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Film Review & exclusive CLIP: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter in a scene from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Did the new Harry Potter film cast a spell over Ricky?

Release date

19 November 2010

The plot

Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson as Harry Potter, Ron Weasly and Hermione

EXCLUSIVE: Check out film clips and interviews with Daniel, Rupert and Emma!

As the Harry Potter films draw to a close, film bosses decided to split the final book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, into two parts. The first is out now and the second, in summer 2011.

Part one marks the beginning of Harry's final journey and there's no fun and games at Hogwarts this time around, because Harry is busy trying to stop Voldemort from taking over the magical world!

Voldemort has been using Horcruxes to become immortal, so the chase is on to try to find them all and destroy them before it's too late.

But the clock is ticking and Voldemort has already taken over the Ministry of Magic... So can Harry, Ron and Hermione face the Dark Lord and beat him once and for all?

The stars

Scene from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson (of course!)

There's also a host of other famous faces, including Helena Bonham Carter as fanatical Voldemort-follower Bellatrix Lestrange, and Rhys Ifans, from Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang, as Xenophilius Lovegood.

Best bits

For much of the film Harry, Ron and Hermione are on their own. Away from Hogwarts, they're exposed to the elements, fighting off evil while trying to survive.

In this film you get to see the bond between the famous three. After six years of friendship, Harry and Ron have a huge fight. The characters are getting under each other's skin and that was interesting to see.

There's a very moving scene where Harry and Hermione share a dance too, after Ron's left the two to fend for themselves.

Fave characters

Ron still makes me laugh out loud with some of the things he says but I thought Emma Watson who plays Hermione did a really great job.

Hermione really keeps her two friends together and helps Harry in his hour of need.

Any weak bits?

Scene from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

I was slightly frustrated when I heard the film would be split into two parts.

It made part one feel a bit slower than some of the other Potter films as it takes a while for the story to kick in.

Hit or miss?

The special effects, music and cast make Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One a triumph. I'm sure Potter fans will be happy with the first instalment of the final film.

NR rating:

Rating

Your Comments

"Harry Potter rocks! Deathly Hallows Part 1 was awesome."

Ara, 10, Edinburgh, Scotland

"I love this film! I have read all seven books and loved them. The film is as good as the book, I can't wait to see the next part, it is going to be awesome!"

Erin, 11, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales

"Wow! I watched the first part, and when the second part comes out I will be very emotional because it will be the end of a GREAT series!"

Rima, 11, England

"Well done Dan, Emma and Rupert! I hope I enjoy Part 2!"

Tom, 13, UK

"It's ace, amazing and sad. If you haven't seen the Deathly Hallows Part 1, where have you been?! Although it is a bit hard to follow and there's strong language in places, it is a sure 10/10!"

Jessica, 11, Stockport, England

"I have loved Harry Potter since I was four! My favourite characters are Bella and Voldemort."

Harriet, 13, Isle of Wight, England

"I loved all the books, and the film was good, but maybe not quite as good as I hoped. The lighting throughout the film was quite dim, and I don't like dim films, but otherwise it was great... Go Harry Potter!"

Kelly, 13, Yorkshire, England

"This is the best movie ever... I loved it!"

Shelby, 11, London, England

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows had everything- excitement, adventure, romance, risks, laughter and of course MAGIC!! I would LOVE to see it again!"

Cate, 12, Warwickshire, England

"Wooo!! That was amazing!! I can't wait for part 2!!"

Tilly, 10, Newport, Wales

"I think it is amazing! I can't wait until the next half!"

Natasha, 9, Stockton-on-Tees, England

"This movie is so good!"

Tyler, 5, Slough, England

"I thought the Deathly Hallows Part 1 was really good! It was scary in some parts but really good, I don't know how Harry and his mates will defend themselves in the next one!"

Kristen, 14, Carlisle, England

"I love the books, and this was a let down. Harry and Hermione = ewww!"

Rebecca, 12, Cambridge, England

"I think it is very exciting, it is the best film I have ever seen!"

Kelvin, 11, Hong Kong

"It was AWESOME!!! I loved it!"

Isobel, 8, Halifax, England

"It's a brilliant film and I can't wait to watch the second part!"

Hanifa, 11, Birmingham, England

"FANTASTIC! That's all I can say!"

Megan, 9, Hertfordshire, England

"One of the best films ever!"

Dylan, 6, Nottinghamshire, England

"HP7 is the best film of all the Harry Potter films! It was funny, scary and had no boring bits!"

Topaz, 13, Luton, England

"I love it! It was very scary, but good!"

Aimee, 9, Scotland

"I love this film! It's fab and really makes you jump in some parts. I recommend it to everybody (unless you're easily frightened!)."

Chloe, 11, London, England

"This is the best Harry Potter film yet, and I've seen all of them! I have been a fan since I was about four and I think Daniel Radcliffe is fantastic as Harry. I am sad it's almost all over."

Hannah, 10, Nottingham (although I wish it was Hogsmeade!)

"I think this film is my favourite because it has lots of action and we see lots more of Voldemort. I do not know how Harry will defeat him, but I am looking forward to seeing Voldemort battling Harry with the Elder Wand."

James, 10, Middlesbrough, England

"This film was very captivating and dark. The action was OK but not thrilling. It was good as a film but has lost some of the Harry Potter-ish atmosphere and was quite dull in some parts. I've read the book and part two should be brilliant."

Christopher, 12, London, England

"I LOVE this film and have been to see it three times already! I also went to the premier! When I talked to Emma on the red carpet she was sooooo nice and down to earth!"

Daisy, 11, London, England

"I thought it was amazing! More funny than the others and a little more grown up! I love Harry Potter, can't wait for the next part! Can't believe this it will be the last one!"

Charlotte, 11, Belfast, N. Ireland

"I think it's great!"

Poppy, 9, Devon, England

"It's cool!"

Tok, 9, Devon, England

"This is by far the best Harry Potter film yet! It's also my favourite film in general. It's action-packed and the stars are at their peak!"

Emily, 12, Worcestershire, England

"I love every Harry potter movie, but I think that Deathly Hallows was the best!"

