Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

The rebellion begins! Lord Voldemort has returned, but the Ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth – including appointing Ministry official Dolores Umbridge as the new Defence Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. When Umbridge refuses to teach practical defensive magic, Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train a select group of students for the wizarding war that lies ahead. A terrifying showdown between good and evil awaits in this enthralling film version of the fifth novel in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. Prepare for battle!
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Film Cast:

  • Harry Potter: Daniel Radcliffe
  • Ron Weasley: Rupert Grint
  • Hermione Granger: Emma Watson
  • Bellatrix Lestrange: Helena Bonham Carter
  • Rubeus Hagrid: Robbie Coltrane
  • Lord Voldemort: Ralph Fiennes
  • Albus Dumbledore: Michael Gambon
  • Alastor “Mad-­Eye” Moody: Brendan Gleeson
  • Vernon Dursley: Richard Griffiths
  • Lucius Malfoy: Jason Isaacs
  • Sirius Black: Gary Oldman
  • Severus Snape: Alan Rickman
  • Petunia Dursley: Fiona Shaw
  • Minerva McGonagall: Maggie Smith
  • Dolores Umbridge: Imelda Staunton
  • Remus Lupin: David Thewlis
  • Sybill Trelawney: Emma Thompson
  • Argus Filch: David Bradley
  • Filius Flitwick: Warwick Davis
  • Draco Malfoy: Tom Felton
  • Cornelius Fudge: Robert Hardy
  • Kingsley Shacklebolt: George Harris
  • Nymphadora Tonks: Natalia Tena
  • Molly Weasley: Julie Walters
  • Arthur Weasley: Mark Williams
  • Dudley Dursley: Harry Melling
  • Piers: Jason Boyd
  • Malcolm: Richard Macklin
  • Arabella Figg: Kathryn Hunter
  • TV Weatherman: Miles Jupp
  • Mafalda Hopkirk (voice): Jessica Hynes
  • James Potter: Adrian Rawlins
  • Lily Potter: Geraldine Somerville
  • Elphias Doge: Peter Cartwright
  • Emmeline Vance: Brigitte Millar
  • Kreacher (voice): Timothy Bateson
  • Fred Weasley: James Phelps
  • George Weasley: Oliver Phelps
  • Ginny Weasley: Bonnie Wright
  • Newspaper Vendor: Jamie Wolpert
  • Bob: Nicholas Blane
  • Lift (voice): Daisy Haggard
  • Percy Weasley: Chris Rankin
  • Amelia Bones: Sian Thomas
  • Vincent Crabbe: Jamie Waylett
  • Gregory Goyle: Josh Herdman
  • Cho Chang: Katie Leung
  • Neville Longbottom: Matthew Lewis
  • Luna Lovegood: Evanna Lynch
  • Slightly Creepy Boy: Ryan Nelson
  • Nigel 2nd Year: William Melling
  • Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank: Apple Brook
  • Seamus Finnigan: Devon Murray
  • Dean Thomas: Alfred Enoch
  • Padma Patil: Afshan Azad
  • Parvati Patil: Shefali Chowdhury
  • Barman: Jim McManus
  • Somewhat Doubtful Boy: Nick Shirm
  • Everard: Sam Beazley
  • Phineas: John Atterbury
  • Azkaban Death Eater: Arben Bajraktaraj
  • Dawlish: Richard Leaf
  • Grawp: Tony Maudsley
  • Young Severus Snape: Alec Hopkins
  • Young James Potter: Robbie Jarvis
  • Young Sirius Black: James Walters
  • Young Peter Pettigrew: Charles Hughes
  • Young Remus Lupin: James Utechin
  • Centaur: Jason Piper
  • Centaur: Michael Wildman
  • Death Eater: Richard Cubison
  • Death Eater: Peter Best
  • Death Eater: Tav MacDougall
  • Death Eater: Richard Trinder
  • Gryffindor Student (uncredited): Nathan Clarke
  • Healer in Portrait (uncredited): David Heyman
  • Edgar Bones (uncredited): Cliff Lanning
  • Frank Longbottom (uncredited): James Payton
  • Dennis (uncredited): Christopher Rithin
  • Pansy Parkinson (uncredited): Lauren Shotton
  • Peter Pettigrew (uncredited): Timothy Spall
  • Alice Longbottom (uncredited): Lisa Wood

Film Crew:

