Top 10 Shocking Differences Between the Harry Potter Movies and Books

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    Fans of the Harry Potter books who saw the movie adaptations found that there were a few plot points that the films either didn't explain, didn't capture fully or just flat out ignored. WatchMojo presents the Top 10 Biggest differences between the Harry Potter books and their movie counterparts. But what will take the top spot on our list? The story behind Voldemort's Parents, missing characters like Charlie Weasely, Teddy Lupin and Peeves, or the complete absence of St. Mungo's hospital? Watch to find out!
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    00:46 #10. Book: There’s a Sphinx in the Maze vs Movie: No Sphinx
    01:48 #9. Book: Animagi Are Explained vs Movie: Animagi Are Not Really Explained
    03:07 #8. Book: Peter Pettigrew Is Strangled to Death by His Silver Hand vs Movie: Peter Pettigrew Does Not Die
    03:59 #7. Book: Harry Replaces the Elder Wand in Dumbledore’s Tomb vs Movie: Harry Breaks the Elder Wand and Throws It Away
    05:03 #6. Book: House elves Are Mistreated, But Play Vital Roles vs Movie: House-elves Are Mostly Unimportant, Unseen
    06:14 #5. Book: Harry & Hermione Miss Ron Separately vs Movie: Harry & Hermione Slow Dance to Cheer Up
    07:18 #4. Book: Voldemort Dies Like a Human vs Movie: Voldemort Dies Like a Supernatural Creature
    08:18 #3, #2 AND #1 ????
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  • Shanaine Sumugat
    Shanaine Sumugat День назад


  • VIPUL Singh
    VIPUL Singh 8 дней назад +1

    Good they didn't mess with Draco
    If his father heard about it....

  • C T
    C T 9 дней назад

    Movie death made more sense for Voldemort to me. All of his soul was gone at that point so he naturally faded away. His influence is gone. He is gone

  • Pajlorv Gaming
    Pajlorv Gaming 11 дней назад

    The snowball fight?

  • The Leafeon
    The Leafeon 11 дней назад

    creator of an "anime and video game music for studying" playlist accidentally slapped this in there lol. top 10 anime plot twists

  • Jane Maiava
    Jane Maiava 12 дней назад

    Of course the books are different from the movies. The books are limitless in their description of characters etc. Movies can only fit in so much. Even celebrated films like the Lord of the rings trilogy had to cut out certain characters.

  • Player_Illuminati
    Player_Illuminati 14 дней назад +1

    Book: “Harry, did you put your name in the goblet of fire?” Dumbledore asked *CALMLY*

  • Eduardo Madrigal
    Eduardo Madrigal 15 дней назад

    When you said that people had tp give credit to other house elves but you forgot one of the most vital house elves of series: Hokey the house elf, owner Hepzibah Smith (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince)

  • Exodianecross1978
    Exodianecross1978 18 дней назад +1

    I've always wondered, how would it be to adapt the HP books to a TV show, like GAME OF THRONES? Would give the chance to bring in more details!

  • Flying Doge
    Flying Doge 19 дней назад

    I think I speak for everyone when I say that Umbridge was much more of an a**hole in the books than in the movies.

  • Ti-pit Bouchard
    Ti-pit Bouchard 27 дней назад +1

    Oh yeah yeah

  • TheFatBurito
    TheFatBurito Месяц назад

    So guys... I decently binged all the Harry Potter movies and tbh I understood nothing and thought that it was sort of bad towards the endings. May I ask, are the books or the movies better?

    • Flying Doge
      Flying Doge 19 дней назад

      Reading the books first then watching the movies is a great combo. You would understand the movies much more if you read the books.

