Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Full Screen Edition) (Harry Potter 4)

by Mike Newell (Director)

DVD, 2006

Call number

Family, DVD 40c



Warner Home Video (2006), Edition: Special Edition


Harry's fourth year at Hogwarts is marked by the Quidditch World Cup and the Triwizard Tournament, in which student representatives from three different wizarding schools compete in a series of increasingly challenging contests. However, Voldemort's Death Eaters are gaining strength and create the Dark Mark - giving evidence that the Dark Lord is ready to rise again. In the unsuspecting lives of the students at Hogwarts, the competitors are selected by the goblet of fire, which this year makes a very surprising announcement: Hogwarts will have two representatives in the tournament, including Harry. Now Harry has to rise to the challenge for the Tri Wizard Tournament while keeping up with school.

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LibraryThing member DrLed
Harry's fourth year at Hogwarts is about to start and he is enjoying the summer vacation with his friends. They get the tickets to The Quidditch World Cup Final but after the match is over, people dressed like Lord Voldemort's 'Death Eaters' set a fire to all the visitors' tents, coupled with the
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appearance of Voldemort's symbol, the 'Dark Mark' in the sky, which causes a frenzy across the magical community. That same year, Hogwarts is hosting 'The Triwizard Tournament', a magical tournament between three well-known schools of magic : Hogwarts, Beauxbatons and Durmstrang. The contestants have to be above the age of 17, and are chosen by a magical object called Goblet of Fire. On the night of selection, however, the Goblet spews out four names instead of the usual three, with Harry unwittingly being selected as the Fourth Champion. Since the magic cannot be reversed, Harry is forced to go with it and brave three exceedingly difficult tasks. Written by Soumitra
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LibraryThing member comfypants
A student at a magical boarding school is forced to perform death-defying stunts.

Nope, doesn't make any sense. And if it did, it would still be too rushed and jumbled and long for it to work, anyway. It has its moments, some good character bits and excellent casting, but mostly it's a huge pile of
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Concept: C
Story: F
Characters: B
Dialog: C
Pacing: D
Cinematography: B
Special effects/design: B
Acting: B
Music: C

Enjoyment: C

GPA: 2.1/4
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LibraryThing member infjsarah
This is where the series starts to get much darker as the rise of Voldemort begins. The director makes the good decision to focus on the competition and avoid the school aspects to a large extent.
LibraryThing member Eurekas
Darker and darker. With this one I feel we have left kid's movie behind and are now into Young Adult. People are killed in this one. Not appropriate for younger children. I would wait on this one until 13+


Hugo Award (Nominee — 2006)
Kid's Choice Award (Nominee — 2006)
Critics' Choice Movie Awards (Nominee — 2005)



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