25 Harry Potter Facts That Will Knock You Off Your Broomstick

Posted by , Updated on November 20, 2014

Everyone knows the story of Harry Potter, but few people know what went down behind the scenes of the movies or what inspired J.K. Rowling to write one of the most read book series in the world. These 25 little-known Harry Potter facts will knock you off your broomstick and give you a glimpse into makings of the series that changed the future of children’s literature and made the muggle world a little more magical. Although the beloved series has officially come to a close, for the Harry Potter generation, the story will live on forever. Enjoy our hand-picked 25 Harry Potter Facts.

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Impressive

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Probably the most impressive of Harry Potter facts is that J.K. Rowling is the first person to become a billionaire (U.S. dollars) by writing books.

9

Harry And Hermione Sittin’ In A Tree…

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During the filming of the kissing scene between the horcrux versions of Harry and Hermione in the final film, Rupert Grint was removed from the set for laughing too much.

8

Mischief Managed

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While filming “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” Tom Felton’s Hogwarts robes had their pockets sewn shut because he kept trying to sneak food onto the set.

7

Taking Flight

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One of the flying cars used in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” was stolen off the set. It was discovered seven months later when an anonymous caller informed police of its whereabouts.

6

Trophy Witch?

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M.O. McGonagall is listed on one of the Quidditch trophies in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Could Professor McGonagall have been a renowned Quidditch player back in the day? It would certainly explain her enthusiasm for the sport.

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