Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Reviews

January 5, 2018
Cuarn's Prisoner of Azkaban, while a touch less faithful to the details of Rowling's oeuvre, captures far better its mood, the constant sense of wondrous discovery and lurking danger.
November 16, 2014
Cuarn brought to the Potter franchise a quality curiously missing from the two previous films: magic.
August 3, 2013
The right word for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is wondersful -- as in full of wonders, great and small.
August 3, 2013
For the first time, the non-converted may actually see what all the fuss is about.
August 3, 2013
Just like the books that the films are based on, this franchise gets better with each installment.
September 8, 2010
Like the first two movies, this is loaded with computer-generated imagery, but for the first time there's a sense of dramatic proportion balancing the spectacle and the story line.
February 27, 2007
June 24, 2006
Compared to its predecessors, this is a more wintry, thoughtful and rewarding movie.
July 21, 2005
This is a luminous movie -- luminous, imaginative and affecting. For Harry Potter, at least, the third time is the charm.
August 7, 2004
The most powerfully entrancing children's film in years.