Updated 17 June 2002, 11.05
Harry Potter fans in America will get to see the full-length version of the first Chamber of Secrets film trailer this weekend.
It's the first chance to see if the second film matches up to the magic of The Philosopher's Stone.
If you're in America, tell us what you think of the trailer.
And if you're in the UK, you can see a 30-second 'teaser trailer' on the
official Warner Brothers website.
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I loved the trailer, I saw it the day Scooby came out! Alan Rickman (Professor Snape) and Kenneth Branagh (Professor Lockhart) are going to be so fabulous together! I can't wait to see even more tension. The older actors and the younger actors. I can already tell this is going to be even better than Sorcerer's Stone!
Sammy, 16, Santa Barbara, USA
It was fantastic, and I'm sure the majority of the audience came to see the full trailer too, oddly. It was amazingly awesome, and the whole bit with the "You Scared Potter", "You Wish" was still absolutely amazing even on the audio trailer! The duelling scene was awesome when Harry got attacked, and he was flipping over and over. Dobby looks adorable. Dan, Rupert, and Tom, their voices are low...It makes me blink. And Emma, wowie, she looks...older. It will DEFINITELY be great!
Adora, 13, Texas, USA
I hate how the movies aren't exactly like the books, but I've learned to live with the first one, now that I've seen this, I've got a whole lot of complaints lining up in my head.
Sarah Mae, 14, Lennoxville, USA
I can't wait to see the movie!!! Dobby wasn't too weird, I imagined him to be furry though.
Harriet, 16, Sydney
I think the whole trailer wuz awesome... The part when Malfoy and Harry duel, that wuz awesome... Especially when Harry duz the backflip, so kewl!!!! Dobby, on the other hand, well not exactly how I imagined him to be. He wuz just down right ugly!!!! Dan's and Rupert's voice have deepened, and they sound so cute!!!! I love the Chamber of Secrets part when Harry has da sword... and when he nearly loses it, and when he's hanging on da cliff, that wuz kewl... and the part when Malfoy says, "Scared, Potter?" and Harry says, "You wish". I love that part!!!! Can't wait til da movie comes out!!!!
Lizzie, 12, Vancouver, Canada
I would have to agree with the Dobby comments. He looks absolutely NOTHING like I thought. There is a picture of him in the book..I thought for sure they would use that as a building ground. He looks... wrong. Plus, I expected his voice to be very tiny and squeaky. He doesn't SOUND like Dobby, either, you know?
Stacey, North Carolina, USA
When I saw the teaser trailer I was amazed. The actors look much older. You can tell that they are maturing. Hermione looks more natural. All around the actors/actress seem more comfortable with their character. One negative comment I have is that Dobby looks very "freaky" and ugly. That's not how I pictured him. I can't wait till the movie comes out!
Addie, 14, Indiana, USA
I think it's very, very good! We can see that Daniel's and Rupert's voice has changed and Hermione's hair is better than the other movie. Dobby is exactly the same of my imagination, but Lockhart, is different. All in all, the trailer is great! It couldn't be better!
Ellysa, 13, Brazil
I think the trailer was so awesome! This movie is going to be even better than the first! I can't wait! And for everyone complaining about the small details, GET OVER IT! Who cares about the small stuff?! And it IS fair that we Americans got to see the trailer first because the movie was filmed in UK, and is cast with only UK kids and the premiere of the movie will be in the UK, so don't you think we need something special too?? I do! Anyways!! Can't wait for the movie!!!
Rachel, 16, Louisiana, USA
I think that the trailer was so brilliant!!! It makes me even more eager to see the movie. The special effects like Dobby and the flying car are so very well done. And when you see it you at once notice how low Daniel, Rupert, and Tom's voices are. They sound like whole different people! And they all look so much more grown-up. I was very
surprised. Now I'm only hoping that the movie is as good as the trailer! LOL!
Dana, 12m Louisville, USA
The trailer was amazing. The acting has gotten even better and I love the new mature voices. Yes Dobby does look weird, but I like the look. I don't know why most of the UK fans are complaining because they don't get to see it yet. Us Americans have to wait longer for the whole movie. WE only got the trailer first because Scooby-Doo is an American-made movie. Also us Americans can't even audition because we are American, even if we do a great British Accent!! OK, sorry, got a little out of hand hehe. Loved the trailer!