Sabrina, 10, Manchester, England

"AMAZINGLY AWESOME!"

Lauren, 13, Somerset, England

"I love the film but Harry was a bit lame!"

Lizzy, 14, Stoke, England

"This is amazing and I can't wait until part 2 comes out!"

Poppy, 12, Somerset, England

"This is probably the best film I have ever seen, cannot wait for part 2!

Macaulay, 12, Essex, England

"I think the new Harry Potter film is amazing! I absolutely love it! I've seen all the films and I'm reading all J. K. Rowling's books - The Tales Of Beedle The Bard at the moment. I can't wait until part 2!"

Ashleigh, 9, Lincolnshire, England

"It's the best yet! I saw it on the day it came out!!"

Georgie, 10, Southampton, England

"The best film yet, but does miss some important information!"

Gwennan, 9, Gloucestershire, England

"I've played it and think its's absolutely amazing! I'd give it a 1000000/10!"

Charlie, 11, Cambridge, England

"I have this game and it's very addictive! I was so addicted to it, that I started at 10 in the morning and finished at 5 in the evening!"

Jasmin, 10, Leicester, England

"I'm a BIG Harry fan, and this was the best movie EVER MADE!"

Trinity, 9, London, England

"I think it's a great movie! I can't wait for part two! It was so cool!"

Stephanie, 10, Hong Kong, China

"It's the best film I've ever watched! It's really cool! I love all the Harry Potter films, but Deathly Hallows is my favourite!"

Anglea, 11, Madrid, Spain

"Harry Potter is defo going out with a bang!! The effects were great and Rupert Grint in particular was awesome! Don't miss it, it's so much better on the big screen!"

Niamh, 12, Derby, England

"THE BEST FILM EVER! I can't wait for Part 2!"

Natasha, 11, Dorset, England

"It's an absolutely great film! I can't wait for Part 2!"

Niamh, 11, Cornwall, England

"It's brill! There should be 10,000 more HP films made! AMAZING!"

Joanne, 11, Surrey, England

"THE BEST FILM EVER!"

Holly-Anne, 12, London, England

"BRILLIANT!"

Bibi, 10, London, England

"This was the best film ever made! I cant wait to see the next part!"

Shay, 11, Northumberland, England

"The movie is very funny!"

Louis, 12, France

"This film is fab! Can't wait for part two!"

Lydia, 10, Crewe, England

"It's Great! 5 Stars! Although it's quite scary, I would Definitely recommend it!"

Helena, 10, London, England

"It's the best film in the world!"

David, 9, Wales

"ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!"

Laura, 9, Bristol, England

"It was so cool! All the crazy effects! I loved it!"

Jessica, 8, Carlisle, England

"I don't like the film. I had to watch it because of my brother and my mum and liked it. I was just bored!"

Annie, 8 Cardiff, Wales

"It's amazing!"

Drew, 8, Wales

"It's the best film yet!"

Jamie, 14, Rochdale, England

"Absolutely brilliant!"

Octavia, 12, London, England

"This movie is awesome! All the effects are amazing. I read the books, loved them, and this movie is just as brilliant!"

Grace, 10, London, England

"The best film ever! Excellent!"

Alice, 8, Somerset, England

"People who haven't read the books are missing out on everything! The film was AMAZING!"

Julia, 12, London, England

"I loved it! It's the the best Harry Potter film yet!"

David, 9, Wales

"The BEST! 5/5!"

Joel, 10, Birmingham, England

"Best HP yet. Can't wait for part 2!"

Georgia, 12, Scotland

"I love Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. It's amazing! I really want to get it on DVD when it comes out."

Sophie, 9, Wales

"I love Harry Potter! It's the BEST film ever!"

Theo, 10, Wales

"I think Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is a bit scary."

Louise, 8, Pembrokeshire, Wales

"I love Harry Potter, they are my favourite movies of all time!!! I hope that Harry doesn't get defeated by Voldemort! I love all the excitement and the way that you never know what will happen next. I love all the cast and I hope it has a happy ending!"

Amy, 10, Pembrokeshire, Wales

"It rocks!"

Anna, 10, Southampton, England

"I love it! It's great and is the best so far! I can't wait for the next one!"

Lara, 11, Darlington, England

"Best film ever made! I can't wait for the next part!"

Vaidehi, 10, Glasgow, Scotland

"I love the new Harry Potter film, but there were loads of bits when I jumped out of my seat!"

Hannah, 11, Pembrokeshire, England

"I loved this movie! WOW!"

Maaria, 10, Huddersfield, England

"The coolest film in the WORLD!"

Dylan, 13, Leeds, England

"I love all the Harry Potter films and this one especially! It's a real shame that the films have to come to an end!"

Elly, 13, Wales

"Wow! This film is amazing! Some parts of it are really scary, but the acting was great! I can't wait for the second part to come out!"

Natasha, 11, Kent, England

"This is the most breath taking film I have ever watched. It took me so much by surprise, it shows lots of acting talent and the special effects are extravagant."

Linzi, 13, Dorset, England

"I LOVED the film and just like the book, it's tension gripping and truly amazing.WOW!"

Deanna, 11, Mansfield, England

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 is an amazing experience!"

Laura, 11, Bournemouth, England

"I loved the film and the book! To be fair, you really had to read this book and all the other books to be able to enjoy this movie to the full. I thought it was mysterious and action packed. My favourite movie yet!"

Laura, 11, Glasgow, Scotland

"I loved the first part and can't wait for the second."

Katie, 11, Newcastle, England

"It was a brilliant film! I want to see it again!"

Becky, 10, Bradford, England

"I didn't like it! BORING!"

Rimsha, 11, Yorkshire, England

"Rubbish!"

Ben, 13, Cardiff, Wales

"I loved this film so much, I saw it in the holidays three times. I'm so sad Harry Potter is ending!"

Molly-Sue, 11, Scotland

"It's the best film I've ever seen! It's quite funny and interesting!"

Melody, 11, Hong Kong, China

"The Deathly Hallows is much darker than the others, but I think it's one of the best ones yet!"

Faye, 9, N. Ireland

"I think this movie is really good! It fits very well with the whole series of films!"

