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Prisoner of Azkaban back on the big screen

Prisoner of Azkaban back on the big screen

Prisoner of Azkaban back on the big screen

27 May 2024

The Arc Cinema Celebrates 20th Anniversary Re-release of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban


The Arc Cinema is thrilled to announce the 20th anniversary re-release of the beloved classic, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. The beloved film returns to the big screen, allowing fans old and new to relive the magic and adventure of Harry's third year at Hogwarts.

Directed by Alfonso Cuarón, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is widely regarded as one of the best adaptations in the Harry Potter series. This re-release offers a unique opportunity to experience the film with enhanced visuals and sound, making it more captivating than ever before.

The story follows Harry, Ron, and Hermione as they uncover the truth about the mysterious Sirius Black and face the fearsome Dementors. With iconic scenes, unforgettable characters, and a spellbinding score by John Williams, this film continues to enchant audiences around the world.

The film will return to screens on May 31, exactly 20 years after it first took the world by storm. Cinemas across the UK are showing the film for a few days, bringing back the adventures of Harry’s third year at Hogwarts. Similar events were held when both Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets turned 20, and we’re happy to see the trend continue.

This isn’t the only way you’ll be able to celebrate the anniversary in the UK. Warner Bros. Studio Tour London announced a new feature focused on the film back in February, which opened at the start of the month. The exhibit includes props from the film, as well as a chance to experience the Knight Bus in motion, courtesy of a full cross-section built by the original filmmakers. There’s also plenty of learning to do in the feature, with a new display of Professor Trelawney’s Divination classroom for any budding Seers to explore and a boggart-infested wardrobe to create Professor Lupin’s Defence Against the Dark Arts classroom.

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