  • MeAnd More
    MeAnd More Месяц назад

    i love harry potter but the books are better than the movies

  • Jenny Craigo
    Jenny Craigo Месяц назад

    My favorite Harry potter character is Harry potter

  • RORZ Raptor
    RORZ Raptor Месяц назад

    Most of these things were bad

  • somethingnewplz8 bored
    somethingnewplz8 bored Месяц назад

    By far the most disappointing change in the movies was the show down between Harry and Voldemort: the lack of big reveal in the Great Hall in front of EVERYONE that Draco was the one who won the Elder wand from Dumbledore (not Snape). And then Harry won it from Draco, meaning Voldemort was trying to wield a wand against it's own master.

  • gaby. riela
    gaby. riela Месяц назад

    These are some reasons why I didn't really like watching the movie. I prefer to read the book instead. More detailed explanations. 😅

  • Diako Moha
    Diako Moha Месяц назад

    In Book 2 can fly in
    Movie everyone

  • Random Fandom
    Random Fandom Месяц назад

    Roses are red, violets are blue. I have five fingers and the middle one is for you. 🖕

  • Andrew Pace
    Andrew Pace Месяц назад +1

    So the four friends are all killed; James by Voldemort, Sirius and Lupin by death eaters and Wormtail by his silver hand.

  • SirBallBag
    SirBallBag Месяц назад

    I'll never forget a line from peeves... "lefty loosey, righty tighty" who can tell me in what contact that line comes from the book... I'll be impressed

    • SirBallBag
      SirBallBag Месяц назад

      +somethingnewplz8 bored boom

    • somethingnewplz8 bored
      somethingnewplz8 bored Месяц назад +1

      Do you mean the scene where he's causing chaos on behalf of the Weasley Twins against Umbridge? While he's trying to bring down a chandelier, McGonagall says "It's unscrews the other way." ?

  • HappyStev4fact1
    HappyStev4fact1 Месяц назад

    What about the quidditch world cup? All they showed in the movie was krum

  • Harry Sims
    Harry Sims Месяц назад

    In the goblet of fire at the quidditch World Cup there’s a breef glance of winkie and dobby


    Well duh they had to be different in the movies bc if not the will be totally predictable and very uninteresting so that's why the make some things different bc the movies are still better than the books 😏

  • Amber Goodman
    Amber Goodman Месяц назад

    Every time me and my friend see the cover to Harry Potter she says “scar straight down the forehead. Totally normal “ and we both just break out laughing.

  • Srijan S
    Srijan S Месяц назад +1


  • Yoshi Tank
    Yoshi Tank Месяц назад

    Did anyone else notice it said "Harry Potter and the PHILOSOPHER'S Stone" throughout the video instead of the SORCERER'S stone?

    • Morten Aanstad
      Morten Aanstad Месяц назад

      Yes, because that's the British title, you dork

  • Kangaroo Gamer
    Kangaroo Gamer Месяц назад

    Do you realize the only spell harry uses against Voldemort is expelliarmus he could you sectumsempra

  • Mac Navarro
    Mac Navarro Месяц назад

    How come there’s no mention of wizards turning into white and black smoke on duels!? That the worst offender if you ask me. Volley and Snape were the only wizards that can fly without brooms. Smoke duels is one of the main reason I cannot stand the movies.

  • Drawing With Pancakes 887
    Drawing With Pancakes 887 Месяц назад

    I’m crying because Sirius is dead

  • Jihan Rhiz Aguinaldo
    Jihan Rhiz Aguinaldo Месяц назад

    You folks forgot about the Patil twins. Padma is supposed to be in Ravenclaw not Gryffindor. I think this is quite heartbreaking for Ravenclaws.
    Well, Harry Potter is still a great movie. It's just that the book is greater.

  • Francis Sandy Tolentino
    Francis Sandy Tolentino Месяц назад

    voldemort didnt die by harry he died by thanos

  • Gabylinka Karaoke
    Gabylinka Karaoke Месяц назад

    6:08 oh god I was so mad that they did that in the movie HERMIONE X RON 4EVERRRR!!!!!!!

