Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

DVD - 2017
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It opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander 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 (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.
Publisher: Burbank, CA :, Warner Home Video,, [2017]
Edition: Rental.
Branch Call Number: DVD Fantasti
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (133 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
digital, optical, rda
video file, DVD video, rda

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JCLAmandaH Sep 01, 2017

All the stars! The 1920s Wizarding World comes to glorious life in this darker entry in the Harry Potter universe, more reminiscent of Doctor Who than kid-oriented fantasy. I appreciate the focus on adults as well as new settings and characters. Newt is the most endearing hero, and a great exampl... Read More »

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* Best Costume Design (Colleen Atwood)
* Best Production Design (Stuart Craig)


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JIMAD
Jul 09, 2018

Yeah...No. We prefer Harry Potter.

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Lady_Greywolf
Jul 03, 2018

It was O.K. Not exactly what I expected from J.K. Rowling

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black_panther_1845
Jun 03, 2018

I loved it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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reypotter06
Jun 01, 2018

Amazing movie for Harry Potter fans (like me). I can't wait for The Crimes of Grindelwald (the sequel to fantastic beasts) coming out in November.

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arenita26
May 14, 2018

me gusto,!! al princio comenzo media aburrida pero se fue poniendo buena!!! 

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archangel777
May 06, 2018

this story has an extremely slow start pace. you basically get the impression that newt is just going to spend the entire move (and it is in fact what happened for the first 30 minutes) bumbling about trying to track down his magical platypus that steals from literally every-person and place. it's a very different kind of harry potter story. pacing is poor, character development very slow. the key word for this story is SLOW.

LoganLib_Aavishka Apr 15, 2018

A fantastic movie! I was hooked right till the end. The storyline was amazing and the beasts were incredible. Eddie Redmayne played Newt Scamander so well, he just made the movie even more amazing.

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Gwen904
Feb 22, 2018

I'm a proud Ravenclaw and lover of everything Harry Potter!
This movie is a great addition to HP. Eddie Redmayne is fantastic (no pun intended) as Newt Scamander.

LPL_WilliamO Feb 15, 2018

I absolutely love this addition to the Harry Potter universe. The four lead characters make a wonderful team, the creatures are imaginative and lend to the wonder of J.K. Rowling's magical world, and there's a good mix of danger, adventure and hilarity.

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ms_mustard
Feb 04, 2018

I watched this to keep up with my granddaughters - not really my cup of tea. but I did realize that Eddie Redmayne has had the same befuddled facial expressions in the 3 movies I have seen with him.

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Gwen904
Jun 05, 2018

Set before the events of the original Harry Potter series, this film begins with the arrival of magizoologist Newt Scamander in New York. When a magical suitcase filled with strange and exotic beasts from the wizarding world is accidentally opened, Newt takes part in a hunt to recapture all the escaped animals. Meanwhile, an even darker and more sinister plot is about to unfold involving repressed magic and a dangerous monster. Will Newt and his newfound NY friends Tina, Queenie, and Jacob be able to solve the mystery and save the city from disaster and a villain no one expected?

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RedCherries
Apr 14, 2018

In mid-20s New York, Newt Scamander, the British young activist wizard, arrives in town, holding a mysterious leather suitcase which shelters a wide array of diverse and magical creatures that exist among us. Amid an already fragile equilibrium of secrecy, and the increasing disasters ascribed to the dark wizard, Gellert Grindelwald, Newt's precious suitcase will be lost--and to make matters worse--several creatures will manage to escape. Before long, this situation will catch Senior Auror Percival Graves' attention who will target Newt, in the background of an invisible, devastating, and utterly unpredictable menace that still wreaks havoc on 5th Avenue. In the end, is there a hidden agenda behind Graves' intentions; moreover, what will happen to the remaining fantastic beasts still loose in the streets? Written by Nick Riganas

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jimg2000
Apr 12, 2017

Are all No-Majs like you?
-No, I'm the only one like me.
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There's loads like me.
-No. No. There's only one like you.
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You were thrown out of Hogwarts for endangering human life...
-That was an accident!
With a beast. Yet one of your teachers argued strongly against your expulsion. What makes Albus Dumbledore so fond of you?
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Six shots of gigglewater and a lobe blaster, please.
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Quiet life for me from now on. Back to the Ministry. Deliver my manuscript.
-I'll look out for it. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
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I was, I was never even supposed to be here. I was never supposed to know any of this. Everybody knows Newt only kept me around because... Newt, why did you keep me around?
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He has broken one of our most sacred laws.
-A law that has us scuttling like rats in the gutter!
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People are easiest to read when they're hurting

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