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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 5.0
    82

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Shot in spooky gradations of silver and shadow, The Prisoner of Azkaban is the first movie in the series with fear and wonder in its bones, and genuine fun, too.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Who would think Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban could be an art film? Thanks to director Alfonso Cuaron, a dazzling storyteller with a keen eye for whimsical detail, the third film in the Potter franchise is a visual delight.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Michael Rechtshaffen

    A deeper, darker, visually arresting and more emotionally satisfying adaptation of the J.K. Rowling literary phenomenon, achieving the neat trick of remaining faithful to the spirit of the book while at the same time being true to its cinematic self.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    The right word for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is wondersful -- as in full of wonders, great and small.

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