  • 陳博銘
    陳博銘 2 месяца назад

    david yates did all the unpleasant changes. Only wands sharing twin cores can connect during a duel. That stupid man made wands connect in almost all majors duels; he made up a scene in Half Blood Prince that Bellatrix burned Weasley house, where should the Weasleys live in the next book, stupid? Besides, death eaters would not know where Wealey house is, until Ministry is fallen; Cho's FRIEND betrayed Dumbledore's army, NOT Cho, you racist.

  • Molly FC
    Molly FC 2 месяца назад

    "Dumbledore forcibly asks Harry." More like: "Dumbledore screeches at Harry and assaults him "

  • Emmanuel David Galope
    Emmanuel David Galope 2 месяца назад

    So Nagini in fantastic beast is also an animagus?

  • Kiran Manikumar
    Kiran Manikumar 2 месяца назад

    Why cant you pronounce anything correctly??

  • Boruto Uzumaki
    Boruto Uzumaki 2 месяца назад

    young daniel radcliffe was my crush and kinda make me horny, but now.. nah

  • Rocco Canfield
    Rocco Canfield 2 месяца назад

    The goblet of fire movie would’ve been forgiven from all its many many mistakes if Harry and Voldy taunted each other and talked all shady while walking in circles be fore their final battle in deathly hallows in my opinion along with Harry and Kreature being friends and Harry repairing his original wand

  • Laurynas Dambrauskas
    Laurynas Dambrauskas 2 месяца назад

    1 thing that never changed *1 0 m i l l i o n p o i t s f o r g r i f f i n p u f f*

  • geert delanghe
    geert delanghe 2 месяца назад

    The Harry Potter books and movies are inspired by Satanic forces and whoever reads them is forever cursed by our Lord Jesus Christ who will judge all those infidels who mingle with witchcraft and magic inspired by the dark forces of satanic evil !

    • geert delanghe
      geert delanghe Месяц назад

      I'm a fan of all Rowley's work and a Harry Potter fan you fool , don't you know anything about irony ? I hate evangelical christians who think the Lord of the Rings and the Potter books are evil , the idiots but you are very funny , I would love to talk to the FBI rather than the russian FSB , get it ?

    • Morten Aanstad
      Morten Aanstad Месяц назад

      +geert delanghe
      And yet I'm still here, and I've sued you for spam, scam, illegal propaganda, blasphemy, Christian extremism, and harassment. Your IP address and details will be forwarded to security and the FBI

    • geert delanghe
      geert delanghe 2 месяца назад

      +Morten Aanstad The lord Jesus Christ will judge you on the day of Judgment and you will be thrown into the fires of hell for all eternity , your flesh will fall of your bones but is will regrow only to be burnt of again and you will be in constant pain you fucking unbeliever , Stan and Satan will be your roommates unless you get on your knees and pray to me , your lord and savior Jehovah , Lord of the Universe and tormentor of Charles Darwin , Stan's butt-boy !

    • Morten Aanstad
      Morten Aanstad 2 месяца назад

      Christian propaganda is not permitted on RU-clip! God is also dead.
      And just so you know, your comment has been reported

  • Alex Ayala
    Alex Ayala 2 месяца назад

    Movies: Grindelwald tells Voldermort where to find the elder wand.
    Book: Grindelwald taunts Voldemort and lies about ever having the wand, so Voldemort kills him.

  • John Iakos
    John Iakos 2 месяца назад

    Well there is one remarkable thing movies have and books not.......John Williams....

  • Kate Gunn
    Kate Gunn 2 месяца назад

    One thing that pissed me off books vs movies that was not covered in either video is how glossed over and fast Sirius Black's death was very well written and the movie he fell back through the veil and that was that

  • Stinkerbell Smith
    Stinkerbell Smith 2 месяца назад

    With regards to Voldemort's death, I didn't see it as a mark of his power, I always took it to symbolise the fact that he had split his soul so many ways that the last part was fragile enough to just break apart. Power but no strength.

  • Inaaya Potter
    Inaaya Potter 2 месяца назад

    Her: Animajayi
    Me: Its Animagi!

