Cars fly, trees fight back and a mysterious elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of the second Hogwarts year of his amazing journey into the world of wizardry.

Dobby has come to warn you Sir

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets movie poster
Release date
November 28 2002
Synopsis
After a long summer with the horrid Dursleys, Harry Potter is thwarted in his attempts to board the train to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to begin his second year. Harry's only transportation option is a magical flying car, but, unfortunately, it crashes into a valuable (and clearly vexed) Whomping Willow. Still, all this seems like a day in the park compared to what awaits Harry that fall within the haunted halls of Hogwarts. Chilling, malevolent voices whisper from the walls only to Harry, and it seems certain that his classmate Draco Malfoy is out to get him. Soon it's not just Harry who is worried about survival, as dreadful things begin to happen at the school. The mysteriously gleaming foot-high words on the wall proclaim: The Chamber of Secrets Has Been Opened. Enemies of the Heir, Beware. But what exactly does it all mean? Harry, Hermione, and Ron do everything that is wizardly possible to solve this 50-year-old, potentially deadly mystery.
Cast

Daniel Radcliffe ... Harry Potter

Emma Watson ... Hermione Granger

Jason Isaacs ... Lucius Malfoy

Kenneth Branagh ... Gilderoy Lockhart

Richard Griffiths ... Uncle Vernon Dursley

Rupert Grint ... Ronald 'Ron' Weasley

Maggie Smith ... Professor McGonagall

Richard Harris ... Albus Dumbledore

Robbie Coltrane ... Hagrid

Alan Rickman ... Professor Snape

Enemies of the heir... beware!

Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets  classification
WB ent group

Recommended articles

Harry Potter and The Philosophers Stone Movie

Sweet Sixteen

16 - pimples, braces, greasy hair, gangly limbs, pure awkwardness. But not if you’re one of the movies on our list turning sweet sixteen.
Wizarding world

5 Fantastic Beasts We Wish Were Our Pets

Smashing the box office and reigniting the passion of fans worldwide, J.K Rowling’s most recent film introduced audiences to magical beasts of the Wizarding World beyond those explored in the books.
Fantastic Beasts

The Many Perks of Being a Wizard

This summer saw the release of 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them', and with it a fresh dose of severe wizarding FOMO.

Get the latest movie updates sent directly to your inbox!

Want more from inside of Australia's biggest movie and home entertainment company? Join the crew today for news, exclusive offers and competitions.

Thanks. We'll be in touch soon.