7 Harry Potter Moments That Are So Much Better In The Film

Sometimes books aren't best.

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If anything is certain in this tumultuous world we live in, it’s that film adaptations will never ever be as good as the books from which they take their inspiration and J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter franchise is no exception.

Though faithful and (mostly) successful renditions of the novels they are based upon, books in general just allow for far more depth, in both characterisation and plot, than is achievable in a film with a fixed running time.

Hell, as already qualified in 8 Harry Potter Moments That Are So Much Better In The Book “The books are better! The books are better!” Perhaps it's because the written word encourages us to imagine scenes without the logistical limitations of film-making, but it's difficult to argue strongly against that.

But, beieve it or not, there are some things in this particular wizarding world that when making the jump from page to screen were improved upon. Whether this was a slight narrative alteration to make sense in a condensed script or simply something that was made more effective by a visual medium, there are actually some Harry Potter moments that are so much better in the film.

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