"Fantastic Animals: The Crimes of Grindelwald" provokes a new connection between Voldemort and Grindelwald that will have fans of Harry Potter fans thinking about the coming months or until the release of the film on November 16th.

The cineplex is magical again.

"Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Gindelwald" hits theaters this weekend, bringing another chapter of Rowling's JK "Magic World" to the screens, now with 100% more of Dumbledore (played by Jude Law as a younger version of the director of Hogwarts).

And while the new film may not be as fantastic as the first, it's a perfect excuse to revisit the original "Harry Potter" movies. Here are five "Magical" movies to watch before you see "Grindelwald's Crimes", or if you just want to spend time with Harry, Ron and Hermione again.

If you can not remember who Grindelwald is: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Parts 1 and 2

Daniel Radcliffe is shown in a scene from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2". (Photo: Warner Bros.)

The villain of "Grindelwald Crimes" is, you guessed it, a guy named Grindelwald (Johnny Depp). If you saw the first movie "Fantastic Beasts", you were introduced to the character and his dishonest ways, but if you want the complete plan on him and how he is defeated (the "Fantastic Beasts" movies are prequels, after all) , watch or re-watch the last two "Potter" movies. It is in these films that we learn about Dumbledore's relationship with Grindelwald as teenagers.

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If you do not know how this connects to Harry Potter: "Fantastic Animals and Where to Find Them"

Newt (Eddie Redmayne) and Tina (Katherine Waterston) are fugitives on a mission in "Fantastic Animals and Where They Live". (Photo: Jaap Buitendijk)

Even the most dedicated "Potter" fan may have trouble getting into the new movie without watching the original "Fantastic Animals and Where They Live". The 2016 film introduced us to Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), his allies and the Wizarding World of the 1920s, where Grindelwald's threat is approaching.

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If you want to feel old: "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone"

Hedwig, the owl and Daniel Radcliffe in a scene from the movie "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone". (Photo: PETER MOUNTAIN, WARNER BROS.)

When the first Potter movie hit theaters, George W. Bush was president, there were no smartphones, and Redmayne was only 19. It has been 17 years since Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint first dressed in the Hogwarts robes, and revisiting "Sorcerer's Stone" will leave nostalgic for the early years of "Potter" and thanks CGI for its improved much since the film used to create a terrible-looking centaur.

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If you want the best of the best: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,

Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe, left) leads his colleagues at a Dumbledore Army meeting, a student-led resistance organization, in "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix." (Photo: Murray Close, Warner Bros)

No offense to "Prisoner of Azkaban" devotees, but the best Potter movie is based on the worst book, "Order of the Phoenix." None of Rowling's books can actually be called "bad", but compared to the other six novels, "Phoenix" is a bit upholstered and more tiring. But with a nimble adaptation that takes all flaws out of the books, director David Yates (who directed the films "Potter" and "Fantastic Beasts") has turned the "Potter" black sheep into a shockingly strong film.

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