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Essential Seven Bad Harry Potter Film Differences From the Books

Harry Potter Books vs. Film

The biggest complaint that most Harry Potter fans have with the Harry Potter films is how they reduce scenes, concepts, and characters for a smoother transition from page to screen. The early Chris Columbus Potter films included “everything but the kitchen sink” creating a more faithful approach to the books. Starting with Alfonso Cuarón’s Prisoner of Azkaban, the films took on a more stylized approach. What ever approach you prefer, every Potter fan has complained about a scene from the book or character did not make the film.

I’m not against the more stylized approach. In fact I think the later films work much better. There are however, a few things that were changed or cut that I think were big mistakes.  Here is a list of the Essential Seven BAD Harry Potter Film Differences From the Books.

(NOTE:. this list does not include anything from the Half-Blood Prince)

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Essential Seven Good Harry Potter Film Differences From the Books

Harry Potter Book vs. Film

The biggest complaint that most Harry Potter fans have with the Harry Potter films is how they reduce scenes, concepts, and characters for a smoother transition from page to screen. The early Chris Columbus Potter films included “everything but the kitchen sink” creating a more faithful approach to the books. Starting with Alfonso Cuarón’s Prisoner of Azkaban, the films took on a more stylized approach. What ever approach you prefer, every Potter fan has complained about a scene from the book or character did not make the film.

I’m all for the stylized approach in certain circumstances. The later films work better because they are streamlined. Chris Columbus’s films had a tendency to drag when they didn’t focus on the main story. Fans of the more faithful film adaptions should be happy that a few parts of the books were never included.  Here is a list of the Essential Seven GOOD Harry Potter Film Differences From the Books

(NOTE:. this list does not include anything from the new film Half-Blood Prince)

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