen McCrory as Narcissa Malfoy: Draco's mother and Bellatrix's sister.
  • Bill Nighy as Rufus Scrimgeour: The new Minister of Magic.
  • Alan Rickman as Professor Severus Snape: A double agent to the Death Eaters and the new headmaster of Hogwarts.
  • Jim Broadbent as Professor Horace Slughorn: The new Potions teacher at Hogwarts, who has secret knowledge regarding Lord Voldemort.
  • Timothy Spall as Peter Pettigrew/Wormtail: The Death Eater who betrayed Harry's parents to Voldemort.
  • Imelda Staunton as Dolores Umbridge: Senior Undersecretary to the Minister and Head of the Muggle-born Registration Commission.
  • David Thewlis as Remus Lupin: A member of the Order of the Phoenix and a former teacher at Hogwarts.
  • Natalia Tena as Nymphadora Tonks: Remus Lupin's wife and a member of the Order of the Phoenix.
  • George Harris as Kingsley Shacklebolt: Another member of the Order of the Phoenix.
  • Julie Walters as Molly Weasley: The Weasley matriarch and a mother figure to Harry.
  • Mark Williams as Arthur Weasley: Ron Weasley's father, an Auror at the Ministry of Magic.
  • Domhnall Gleeson as Bill Weasley: Arthur and Molly's eldest son who helps Harry to escape from Little Whinging and who is to marry Fleur.
  • Clémence Poésy as Fleur Delacour: A French Witch of the Beauxbatons School who also helps Harry to escape from Little Whinging.
  • Guy Henry as Pius Thicknesse: The puppet Minister of Magic installed by Voldemort.
  • Peter Mullan as Corban Yaxley: A Death Eater at the Ministry of Magic.
  • Carolyn Pickles as Charity Burbage: The Muggle Studies teacher at Hogwarts, tortured and killed by Voldemort
  • David Ryall as Elphias Doge: An old schoolfriend of Albus Dumbledore who defends him in an obituary.
  • Richard Griffiths as Vernon Dursley: Harry's Muggle uncle.
  • Fiona Shaw as Petunia Dursley: Harry's Muggle aunt.

Production

Part 1 was filmed back-to-back with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 from 19 February 2009 to 12 June 2010. Director David Yates, who shot the film alongside director of photography Eduardo Serra, described Part 1 as "quite real"; a "road movie" that's "almost like a vérité documentary".

Originally set for a single theatrical release, the idea to split the book into two parts was suggested by executive producer Lionel Wigram due to what David Heyman called "creative imperative". Heyman initially responded negatively to the idea, but Wigram asked, "No, David. How are we going to do it?". After rereading the book and discussing it with screenwriter Steve Kloves, he agreed with the division.

The production filmed at the Dartford Crossing for the dramatic chase where Harry and Hagrid are being ambushed by Death Eaters.

Sets

Stuart Craig, set designer for all of the previous Harry Potter films, returned for the final two parts. He said, "We made a very different kind of film, which was shot a great deal on location. We travelled quite far, we built sets, and they spend a lot of time in a forest," he explained. "We built forest sets and integrated them into the real forests, so there were challenges there, as you might imagine." Craig was ultimately nominated for an Academy Award for his work on Part 1.

On the wedding tent for Bill and Fleur's wedding in Part 1, Craig commented on his aim to "rather than make it an extension of the house, which is rather eccentric, homemade, we decided to make it rather elegant . . . It's lined with silk and beautiful, floating candelabra. So it's a nice contrast with the house." For the Ministry of Magic set, he noted, "This is an underground world; this is a ministry, so we went to the real ministries, the Muggle ministries – Whitehall, in London – and decided that our magical ministry was kind of a parallel universe to these real ministries."

Craig also commented on his design of Malfoy Manor, saying that it is "a very strong architectural set. The exterior is based on an Elizabethan house here in this country called Hardwick Hall and it has massive windows, and these windows are kind of blinded out. The shutters are drawn so they are like blind windows and they have a real kind of presence, an ominous presence, so that gave us the basis for a good exterior. There's an extraordinary magical roof that's added and surrounded by forest which isn't there in reality, but again is one of the devices to make it more threatening and mysterious."