  • Itsbombskull gaming
    Itsbombskull gaming 2 месяца назад

    no voldemort dies because of thanos

  • SnowDreamFlake
    SnowDreamFlake 2 месяца назад

    I hate that the later movies are all about Harry and Hermione. The books are about a Trio, while the movies are mostly about a Duo...

    • Mareesh tamizhan
      Mareesh tamizhan Месяц назад

      SnowDreamFlake i don't like Hermione she just took all of Ron dailogues

  • Gage Dubraski
    Gage Dubraski 2 месяца назад

    Am I the only one who prefers Harry snapping the elder wand in half? It seems like a much more obvious way of ensuring no one can ever use it again. I think it also strengthens Harry's character and his rejection of power that much more.

  • Christopher Ennabe
    Christopher Ennabe 2 месяца назад

    Having grown up reading the books and having watched all the movies and now going back and reading the books again... I honestly like the movies better. So many little things that make the series now that were added for the movie that don’t take place in the books... just saying 🤷🏻‍♂️

  • Scotti Brown
    Scotti Brown 2 месяца назад

    The dance scene is one of my favorites

  • Smexy Barry Potter
    Smexy Barry Potter 2 месяца назад

    So in the movie Voldemort dies like the ones in infinity war? You know what that means.

    Voldemort: Harry I don’t feel so good...

  • Heidrosign
    Heidrosign 2 месяца назад

    Voldemort: "I don't feel so good Ms. Rowling..."

  • Piano With Corey
    Piano With Corey 2 месяца назад

    REALLY surprised they didn’t include the Burrows burning down! Am I crazy or was that not in the books?

  • Aki Bro
    Aki Bro 2 месяца назад

    I can't believe you didn't mention how Harry Potter would never have existed thanks to Neville.. Or at least Neville and Harry have the same birthday.. Which were never mentioned in the Movies..

  • Yodeling Quickscoper
    Yodeling Quickscoper 2 месяца назад

    Neville’s gran?

  • Ali Abbasi
    Ali Abbasi 2 месяца назад

    I want a Harry Potter animated series which is 100% faithful to the books. And cz jt’ll be animated it won’t have different characters.

  • Alisha Rawji
    Alisha Rawji 2 месяца назад

    Correction to video: Harry, Ron, and Hermione were searching for horcruxes, not the deathly hallows.

  • Stephenie Tsundere San
    Stephenie Tsundere San 2 месяца назад

    I still hate Ron and Hermione as a couple

  • Alec Breisch
    Alec Breisch 2 месяца назад

    I can’t get over the fact that in each one of the watch mojo videos on the Harry Potter movies they call the first movie Harry Potter and the philosophers stone but the first movie is actually called Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s stone

  • tocopherly
    tocopherly 2 месяца назад

    problem is there are thousands of stuff they glossed over that cant be put into a video like this. so many verbal jokes,referances,depth to the story. not to mention the big ass fighting sceen in hogwarts in book 6 where nearly all of the dumbledoor's army had died if it wasnt for harrys luck potion. if you think you like harry potter when you read the books you will love them. just saying some 10 things missing is a big misleading.

  • zakk wayne
    zakk wayne 2 месяца назад

    7:00 yeah they fucked

  • Kate Brady
    Kate Brady 2 месяца назад

    urgh i cant even watch this it pisses me off so much. my imagination has just stopped being ruined by these shit films

  • William Bradshaw
    William Bradshaw 2 месяца назад

    What I really did not understand is they create this program to "save" the human race. But the things they are creating are not humans anymore. These creatures must go through so much hardship to be created that most of them die. When all is said and done one of those creatures goes to Saturn's moon named Titan and lives life like an animal. How is that going to save the human race?

