What's the Difference between Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban the Book and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban the Movie?


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Released: 1999
Author: J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Released: 2004
Director: Alfonso Cuaron
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Harry Potter
Harry Potter
Portrayed by: Daniel Radcliffe
Ron Weasley
Ron Weasley
Portrayed by: Rupert Grint
Hermione Granger
Hermione Granger
Portrayed by: Emma Watson
Draco Malfoy
Draco Malfoy
Portrayed by: Tom Felton
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Book vs Movie
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   Aunt Marge's dog, Ripper drinks tea from a saucer. She lets him drink the brandy directly from her own glass.
   When Marge gets inflated she floats to the ceiling of the Dursley's home. He actually floats out the window and goes high into the sky.
   Harry tells the driver of the Knight bus that his name is Neville Longbottom. He doesn't reveal his identity.
   Ginny and Neville go to visit Harry, Ron and Hermione on the train when the dementors attack. Harry, Ron and Hermione are alone when they are attacked.
   There are several Hippogriffs present during the first care of magical creatures lesson with Hagrid. There is only one, Buckbeak.
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The origin of the Marauder's Map isn't really explained though. I watched the movie in the theater with my father who hadn't read the book, and I had to spend much of the car ride home explaining the backstory to him.
18 Jul 2017 Anonymous
It's true. They show it to him and explains how it works.
01 Jun 2017 Anonymous
In the movie Harry does learn about the Marauder's map from Fred and George.
01 Jun 2017 Anonymous

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