Costumes

The costumes for Part 1 were designed by Jany Temime, who has been the costume designer on Harry Potter productions since Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004). Temime was involved in a controversy regarding her work on Fleur Delacour's wedding dress. She was accused of copying the design from a similar dress from Alexander McQueen's Fall 2008 collection. Temime spoke about the dress, saying that she "wanted it to be a witch wedding dress but not a Halloween dress. The dress is white but it needed to have something fantastic to it. So there is the phoenix, the bird, which is a symbol of love in a way because there is rebirth, love never dies, it is born again."

Visual effects

After working on every film since Prisoner of Azkaban, Double Negative was asked to provide visual effects for the final instalments of the story, in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Parts 1 and 2. Working closely with the film's VFX Supervisor, Tim Burke, the team was led by VFX Supervisor, David Vickery and VFX Producer Charlotte Loughlane. The main team also included 3D Supervisor, Rick Leary and 2D Supervisor, Sean Stranks.

Double Negative's work for Part 1 included the corroding Warner Brothers logo and extensive environment extensions of the Burrows and its surrounds. Additional environment work was completed on Xenophilius Lovegood's home, extending it in 3D and culminating in the Death Eaters' attack. Double Negative also advanced the Death Eaters' smoke effects, with the introduction of the 'flayed man' stage in between their smokey, fluid, flying state and their live-action presence upon landing. Other work included the Patronus charm that interrupts the wedding party to inform the guests that Voldemort has taken over the Ministry of Magic.

The visual-effects company Framestore produced most of the creature CGI, as in previous films, as well as the animated Tale of the Three Brothers sequence, which was directed and designed by Ben Hibon.

Music

Composer Nicholas Hooper, who scored Order of the Phoenix and Half-Blood Prince, did not return for Deathly Hallows. Instead, Alexandre Desplat was hired to compose the score for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1. The film also featured the song "O Children" by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.


Distribution

Marketing

The first official picture from the first film was released on 1 December 2009 (2009-12-01), showing Harry, Ron and Hermione in a London street. A clip was officially released on 8 December 2009 (2009-12-08) with the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince on Blu-ray and DVD. At the 2010 ShoWest convention, Alan F. Horn premiered unfinished footage from both films. The 2010 MTV Movie Awards premiered more footage from Deathly Hallows. Following this was the release of the official teaser poster, which shows the release date of both Part 1 and Part 2 and a destroyed Hogwarts castle. ABC Family broadcast interviews and additional scenes from both parts during their Harry Potter weekend, which began on 8 July 2010. A two-minute trailer for the film was released worldwide on 22 September 2010.

On 29 September 2010, three character posters for Part 1 of Harry, Ron, and Hermione were released by Yahoo! Movies. The following day, a Part 1 cinema poster was released featuring the trio on the run in a forest. The theatrical poster has the tagline "Nowhere is safe", and another version with no credits has the tagline "The end begins". Various other character posters for Part 1 were released on 6 October 2010, featuring Harry, Ron, Hermione, Lord Voldemort, Bellatrix Lestrange, Severus Snape and Fenrir Greyback. On 12 October, four new character posters were released. The posters are set to the theme of "Trust no one" and "The hunt begins".

On 15 October 2010, tickets began selling on Fandango for the US release of Part 1, and on 19 October, a 50-second clip featuring never-before-seen footage was aired at the 2010 Scream Awards. On 16 October, the second TV spot was released on Cartoon Network during a premiere of Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster. On 25 October 2010, Yahoo! Movies released an exclusive featurette of the film. On 30 October 2010, Entertainment Weekly released two new featurettes titled "Horcruxes" and "The Story", featuring a large amount of never-before-seen footage. On the same day, the Warner Bros. Harry Potter website was updated to reveal twelve miniature clips from the film.

