Movies directed by David Yates

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

As a stand-alone spin-off that takes us back to the enchanted world of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them provides an engaging two hours. As the beginning of a new fantasy/adventure series intended to span several chapters, its suc...

Run Time: 2:13
U.S. Release Date: 2016-11-18
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Fantasy violence)
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
Director: David Yates
Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, ...
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

The biggest source of frustration with the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them relates to it being a middle installment of a much larger story. As such, it’s a stepping stone from the introduction into a meatier narrative. It la...

Run Time: 2:14
U.S. Release Date: 2018-11-16
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Frightening Images)
Genre: Fantasy
Director: David Yates
Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Claudia Kim, Carmen Ejogo, ...
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows I

From a purely business standpoint, the decision to bifurcate Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is a winner. Instead of cashing in about $300 million at the domestic box office, Warner Brothers can now count on at least $600 million (bigger worl...

Run Time: 2:27
U.S. Release Date: 2010-11-19
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: FANTASY
Director: David Yates
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rhys Ifans, Tom Felton, ...
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Seen in the Real3D format. After ten years and eight movies, the cinematic adventures of Harry Potter have come to a conclusion. Parties will be held, tears will be shed, and Warner Brothers will rejoice that a franchise like this keeps giving l...

Run Time: 2:10
U.S. Release Date: 2011-07-15
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: FANTASY
Director: David Yates
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter, Evanna Lynch, ...
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince represents the immensely popular series' first outing without the net of having new books waiting in the wings. As far as the written word is concerned, Harry's tale is done. Cinematically, there are still t...

Run Time: 2:33
U.S. Release Date: 2009-07-15
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: FANTASY
Director: David Yates
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, ...
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

With its fifth cinematic outing, the Harry Potter film series has ascended to another level. In addition to providing a self-contained, well-paced adventure, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix also begins to coalesce the epic ether that has...

Run Time: 2:15
U.S. Release Date: 2007-07-11
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: FANTASY
Director: David Yates
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Evanna Lynch, Katie Leung, ...
Legend of Tarzan, The

In 2016, one wonders whether there’s a place in cinema for the 104-year old Tarzan. To make the character more relevant to a modern audience, screenwriters Adam Cozad and Craig Brewer, along with director David Yates (who helmed the final four ...

Run Time: 1:49
U.S. Release Date: 2016-07-01
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Adventure
Director: David Yates
Cast: Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie, Samuel L. Jackson, ...