Navinder, 14, Huddersfield, England

"Excellent film! 9 out of 10!"

Shann, 12, Bristol, England

"This movie was absolutely amazing and adventurous! I can't wait to see the next part!"

Kayla, 13, South Africa

"I really enjoyed this film. It was just like the book and was packed with action. Definitely not a disappointment!"

Emily, 11, Shropshire, England

"I loved it! I've read the book about 10 times and I loved the movie! Can't wait for the next one!"

Mia, 10, Glasgow, Scotland

"It was GREAT! Really GREAT!"

Katie, 10, Somerset, England

"I think Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 was rubbish!"

Chelsea, 10, Hull, England

"I really enjoyed this movie, although I'm not CRAZY about Harry Potter and I haven't read the books!"

Elli, 11, Surrey, England

"It is the best film ever, I loved it!"

Loveday, 8, Essex, England

"It is a very good film but if you haven't read the book it can be quite hard to follow the story line."

Lily, 10, England

"AWESOME!"

Bea, 9, California, USA

"Our school choir sang in the village square - I was in it! Millions of people were watching!"

Isabel, 7, Devon, England

"In one word: awesome!"

Patch, 11, London, England

"I loved it even though it was very sad. I normally hate Harry Potter films but I had to go with my cousin to watch it. It was sooo good though- 11/10!"

Sana, 13, Coventry, England

"Amazing, great, and spectacular are just some of the words that come to mind. Harry Potter is the best thing in the entire world!"

Ally, 9, Swindon, England

"It's not very good to be honest."

Bethany, 11, Birmingham, England

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is a wicked film. I enjoyed every minute of it!"

Mariya, 14, Blackburn, England

"Fantastic, just like the book. LOVED IT!!!"

Maddy, 10, Los Angeles, USA

"I loved Harry Potter!"

Cora, 7, Devon, England

"My favourite part was when Harry, Ron and Hermione had the polyjuice potion and turned into people who work at the Ministry of Magic. Altogether it was brilliant!!!"

Thahmid, 9, West Midlands, England

"I am a MASSIVE fan of the book and I was really worried that the film would let it down. It didn't though! I think this is definitely the best HP film yet, the end is such a cliff-hanger! I literally CAN'T WAIT for Part 2 to come out!!!"

Emily, 11, Shropshire, England

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is a lot darker than the other films. The graphics are amazing and the story is great! A must see for all Harry Potter fans! 4/5."

Heather, 12, Manchester, England

"Full of excitement- a true classic!"

Maddy, 11, Herefordshire, England

"This film was fantastic, I can't wait for Part 2!"

James, 10, Flintshire, Wales

"I love Draco Malfoy!"

Lisa, 8, London, England

"This is a GREAT film! I can't wait for part two!"

Eleanor, 10, Lincolnshire, England

"By far the best Harry Potter film yet. Five stars!"

James, 8, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

"It's brilliant!! I didn't think it would be that good but I was wrong!"

Grace, 11, Buckinghamshire, England

"I loved it, fantastic film!"

Harriet Rose, 7, Kent, England

"Woah! The film was confusing at times but AMAZING. I liked it but there were bits where your heart just sank- wasn't expecting a snake to jump out! Shame it wasn't in 3D but if it had been half the people in the cinema would have had heart attacks! 10/10!"

Katrinay, 12, Ireland

"Ha ha ha, what a film! I watched it the day it came out, it was wicked. I haven't read the books but I have a strange feeling that Harry's gonna die and Voldemort too."

Leyla, 12, Glasgow, Scotland

"Absolutely amazing! Even my Mum enjoyed it and she usually thinks Harry Potter is a bit over the top. They went to some amazing places in Britain and it still isn't too sissy. It definitely has the scare-factor. I would happily sit through it 10 more times and can't wait till the DVD and Part 2 comes out!"

Sophie, 11, Shropshire, England

"I'm glad it was split into two parts because you could understand the plot better, it was great!"

Misse, 11, Newcastle, England

"It's really cool and I'm really looking forward to part 2!"

Courtney, 11, Hampshire, England

"Simply incredible! I went to see it with my friends at the Imax for my 11th birthday. We all really enjoyed it and I cannot wait for the next one to come out!"

Ben, 11, Birmingham, England

"It was so good! I loved it!"

Loveday, 8, Essex, England

"BRILLIANT! Best movie ever!! I can't wait for part 2!"

Jarod, 11, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

"I love it! It's the best film I have ever seen!"

Zofia, 8, Sussex, England

"I think this a very good film of the first half of the book (I'm reading it at the mo). I would recommend you read the book first as it can be quite hard to understand. Overall, a very enjoyable film - 4.5/5!"

Gabriel, 10, Stockport, England

"I don't know why everyone likes Harry Potter, it's dull and it's not nearly as good as the Twilight Saga!"

Robbie, 11, Edinburgh, Scotland

"It's awesome, I loved it."

Bevan, 8, Caerphilly, Wales

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was amazing but scary. The scariest bit was when the snake jumped out! I can't wait until the next one comes out!"

Beth, 9, Manchester, England

"It's sooo cool!"

Hafsah, 9, Birmingham, England

"Harry Potter is WICKED!"

Ingila, 10, Birmingham, England

"I liked Harry Potter!"

Darelyn, 9, California, USA

"I am the biggest Harry Potter fan!!"

Rebecca, 12, Stoke-on-Trent, England

"Harry Potter was scary but it was the best thing we've ever seen!"

Vicky & Jemima, 9 and 10, Sheffield, England

"I love it - fantastic film."

Harriet, 7, Folkstone, Kent

"I cried when Hedwig and Dobby died but jumped when the snake jumped out. This is the most legendary film in the entire universe."

Alex, 13, Blenheim, New Zealand

"I'm one of the BIGGEST HP fans in the entire universe and this film is AMAZING!"

Esme, 11, Essex, England

"I think that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is the best film EVER!"

Saskia, 11, N. Ireland

"It was awesome!"

Amy, 11, Aberdeen, Scotland

"Harry Potter is a great film, the plot is very exciting and characters are smart. What a wonderful film!"

