ByNatalie Michelle Wright, writer at Creators.co
I love the Harry Potter movies.
Natalie Michelle Wright
  • The Soundtrack - The Twilight Soundtrack sounds pretty but it doesn't find a special place in your heart like Harry Potter.
  • The Casting - As far as characters go, though most of the acting is a little bit stale.
  • Twilight is decent, but they can't possibly compare to Harry Potter
  • The Critical Acclaim:
  • Twilight - 50% Fresh in Rotten Tomatoes, 5.7 out of 10 in IMDB, 2.5 stars by Roger Ebert
  • New Moon - 27% Fresh in Rotten Tomatoes, 4.6 out of 10 in IMDB, 1 star by Roger Ebert
  • Eclipse - 54% Fresh in Rotten Tomatoes, 4.7 out of 10 in IMDB, 2 stars by Roger Ebert
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - 78% Fresh in Rotten Tomatoes, 7.2 out of 10 in IMDB, 4 stars by Roger Ebert
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - 82% Fresh in Rotten Tomatoes, 7.2 out of 10 in IMDB, 4 stars by Roger Ebert
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - 89% Fresh in Rotten Tomatoes, 7.7 out of 10 in IMDB, 3.5 stars by Roger Ebert
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - 77% Fresh in Rotten Tomatoes, 7.4 out of 10 in IMDB, 3.5 stars by Roger Ebert
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - 77% Fresh in Rotten Tomatoes, 7.4 out of 10 in IMDB, 3.5 stars by Roger Ebert
  • Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince - 83% Fresh in Rotten Tomatoes, 7.3 out of 10 in IMDB, 3 stars by Roger Ebert

Though Twilight is popular among it's many fans, the pros are not so impressed.

The Storyline -

  • Both are very original ideas, Harry Potter is much more timeless and appeals to a wider range of audiences.
  • Awards and nominations:
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - Oscar Nominations, Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, Best Music Original Score Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - Oscar Nominations, Best Music Original Score, Best Visual Effects Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Oscar Nominations, Best Art Direction Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince - Oscar Nominations, Best Cinematography = 6 Nominations
  • Twilight, New Moon, and Eclipse so far have not been nominated for any Academy Awards.
  • Pacing:
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - "The Magic Begins" November 16, 2001
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - November 15, 2002
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - June 4, 2004
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - November 18, 2005
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix- July 13, 2007
  • Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince - July 15, 2009
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 - November 19, 2010
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - July 15, 2011
  • Twilight - November 21, 2008
  • New Moon - November 20, 2009
  • Eclipse- June 30, 2010
  • Breaking Dawn Part 1 - November 18, 2011
  • Breaking Dawn Part 2 - November 16, 2012

Give me your opinion on why you think one of these film series is better than the other.

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