#Ranking the Harry Potter Series

Noveson

Hall of Fame
Best was Prisoner of Azkaban I think. Worst was Order of the Phoenix? I believe that's the one that dragggggged for the first half o the book. But really The 2nd book or the 4th book have to be near the top as well.
 

Vcore89

G.O.A.T.
Prisoner of Azkaban, Half Blood Prince, Deathly Hallows Part 2, Chamber of Secrets, Philosopher's Stone, Order of the Phoenix, Goblet of Fire & Deathly Hallows Part 1.
 

Noveson

Hall of Fame
Prisoner of Azkaban, Half Blood Prince, Deathly Hallows Part 2, Chamber of Secrets, Philosopher's Stone, Order of the Phoenix, Goblet of Fire & Deathly Hallows Part 1.
Intentional ha?

And are you meaning to list the movies instead of the books?
 

MichaelNadal

Bionic Poster
I'm talking about the books as far as the thread goes.
I think for me:

Prizoner of Azkaban
Order of The Pheonix
Deathly Hallows
Half-Blood Prince
Goblet of Fire
Chamber of Secrets
Sorcerer's Stone
 

TheMuzziah

Hall of Fame
Order of the phoenix
Deathly hallows
Goblet of fire
Prisoner of azkaban
Half blood Prince
Philosophers stone
Chamber of secrets

Why I bolded that was because it's called SORCERER'S stone. Not Philosopher's hahah.
It's actually called philosophers stone
 
Deathly Hallows
Philosopher's Stone
Prisoner of Azkaban
Order of the Phoenix
Half Blood Prince
Goblet of Fire
Chamber of Secrets
 

WarriorRafa

Professional
GOF,OOTP,HBP,COS,DH,POA,PS. Hard to put PS at the bottom, it certainly wasn't bad. HP the best book series for me. Been a while since I read them, was totally obsessed with the books in my teenage years.
 

LeeD

Bionic Poster
I read #1 and #2 because it was good reading.
After 50 pages of #3, I was hooked. Harry just needed to grow up a bit to become a real character.
 

magdalenapratt

Semi-Pro
I think it is 1,2,3,4,5,6,7. I feel that J.K. added too many unnecessary extra scenes or dialogues towards the end just to make the book thicker and thicker.

It is like Samsung or LG adding too much bloatware in their new phones.
 
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DH is the movie im most dissappointed with, it doesn't capture the epicness of the book at all to me :( it has great moments (both parts) but they changed so much, like the final battle etc that made it flat :/
Voldemort just seemed way too human and less scary for me.. Especially trying to hug Draco Malfoy *shudder*
 

megamind

Legend
1) Harry Potter and the Sureshian Stone
2) Goblet of Fire
3) Order Phoenix
4) Half Blood Prince
5) the rest
 

Azure

Legend
I grew along with the time these books came out in my part of the world. I outgrew the books after I finished the fourth. I vaguely recall to have enjoyed the fourth (I think Goblet of Fire) the most.
 

Third Serve

G.O.A.T.
Currently reading them again, so bump, I guess? In the middle of OotP right now so I'll take a crack:

Worst to best:

CoS: more of the same, I felt
SS / PS: great novel and sets up the world really well, but doesn't keep me as invested as later books due perhaps to the shorter length
OotP: I'm enjoying this one, but it could have been trimmed a few pages; some parts are a real drag; I do like Harry's characterization in this one, though
HBP: don't remember this one as much (but I'm about to get to it), but I really liked the focus on Voldy's backstory and the book felt a little darker than some of the others; not an awful lot happens that relates to the whole series, though. Voldy's strange absence from this one probably explains it
GoF: the plot was probably the most nonsensical of any of the books, but it was still really fun to read through; I felt it made much better use of its long length than OotP (the other really long one)
DH: satisfying conclusion to the series, but again I'll have to get back to it; I felt like it wrapped up the plot points really well and I like the story of the Deathly Hallows
PoA: excellent transition to the longer entries and I liked the departure from having Voldemort as the main antagonist (which was handled better than 6); many new interesting characters were introduced as well

Movies (which were all much worse than the books but still pretty good; I won't explain these in detail, though):

GoF
CoS
SS
HBP
DH 2
OotP
DH 1
PoA
 

Lleytonstation

G.O.A.T.
Currently reading them again, so bump, I guess? In the middle of OotP right now so I'll take a crack:

Worst to best:

CoS: more of the same, I felt
SS / PS: great novel and sets up the world really well, but doesn't keep me as invested as later books due perhaps to the shorter length
OotP: I'm enjoying this one, but it could have been trimmed a few pages; some parts are a real drag; I do like Harry's characterization in this one, though
HBP: don't remember this one as much (but I'm about to get to it), but I really liked the focus on Voldy's backstory and the book felt a little darker than some of the others; not an awful lot happens that relates to the whole series, though. Voldy's strange absence from this one probably explains it
GoF: the plot was probably the most nonsensical of any of the books, but it was still really fun to read through; I felt it made much better use of its long length than OotP (the other really long one)
DH: satisfying conclusion to the series, but again I'll have to get back to it; I felt like it wrapped up the plot points really well and I like the story of the Deathly Hallows
PoA: excellent transition to the longer entries and I liked the departure from having Voldemort as the main antagonist (which was handled better than 6); many new interesting characters were introduced as well

Movies (which were all much worse than the books but still pretty good; I won't explain these in detail, though):

GoF
CoS
SS
HBP
DH 2
OotP
DH 1
PoA
Do they have books for the new prequel movies? Or is just movies.
 

MichaelNadal

Bionic Poster
Currently reading them again, so bump, I guess? In the middle of OotP right now so I'll take a crack:

Worst to best:

CoS: more of the same, I felt
SS / PS: great novel and sets up the world really well, but doesn't keep me as invested as later books due perhaps to the shorter length
OotP: I'm enjoying this one, but it could have been trimmed a few pages; some parts are a real drag; I do like Harry's characterization in this one, though
HBP: don't remember this one as much (but I'm about to get to it), but I really liked the focus on Voldy's backstory and the book felt a little darker than some of the others; not an awful lot happens that relates to the whole series, though. Voldy's strange absence from this one probably explains it
GoF: the plot was probably the most nonsensical of any of the books, but it was still really fun to read through; I felt it made much better use of its long length than OotP (the other really long one)
DH: satisfying conclusion to the series, but again I'll have to get back to it; I felt like it wrapped up the plot points really well and I like the story of the Deathly Hallows
PoA: excellent transition to the longer entries and I liked the departure from having Voldemort as the main antagonist (which was handled better than 6); many new interesting characters were introduced as well

Movies (which were all much worse than the books but still pretty good; I won't explain these in detail, though):

GoF
CoS
SS
HBP
DH 2
OotP
DH 1
PoA
Making me wanna read again (y) I really like OOTP, still my second fav book :D
 

MichaelNadal

Bionic Poster
Goblet of Fire was the best movie.

Book I cant remember
I can't stand the 4th movie lol. It's worst movie/book ratio to me out of all of them, the 4th movie is so much worse than the 4th book.

Children should be reading the bible.
And adults :D

Lord of the Rings is better anyway ;)
Lol nah fam.

Fully agreed.
3 is so perfect. Book and movie. Perfect 8-B
 
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