Winnie, 11, Hong Kong

"It is really good but a bit scary."

Patrick, 11, Leeds, England

"This film is amazing! The best film of the year. I have watched it three times now and I haven't got bored!"

Izzie, 12, Berkshire, England

"I would give this 4/5, it's great!"

Joe, 10, Hertfordshire, England

"Incredible film with fascinating special effects. I can't wait for next one!"

Jenny, 11, Hong Kong

"One of the best films I've ever seen!"

Ian, 8, Derby, England

"I went to a special viewing and it was was amazing! The book will always be the best, but the movie was mind-blowing. I really liked the cartoon bit where they told the story of the three brothers!"

Cecilia, 10, London, England

"It was SO AWESOME!! I am possibly Harry Potter's biggest fan. In some ways the book is better though."

Lillian, 9, Co. Londonderry, N. Ireland

"This film is amazing - so dramatic and emotional! It is a brilliant first part and I can't wait for the second part!"

Abi, 12, London, England

"Amazing! I really want to see the next part."

Olivier, 10, Yorkshire, England

"This is an exciting film!"

Eddie, 11, Hong Kong

"I absolutely loved it! It's definitely the best one yet. I laughed, I cried, and I was on the edge of my seat all the way through!"

Molly, 14, Leeds, England

"Harry Potter is the most stimulating film I have ever seen! The plot was fascinating and the special effects surprised me. What a marvellous film - you can't miss it!"

Joyce, 12, Hong Kong

"Great movie, maybe not for younger children though. Can't wait for part 2 - even if it won't be in 3D, it'll still be great."

Honey, 10, London, England

"Harry Potter is amazing and the last one will be the best. Can't wait until part 2!"

Oscar, 10, London, England

"I liked watching Harry Potter because the plot is excellent! I want to watch it again and again!"

Jenny, 11, Hong Kong, China

"It was a great film and I know the next part is more exciting, so I can't wait for that! The only bad thing to say about it is that it's not very clear for people who haven't read the books. Overall amazing film though!"

Molly, 12, Scotland

"I think it's a really good action movie!"

Megan, 11, Scotland

"One word: GREAT!"

Louise, 11, Essex, England

"I love Harry Potter! This film was really good but because I have read the book, I felt that they missed quite a lot of it out. 3/5."

Katie, 13, Birmingham, England

"I liked watching Harry Potter because the story is excellent. The plot is fantastic and I liked the amazing effects!"

Henry, 12, Hong Kong

"I think Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 1 is the best movie out of all of them so far. My favourite bit was the scene with Bathilda Bagshot- it was really scary but somehow I loved it!"

Tazmin, 9, London, England

"I loved this film. After seeing all of the others, I was excited about the release of this film, and I was not disappointed. Can't wait for the last half!"

Alex, 13, Manchester, England

"It was definitely the best film yet. I absolutely loved it! 10/10!!"

Eleanor, 10, Lincoln, England

"I absolutely loved it and I nearly cried at one point! I can't wait for part 2!"

Anna, 11, England

"I hope Harry Potter will win the battle against Voldemort! I think the beginning is very exciting!"

Angelina, 11, Hong Kong

"I liked this film very much! It is very exciting and it's the best film I've ever seen. You must not miss it!"

Abbry, 11, Hong Kong

"I LOVED the movie, it was great. It's funny when Ron takes the appearance of the Ministry of Magic person, and then the real person turns up naked!"

Elena, 11, London, England

"10/10! Amazing!"

Jessica, 8, London, England

"What a great film! The plot is very exciting. I can't wait for part 2!"

Bobo, 12, Hong Kong

"I nearly jumped out of my skin when the snake jumped out!"

Brooke, 9, Angus, Scotland

"Absolutely amazing!! I can't wait for the next one!"

Sarah, 12, London, England

"This film is very exciting, I liked it very much! It is the best film I have seen and I want to watch it again and again!"

Tracy, 11, Hong Kong

"It is an amazing film, I really enjoyed it! Can't wait till part 2 comes out!"

Tanya, 10, Southampton, England

"It made my friend cry! It was the best film out of all of them. It is kind of annoying that it is split into two parts, but other than that, I loved it!"

Violet, 10, Lincoln, England

"I liked this film a lot because it was very exciting and full of fun! Don't miss it!"

Yvonne, 11, Hong Kong

"I saw this last week and it was AMAZING! It's the best film I've ever seen and I am SOO excited about part two! It was quite sad though. If you haven't seen it already I really think you should!"

Laura, 11, Manchester, England

"I loved the bit where the old woman turns into a snake, it made me jump! My favourite character is Harry because he is determined. I would give this film a score of nine out of ten!"

Holly, 9, Lincolnshire, England

"My friend and I went to watch this on the first day it came out and I thought it was amazing! 10/10!"

Layla, 14, Wales

"I like it but it's SOOO SCARY! Ahhhhh!"

Kyra, 9, Nottingham, England

"It was scary, awesome, amazing, romantic, weird, exciting, funny, surprising and ..... MAGICAL!"

Catrine and Cara, 8, Edinburgh, Scotland

"It's the best film ever! I'm always talking about it at school."

Loveday, 8, Essex, England

"AMAZING! I LOVE IT!"

Zoe, 9, London, England

"I went to see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and thought it was fantastic! I can't wait for part 2! I've read all the books SO many times so I know everything that happens!"

Shannon, 10, Belfast, N. Ireland

"I loved it! It's so cool, but scary!"

Naomi, 11, London, England

"I think the new Harry Potter film is so cool!"

Jade, 12, Belfast, N. Ireland

"I liked the story very much and think it's an exciting film! I like Harry because he is smart."

Leung, 11, Hong Kong, China

"It's the best film I've seen!"

Sinny, 11, Hong Kong, China

"It's brilliant, but it ends on such a cliff-hanger! I can't wait for the second part!"

Aimee, 11, N. Ireland

"It's awesome! I can't wait for Part 2!"

Jordan, 11, Sunderland, England

"I loved it, but the snake was so scary!"

Navera, 8, Manchester, England

"I loved it, but I can't believe I have to wait so long for Part 2!"