On 3 November 2010, the Los Angeles Times released an extended clip of Harry leaving the Burrow to find the Horcruxes, titled "No One Else Is Going to Die for Me". On 4 November, a new clip was released from the Harry Potter Facebook page, titled "The Seven Potters". Two more clips were released over the next two days, including a scene depicting a café attack and another taking place in Malfoy Manor.

Theatrical release

On 26 August 2010, director David Yates, producers David Heyman and David Barron, and with Warner Bros. president Alan F. Horn attended a test screening for Deathly Hallows – Part 1 in Chicago. The unfinished film gained rave reviews from test screeners, some of whom labelled it "amazing and dark" and "the most perfect Harry Potter film". Others expressed that the film faithfully adapted the novel, which led to an inheritance of the "book's own problems".

Warner Bros. Pictures was originally going to release Part 1 of Deathly Hallows in 2D and 3D formats. On 8 October 2010, it was announced that plans for a 3D version of Part 1 had been scrapped. "Warner Bros. Pictures has made the decision to release Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 in 2D, in both conventional and IMAX cinemas we will not have a completed 3D version of the film within our release date window. Despite everyone's best efforts, we were unable to convert the film in its entirety and meet the highest standards of quality." Part 1 of Deathly Hallows was released on Blu-ray 3D as a Best Buy Exclusive. Part 2 was still released in 2D, 3D, and IMAX formats.

The world premiere for Deathly Hallows – Part 1 was held in Leicester Square in London on 11 November 2010, with fans from across the world turning up – some of whom had camped for days in the square. This was followed by the Belgian premiere on 12 November and the US premiere in New York City on 15 November.

Just 48 hours prior to the official North American launch of Part 1, the first 36 minutes of the film were leaked on the internet. Even before the leak, the film was already the fifth-biggest generator of advance ticket sales in history, after selling out 1,000 cinemas across the United States. Despite widely circulating rumours that the leaked footage was a marketing ploy to generate hype for the movie release date, no screener discs had been created by Warner Bros., and executives called it "a serious breach of copyright violation and theft of Warner Bros. property".

In Australia, the film had its premiere on 13 November at Warner Bros. Movie World, located on the Gold Coast, Queensland. Three hundred people attended the viewing, which was the second official showing in the world, behind the UK premiere. The film premiered in Kuwait on 16 November. In Israel, Estonia, and New Zealand, the film was released on 18 November.

Home media

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 was released on a single and double disc DVD and 3-disc Blu-ray combo pack on 11 April 2011 in the UK and on 15 April 2011 in the US. On 28 January 2011, it was announced by Emma Watson on the Harry Potter UK Facebook page that the page's fans will get to vote for their preferred cover for the Part 1 Blu-ray. The cover with the most votes will be the cover for the disc. Voting started that same day. The DVD and Blu-ray include eight deleted scenes, with the Blu-ray Combo Pack containing an opening scene from Part 2 featuring Harry and Ollivander discussing the Deathly Hallows. Deathly Hallows – Part 1 performed well in DVD sales, selling 7,237,437 DVD units and adding $86,932,256 to the gross revenue of the film, bringing the total to $1,043,331,967.


Reception

Box office

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 grossed $24 million in North America during its midnight showing, beating the record for the highest midnight gross of the series, previously held by Half Blood Prince, at $22.2 million. The film also had the third-highest midnight gross of all time, behind The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and The Twilight Saga: New Moon, which grossed $30 million and $26.3 million, respectively. The film broke the record for the highest midnight gross in IMAX, with $1.4 million in box office sales, surpassing Eclipse, which grossed $1 million. All of these records were later topped in 2011 by the film's sequel, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2.

In North America, the film grossed $61.7 million on its opening day, marking the sixth highest single day gross ever at the time. It became the highest opening day for a Harry Potter film in the series, a record previously held by Half-Blood Prince with $58.2 million, until it was broken by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 with $92.1 million. The film grossed a total of $125 million in its opening weekend, marking the largest opening for the franchise, previously held by Goblet of Fire and later topped by its sequel Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2. It also was the second biggest November opening ever at the time, behind The Twilight Saga: New Moon's $142.8 million, the ninth biggest weekend opening for a film of all time at the North American box office, and the second biggest opening weekend for a 2010 film in the United States and Canada behind Iron Man 2's $128.1 million. The film stayed at the top of the box office for two weeks, grossing $75 million over the five-day Thanksgiving weekend, bringing its total to $219.1 million.

