Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban | 2004

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

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Main Plot

In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry returns to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for his third year. A dangerous convict, Sirius Black, escapes from the wizarding prison, Azkaban, and is believed to be after Harry. As Harry and his friends unravel the truth, they encounter mysterious creatures and confront their fears. With the help of new allies and unexpected revelations, they must face the impending danger and protect themselves from the looming threat. Alfonso Cuarón's direction brings a darker and more visually stunning atmosphere to the beloved magical world of Harry Potter.


  • Daniel Radcliffe plays Harry Potter, who is the main protagonist in the plot of the third Harry Potter film.
  • Hermione Granger, a close friend of Harry Potter, helps him and Ron Weasley uncover the truth about Sirius Black and his connection to Harry's past.
  • Rupert Grint's character in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is Ron Weasley, Harry's best friend and loyal companion throughout their adventures at Hogwarts.

Ending Explained

In the conclusion of "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," Harry and his friends Hermione and Ron discover the truth about Sirius Black, the supposed murderer and escaped convict. They learn that Sirius is actually innocent and was wrongly accused of betraying Harry's parents. With the help of Hermione's time-turner, they travel back in time to save Sirius and Buckbeak, a hippogriff sentenced to death. They successfully alter the past and prevent their deaths. In the present, Harry confronts the true culprit, Peter Pettigrew, who was disguised as Ron's pet rat. Sirius is cleared of all charges, and Harry is given a new broomstick, the Firebolt, as a gift. The trio bids farewell to Sirius and returns to Hogwarts, knowing that they have changed the course of history and saved innocent lives.

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Alfonso Cuarón Daniel Radcliffe Emma Watson Rupert Grint