Director: Alfonso Cuaron
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is widely regarded as the best of the five Potter books. The movie is also more evolved than the first two, both in terms of visual treatment and the ever-swelling muscles of Daniel Radcliffe, who looks a lot older than 13.
Harry (Radcliffe) runs away from his bleak suburban home after blowing up an annoying relative and catches the magical triple-decker bus to London where he meets up with old pals Hermione (Watson) and Ron (ever-perplexed Rupert Grint) before taking the Hogwarts Express to yet another action-packed term at wizard school. And there's a new set of worries—the maniacal Sirius Black (played by Gary Oldman), a dangerous wizard who's escaped from wizard prison, Azkaban, and is believed to be trying to kill Harry; Black's pursuers, the wraith-like Dementors who keep attacking Harry as well; and Professor Trelawney (Emma Thompson) who keeps...