In the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Malta, the film broke records for the highest Friday gross (£5.9 million), Saturday gross (£6.6 million), and Sunday gross (£5.7 million). Additionally, the film set the largest single day gross (£6.6 million) and the largest opening three-day gross (£18,319,721), a record previously held by Quantum of Solace, which grossed £15.4 million. As of 13 February 2011, Part 1 has grossed £52,404,464 ($86,020,929), becoming the second highest-grossing 2010 release in the country, behind Toy Story 3 (£73,405,113).

Outside North America, the film grossed an estimated $205 million in its opening weekend, becoming the sixth highest of all time, the highest for a 2010 release, and the second highest for a Harry Potter movie, behind only Half-Blood Prince. Globally, the film grossed $330 million in its opening weekend, ranking seventh on the all-time chart.

It was the highest grossing 2010 film in Indonesia ($6,149,448), Singapore ($4,546,240), Thailand ($4,933,136), Belgium and Luxembourg ($8,944,329), France and the Maghreb region ($51,104,397), Germany ($61,430,098), the Netherlands ($13,790,585), Norway ($7,144,020), Sweden ($11,209,387), and Australia ($41,350,865). In total overseas earnings, it surpassed Philosopher's Stone ($657.2 million) to become the highest grossing Harry Potter film overseas.

Part 1 ended its run with $296.3 million in the United States and Canada, making it the fifth highest-grossing film of 2010 in these regions, and $680.7 million from other countries around the world, for a worldwide total of $977 million, making it the third highest-grossing film of 2010 worldwide behind Toy Story 3 and Alice in Wonderland, as well as the third highest grossing Harry Potter film in the series behind The Deathly Hallows – Part 2 and The Philosopher's Stone.

Critical response

On Rotten Tomatoes gives the film an approval rating of 77% based on 287 reviews, with an average rating of 7.1/10. The site's critics consensus reads, "It can't help but feel like the prelude it is, but Deathly Hallows: Part I is a beautifully filmed, emotionally satisfying penultimate installment for the Harry Potter series." On Metacritic, the film has a weigheted average score of 65 out of 100, based on 42 critics, indicating "generally favourable reviews". Audiences surveyed by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" on an A+ to F scale.

The UK's Daily Telegraph also gave the film a positive review, remarking, "For the most part the action romps along, spurred by some impressive special effects," adding, "It's just slightly disappointing that, with the momentum having been established so effectively, we now have to wait until next year to enjoy the rest of the ride." Roger Ebert awarded the first part three out of four stars, praising the cast and calling it "a handsome and sometimes harrowing film . . . completely unintelligible for anyone coming to the series for the first time". Scott Bowles of USA Today called it, "Menacing and meditative, Hallows is arguably the best instalment of the planned eight-film franchise, though audiences who haven't kept up with previous chapters will be hopelessly lost", while Lisa Schwarzbaum of Entertainment Weekly likewise praised the film as "the most cinematically rewarding chapter yet." In a review for the Orlando Sentinel, Roger Moore proclaimed Part I as "Alternately funny and touching, it's the best film in the series, an Empire Strikes Back for these wizards and their wizarding world. And those effects? They're so special you don't notice them." Ramin Setoodeh of Newsweek gave a negative review, writing, "They've taken one of the most enchanting series in contemporary fiction and sucked out all the magic . . . while Rowling's stories are endlessly inventive, Potter onscreen just gives you a headache." Lou Lumenick of The New York Post found the film to be "Beautifully shot but a soulless cash machine... delivers no dramatic payoff, no resolution and not much fun."

Keith Uhlich of Time Out New York named Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 the seventh-best film of 2010, calling it an "elatingly downbeat blockbuster".

