The Harry Potter film series consists of eight fantasy films beginning with Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001) and culminating with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011). It is the highest-grossing film series of all-time in inflation unadjusted dollars, with $7.7 billion in worldwide receipts. Continue reading to see twenty-two rare behind-the-scenes images.
The series was produced by David Heyman and stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson as the three leading characters, Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. Four directors worked on the series: Chris Columbus, Alfonso Cuaron, Mike Newell, and David Yates. Production took over ten years to complete, with the main story arc following Harry Potter’s quest to overcome his conflict with Lord Voldemort.