Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 British-American fantasy film distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is one of two cinematic movies based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling, the seventh and penultimate instalment in the Harry Potter film series, and the sequel to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009). It was directed by David Yates, the director of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, written by Steve Kloves and produced by David Heyman, David Barron, and Rowling.
Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Alan Rickman, Julie Walters, Bonnie Wright, Helena Bonham Carter, Gary Oldman, Emma Thompson, Michael Gambon, Evanna Lynch, Jason Isaacs and Imelda Staunton all reprise their roles from the previous movies.
Filming began on February 2009 and was completed on June 2010. Deathly Hallows Part 1 was released in theatres worldwide on November 19, 2010. In the film's worldwide opening weekend, Part 1 grossed $330 million, the third-highest in the series, and the highest opening of 2010, as well as the eighth-highest of all time. With a worldwide gross of $960 million, Part 1 is the third-highest-grossing film of 2010, behind Toy Story 3 and Alice in Wonderland, and the third-highest-grossing Harry Potter film in terms of worldwide totals, and the 28th highest-grossing film of all-time. The film received two nominations at the 83rd Academy Awards: Best Visual Effects and Best Art Direction.
A sequel, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, was released the following year.