Eimear, 11, Belfast, N. Ireland

"It's a magical and exciting story!"

Mandline, 11, Hong Kong, China

"I think the new Harry Potter movie is really good."

Jess, 11, Northamptonshire, England

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was really good! Scary as well!"

Lilly, 10, Nottingham, England

"I think the new movie is amazing! It's one of the best Harry Potter films so far!"

Andrew, 9, Edinburgh, Scotland

"I think that the earlier Harry Potter films and books were a lot better! The ones now are a bit boring and it looks like it's been filmed in the dark!"

Marley, 11, Scotland

"I love this film... it's the best one yet! It was scary, yet exciting! I'm very sad that there's only one more to come!"

Ciara, 11, Glasgow, Scotland

"It's a really good film, but I've seen it four times now and it gets a bit boring!"

Georgia, 14, London, England

"Heart-pounding!"

Dreya, 10, London, England

"I didn't like the big cliff-hanger at the end."

Taylor, 10, Carmarthenshire, England

"It was a good film, but I didn't like the snake. I was really freaked out! It was really upsetting in some parts."

Sara, 8, London, England

"I think it is amazing, but a little scary! It was a little different because they aren't at Hogwarts anymore."

Prashanti, 11, Surrey, England

"Brilliant, but a little bit scary!"

Charlie, 10, Buckinghamshire, England

"It was amazing but scary. I want to see it again!"

Ruth, 12, Ireland

"I think it's the best Harry Potter movie yet!"

Morgan, 8, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

"It is a very good film!"

Siobhan, 9, Surrey, England

"I saw it with my dad and it was brilliant! Some scenes were a bit disturbing but I love scaring myself!"

Tom, 9, Plymouth, England

"The film is better than any other. I love the part when all Harry's friends turn into him!"

Kendra, 10, Sussex, England

"The best film ever!"

Charlie, 11, Sussex, England

"We like the film!"

Mohaned and Mac, 13, London, England

"I think it's the best Harry Potter film so far! Just as I was getting into it, it stopped and now I have to wait until January to watch it again!"

Adam, 11, Kent, England

"It is brill!"

Callum, 11, Carmarthenshire, Wales

"It's very, very sad at the end."

Simon, 10, Runcorn, Cheshire, England

"I love it, but it was so sad! I was crying! But I can't wait until part 2 is out!"

Alexandria, 10, London, England

"I thought the movie was superb and unlike the newspaper reviewers, I didn't find it scary at all. I am a huge fan of Harry Potter and I can't wait for the second part to come out!"

Daniella, 10, London, England

"This film is great, best Harry film I think!"

Ashley, 13, London, England

"It is so cool! I really want to watch Part 2 to see if Voldemort gets defeated by Harry!"

Faaiza, 11, Manchester, England

"I have seen the film and it is AMAZING!!"

Rebecca, 13, Nottinghamshire, England

"This is the best film I have ever seen! Accio July 15!"

Ewan, 11, Northamptonshire, England

"I think Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is amazing! It is sad though."

Aqsa, 9, Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire, England

"It was brilliant, the best one yet! I can't wait for the final part!"

Rhiannon, 12, Herefordshire, England

"The movie is awesome. I think it had the best ending out of any of them (until part 2 comes out!)"

Hashini, 11, London, England

"It's amazing!! One of the best films you will ever see. But it will make you cry so make sure you take tissues!"

Charlotte, 11, Surrey, England

"It was amazing, no wonder it has broken records! I wish there were more Harry Potter books!"

Leah, 11, Geneva, Switzerland

"I watched it on the opening night at my cinema - I was blown away by everything, but scared at the same time!"

Abi, 10, Eastbourne, England

"This film is the best! I hope part 2 is going to be good. Go Harry!"

Emily, 13, Northamptonshire, England

"I love the ending, it gets you hanging off the edge of your seat! I can't wait to see what happens next so I'm reading the book. I am a big fan of Harry Potter and my fave character is Draco. He's so cute even though he is evil!"

Megan, 12, London, England

"It is very good. Some bits are very scary and some bits are sad."

Eden, 9, East Midlands, England

"I am a huge Harry Potter fan and I've already seen it a couple of times! I thought the film was absolutely amazing, although they did miss out the scene where Harry and Lupin get in a fight, and they didn't mention anything about Teddy Lupin! However, it's a great film and I would definitely recommend it."

Nikki, 12, Birmingham, England

"I loved the Deathly Hallows Part 1!"

Raj, 10, London, England

"I absolutely loved it! Couldn't take my eyes off the screen. What a good day out with friends that was! You guys really should see it if you haven't!"

Amy, 13, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was really good and it made me jump sometimes! It answers lots of questions that were unanswered earlier in the series. I would recommend this film."

Amelia, 10, Staffordshire, England

"I really enjoyed this film. It was really tense and full of emotion. Can't wait until the next one. I'm so sad it will be the last!"

Alex, 10, Hampshire, England

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is the best film ever! I can't wait until part two comes out."

Sophia, 8, Manchester, England

"This Harry Potter film is out of this world. Daniel, Emma and Rupert have given their characters a lot more spirit. It left me on a knife edge! I cannot wait for the next film!"

Owen, 9, Gateshead, England

"The film is great but it has such a sad end - I think it ruined the film! It would have been better if the last two minutes had been cut, but the rest of the film was great."

Calum, 10, Fife, Scotland

"The worst Harry Potter film ever."

Alex, 10, Warrington, England

"It was really good, but sad. I would recommend it."

Sammy, 12, Devon, England

"Wow! It was amazing!!"

Philip, 14, Cheshire, England

"Great film, the most exciting of them all. I can't wait for part two!"

Ben, 10, Edinburgh, Scotland

"I loved part one and I've read the book so I know that part two is going to be a shocker! I will definitely cry, boo hoo!"

Jasmin, 10, Norwich, England

"It's amazing!"

Grace, 11, South Ayrshire, Scotland

"It's a great film, I am a massive Harry Potter fan!"

Briana, 12, Norfolk, England

"A must for Dobby fans!"

