9 Actors Who Hated Working On Harry Potter Movies

Great movies, but an unsatisfying experience for many of its cast.

Warner Bros.

Harry Potter is of course one of the biggest and most successful media empires the world has ever seen, and the film franchise has launched the careers of literally dozens of talented actors.

But it shouldn't be terribly surprising that not everyone had a great time making the movies, whether young performers just starting out in the industry or veterans of the old-guard who found the experience a little too much like an assembly line.

These 9 actors all had varying degrees of strife while working on the series, whether bit-part players or mainline cast members who were effectively tied into franchise commitments for a decade.

Things got bad enough that some of them even considered quitting the gig mid-series, while others merely thought of the money as they toughed it out, only revealing their creative and personal frustrations years after-the-fact.

If nothing else, these stories confirm just how difficult it is to keep everyone happy on such a gargantuan movie project, and how the art of acting itself can get lost in the machinery of the blockbuster conveyor-belt...

In this post: 
Harry Potter
Posted On: 

Stay at home dad who spends as much time teaching his kids the merits of Martin Scorsese as possible (against the missus' wishes). General video game, TV and film nut. Occasional sports fan. Full time loon.