Harry Potter Universe Timeline


Created by the fantastical mind of J.K. Rowling, the film adaptation of Harry Potter has been nothing short of a magical success. With the recent arrival of the spin-off Fantastic Beasts series and a forthcoming Cursed child sequel, the Harry Potter Universe is about to get a whole lot more crowded!

Feel free to click on the logos or text underneath each film to read our review and we’ll be sure to update this page frequently as more shows and films are announced!


Chronological Order

This timeline is structured in relation to the time they’re set in the Potter universe. Although we recommend watching the Harry Potter films first, as the Fantastic Beasts prequel film take place years before Potter’s adventures, the timeline follows that structure.

2016 – Film

Set in 1920’s New York, Fantastic Beasts introduces the American wizarding world and array of fantastical creatures hiding in plain sight.
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2018 – Film

Tying into the later Potter films, Crimes Of Grindelwald introduces the infamous and revered Gellert Grindelwald
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2001 – Film

The first Harry Potter film introduces Hogwarts and all our beloved characters, as well as Voldemort.
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2002 – Film

Now in his second year, Harry Potter is faced with the Chamber Of Secrets opening again.
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2004 – Film

Prisoner Of Azkaban bridges the gap between young and old as our trio of misfits tackle the release of Sirius Black.
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2005 – Film

The Tri-Wizard tournament comes to Hogwarts, and with it a set of new challenges for Harry and co. to deal with.
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2007 – Film

Dumbledore’s army rises and Harry fights back; the final fight begins here.

2009 – Film

Secrets are revealed and our heroes suffer set-backs as Harry faces his most harrowing ordeal yet.

2010 – Film

Part 1 of Deathly Hallows rips our trio of friends apart as they pursue Voldemort’s horcruxes.

2011 – Film

All the pieces come together, and the prophecy is fulfilled as Harry faces off against Voldemort one final time.


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