Harry Potter Movies in Order: How to Watch in Australia Chronologically

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Want to know how to watch Harry Potter movies in order from Australia? From Harry Potter-Part I to the Fantastic Beasts sequel, let’s explore the gist of the Wizarding world in this article.

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 20 years since the first Harry Potter movie hit our screens, giving life to JK Rowling’s magical characters & stories.

Not unexpectedly, Gen Z had spent most of its time raving about the new characters and magic tricks that every new sequel had brought to them.

Witnessing Ron, Hermione, and Harry Potter’s adventures through their successive years at Hogwarts fighting against the evils of dark magic is always a treat to watch.

It is one of a kind experience to witness, whether you read it through the Harry Potter books or you watch the Harry Potter series on your screens.

However, if you’re assuming that the Warner Bros. Harry Potter legacy has reached its cinematic end with the release of  “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows-Part 2″,  let us inform you that it’s not true.

Warner Bros. has extended the franchise into Wizarding World shared Universe, which contains the 8 blockbuster Harry Potter movies and the Fantastic Beast Films.

And off-course, many magical actions & tricks are coming your way from the Wizarding World.

It’s time to rewatch the magical actions from this sprawling fantasy series and untangle any knots that you may have to enjoy the new sequels in Australia.


Harry Potter Movies in Order of Release Date

So how should you watch the Harry Potter films so that you don’t miss any event happening in the series? Well, we are just in time to explain this to you.

Just a quick reminder that the whole Harry Potter story is sequential, and the Harry Potter Franchise consists of 7 books: one for each consecutive year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

There are two different ways to stream Warner Bros. Harry Potter movies in order in Australia; you can watch these movies either in chronological order or release date order. Here is a simple chart to help you understand the Harry Potter movies in release date order:

 Movie Name  Release Year
Harry Potter and Sorcerer’s Stone 2001
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets  2002
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 2004
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire  2005
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix  2007
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 2009
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 2011
 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2016
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald 2018

Harry Potter Movies in Chronological Order

Here’s the list of Harry Potter movies in Chronological order:

 Movie Name  Set in
Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them 1926
Fantastic Beast: The Crimes of Grindelwald 1927
Harry Potter and Sorcerer’s Stone 1991-1992
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 1992-93
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 1993-94
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 1994-95
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 1995-96
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 1996-97
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 1997-98
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 1997-98

Fantastic Beasts 3 will most likely take place after the second installment of the franchise and before the events of Sorcerer’s Stone.

If the Harry Potter stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is converted into a film, it will be released at the end of both the release sequence and the chronological order, as it is set in 2017.

Let’s get started with the Warner Bros. Harry Potter movies in release date order.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)

Writer: JK Rowling

Director: Chris Columbus

Cast: Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint

IMDB Ratings: 7.6/10

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone is the first movie adaptation of JK Rowling’s famous kid’s novel about Harry Potter.

The movie is based on a young boy who finds out about his past when he turns eleven years old. He gets to know that he is an orphaned son of two strong wizards and has his unique magical powers.

He is treated as an unwanted and cursed child and sent to Hogwarts, a boarding school for magic and witchcraft. There he discovers the truth about his parents’ mysterious death with the help of his new friends and allies from Hogwarts.

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Writer: JK Rowling

Director: Chris Columbus

Cast: Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint

IMDB Ratings: 7.4/10

This movie explains Harry’s second year at the Hogwarts (after the sorcerer’s stone part). An elf warns Harry of the upcoming happenings that are approaching him.

Unluckily, the elf’s information is right. Harry experiences many strange occurrences like fighting trees, talking spiders, flying cars, and whatnot.

He also witnesses deadly warnings that are written on school walls with blood. This year is certainly more difficult and happening than the last one.


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

 

Writer: JK Rowling

Director: Alfonso Cuarón

Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Gary Oldman

IMDB Ratings: 7.9/10

This is Harry’s third year in Hogwarts. Unfortunately, this year also begins terribly like the past two years. First, he gets to know that the frantic killer Sirius Black is out of the Azkaban prison and is dead set on killing him.

Due to the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and his friends face a new danger.

Next, Hermione’s cat attacks Ron’s weak and sickly rat, causing a misunderstanding among the trio. Meanwhile, a group of evil dementors is sent to protect the school from Sirius Black.

Harry gets help from a new teacher and learns how to defend himself. However, Harry also works on unfolding the secret of his tie with Sirius Black.

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

Writer: JK Rowling

Director: Mike Newell

Cast: Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Robert Pattinson

IMDB Ratings: 7.7/10

The fourth movie is about Harry’s fourth year at the school of Hogwarts. The storyline revolves around an upcoming tournament that is going to happen among three major magic schools.

