When Did Harry Potter Come Out?


Harry Potter is one of the most successful book franchises to date without a doubt. The making of the movies of this very franchise further spiked its popularity as it reached a wider audience and touched more and more hearts every time a new film was released. A question that many people who have grown fond of the movie ask is “When Did Harry Potter Come Out?” that is exactly what we will be answering in-depth in this article

The First Movie of Harry Potter ( Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s stone ) came out on November 4th, 2001. The movie soon gained popularity so much that only a year after that the second part was released. And in case you are wondering about when the first book of harry potter came out, it came out on the 27th of June 1997. Down Below is the list of the harry potter movies along with the date when they were released. We will look at the release date of the books later in this article

  • 1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: Released in 2001 and was the very first movie of Harry Potter was released and this is what created the hype of the Harry Potter series
  • 2. Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets: Released in 2002, the second of the series which was directed by Chris Columbus, the same guy who directed te first movie
  • 3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The 3rd movie of the series was released in 2004. This was the first time there was a year delay as this part came to the cinemas in 2004
  • 4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: This was released in 2005 and directed by Mike Newelson
  • 5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: Released in 2007 and directed by David Yates
  • 6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: Released in 2009 and directed by David Yates again
  • 7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1: Released in 2010 & directed by David Yates
  • 8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2: released in 2011 & directed by David Yates. This movie proved to be the most lucrative one for the franchise and ended up earning over $1.34 Billion in revenue

When Did The First Book Of Harry Potter Come Out?

Well, the first book ( Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone, which as you might have guessed was the source for the very first movie came out on the 26th of June 1997. Down below is a list of the dates when the books of Harry Potter came out along with their names

Name Of The BookDate On Which It Was
Released
Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s
Stone
26 June 1997
Harry Potter And The Chamber
Of Secrets
2nd July 1998
Harry Potter And The Prisoner
Of Azkaban
8 July 1999
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire8 July 2000
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix21 June 2003
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceJuly 16 2005
 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows21 July 2007

Directors Of The Movies Of Harry Potter

Down below is the list of the names of Harry Potter’s directors arranged according to the movie names

Name Of The BookThe Name Of The Directors
Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s
Stone
Chris Columbus
Harry Potter And The Chamber
Of Secrets
Chris Columbus
Harry Potter And The Prisoner
Of Azkaban
Alfonso Cuarón
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Mike Newell
Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixDavid Yates
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceDavid Yates
 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Part 1
David Yates
 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Part 2
David Yates

How Old Is Harry Potter In The Very First Book?

Well, in the very first book ( Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s
Stone ), Harry Potter started his journey wizardry at the age of 11 years old

When Did Jk Rowling Start Writing Harry Potter?

Joanne Kathleen Rowling or otherwise known as J.K. Rowling first had the idea of Harry Potter on a train ride from Manchester back in 1990. The idea was refined over the next five years as she planned the seven books of the series. This is where she made notes on scraps of papers. She went to Edinburgh in 1993 and by then she had done 3 chapters of the philosopher’s stone. By this time, she also had a baby daughter, but the busy routine of a mother didn’t stop her from writing in every free moment she got.

It was at this point that she sent out her work to a number of literary agents, one of whom wrote back saying that they would love to see the rest of the work. In her words ‘the best letter I had ever received in my life’”. Soon after the first book was finished Bloomsbury accepted to publish it and it was published in 1997. And the rest as we know is history

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