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

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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Released: 1999
Author: J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

31%
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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In the Book In the Movie
   Crookshanks plays a major role. He doesn't. He is hardly mentioned.
   Harry overhears Mr. and Mrs. Weasley arguing inside their room in the Leaky Cauldron about whether they should tell Harry about Sirius Black's intentions to kill him. Mr. Weasley attempts to relay the information to Harry as he boards the Hogwarts Express, but Harry admits what he overheard. Mr. Weasley tells Harry of Sirius Blacks's intentions in private at the bar in the Leaky Cauldron.
   When Snape calls Hermione ''an insufferable know-it-all'' in class, Ron gets angry with him and receives detention. He agrees with him and whispers to Harry, ''He's got a point you know''.
   Harry did receive his birthday presents at the Dursleys. Not mentioned in the book.
   Does not happen The scene in the Gryffindor Dormitory where the boys try out the various Honeydukes sweets.
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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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