  • Director of Photography: Slawomir Idziak
  • Production Design: Stuart Craig
  • Sound Effects Editor: Jon Olive
  • Screenplay: Michael Goldenberg
  • Novel: J.K. Rowling
  • Producer: David Heyman
  • Art Direction: Andrew Ackland-Snow
  • Stunt Coordinator: Greg Powell
  • Art Direction: Mark Bartholomew
  • Makeup Effects Designer: Nick Dudman
  • Art Direction: Gary Tomkins
  • Art Direction: Alexandra Walker
  • Costume Design: Jany Temime
  • Casting: Fiona Weir
  • Art Direction: Alastair Bullock
  • Makeup Designer: Amanda Knight
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Tim Alexander
  • Director: David Yates
  • Original Music Composer: Nicholas Hooper
  • Editor: Mark Day
  • Makeup Artist: Lynda Armstrong
  • Sound Designer: James Boyle
  • Supervising Sound Effects Editor: James Mather
  • Special Effects: Luke Emrose
  • Stunts: Ben Cooke
  • Stunts: Matthew Stirling
  • Producer: David Barron
  • Associate Producer: Tim Lewis
  • Executive Producer: Lionel Wigram
  • Second Unit Director of Photography: Mike Brewster
  • Prosthetic Makeup Artist: Shaune Harrison
  • Sound Designer: Andy Kennedy
  • Production Manager: Simon Emanuel
  • Second Unit Director: Stephen Woolfenden
  • Costume Supervisor: Graham Churchyard
  • Supervising Art Director: Neil Lamont
  • Sound Effects Editor: Dominic Gibbs
  • ADR Recordist: Robert Edwards
  • Visual Effects Producer: Stephanie Hornish
  • Script Supervisor: Anna Worley
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Doug Cooper
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Mark Taylor
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Mike Prestwood Smith
  • Visual Effects Producer: Dominic Sidoli
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Tim Burke
  • Visual Effects Producer: Amy Beresford
  • Visual Effects Producer: Jason Heapy
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Paul J. Franklin
  • Prosthetic Makeup Artist: Mark Coulier
  • Visual Effects Producer: Emma Norton
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Greg Butler
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Craig Lyn
  • Co-Producer: John Trehy
  • Set Decoration: Stephenie McMillan
  • Assistant Costume Designer: Richard Davies
  • Production Sound Mixer: Stuart Wilson
  • Visual Effects Producer: Theresa Corrao
  • Prosthetic Makeup Artist: Paul Spateri
  • First Assistant Director: Cliff Lanning
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: John Moffatt
  • Stunt Double: David Holmes
  • Makeup Artist: Belinda Hodgson
  • Stunts: Rick English
  • Makeup Artist: Sharon Nicholas
  • Stunt Double: Nicholas Daines
  • Stunt Double: Diz Sharpe
  • Second Assistant Director: Matthew Sharp
  • CG Supervisor: John Walker
  • Compositing Supervisor: Sean MacKenzie
  • Stunts: Mark Archer
  • Special Effects Supervisor: John Richardson
  • Modelling Supervisor: José Granell
  • Stunt Double: Gabrielle Fritz
  • Stunt Double: Anthony Knight
  • Stunt Double: Joanna Whitney
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Chris Shaw
  • Art Direction: Martin Schadler
  • Sound Effects Editor: Jethro Loughran

Movie Reviews:

  • John Chard: Front and Centre for Dumbledore’s Army.

    Term 5 at Hogwarts for Harry and the gang and it’s a deeply unsettling time. Harry faces getting expelled and finds himself shunned by many around him. This at a time when the Ministry of Magic compounds his misery by insisting to all and sundry that “you know who” is not back again.

    Given that JK Rowling’s fifth book is considered to be something of a door stopper, a book more of interim Potter filler than any great amount of substance, credit has to go to new to the franchise director, David Yates. For Yates and his screenwriter Michael Goldenberg have managed to craft a briskly entertaining segment in under 2 hours and 20 minutes of film. Yes it’s safe to say that it ultimately does feel like an interim filler movie, one that is for fans and not newcomers to the series, but the effects are superb (except Grawp that is), the action is much and suspense is not in short supply. While it also finds Radcliffe as Potter finally hitting his acting stride.

    New into the magical fray comes the wonderful Imelda Staunton as Dolores Umbrage, the sort of cheery psychotic teacher we all had bad dreams about in our formative years. Also most welcome is Helena Bonham Carter as nut job harpy Bellatrix Le Strange, it’s an appetiser of substance and we can’t wait to see some more of her from here on in. Of course the usual problem of not enough screen time for the regulars still exists, but it’s now become a figure of grumpy acceptance in the grand scheme of Potter World. Neatly keeping the story trimmed of extraneous fat, Yates doesn’t disappoint in delivering a last quarter as memorable as any so far in the series. Big rewards await those who wait, because the showdown that crowns Order of Phoenix is a magical mêlée of wands and wonderment; a face off between good and evil, a free for all that joyously assaults the senses.

    Roll on Half-Blood Prince, where it’s great to know that Yates has been further entrusted with the Harry Potter reins. 7.5/10

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