Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

July 13, 2011

VIDEO: 'Harry Potter' through the years

NEW YORK — The final film in the multi-billion-dollar Harry Potter franchise opens at midnight Thursday, and it brings to close a movie series that has spanned a decade.

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In honor of the release of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2,” Warner Bros. has put together a retrospective of the first seven movies.

Watch the video below to see how the story has progressed -- and how the stars have grown -- over the years.