Christina, 15, Missouri, USA
It was soo cool! I agree about Dobby. He looked horrible. It didn't match with the way I imagined him to be and the way the book described him. I think it was unfair that only US got to see the whole trailer but that's life. I really love the part where Harry and Draco did the duel. That was just awesome!! I can't wait until November. *sigh* It seems sooo far away. 5 more months counting!!
Michelle, 14, Hawaii
I think that dobby looks really bad. His eyes are sooooo not big enough, his ears - I won't even go there and his nose - have they read the book?!? However Hermione's hair looks better but Lockhart's hair isn't long enough. I like the pictures posted on the internet some are really good. As with the first film I do not think that the film will ever live up to the fantastic book.
Emma, 13, Shropshire
Since when in the book did the car get 'stuck' in front of the Hogwarts express? I am not impressed. I am assuming that is what happened - I could not tell due the sheer cheek of only giving us 30 seconds!
Fiona, 12, Glasgow
I am appalled at the fact that the U.S.A get the whole trailer when we only get a measly 30 seconds!!! It's a British book with a full British cast - why do America always have to stay on top?? We are being cheated here, I wouldn't be surprised if the whole film gets released earlier in the U.S.A! How can we comment on the trailer when we haven't seen it. I am soooooooo MAD.
Scarlet, 15, Northumberland
When I went to see Scooby-Doo, the full trailer was attached to it, and it looked really cool. I'm really critical about Harry Potter because I love it, and I think that CoS will be a bigger success that PS.
I saw the whole trailer when I went to see Scooby-Doo. I agree with everyone that
Dobby was really strange looking (I didn't like him
much) but the rest was perfect!!! I liked the part
where Harry, Ron, and Hermione are about to drink
the polyjuice potion. Also I enjoyed the flying car
and at the very end it is funny when Ron says in
a really scared voice "Can we panic now!?!" It is
all really wicked!
I thought the trailer was great! Dan, Rupert, and Emma have all really matured since the last film and it shows in their voices. I also like Dobby the house elf...he's exactly how I imagined him! The special effects were also really cool. I can tell it will be much better than the last one!
Tiffany, 15, San Francisco, USA
It blew me away! It kind of freaked me out a bit though because Rupert's and Daniel's voices have broken and they're really low! And Emma is the same, but you can notice a huge difference in the way she acts. She is a lot better at playing Hermione now. All of them are better at playing each of their roles, I've noticed a dramatic change in the way Daniel plays his. As Chris Columbus quotes: "I think he's starting to feel like a leading man now." From the looks of it, he sure is! I hope you enjoy the trailer as much as I did!
Nadine, 12, Phoenix, USA
The trailer was awesome. My favourite part is when Malfoy hits a spell on Harry and he flips. The only weird thing about the trailer is that Rupert's voice (Ron) has completely changed but the trailer looks awesome and so does the chamber itself. Keep up the good work Mr Columbus.
John, 14, Texas, USA
They look hot as ever! Their voices are totally deep! They totally matured and Dan waxed them eyebrows, finally!
Christina, New Jersey, USA
The trailer is great! I spent my 10 bucks and saw Scooby Doo just for HP. The special effects look great this time around! Too bad November 15th can't get any further.
Bianca, 15, New York, USA
The trailer was great! My friend and I started laughing at the end of it when he's falling then grabs the sword and stands up. That part's funny! And the flipping part is cool. I hate Dobby! He's so freaky looking, I was trying not to look @ him during the previews!
Christa, 12, Canada
Hey!!! I think the 30 seconds of the teaser trailer looks so cool. I think Chamber of Secrets will be better that PS and I loved that!!! I can't wait. Dan's voice has completely broken and he looks so gorgeous now!!!
Heather, 12, Grimsby
I agree with everyone else that Dobby looks a bit strange. I thought he was supposed to be really short and tubby, not tall and skinny-looking. His face is too ugly and human-like - I thought he was supposed to have a nose like a tomato? Anyway, different people have different imaginations, especially adults to kids. Apart from Dobby, the 30 second clip looks brilliant. I don't see the fuss in Daniel and Rupert's voices because they're supposed to grow up in the books anyway. I can't wait to see it!
Crystal, 14, Hillingdon
It was soooo good! I loved the way Harry (Daniel) and Ron (Rupert) looked in this film. Their voices changed and they sound better than ever! Dobby was cool too! The only thing that disappointed me was Lockhart, he's suppose to have wavy blonde hair! Oh well! It was wicked!
