Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Corrected entry: When Mr. Malfoy is coming from Dumbledore's office near the end, Mr. Malfoy is already down the stairs and Harry is just at the bottom, but if you look back at Harry it's quite obvious that there are no stairs - he is just walking out from behind the stone statue.

Correction: When you see Harry coming out of that "hole" where the stairs are. You can see that the stairs are just finishing going down so Harry went down on the stairs.

Corrected entry: In the scene where the Weasleys are rescuing Harry from the bedroom, when Harry is still in the room he is wearing pyjamas, and also when the Weasleys are pulling him in to the car, but in the next shot, when Harry is already sitting safely inside the car, he is wearing different clothes.

Correction: There has been a time lapse. In the time it took Harry to pack his trunk and gather up all of his possetions, he could probably have gotten changed out of his PJ's and into other clothes.

Corrected entry: When the rogue bludger was following Harry in the Quidditch match, it went right through a tall stand from the back to the front. When the hole showed up, it was on the side.

Correction: It was actually the side view, it just looks like it came through the front of the stand because it was on a close up shot.

Corrected entry: If you notice the scene where the trio is sitting in the library after the Duelling Club incident, Justin Finch-Fletchley is in there (he is sitting with a group of Hufflepuffs glaring at Harry). However, in the next scene he is petrified in the hallway Harry is going down.

Correction: It isn't Justin Finch-Fletchley who is in the library. That boy is Ernie Mac Millian but he and Justin look a bit alike.

Corrected entry: This takes place when Harry is writing in Tom Riddle's diary. Each time Harry writes, Tom's reply waits until Harry's writing has completly soaked into the paper. However, when he asks Tom if he knows anything about the Chamber of Secrets, Harry's entry is still soaking into the paper when Tom begins responding. Tom's reply is too long for him to write in the little time that he had to read Harry's question and write back.

Correction: Tom Riddle's penmanship is also extremely tidy...which leads me to believe that the dark wizard wasn't physically 'writing' the words, merely willing them to exist instantly, thus defeating the need of lag time in which to write them, no matter how long the phrases actually are. Waiting for Harry's ink to completely soak in is probably only a courtesy.

Corrected entry: When Harry and Dobby met in the hospital wing Dobby is on the ground standing, and when Harry gets out of his bed he puts his leg through Dobby.

Correction: When Harry gets off the bed, there was a good foot of distance between him and Dobby.

Corrected entry: When McGonnagal is telling the class of the Chamber, she says no such Chamber has been found. Well, how could she say that when Hagrid got expelled from school for opening it fifty years ago and Tom Riddle got a special reward for finding the person who opened it?

Correction: She's lying, either to keep the kids from being scared or to keep them from trying to find the chamber themselves. She's probably also trying to protect the school's reputation.

Corrected entry: When Harry and Malfoy are duelling, Harry casts a spell which launches Malfoy in the air. By the way he was flying through the air, he should have landed on his back, but when the shot changes, he has landed sitting and turned around.

Correction: In the wide shot, you can see that Malfoy's legs swing over just as the shot changes, so that his legs will be facing towards Snape.

Corrected entry: When Ron and Harry change into Crabbe and Goyle they go to the Slytherin common room. To get into Slytherin house they would need to know the password, but no one knows the other houses' passwords, so how did they get in?

Correction: After they change into Crabbe and Goyle, they meet up with Draco in the corridor, then go to the common room. Of course Draco knows the Slytherin password, allowing Harry and Ron to get in disguised as Crabbe and Goyle.

Corrected entry: During the final moments in the Chamber, Harry overcomes Tom Riddle (Voldemort) when putting the Basilisk tooth through the diary. If you watch carefully, you will notice that Harry is keeping his right arm idle, as it has also been posioned by the tooth. He keeps striking the diary and finally closes it for one final attack on the cover. Right before he closes it, you see his left hand still poised in the air with the tooth, but as they cut to the closing of the book right away, they show Harry's left hand closing the book with no sign of the tooth. Now they cut back to Harry's face and his left arm is still up holding the tooth.

Correction: Actually, just before the closeup of Harry closing the diary,(with the tooth in the left hand) the shot of Harry doesn't show his arm. But looking at the position of his shoulder, his arm is down. Then comes the closeup of Harry's left hand (HOLDING THE TOOTH) closing the book. The next scene show Harry raising his left arm, with the tooth still in hand, and stabbing the diary.

Corrected entry: When Harry is talking with Dumbledore in his office after coming out of the Chamber of Secrets, the camera moves from Harry, past a pillar, and to Dumbledore. Footsteps are clearly heard, but neither Harry nor Dumbledore are walking.

Correction: The footsteps you hear are from Lucius Malfoy who is shortly about to arrive in Dumbledore's office.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Harry and Ron shuffle out of the crowd in Flourish and Blotts, Draco was reading a book by the stairs. It seems as though a crew member called him for his cue because he looked at the side and nodded. Then he tore one page and resumed his line.

Correction: Draco is taking a cue from his father. Draco stops Harry and friends so that his father can add the diary to Ginny's cauldron.

Corrected entry: In the scene where the pixies are let lose in their first Defense Against the Dark Arts class, the pixies make a disaster of the classroom, yet when Professor Lockhart runs out and tells Harry, Ron, and Hermione to take care of the rest, Hermione freezes the whole lot of them with one simple spell. Couldn't she have performed this spell when the professor first released the pixies and saved the class a lot of trouble?

Correction: Hermione, when Professor Lockhart lets the pixies free, still thinks that he has everything under control, and therefore would not want to disrupt the whole lesson by freezing the pixies.

Corrected entry: Aragog says that he came from a distant land. How then, in the Dark Forest, did he find another spider to breed with and make all the little spiders?

Correction: Aragog had said that Hagrid was a nice guy who also gave him someone to live with so he wasn't lonely. Then he said, "But i can't help giving my relatives fresh meat when it comes into the forest so willingly." At least he said that about Hagrid giving him another spider to live with in the book.

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Revealing mistake: At the beginning of the scene near the end of the movie with Lucius Malfoy fuming at Dumbledore in his office, Malfoy's hair is fanned back behind his shoulders. The lighting in the room illuminates the back of his neck, where you can see his real, short brown hair. (02:22:05)

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Uncle Vernon: And Dudley, you will be?
Dudley Dursley: I'll be waiting to open the door.
Uncle Vernon: Excellent. And you?
Harry: I'll be in my bedroom, making no noise and pretending that I don't exist.

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Trivia: In the scene where Harry and Malfoy are flying on their brooms, there's a shot where Colin takes a picture. Listen to the music right after that. The music is the same music used in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones during the chase scene on Coruscant (John Williams did the music for this film and all the Star Wars films).

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