Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt.2 has been voted the best Harry Potter film by both users and critics of Rotten Tomatoes, with a combined rating of 93%. Critics gave the movie a 96% score, while fans gave it a 89% rating.
In second place, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban received an average rating of 88%, while Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets both scored 82%. According to National Holidays who compiled the data, there isn’t much disagreement when it comes to the least favored movie. The Fantastic Beasts sequel plummeted to the bottom of the pile, with Crimes of Grindewald scoring just 37% from critics and 55% from fans.
The Harry Potter Films, ranked in order of ratings:
Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2
Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone
Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter & the Half Blood Prince
Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Pt. 1
Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix
Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them
Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald
Although voted the least favourite films, both of the Fantastic Beasts releases had budgets of £200,000,000, making them amongst the most expensive movies ever to be released. On the flip side, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets had the lowest budget and proved to be the most profitable, making £778,979,634 ROI.
If you’re a big fan of the franchise, you can look at the full data here, and see how many spells were cast, the number of magical creatures and items, along with the number of magical terms used in each of the 10 movies. Apparently Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows Pt. 2 contains the most magic overall, with 80 magical creatures and 100 wands appearing throughout the movie.