Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry and Dumbledore discover that Voldemort made seven Horcruxes - everyday objects that contain pieces of Voldemort's soul. Two have been destroyed, Tom Riddle's diary and a ring formerly owned by Voldemort. Harry and Dumbledore find a third - a locket in a cave. As they return to the castle, Malfoy appears and disarms Dumbledore. He tries to kill him but can't do it. Snape then appears and kills Dumbledore himself. He escapes along with Malfoy and the other Death Eaters. Harry opens the locket to find a note saying that the Horcrux is a fake, replaced by R.A.B.

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Continuity mistake: In Potions class, when Hermione stands before the cauldron explaining what she is smelling in her closeup, we see Neville behind her with the broad space to his right (viewer's left), just as she says, "Spearmint toothpaste". In the instant cut to the wideshot, Harry is now shoulder to shoulder with Neville, too fast for him to suddenly be standing that close to Neville. (00:34:35)

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Hagrid: Seriously misunderstood creatures, spiders are. It's the eyes I reckon. They unnerve some folk.
Harry: Not to mention the pincers.

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Trivia: Marcus Belby actor Robert Knox was stabbed to death outside a pub in England shortly after completing principal photography. He died protecting his brother during a fight, and the killer was convicted in 2009 and sentenced to a life term in prison.

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Question: Why is Harry not punished by Snape for almost killing Malfoy in the bathroom?

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Chosen answer: Snape wants to know how Harry knew Sectum Sempra. As shown by him using Occumelancy to see where his copy of Advanced Potion making is. But at the same time, if Snape punished Harry for a spell in a book, Harry could show it to Dumbledore, who would recognise Snape's handwriting. Additionally, Harry was certainly punished in the book - he got detention with Snape every Saturday for the rest of the term. The movie most likely had to cut this for time issues, and also perhaps because the scene is more dramatic if Snape only silently glares at him.

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