Lisa, 13, South Lanarkshire, Scotland

"The best one so far!"

Pazza, 10, East Sussex, England

"This film is good, but it's very upsetting in places. My favourite characters are Hermione and Ron."

Lindsey, 12, Florida, USA

"It's an interesting story, I liked it a lot."

Bobo, 11, Hong Kong, China

"It's a brilliant film, but some parts of don't match the book."

Alice, 11, Bradford, England

"This film is so good, I love it. Emma Watson is great!"

Anna, 10, London, England

"I love it. It's the best yet!"

Anna, 11, Northamptonshire, England

"It's absolutely brilliant! I loved the action scenes! I couldn't stop laughing throughout the whole film."

Hina, 13, London, England

"It's amazing!"

Cameron, 10, Manchester, England

"It's really good and closely follows the book."

Anisha, 11, Shropshire, England

"It's ok, but a bit too long!"

Saran, 10, Hampshire, England

"The best film ever!!"

Iram, 12, London, England

"This film is absolutely amazing!"

Mary, 10, Salford, England

"It's the best film ever made. The actors are brilliant!"

India, 10, Essex, England

"I thought it was scary!"

James, 9, London, England

"I loved it, it made me jump out of my seat!"

Alexandria, 10, London, England

"I think it's really good but not the best of the films."

Chris, 12, Greater Manchester, England

"It was amazing! My favourite movie of all time!"

Ellie, 12, London, England

"The film was outstanding. I'd really like to see it again."

Joe, 10, East Sussex, England

"It was really good, but some parts were so scary they made me jump out of my seat!"

Rachel, 10, Hampshire, England

"The best film ever!"

Archie, 10, London, England

"This film is the best!"

Harriet and Sophia, 8, Manchester, England

"It's fantastic. I can't wait for the next part!"

Louise, 12, Wales

"It's the most fantastic film in the world!"

Marco, 8, London, England

"I was really annoyed by the ending. It just finished unexpectedly."

Shaun, 11, Worcestershire, England

"I loved the film, there wasn't one bit that was boring."

Victoria, 12, Hertfordshire, England

"I thought the film was absolutely fantastic!"

Jack, 11, Tyne and Wear, England

"Fantastic! Parts of it made me shiver with fear!"

Holly, 12, Surrey, England

"Absolutely fantastic!"

Alice, 12, Hertfordshire, England

"I watched it at the cinema and loved it to bits!"

Simran, 10 Birmingham, England

"This is the best of all the Harry Potter films, I can't wait for Part 2!"

Charlotte, 12, Cumbria, England

"Everyone should go and watch this film!"

Benjamin, 14, Paris, France

"I am obsessed with Harry Potter! I went to watch it on its opening night. I cried at the beginning AND the end. I also thought Ron was really funny!"

Helen, 12, Birmingham, England

"Really good - the best Harry Potter film so far!"

Jacob, 11, Perthshire, Scotland

"I loved every minute!"

Sophie, 12, Surrey, England

"It was a really good movie, and I can't wait to see the next part. "

Anika, 12, Derbyshire, England

"Totally awesome! I need to see the second part now!"

Cara, 12, Massachusetts, USA

"It took a while for the story to kick in, but I liked working things out during the build up."

Ellie, 11, Essex, England

"Best film yet, but a bit scary!"

Avin, 10, Glasgow, Scotland

"It was a gripping adventure all the way through. Harry Potter has everything from comedy, to romance and adventure. I can't wait for Part 2!!"

Rory, 9, London, England

"It was fantastic. The whole cinema screamed at the scary part!"

Poppy, 14, Kent, England

"The best film yet. A definite 10/10."

Sophie, 11, Lincolnshire, England

"An amazing film!"

Peter, 13, West Midlands, England

"Brill!!"

Molly, 10, Wales

"It was scary and fun!"

Maya, 8, Glasgow, Scotland

"I really liked the movie, I can't believe it's the end of the series!"

Paawan, 14, Leicester, England

"It was absolutely amazing. It made you jump in some places, but I'd recommend it to all Harry Potter fans."

Rebecca, 12, Kent, England

"It's the best film ever, my favourite character is Ron."

India, 10, Essex, England

"This film is really good. I'd definitely watch it again!"

Owen, 12, Wales

"There's only one word for it - Amazing!"

Hana, 13, London, England

"I love it. If you haven't watched it, you totally should!"

Rhiannon, 11, Bristol, England

"The movie is great! It's unfortunate that we have to wait until next summer for the next one!"

Matt, 11, Queens, USA

"A brilliant movie, there are too many good bits to mention!"

Zahra, 10, London, England

"I loved it and can't wait for Part 2."

Mollie, 11, West Sussex, England

"I like this film a lot, it's the best I've watched this year!"

Lillian, 11, Hong Kong

"Spooky cliff-hanger, great music, brilliant special effects - in other words: I loved it!"

Henry, 9, London, England

"I think it's more sad than scary. I can't wait for Part 2!"

Jessica, 9, Kent, England

"A wonderful film!"

Harry, 11, Hong Kong, China

"I think the film is very interesting, I love it!"

Thomas, 12, Hong Kong, China

"The plot was very exciting!"

Sam, 11, Hong Kong, China

"The film was fab! Emma Watson and Rupert Grint are the best!"

Daisy, 12, Hertforshire, England

"It's very action-packed. The films get better and better as the children get older."

Kathryn, 10, Kingston, England

"The film was good, but I can't wait to see what happens in the second part!"

Lilly, 8, Greater London, England

"It's an excellent film, but it's a bit too scary for children under seven."

Rachel, 10, Tyne and Wear, England

"Rubbish!"

Maddy, 7, Sheffield, England

"It's amazing, but it made me jump a lot!"

Anna, 11, Nottinghamshire, England

"It's the best movie in the world!"

Emma, 10, Coventry, England

"I liked the new Harry Potter film, it was exciting!"

Rahmo, 12, Birmingham, England

"It is OK."

Danyaal, 10, Luton, England

"I loved it, but it made me cry."

Michaella, 14, Fife, Scotland

"I think it's great!"

Maya, 10, Chongqing, China

"The film is the best movie ever! It's now my favourite. I can't wait for Part 2 to come out!"