  • Ryan Elliott
    Ryan Elliott 2 месяца назад

    Excuse me its S.P.E.W not spew haha. Sorry. Im just reading that book right now. Just stuck in my mind

  • Superior PG3D
    Superior PG3D 2 месяца назад

    I have a *small* difference
    Book:Harry was sorted before Ron
    Movie:Ron was sorted before Harry

  • The Creative Skull
    The Creative Skull 2 месяца назад +1

    12:02 i heard ,"Voldemort is the son of a bitch"and I was like Wait,What!!!

  • Shaun A Robertson
    Shaun A Robertson 2 месяца назад

    Sorcerer's Stone**

    • Morten Aanstad
      Morten Aanstad 2 месяца назад


  • denaxion jaxton
    denaxion jaxton 3 месяца назад +1

    people and or events not making the final cut shouldn't count as a difference as each movie stretches close to a year into a two and a half hour window. If I can rephrase that, suggesting that these characters and or events were left out of the movie makes them different from the movie is to suggest that the audience got to see everything that happened throughout the movie and well as I already stated a year doesn't go by in an hour and a half so a lot of the things that were left out of the movies probably did happen in the movie universe and are a form of hidden canon that happen in both universes and are then indifferent from each other, if you can comprehend that.

  • Sophteis
    Sophteis 3 месяца назад

    "Peeves the poltergeist, a pesky ghoul who pulls pranks..."
    You do realise that ghouls and poltergeists are two completely different things in the Harry Potter world? The only ghoul ever mentioned in the books is the one that lives in the Weasley's attic.

  • Maruko Chan 99
    Maruko Chan 99 3 месяца назад

    book: did you put your name in the goblet of fire? :l he asked calmly

  • Liz Dani
    Liz Dani 3 месяца назад

    Ron:your parents are dead you have no family
    Then Harry attacks Ron
    I felt so bad for harry I started crying

  • martinezmarisol
    martinezmarisol 3 месяца назад

    1. A wizard boy and the other one is a famous magician Houdini is a historical figure

  • martinezmarisol
    martinezmarisol 3 месяца назад

    Well actually you know i willtellyou the difference between harry potter and harry houdini😂😁

  • Underground Fitness
    Underground Fitness 3 месяца назад

    Book - Grindelwald refuses to tell Voldemort where the elder wand was and is killed
    Movie - Grindelwald tells Voldemort where the elder wand was

  • Rose Soper
    Rose Soper 3 месяца назад

    Dead sad in the book the chapter with Neville parent in

  • Mark Smith
    Mark Smith 3 месяца назад

    How did they not mention the final battle between Harry n Voldemort? I hated how the movie did it...very gay compared to the book. In the book it was in the great hall and everyone witnessed the speech n killing curse backfiring. I envisioned it so much better that that weird flying crap n then them being alone outside. Really the only part of any of the movies I had a problem with

  • Suxx 2 Suck Gaming
    Suxx 2 Suck Gaming 3 месяца назад

    Um...I thought it was sorcerer's stone not philosophers stone

    • Morten Aanstad
      Morten Aanstad 3 месяца назад

      The latter is the British title

  • The One Dude Named Valentine
    The One Dude Named Valentine 3 месяца назад


  • raakone
    raakone 3 месяца назад

    Another difference....even the way the students are dressed. In the books, seems to be implied that the robes were their main clothing. In the movies, they're just outer garments worn over British style uniforms. I read a rumor this was done because filming a bunch of people in robes would have been difficult, wouldn't look as nice. Also, to reconcile with the USA book cover art.

  • Ethan Tung
    Ethan Tung 3 месяца назад

    what about eye colour? daniel radcliffe's eyes are blue!

  • DP 23
    DP 23 3 месяца назад

    Dumbledore's funeral?!?!

  • Lucy Intheskywithdemons
    Lucy Intheskywithdemons 3 месяца назад

    That "cheerful song" they dance to is "Oh Children" by Nick Cave ..
    not cheerful at all ...