Goblet of fire will select one candidate from each school. Unluckily Harry’s name is also put on the list, although he is not eligible and is a fourth player. But, he can not back off now; he must compete in the dangerous tournament.


Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

Writer: JK Rowling

Director: Nicholas Hooper

Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma

IMDB Ratings: 7.5/10

This is Harry’s & his friend’s fifth year in the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Lord Voldemort is back, and most of the wizarding community is unaware of his battle with the evil wizard Lord Voldemort.

Ministry of magic appoints Dolores Umbridge as a defense against the dark arts teacher. Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, and Ron know better and create Dumbledore’s army, which is a group of students who come together to train themselves for the upcoming battles.

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

Writer: JK Rowling

Cast:  Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma

IMDB Ratings: 7.6/10

In his sixth year at Hogwarts, Harry has to face another battle. The Dark Lord and his Death Eaters have attacked the magical world and wreaked havoc.

Hogwarts is no longer a safe place for wizards. Harry also suspects some other dangers lurking within the castle walls. Dumbledore is bent on preparing Harry for his final battle with Voldemort.


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

Writer: JK Rowling

Director: David Yates

Cast: Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint

IMDB Ratings: 7.7/10

Harry and his friends prepare to destroy Horcruxes, the source of Voldemort’s immortality. But unfortunately, they have started this mission without the guidance of their professors.

Meanwhile, they face dangers from dark forces who threaten to tear them apart. On the other hand, death eaters have seized the magic ministry and Hogwarts while searching for Harry, who is busy preparing for the final battle.

The Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010) is one of the not-to-miss Potter films from the series.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011)

Writer: JK Rowling

Director: David Yates

Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint

IMDB Ratings: 8.1/10

Harry Potter and the deathly hollows- Part 2 is a story about the final battle between Voldemort and Harry, who has grown into a steely lad.

Meanwhile, the friend must find the Horcruxes that are the sources of Voldemort’s immortality. Watch the epic showdown between Voldemort & Harry Potter to know if Harry will be successful in his mission to rid the world of evil?


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

Writer: JK Rowling

Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterstone, Ezra Miller

IMDB Ratings: 7.2/10

It’s mid-1920 when Newt Scamander, a British wizard, arrives in New York City, holding a strange leather suitcase that contains diverse magical creatures that exist among us.

Unfortunately, Newt’s precious suitcase is missed, and many creatures manage to escape the suitcase. This escape could cause trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a must-watch movie. Jude Law played the character of Albus Dumbledore in this movie.


Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)

Writer: JK Rowling

Director: David Yates

Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterstone, Johnny Depp

IMDB Ratings: 6.5/10

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is about Albus Dumbledore recruiting his former student Newt Scamander to thwart Grindelwald’s plan of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over non-magical beings.

In an increasingly divided wizarding world, love and loyalty are tested. Fantastic Beasts films are as amazing as the Harry Potter series.

How to Watch Harry Potter Movies Online

All eight Harry Potter films, as well as the two Fantastic Beasts films, are available to watch on HBO Max in the United States, which is unsurprising given that the Warner Bros.-owned streaming service sees the blockbuster franchise as a great way to recruit new customers.

The films are also accessible to view via Peacock, which currently has all eight films available on its site. The series is also available to rent or buy through services such as Amazon.

Australian users can watch all 8 Harry Potter movies on either HBO Max or Peacock TV with the help of a VPN. You can also watch Harry Potter Movies in Australia on Netflix by connecting to a Turkish server.


FAQs

Fantastic Beast films better blend the magic world with muggle reality as compared to the original Harry Potter movies, which don’t have meaningful grounds in reality until the fifth movie.

All Harry Potter movies are based on 7 books written by JK Rowlings. The Harry Potter Franchise was successful but had to stop because Harry’s story came to an end in the novel.

There are seven Harry Potter books, all written by JK Rowling.

Harry Potter dies during the Battle of Hogwarts in the seventh book, Deathly Hallows. Harry accepted Voldemort’s previous offer to give himself up and save the lives of his friends and colleagues after many battles and several defeats.

Fourteen actors appeared in all 8 Harry Potter movies, including Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and  Rupert Grint acting in all the films.


Wrapping Up:

Hopefully, our extensive research will be of some use to you. You can now reduce wasting time hovering on the titles and utilize it to watch the Harry Potter movies in order from Australia. You can opt for different streaming services to watch them all.

Lily Bart

Lily is like a wild flower who is sweet yet always on top of her game. She dreams of someday living somewhere warm and writing a novel. She is a passionate binge-watcher and has watched countless movies and shows. She has won all of our in-house movie trivia.

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