Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2

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Thrilling, powerfully acted, and visually dazzling, Deathly Hallows Part II brings the Harry Potter franchise to a satisfying -- and suitably magical -- conclusion.



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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2, is the final adventure in the Harry Potter film series. The much-anticipated motion picture event is the second of two full-length parts. In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry Potter who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here. -- (C) Warner Bros


Daniel Radcliffe
as Harry Potter
Rupert Grint
as Ron Wesley
Emma Watson
as Hermione Granger
Helena Bonham Carter
as Bellatrix Lestrange
Ralph Fiennes
as Lord Voldemort
Michael Gambon
as Professor Albus Dumbledore
Alan Rickman
as Professor Severus Snape
Robbie Coltrane
as Rubeus Hagrid
John Hurt
as Mr. Ollivander
Jim Broadbent
as Professor Horace Slughorn
Timothy Spall
as Wormtail
Warwick Davis
as Griphook
Tom Felton
as Draco Malfoy
Jason Isaacs
as Lucius Malfoy
Miranda Richardson
as Rita Skeeter
Gary Oldman
as Sirius Black
Imelda Staunton
as Dolores Umbridge
David Thewlis
as Remus Lupin
Bill Nighy
as Rufus Scrimgeour
Emma Thompson
as Professor Sybil Trelawney
Richard Griffiths
as Vernon Dursley
Maggie Smith
as Professor Minerva McGonagall
Julie Walters
as Molly Weasley
Bonnie Wright
as Ginny Weasley
Evanna Lynch
as Luna Lovegood
Harry Melling
as Dudley Dursley
Domhnall Gleeson
as Bill Weasley
Ian Kelly
as Herminone's Dad
Clémence Poésy
as Fleur Delacour
Michelle Fairley
as Herminone's Mum
Anthony Allgood
as Gringotts Guard
Fiona Shaw
as Petunia Dursley
Gemma Jones
as Madam Pomfrey
Helen McCrory
as Narcissa Malfoy
Carolyn Pickles
as Charity Burbage
Ciarán Hinds
as Aberforth Dumbledore
Jessie Cave
as Lavendar Brown
Natalia Tena
as Nympadora Tonks
Jon Key
as Bogrod
Oliver Phelps
as George Weasley
Chris Rankin
as Percy Weasley
Mark Williams
as Arthur Weasley
James Phelps
as Fred Weasley
Kelly Macdonald
as Helena Ravenclaw
Matthew Lewis
as Neville Longbottom
Ralph Ineson
as Amycus Carrow
Suzie Toase
as Alecto Carrow
Hebe Beardsall
as Ariana Dumbledore
Joshua Herdman
as Gregory Goyle
Scarlett Byrne
as Pansy Parkinson
Devon Murray
as Seamus Finnigan
Alfie Enoch
as Dean Thomas
Anna Shaffer
as Romilda Vane
David Bradley
as Argus Filch
Afshan Azad
as Padma Patil
Freddie Stroma
as Cormac McLaggen
Guy Henry
as Pius Thicknesse
Miriam Margolyes
as Professor Pomona Sprout
Katie Leung
as Cho Chang
Dave Legeno
as Fenrir Greyback
Nick Moran
as Scabior
Amber Evans
as Twin Girl 1
Ruby Evans
as Twin Girl 2
Benjamin Northover
as Hogsmead Death Eater
Ian Peck
as Hogsmead Death Eater
Rusty Goffe
as Aged Gringotts Goblin
Leslie Phillips
as The Sorting Hat
Adrian Rawlins
as James Potter
Ellie Darcey-Allen
as Young Lily Potter
Robbie Jarvis
as Young James Potter
James Walters
as Young Sirius Black
Ariella Paradise
as Young Petunia Dursley
Benedict Clarke
as Young Severus Snape
Toby Papworth
as Baby Harry Potter
Sian Grace Phillips
as Screaming Girl
Graham Duff
as Death Eater
Peter G. Reed
as Death Eater
Ellie Darcey-Alden
as Young Lily Potter
Judith Sharp
as Death Eater
Emil Hostina
as Death Eater
Granville Saxton
as Death Eater
Tony Kirwood
as Death Eater
Ashley McGuire
as Death Eater
Arthur Bowen
as Albus Severus Potter (19 Years Later)
Daphne de Beistegui
as Lily Potter (19 Years Later)
William Dunn
as James Potter (19 Years Later)
Jade Gordon
as Astoria Malfoy (19 Years Later)
Bertie Gilbert
as Scorpius Malfoy (19 Years Later)
Helena Barlow
as Rose Weasley (19 Years Later)
Ryan Turner
as Hugo Weasley (19 Years Later)
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Critic Reviews for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2

All Critics (329) | Top Critics (57) | Fresh (316) | Rotten (13)

  • The final instalment, Deathly Hallows Part 2, is a bravura duel between good and evil. It's also a cathartic, occasionally clunky nostalgiafest.

