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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   Peeves tells them about Sirius attacking the portrait of the Fat Lady. The Fat Lady is the one that tells them about it from the safety of another frame.
   Harry learn all about the Marauder's map. He doesn't.
   Cho Chang is a member of the Ravenclaw Quidditch team. She doesn't appear.
   Harry's glasses are covered in raindrops during a Quidditch match, and Hermione uses a spell to help him see during a match against Hufflepuff. They wear goggles.
   Harry falls off leaving Cedric to capture the snitch. Harry gets struck by lightning and Cedric doesn't get the snitch.
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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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