Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Book vs Movie

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is the sixth movie on the Harry Potter series released in 2009. Voldemort’s intentions and plans become more vicious. He has Draco Malfoy stationed to kill Dumbledore. He also persuades the Muggle and the Wizarding world on his side making Hogwarts unsafe.

Dumbledore on the other hand fully conscious of the threat that is surrounding Hogwarts and Harry decided to call Professor Horace Slughorn to help prepare Harry for the final battle. Slughorn was Dumbledore’s old friend and colleague. Harry been skeptical about Voldemort and Draco’s collaboration shares his doubt with Ron and Hermione. All these doubts come to the surface and lead to a fight between Draco and Harry.

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This is the first Harry Potter movie that shows the muggle world is directly affected by the wizarding world. Harry the protagonist of the series is the one given the responsibility to save both worlds. Getting deeper into the story the dangers of Voldemort increase and the need to control and kill him also increases. This time it’s not just Voldemort but also professor Snape who wants Dumbledore to be dead.

With the story becoming more grave with succeeding plots so does the level of romance in the series. Harry finds himself in love with Ginny, Ron’s sister. Ron on the other hand starts dating Lavender Brown which makes Hermione upset and jealous. As the story starts looking to solve and reaching a conclusion an even more dramatic twist comes in. This is the beauty of Harry Potter and that has made it the most loved series of all time.

Differences Between Harry Potter Book & Movie

Who actually saves Harry? 

Harry was skeptical about Draco Malfoy being the Death eater in his father’s place. To confirm his doubt he decides to overhear Draco Malfoy in the Hogwarts Express wearing the invisible cloak. Draco catches Harry and breaks his nose. Luna Lovegood comes to save Harry, but that is not the case in the book. It’s Nymphadora who comes for Harry’s rescue.

Dumbledore Death scene

Harry is in his invisible cloak when Dumbledore was about to die. Dumbledore freezes Harry and gives Snapes an opportunity to kill him. However, the scene is changed in the book – Snape assures that Harry is safe and then goes on to murder Dumbledore.

Dumbledore’s Funeral

Dumbledore’s murder was one of the saddest parts of the series but his funeral just couldn’t make it to the movie. But the book does mention Dumbledore’s funeral and the students of Hogwarts biding the last goodbye to their headmaster.

Hogwarts in a Huge battle

When Dumbledore and Harry return after finding Horcrux they see the Hogwarts in a hinge fight with the Death Eaters. The intensity of the battle is reduced to a few attacks on Hagrid’s hut setting it on fire.

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