    Nov 18, 2014 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

    Kate Muir

    Times (UK)
    Top Critic
  • For 10 years and eight films we've gotten to watch these young actors grow as people, as performers and as characters. It has been a true coming-of-age saga, in the fullest and most moving sense of the term.

    Nov 18, 2014 | Rating: 4/5
  • The grand finish, if not always inspired, feels necessary. In a sustained, imaginative way, this is the best of any movie series.

    Nov 18, 2014 | Rating: 3/5
  • Fiennes and Rickman get the actorly moments they've been building toward for so long, and the film is most fun when it sticks to mechanics: roller coaster rides, battle scenes, close calls.

    Jan 4, 2012 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

    Rafer Guzman

    Top Critic
  • For a grand finale to a truly epic, good-natured franchise, this is a perfect goodbye that's very hard to beat.

    Jul 18, 2011 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…
  • In the 10 years since Harry's first big- screen close-up, the spell has never been broken. And we Muggles have been made better for the magic.

    Jul 15, 2011 | Rating: 3.5/4

Audience Reviews for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2

  • Jun 24, 2017
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part 2: This movie is in my Top 10 movies of all time. For me it goes along with Alien, Pulp Fiction, The Dark Knight, and Rosemary's Baby. Though I'm sure many people would disagree with me this movie in my opinion will be a classic in the future. This epic franchise ends on a more than satisfying note and delivers on every level. The action is amazing, the story is amazing, the directing is amazing. This is a gold standard for all action/fantasy movies going forward.
    Tyler H Super Reviewer
  • Nov 19, 2016
    To me, the perfect conclusion to a franchise ties up everything that was promised while leaving the audience with an emotionally satisfying ending that leaves the door open for something later. The Deathly Hallows Part 2 checked off just about everything I could have asked for. We begin part 2 still in search of the Horcruxes as well as finding Voldemort's army at its strongest. I think what's most impressive about this particular installment is that it manages to pull off the "all pay-off" type of story that most part 2's have struggled with. Both, The Hunger Games and Hobbit series' have had a rough time closing out their series' with a film that feels whole in itself. Sure, you can't really have the full experience without at least watching Part 1, but there's no part of me that thinks this story could have been pulled off in one film. Even with all of the cameos and reappearances of beloved characters, there's plenty of new ones as well. Ciaran Hinds' Abeforth Dumbledore for one, Helena Ravenclaw, a nearly-blind Dragon from Gringott's, and oh yeah those kids at the end. J.K. Rowling has a knack for giving everyone a chance to shine, and there's no difference in Part 2. Seriously, I never would have thought Neville would be the one to kill Voldemort's snake, Nagini, but that's why it was so brilliant. This is also the film in which all was revealed about Snape and his allegiance to Harry after all. The first time I watched this entire sequence, it absolutely broke me. To watch a guy so hopelessly in love with someone he can never have, and then look after her son even though he despises the very presence of him, is so beautiful and tragic at the same time. It's something only the likes of J.K. Rowling could handle with such grace. Harry himself goes through perhaps his biggest character arc since the middle of the franchise as he's forced to come to grips with the fact that he is the 7th horcrux after all. Even though we ultimately knew he was going to have that showdown with Voldemort at Hogwarts, but his goodbyes to Ron and Hermione, and ultimately his discussion with The Order in the Forest, were some of the most touching scenes the franchise has given us. This also gave us one final scene with Michael Gambon as Dumbledore's spirit, so to speak. Of course, I'm a bigger fan of Richard Harris' work as the great wizard, but Gambon's spin on the character definitely grew on me. Especially when watching them all back to back. Everything about this film is epic in scale and emotion. Even if you know when certain things are going to happen, they are written and presented in a way that's undeniably satisfying. I know some think the "19 years later" scene is hokey, but for me it's the perfect culmination of everything that the series has brought thus far. Harry finally got to experience King's Cross Station with his family, and he honored Snape and Dumbledore with his son's name. It's just perfect. After re-watching the 8 films within days of each other, I can say that this without a doubt in the top 5 of my favorite film franchises of all time. And The Deathly Hallows ended it with a bang. +Everyone gets a chance to shine +Battle for Hogwarts +Snape reveals +The ultimate sacrifice +19 Years Later 10/10
    Thomas D Super Reviewer
  • Jul 21, 2016
    This is the best way to end such a thrilling franchise. Harry Potter doesn't get better than this.
    Jack P Super Reviewer
  • Mar 28, 2016
    The conclusion to a ten year epic, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 is not only suitably action-packed, but also an incredibly emotional and almost tear jerking conclusion to one of the greatest movie series' ever.
    Matthew M Super Reviewer

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