I loved the 30 second trailer and can't wait for the whole thing in the UK. I do think that they should let us see it at the same time through because it is a British book. Daniel and Rupert looked at lot older and sounded it too which is good. I, like a lot of people, think Dobby doesn't look like I imagined - he was smaller and cuter. But the guy who plays Tom Riddle is just right!
Michelle, 15, Haverhill
The full trailer was really good! The whole Harry v Draco part was really cool, and it's true, all the actors look much older!
Laurie, 14, Methuen, USA
The trailer is fantastic! When Draco hits Harry in the duel, Harry does this really cool flip! And another part is when Harry is hanging onto a cliff with water under him! It's totally awesome!
Anne, 13, USA
I think it is completely unfair of Warner Brothers to hype up the 12th of June and tell people that is the date of the trailer release and then only release a teaser trailer over here when the US already have it! I also think it is a con, because they know more people will go and see Scooby-Doo just to see the trailer which is what all my hp fan friends are planning to do!
Beth, 14, Staffs
I thought that the trailer was brill with the flying car and the train bit which was extra cool. I think that the Chamber of Secrets will be a bigger success than the Philosophers Stone.
Joska, 9, Paignton
I think that it is not fair that children in the USA get to watch all of the trailer when we only get 30 seconds. The Harry Potter movie is made in the UK so the children in the UK should get to watch it first so I am very upset!
Zagam, 12, Manchester
I think the 30 second trailer looks brill. I've read all the books and dobby looks different than what I thought he would look like and the flying car looks very cool. There seems to be a lot more cool graphics than the first movie.
Andrea, 13, Cumbria
I think the teaser trailer is wicked. I think that everyone should see the full length trailer especially in the UK cos that is where Harry Potter started.
Charlotte, 12, Scarborough
I think the Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets film will be a big success. The trailer has made me want to see the film even though I haven't read any of the books.
Michaela, 11, Staffs
Dobby looked nothing like I figured him to look like. He was cuter on the chapter picture. But anyway, Rupert's voice is REALLY low...LOL! That's fine with me! Daniel's too, but it isn't nearly as close as Rupert's!
Emily, 14, Miami, USA
I saw the trailer this morning, in front of the new Scooby Doo movie. It was awesome! The kids are much older looking, and their acting has gotten much better. Emma is more natural as Hermione, and Rupert has a bigger part. I plan on seeing Scooby Doo a few more times to see the trailer, until it is available on the internet.
Lizzie, 13, Scottsdale, USA
I thought it was really cool to see the flying car and Dobby! I wish they had shown a little more, but I can't wait to see the whole thing! Everyone looks and sounds a lot older in this film. It's going to be great!
Katie, 13, Franklin, USA
I think it was brilliant. Rupert and Dan looked very nice but dobby was a bit disappointing.
Carrie, 12, Ware
It was awesome!!!!!!
Samm, 16, New York, USA
I've seen the full trailer. It was so cool. It even shows Malfoy hitting Harry with a spell.
Mary, 13, Michigan, USA
Eww! Dobby is sooo ugly! The trailer is pretty cool though!
Toby, 12, Norwich
The teaser looks great, but I think it's not fair. We should ALL be able to watch the full-length trailer.
Veronica, 14, Argentina
I think the trailer is terribly exciting and I especially love the flying car! I can't wait to see the full length trailer, but I'm sure this film will be better than the first!
Lynwen, 12, Welshpool
It looks GREAT! The flying car looks so cool and funny (the train bit) I'm glad they put that in the film!
Hannah, 11, Milton Keynes
I thought it was brill! You can tell it's going to be even funnier than the last one just by watching 30 seconds of the trailer!! I can't wait till the whole trailer comes out.
Shelly, 13, London
The trailer is OK but Dobby doesn't look anything like I imagined him. To be honest I think Lord of the Rings still beats it!
Nicola, 14, Hinderwell
I think that Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was a very good film, as, to be honest I thought that it was going to be rubbish but it was nearly as good as the book. I have seen the 30 second trailer and I am waiting for the next film with less anxiety than before. I think that it'll be good!
Lucy, 10, Lancaster
The short trailer on the website looks cool - especially Dobby and the flying car!
Sarah, 11, Cheshire