Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

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Corrected entry: McGonagall directs Filch to take the Slytherins to the dungeons. However, when Malfoy apparates into the castle, he grabs Goyle and Blaise Zambini while they are running. They should be in the dungeons with the rest of Slytherin House.

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Correction: Just because Filch took them to the Slytherin common room doesn't mean that they stayed there. It's not as if Filch has any way to keep them in the dungeon.


Corrected entry: When the killing curse rebounds and hits Voldemort, you can't see the curse even coming within a foot of him or his wand.


Correction: The curse is killing him by breaking through the cracks in the wand, formed in an earlier scene. This is why his hand decomposes before the rest of him.

Corrected entry: In the scene where Ron and Hermione is taking the fang from the basilisk the ribs show the snake upside down. Ron takes the fang from the bottom (although it looks like the top, as it's upside down). Fangs only come out from the top.

Correction: In snakes they do, but this isn't a snake. It's a basilisk, a fictional creature whose anatomy is completely at the whim of the film makers.

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Corrected entry: In the epilogue, when the older Harry and Ginny see off their children at Kings Cross Station, there is a shot of the St. Pancras clock tower. There are two different times on the sides of the clock.


Correction: The times on both visible faces are the same, the angle of observation just makes them look different.

Corrected entry: In Snape's memory when Voldemort kills Lily Potter Voldemort is shown in his resurrected body but Voldemort had his own body at that time. Snape knew him and his memory should have shown Voldemort as he looked before.


Correction: He looked the same in both bodies.

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Corrected entry: After Harry has fallen from Hagrid's arms and reveals he is alive, Voldemort tries to cast spells his way. After this they show a shot of Lucius, then back to Voldemort. Afterwards, Draco is grabbing his mother's left hand to leave, but later when they show Lucius catching up with them, Draco is holding her right hand.


Correction: There was quite a bit of distance traveled by them in between the time Draco first grabs Narcissa's arm when they are leaving Voldemort's group to the time you see Lucius running after them. At any time they could have stopped and change places.

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Corrected entry: In the scene where Molly Weasley and Bellatrix Lestrange are dueling, Molly makes the first move and casts a spell at Bellatrix. After Bellatrix retaliates the same scene that was used when Molly casts the first spell is used again.

Correction: Molly just used the same spell so it just looks the same.

Corrected entry: In the midst of the battle, Ron and Hermione are confronted by Nagini. In the first shot, they are on opposite sides of the snake, however, after some cuts of Harry and Voldemort dueling, they are on the same side of the snake running down the staircase together.


Correction: Since we are shown cuts of Harry dueling Voldemort, it is completely feasible that they were able to get past the snake in those few seconds.


Corrected entry: Normally, when you get hit by the killing curse, you fall to the floor dead and whole. When Voldemort gets hit, he dissolves into ashes, and doesn't stay as a whole.


Correction: Voldemort's soul had been so severely damaged by being shredded into the seven horcruxes that the small portion remaining inside him could have been insufficient to keep his body intact. It was also a resurrected body, and may have been weaker than normal, making it react differently to the killing curse.

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Corrected entry: When Voldemort destroys the protective enchantments, in one shot Bellatrix shields her face with her arms but in the next shot she has her arms wide open with no time for her to have moved them.

Correction: Nonsense. There is usually a brief time lapse between shots, and it would take hardly any time for Bellatrix to move her arms from her face into the position you described.

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Corrected entry: When Harry and co. change clothes after jumping into the lake, Harry puts on a long sleeved gray shirt that has a dark collar. Later, in the "limbo" scene, he is shown wearing the same gray shirt with dark collar but the sleeves are short.