Accolades

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 was nominated for Best Art Direction and Best Visual Effects at the 83rd Academy Awards. It is the second film in the Harry Potter film series to be nominated for a Visual Effects Oscar (the previous one being Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban). The film was long-listed for eight different categories, including Best Cinematography, Production Design, and Original Score, at the 64th BAFTA awards, and ultimately was nominated for Best Special Visual Effects and Make-up.

AwardCategoryResultRecipientSource
83rd Academy AwardsBest Art DirectionNominatedStuart Craig
Stephenie McMillan
Best Visual EffectsNominatedTim Burke
John Richardson
Christian Manz
Nicolas Aithadi
64th BAFTA AwardsSpecial Visual EffectsNominated
Best Makeup and HairNominatedAmanda Knight
Lisa Tomblin
BAFTA Britannia AwardsArtistic Excellence in DirectingWonDavid Yates (for Harry Potter films 5–8)
37th Saturn AwardsBest Fantasy FilmNominated
Best DirectorNominatedDavid Yates
Best Special EffectsNominatedTim Burke
John Richardson
Nicolas Ait'Hadi
Christian Manz
Best Make-UpNominatedMark Coulier
Nick Dudman
Amanda Knight
Best CostumeNominatedJany Temime
2011 Hugo AwardsBest Dramatic Presentation (Long Form)NominatedDavid Yates, Steve Kloves
2011 MTV Movie AwardsBest MovieNominated
Best Male PerformanceNominatedDaniel Radcliffe
Best Female PerformanceNominatedEmma Watson
Best VillainWonTom Felton
Best KissNominatedDaniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson
Best FightNominatedDaniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint
Satellite Awards 2010Best CinematographyNominatedEduardo Serra
Best Original ScoreNominatedAlexandre Desplat
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association AwardsBest Art DirectionNominatedStuart Craig
Art Directors Guild Awards 2010Best Art Direction in a Fantasy FilmNominated
Golden Reel Awards 2011Best Sound Editing: Music in a Feature FilmNominatedGerard McCann
Peter Clarke
Stuart Morton
Allan Jenkins
Kirsty Whalley
Rob Houston
Best Sound Editing: Dialogue and ADR in a Feature FilmNominatedJames Harley Mather
Bjorn Ole Schroeder
Dan Laurie
Jon Olive
Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2010Best CinematographyNominatedEduardo Serra
San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2010Best CinematographyNominated
Best Production DesignNominatedStuart Craig
Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2010Best CinematographyNominatedEduardo Serra
Best Visual EffectsNominated
Visual Effects Society Awards 2011Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual-Effects Driven Feature Motion PictureNominatedTim Burke
Emma Norton
John Richardson
Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture
(Dobby)
WonMathieu Vig
Ben Lambert
Laurie Brugger
Marine Poirson
Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture
(Kreacher)
Nominated
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2010Best Visual EffectsNominated
Best MakeupNominated
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Awards 2010Best Visual EffectsNominated
Special Merit (Obliviate Scene)Nominated
Las Vegas Film Critics Society AwardsBest Visual EffectsNominated
International Film Music Critics AssociationBest Original Score for a Fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror FilmNominatedAlexandre Desplat
2011 Kids' Choice AwardsFavorite MovieNominated
Favorite Movie ActressNominatedEmma Watson
Empire Awards 2011Best ActressNominated
Best Sci-Fi / FantasyWon
2011 National Movie AwardsBest Fantasy FilmWon
Performance of the YearNominatedDaniel Radcliffe
NominatedEmma Watson
NominatedRupert Grint
2011 Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie: Sci-Fi/FantasyWon
Choice Movie: Actor Sci-Fi/FantasyNominatedDaniel Radcliffe
Choice Movie: Actress Sci-Fi/FantasyWonEmma Watson
Choice Movie: VillainWonTom Felton
Choice Movie: LiplockWonDaniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson
2011 British Academy Children's Awards (BAFTA)Favorite FilmNominated
BAFTA Kids' Vote (Film Category)Nominated