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19 Facts From The Harry Potter Books That Were Never Mentioned In The Movies And You Probably Don’t Even Know About Them

For years we have seen books getting adapted into movies. Often what disappoints us is the disregard of the filmmakers of crucial story parts that the books spend heaps of time setting up for the reader. The theatrical adaptation of the Harry Potter Saga left out a lot of context and subplots originally written by J.K Rowling in her books.

Throughout the seven books, there are a number of facts and scenes that are never mentioned in the movies. If you have read the books and watched the movies as well you’d exactly know what we are talking about

Check out some of the best facts from the Harry Potter books that could never make it to the movies.

House Elves Were Combatants Who Fought Against The Death Eaters In The Battle Of Hogwarts Which Was An Epic Final Battle In The Second Wizarding War

Before Severus Snape kills Dumbledore, Dumbledore casts an immobilizing spell on Harry and threw the invisibility cloak on him so that he’d not intervene and not be seen by anyone in the Astronomy Tower.

Neville Longbottom Could Have Been The Child Of Prophecy Instead Of Harry. However, Voldemort Chose To Target Harry Instead.

Snape’s Flashback Of His Worst Memory Wasn’t Being Bullied By The Marauders But Calling Lily Potter A “Mudblood” For Which Lily Never Forgave Him.

Harry Didn’t Break The Elder Wand, He Actually Returned It To Dumbledore’s Tomb

Dudley And Harry’s Relationship Wasn’t All Negative As The Two Shared A Touching Moment When Dudley Thanked Him For Saving His Life

Hermione founded S.P.E.W., the Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare which fought for the equality of house-elves.

Rita Skeeter Is An Unregistered Animagus Who Had The Ability To Transform Into A Beetle To Collect Information

Harry’s Aunt Petunia Wrote Dumbledore A Letter Of Request To Attend Hogwarts

When Visiting His Home In Godric’s Hollow, Harry Actually Saw A Sign There With Graffiti On It Expressing Support For Him

Peeves The Poltergeist Is One Such Character Which Is Never Seen In The Movies Despite Being In All Of The Books And 3 Video Games

Ron Weasley And Hermione Granger Were Actually Appointed Prefects Of House Gryffindor

In The Movies, Nobody Ever Tells Harry That His Dad Could Turn Into A Stag

Harry Used Crucio, A Curse That Inflicts Excruciating Pain To The Victim, On Amycus Carrow After He Spat At Professor Mcgonagall’s Face

The Battle Of Hogwarts Also Included Dropping Crystal Balls On The Heads Of Death Eaters And A Transformed Desk Stampede Against Them.

The Ministry Of Magic Couldn’t Actually Detect Who Was Casting Spells In Places With High Wizard Populations

Dumbledore actually told Harry what Voldemort’s Horcruxes are and mentioned six in particular because he doesn’t want Harry to know that he is actually the 7th one.

Edward “Teddy” Lupin Who Is The Son Of The Late Remus Lupin and Nymphadora Tonks, Would Often Visit Harry At His Home And He Was Actually Raised By His Grandmother Andromeda Tonks

Voldemort Is Incapable Of Love Because He Was Born From His Parents’ Loveless Union


What do you think should have been included in the movies? Are there more facts from the Harry Potter books you know about? Make sure to let us know in the comments section!


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Written by Muneer

Muneer is an Indian writer at FandomWire who plans to visit all countries in this world to eat the food on their streets. Obsessed with joggers, he sings and plays the strings too.