Product Information of Harry Potter Seasons 1-8 DVD Box Set
Actors: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Maggie Smith
Directors: Chris Columbus, Alfonso Cuaron, Mike Newell, David Yates
Format: Multiple Formats, Box set, Color, NTSC, Widescreen
Region: Region Free
Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
Number of discs: 8
Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Studio: Warner Bros.
DVD Release Date:2012
Since the release of the first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, on 30 June 1997, the books have gained immense popularity, critical acclaim, and commercial success worldwide.The series has also had some share of criticism, including concern for the increasingly dark tone. As of July 2013, the books had sold between 400 and 450 million copies, making them one of the best-selling book series in history, and had been translated into 73 languages.The last four books consecutively set records as the fastest-selling books in history, with the final instalment selling approximately 11 million copies in the United States within the first twenty-four hours of its release.
A series of many genres, including fantasy, coming of age, and the British school story, (with elements of mystery, thriller, adventure, and romance), it has many cultural meanings and references.According to Rowling, the main theme is death.There are also many other themes in the series, such as prejudice and corruption.