This Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection (Blu-ray Disc) originally $249.99 drops to only $97.99 at Amazon. You save 61% off the retail price for this Blu-ray disc collection. Plus, shipping is free. This is the lowest price online by about $2 as BestBuy.com offers this item today (7/31) for $99.99. Most other reputable online retailers offer this item above $145.99. The Hogwarts Collection features all eight Harry Potter movies on Blu-ray, DVD and UltraViolet, plus includes more than 45 hours of special features including the Creating the World of Harry Potter documentary series on Blu-ray. Sales tax is charged in some states.
This collection includes all films from the Harry Potter series featuring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson. Based on the famous novels of author J.K. Rowling, the series follows the young wizard Harry Potter (Radcliffe) as he discovers his magical heritage and the curse that would ultimately lead to a deadly confrontation with the infamous dark wizard Voldemort. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi
- Part 1: The Magic Begins – Explore the early decisions that impacted the entire series, and follow the search for the young leads.
- Part 2: Characters – Learn about the casting process and how the actors brought J.K. Rowling’s beloved characters to life.
- Part 3: Creatures – Meet a new group of wizards: the artists who created the monsters and marvels in Harry’s world.
- Part 4: Sound & Music – Hear how the composers and sound experts used their craft to magnify the series’ emotional journey.
- Part 5: Evolution – Join the filmmakers as they discuss how the creative vision for the films evolved throughout the series.
- Part 6: Magical Effects – Watch how technical wizards conjured up an amazing alternate reality using CGI and practical effects.
- Part 7: Story – Listen in as J.K. Rowling and Steve Kloves discuss how the books were adapted for the screen.
- Part 8: Growing Up – See how the young stars’ ideas of acting, fame and themselves have changed over ten years.
PLUS A Blu-ray BONUS DISC with over 3 hours of features including:
- “The Harry Potters You Never Met” – Meet the stunt doubles for Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson as they demonstrate how they balanced major stunt work with seamlessly mimicking the actors they represented and share their favorite moments.
- “Designing the World of Harry Potter” – Explore how production designer Stuart Craig and his creative team brought J.K. Rowling’s imagination to life on the screen.
- “When Harry Left Hogwarts” (Extended Version) – Hear candid and emotional stories about the final days on set in this extended behind-the-scenes look.
- “50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments” (Definitive Version) – Take a look back with cast members who share their on and off-screen memories.
- “Secrets Revealed! Quidditch” – At last, the secrets behind the special effects required for the breathtaking Quidditch scenes are revealed!
- “Secrets Revealed! Hagrid”- See the camera tricks, towering stand-in and voluminous body suits behind the beloved Keeper of Keys and Grounds at Hogwarts.