Erin, 12, Scotland

"I love the new film but it is very, very scary!"

Jazmine, 13, Leeds, England

"Really good, probably the best film yet!"

Ellie, 10, Lincolnshire, England

"I think this is the best Harry Potter film!"

Shannon, 11, London, England

"It is brilliant - out of this world!"

Taylor-Mason, 11, Lincolnshire, England

"It's really, really good!"

Leighann, 12, West Yorkshire, England

"Helena Bonham Carter was terrifying!"

Catty, 13, West Sussex, England

"This is the best movie ever!"

Harris, 10, London, England

"Best film I've seen! I can't wait for Part 2!"

Kate, 13, Isle of Man, UK

"I really like Harry Potter and this film is AMAZING!"

Annabel, 11, London, England

"Amazing! One of the best films ever made."

Jay, 12, West Sussex, England

"I think it's the best one yet!"

Monica, 10, Glasgow, Scotland

"I didn't think it was as good as it was built up to be. It dragged on for three hours! I wouldn't recommend it to people who don't like long films!"

Amelia, 13, South Wales, Wales

"I absolutely love the film. Can't wait for the next one to be out!"

Hannah, 10, London, England

"It was FANTASTIC! Can't wait for the second part!"

Laura, 12, Madrid, Spain

"I think the new Harry Potter film was really good and I HAVE to watch part two!"

Samiya, 13, London, England

"I saw the movie and it was mind blowing!"

Muneeb, 9, London, England

"The movie was OK, funny in parts, but because I haven't seen the other movies I didn't understand some of it!"

Fran, 12, London, England

"It's amazing! I don't know what I'll do with myself when Harry Potter disappears!"

Jack, 13, Berkshire, England

"Mind blowing!"

Jay, 8, London, England

"Amazing!"

Kerry, 14, London, England

"It was a load of rubbish!"

Bob, 11, Norwich, England

"It's not very good, there are much better films."

Dominic, 12, Ipswich, England

"I thought the movie was amazing, but a bit scary!"

Calum, 8, Edinburgh, Scotland

"Harry Potter is my favourite."

Edward, 9, Worcestershire, England

"I thought the movie was really good. It's just left me wondering what's going to happen in part two!"

Sarah, 10, Bradford, England

"The film was unbelievable!"

Adam, 11, Gloucestershire, England

"Really good, but it makes you jump!"

Eden, 11, Peterborough, England

"I love Harry Potter, especially Hermione!"

Sophie, 11, West Sussex, England

"I love this film! The effects and the storyline are amazing. Best one yet! A must see!"

Ella, 11, Bristol, England

"It's kind of sad, and very scary! But it's still pretty amazing! Ron was hilarious and so were the twins!"

Izzy, 12, Oxfordshire, England

"The new Harry Potter film is really good but very scary!"

Lucas, 11, London, England

"The film was good and I want to watch the second part now so I know what happens!"

Lily, 8, Barnet, London, England

"This was an amazing film!! I can't wait for part two!"

Aamaal, 12, Birmingham, England

"It was so cool! I loved it. Harry Potter is AWESOME!"

Molly, 12, Belfast, N. Ireland

"I expect they saved most of the action for part two, but never mind - it's an amazing film!"

George, 11, Nottingham, England

"It was the best film out this year and the best of the series so far!"

Sara, 13, Dublin, Ireland

"The film was awesome! It's sad that there is only one film left!"

Leena, 11, Wycombe, England

"I think the film was absolutely amazing and I saw it just two days after it was released!"

Samuel, 11, Coventry, England

"I am the world's biggest Harry Potter fan, and I thought this film was amazing!"

Hannah, 14, Northampton, England

"Me and my friends went to see it with my dad and it was the best one out of ALL THE FILMS!"

Violet, 10, Lincoln, England

"WOW! I saw it yesterday, and although I've tended not to like the later films, this did not disappoint!"

Cate, 13, Sussex, England

"I think this movie was great! It was much better than the sixth film and it was a good place to end the first part! 10/10."

Freya, 10, Bratislava, Slovakia

"AWESOME, AWESOME, AWESOME! 10/10!

Joe, 9, Belfast, N. Ireland

"It was really exciting. I went to see it for my birthday and it was really good!"

Patrick, 11, Leeds, England

"It wasn't as good as I'd hoped. I was a bit disappointed. The second film needs to be brilliant."

Daniel, 12, Cambridgeshire, England

"It was amazing! It made you jump and it's the darkest one yet!"

Chloe, 13, Norfolk, England

"This is a very good movie! I can't wait for part 2!"

Harry, 10, London, England

"Absolutely amazing! I didn't want it to end!!! Can't wait for part 2!"

Sophie, 12, Derbyshire, England

"I went to see this the second day it came out, and I wasn't disappointed. To live up to the book, it had to be FANTASTIC, and it most definitely was! Helena Bonham-Carter gave the best performance of the whole seven films. Utterly blinding."

Maisie, 12, Angus, Scotland

"I loved this film but it is really sad!"

Bethany, 11, Wales

"It's the most entertaining film of the year!"

Billal, 10, London, England

"It's the best film ever!! I love Harry Potter!!"

Milly, 10, Hertfordshire, England

"I loved this movie! It is full of thrills, my heart was quivering with all the excitement. Although I've read the books, I still feel like I don't know what's going to happen and can't wait for part 2 to come out in July. I thoroughly enjoyed the film and highly recommend it.

Amy, 14, Bournemouth, England

"I really like the Harry Potter films, especially the seventh one. All the actors are geniuses!"

Dhananjee, 13, London, England

"Harry Potter is great! I went to see it with my sister and we both enjoyed it. It is sad but I encourage you to watch it."

Sophie, 10, Surrey, England

"Harry Potter is really good!"

Kayley, 9, Surrey, England

"I think it is really good but they need to put more of the book in it."

Sophia, 7, Manchester, England

"It was so boring and I think it was really tedious!"

Harry, 12, Plymouth, England

"Such great suspense and action. Best film this year!"

Hussaine, 10, Birmingham, England

"It's really good! I enjoyed it so much!

