Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

From J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
The first in a five-part prequel to the Harry Potter series, set 70 years before Harry. It’s 1926 and a young man has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident... were it not for a No-Maj (Muggle), a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of his fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds. This film is releasing in 2D, 3D, 3D IMAX and 4DX, this is the 2D version.

132 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12 (Violence).
Adventure, Family, Fantasy.

Showtimes

There must be a secret entrance around here somewhere...
There must be a secret entrance around here somewhere...

Credits

Cast
Eddie Redmanyne, Johnny Depp, Gemma Chan, Ezra Miller, Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrell, Zoë Kravitz, Ron Perlman, Samantha Morton
Director
David Yates
ScreenplayJ.K. Rowling, from her book
MusicJames Newton Howard
CinematographyPhilippe Rousselot
EditingMark Day
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Datasat, Dolby Atmos, Auro 11.1
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorTimes Media Films
Made in2016
Produced byHeyday Films, Warner Bros.

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreFantasy
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceFrequent, mild to moderate impact
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG-13 for some fantasy action violence
Runtime133
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
12 +
Positive messages
4
Positive role models
4
Violence
3
Sex
2
Language
0
Consumerism
1
Drinking, drugs, smoking
2

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote icon'Harry Potter' franchise crosses pond.
15
Die Burger
Carla Lewis-Balden quote icon'Beasts' prikkel aptyt.
15
Cape Times
John DeFore quote iconInvention and effects are the name of the game here.
5
Metacritic.com
43 critics
14
Rottentomatoes critics
132 critics
14
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them draws on Harry Potter&rquot;s rich mythology to deliver a spinoff that dazzles with franchise-building magic all its own.
16
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconDelightful but dark Potter prequel is more grown-up.
15

What the People say

Internet
3160 Netizens quote iconA journey from beginning to end!
17

Average .. 69%

14

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