  • Lockie Mckinnon
    Lockie Mckinnon 3 месяца назад

    I think what people have to remember is that some moments in the books aren't very cinematic, or wouldn't work on film. Then there are bizarre changes, or different characterizations, those don't need to change.

    baBANANANANA 3 месяца назад

    why im here, im just started to read the books

  • Angel Del Prado
    Angel Del Prado 3 месяца назад

    One thing I believe should’ve made this list was the dementor kissing Barty Crouch Jr.
    He was the only person that Harry and Dumbledore had who could confess about Voldemort being back, but then Fudge had to go and fuck it up and even afterwards, refused to believe Harry that Voldemort had returned.
    In the Goblet Of Fire, Barty Crouch Jr. was rendered useless due to the Dementor’s Kiss.
    In the movie, he was merely sent back to Azkaban.

  • aussiejubes
    aussiejubes 3 месяца назад

    I wasn't shocked once.

  • Tia Rose
    Tia Rose 3 месяца назад

    I’ve read Harry Potter cover to cover 9 times

  • BullShark
    BullShark 3 месяца назад

    If it doesn’t go over Ron being more courageous loyal and a bit smarter than just a joker in the movie and gives many extra lines to hermoines I will be pissed

  • LucyBluePaddy
    LucyBluePaddy 3 месяца назад

    Book: "Did you put your name in the Goblet of Fire Harry?"
    Movie: *Trashes room, breaks shit, gives a car a damn good thrashing....* "DIDYOUPUTYOURNAMEINTHEGOBLETOFFIREHARRY!!!1!1!!!1!"

  • tardaboveall491a
    tardaboveall491a 3 месяца назад

    No one's talking about how Fred and George get expelled? One of the very few things the movie did better in my opinion. Also in the books the death of Fred is much more fleshed out and seriously, seriously tragic. For me far worse than Dobby dying. Left me utter heartbroken. In the movies we see Ron and Molly crying over a dead body. Fred and Georges' importance in the books are also far greater than in the movies. I need more Fred and George is what I'm trying to say.
    Also after Fred's death George was never again able to produce the patronus charm since his heart had been torn in half (very much figuratively and in my own words). And if that does not send you down feel boulevard nothing will.

  • Uuf Uuf
    Uuf Uuf 3 месяца назад

    You pronounced Animagi wrong.😡

  • Srinand Singh
    Srinand Singh 3 месяца назад +1

    If it rebounded, that means Voldemort killed himself

  • Két Világ Közt
    Két Világ Közt 3 месяца назад

    I think the biggest mistake the movie done is when at the 6th book Harry and Dumbledor goes back to te memories and figure everything about Tom Denem and his family/past/ etc. In a books it is more than a 100 pages, and the most important information!!! What do you think? In the movie I think They must have shown that parts !!!

  • Honey Boom
    Honey Boom 3 месяца назад

    winky serves barty crouch senior, not junior -_-

  • Elmira Gürses
    Elmira Gürses 3 месяца назад

    No 1: Dumbledore's. Freaking. Funeral.
    Books: Makes me a sobbing thrashing around mess with the entire world of wizardry showing up to pay their respects from the merman to the centaurs, groups of people from Beuxbatons to Drumstrang, Ron's Hermione's and Harry's grief, the silent outrage bringing them together, the whole of this world Dumbledore's given so much to, stricken with this impossible loss that pulses like a fading heartbeat as Fawkes sings his last song
    Movies: Lol he ded, there is a grave somewhere cute.

  • Marisol's World
    Marisol's World 3 месяца назад

    Lol she just puts Harry did u put your name in the goblet of fire.(he said calmy )We potter heads will never forget that moment.

  • Kevin Clapson
    Kevin Clapson 3 месяца назад

    Honestly, I'm just glad I chose to read the books after the movies were done. The changes and differences were often poorly made, totally needless and detract from the story.

  • Ethan Huckelby
    Ethan Huckelby 3 месяца назад

    Book: Voldemort dies like a human
    Movie: Voldemort doesn’t survive thanos’s snap

  • Hayley B
    Hayley B 3 месяца назад

    The films suck.