May, 10, Oldham, England

"I thought it was brilliant. I'm a big Harry Potter fan."

Kieran, 11, Dundee, Scotland

"This film was absolutely amazing! I loved it from the start to the end. Now there's just the agonising wait for part 2 to come out. If only they were releasing it sooner!"

Ameena, 12, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

"It's the best film of 2010!"

Darren, 12, Devon, England

"This film has such amazing graphics and is so exciting. When I watched it, I couldn't take my eyes off the screen!"

Maddy, 12, Hampshire, England

"It was amazing! I just can't wait for part 2 to be released!"

Muhammad, 10, London, England

"Amazing! I loved it! It's sad in certain parts of the film though. 5 stars!"

Rose, 11, Kent, England

"I think the film was ALRIGHT and there's some great special effects, but there were a few scenes I didn't really like. However, it's still one of the best ever Harry Potter movies and I hope part 2 will be just as good as this one!"

Senichia, 11, Middlesex, England

"Harry Potter 7 is one of the best since the fourth film! I love Harry Potter!"

Kate, 10, Wales

"It was so scary, but I loved it!"

Michaella, 13, Scotland

"Best movie EVER!! Go watch it now!"

Sarah, 13, California, USA

"I really liked the movie and I think it's the best HP movie ever."

Tony, 13, Netherlands

"It is the darkest Harry Potter film yet and it is amazing. It's different because they are not at Hogwarts anymore."

Reece, 13, Milton Keynes, England

"The movie is great but it is scary in places. We can't wait for part two (even though that will be the last one!)"

Isaiah, Ethan, and Owen, 12, 10, 8, Vancouver, Canada

"Best film yet!"

James, 14, Birkenhead, England

"It was a really good film, I loved it! Just when I got in to it, it finished! I can't wait for the next one to come out."

Adam, 11, Kent, England

"It was funny!"

Jamie, 9, London, England

"Great film!"

Harry, 10, Stockton, England

"It is exciting, great and fantastic! The characters are very good, especially Harry! I really liked it!"

Angel, 11, Hong Kong, China

"This film was interesting. I was so happy to watch it, it's the best that I have seen."

Rachel, 11, Hong Kong, China

"I thought the film was excellent, so funny! But me and my mates cried. I totally loved this film and I cannot wait for part two to come out!"

Abby, 10, Suffolk, England

"I think it was really good, I can't wait to see the second part!"

Andrew, 13, Somerset, England

"It's really cool but it shouldn't have been split into two parts. I already know what happens, I read the book."

Bob, 12, Wiltshire, England

"I was one of the first people to see this film and I absolutely loved it! Watch it!"

Lily, 14, Bristol, England

"I loved this movie so much, I can't believe it's nearly over! I loved all the films so much. This new one is so emotional!"

Charlotte, 13, Stevenage, England

"It's AMAZING. I've seen it twice and it's a must see."

Ellie, 14, Wales

"I thought the film was amazing and when it ended I didn't stop talking about it. I can't wait for the next one."

Jasmine, 10, London, England

"It was amazing and perfect! 5 stars! It was really funny as well!"

Oliver, 10, Lancashire, England

"I'm going to miss the Harry Potter films! I loved it!"

Holly, 11, Hertfordshire, England

"I thought the film was AMAZING! Although some parts were really scary!"

Janith, 11, London, England

"I watched it in the cinemas and it was the best movie ever! You should definitely go and see it!"

Angelina, 11, Lancashire, England

"It was really good, but also a little scary! But overall I thought it was amazingly funny and a great film. Me and my friends are seeing it for the third time tomorrow!

Hannah, 14, Bournemouth, England

"This film was absolutely amazing! I'm a big Harry Potter fan, so I can't wait for the last part!"

Chloe, 13, Wales

"It's a wicked film! It's got to be voted for movie of the year!"

Billal, 10, London, England

"I really like the film and I encourage lots of people to see it. I cant wait for part two."

Filip, 9, Edinburgh, Scotland

"I love it! It's so wicked! If you haven't watched it, you should go see it now!"

Hannah, 13, Bradford, England

"I loved the new film! I saw it yesterday and I think it's the best film yet! I can't wait to the second part."

Grace, 12, Cornwall, England

"It was awesome!"

Katy, 10, Scotland

"I think it's really good! I can't wait for the next part!"

Lewis, 10, Devon, England

"I really enjoyed this movie! It's the best one so far. I would say it was 9/10! There are some really funny bits that I won't give away and some bits make you jump like crazy!"

Maisie, 10, Cambridgeshire, England

"It was immense! It was cut short in places, but still amazed me and my friends!"

Ben, 11, Yorkshire, England

"It's the best film I've ever seen!"

Isabelle, 10, London, England

"I watched this on Saturday and finished the books in the last month. It was one of the best films I've ever seen! 10/10!"

Josh, 13, Manchester, England

"I thought it was brilliant and I would recommend this movie to everybody. Out of 100... I would give it 100!"

Emily, 10, Dublin, Ireland

"This is the best film I have ever seen! It's taken Toy Story 3 off the top spot in my opinion!"

Owen, 10, Coventry, England

"Really good!"

Ben, 10, Hertfordshire, England

"I loved it! Well done to the production team! I would love to see it again, but I wish we didn't have to wait for the second part. I can't wait!"

Jasmine, 10, Swansea, Wales

"I went to see Harry Potter yesterday and I was so hooked! I didn't want it to end! For all those Potter lovers out there, you're in for a real treat!"

Imogen, 12, Lincolnshire, England

"I LOVED IT! It was so much more scarier than the other movies! Can't wait for part two!"

Krishma, 13, London, England

"It was amazing, fantastic, magnificent, wonderful and spectacular! I loved it!"

Christian, 12, London, England

"It was the best Harry Potter film to date. I had been waiting all year for it to come out! I loved the dramatic and serious side of the film and also the funny parts! 10 out of 10."

Darcy, 13, Manchester, England

"It was amazing!! Definitely one of the best one yet!"

Amy, 13, Sussex, England

"This is the best film ever!"

Apollo, 10, London, England