Correction: The "Limbo" scene has no relationship whatsoever to what Harry was wearing after the Trio jumped into the lake. After being hit by Voldemort's curse, everything is occurring inside Harry's head. Whatever he sees is from an altered reality. You'll also notice all his clothes look clean and new, Harry is perfectly groomed and his hair neatly combed, he no longer has cuts or bruises, nor is he wearing his glasses, as he would have no need for them in a state between life and death. Everything around him is altered too, such as the train station, and even Dumbledore, who looks fully restored to health. Harry's shirt is just a style he has often worn throughout the series, so it is logical he would see himself wearing some version of it.

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Corrected entry: Why is there snow in Hogsmeade when the trio gets there and meets Aberforth? Hogsmeade and Hogwarts are within walking distance of each other, yet there is no snow at Hogwarts.

Correction: According to interviews with Rowling, Hogsmeade is above the snow line, so there would always be snow there, no matter the weather at Hogwarts.


Corrected entry: When Voldemort says to Snape in the Boathouse "Only I can live forever", Snape's reply is "My lord". Look at his shirt and you'll see that it's buttoned. But when Voldemort casts Sectumsempra on him his button is undone and his white collar is visible.

Correction: The button wasn't undone, Sectumsempra cut his coat as well as his flesh.

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Corrected entry: During Snape's death scene, he dies with his eyes open. In the next shot, his eyes are closed.


Correction: The later shot blurs Snape's face slightly, which could cause the eyes to appear closed.

Corrected entry: In the epilogue at the end of the movie Harry has no scar.

Correction: Actually, the scar is present but very difficult to see. It is very thin and faded, as would be expected nearly 20 years after Voldemort's defeat. It is easiest to see if you pause the movie during Harry's conversation with Albus Severus. Several of the front shots of Harry show the scar.


Corrected entry: In the scene where Lavender dies, her head is facing away from us while Fenrir Greyback is biting her neck. After Fenrir is blown out the window, her head is turned toward us, conveniently so we can see who just died.

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Correction: That is wrong. When Greyback is attacking Lavender and is then blown out the window, her head is pointing to the left-hand side of the screen and her face is turned away. The camera shifts its angle, and Lavender is now seen from the "opposite" side, with her head still tilted in the same position, but her body is now pointing to the right, showing her face to the audience.

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Corrected entry: The giant chess queen from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone can be seen in the Room of Hidden Things.

Correction: So can many other items that have appeared in the series. The Room of Requirement is in its "storage room" mode, and it is the most likely place that the chess piece, as well as many other objects (that were also seen in the films) would be stored.

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Corrected entry: In the '19 years later' scene Harry and Ginny have three kids, two from themselves, and one is the son of Lupin and Tonks, so that kid must be about 19 years old. Instead, both in the book and in the movie he is the same age as Harry and Ginny's other 2 kids.

Correction: Sorry, but this is incorrect. Harry and Ginny have three biological children: James Sirius (the eldest at about 13-years-old), Albus Severus (the middle child who is eleven), and Lily Luna (the youngest, aged nine). That is who is seen at the train station. Harry is godfather to Remus and Tonk's son, Teddy Lupin, who would be almost 20, but he was raised by his widowed maternal grandmother, Andromeda Black Tonks (sister to Bellatrix Lestrange and Narcissa Malfoy). Teddy was close to Harry, and often visited with him and Ginny while growing up. In the book, Teddy was at the train station seeing off his girlfriend, Victoire Weasley, Fleur and Bill's daughter. If he is at the train station in the film, he is not identified, nor is it mentioned in the film that Harry is Teddy's godfather.

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Corrected entry: In the scene when Harry is at the edge of the Forest on his way to die, he tells Lupin he is sorry he will not be able to know his son. However, in Part 1, in the scene at the Dursley's house, Mad Eye interrupts Tonks and Lupin before they tell Harry that they will be having a baby - Harry never finds out about Lupin's son.

Correction: Just because it's not shown on camera, does not mean Lupin and Tonks did not later announced the news while Harry and the others were at the Weasleys' home, following Voldemort's attack and prior to the wedding. There was also ample opportunity for Lupin to have told Harry that he and Tonks had a son after meeting up with him again at Hogwarts for the big battle.

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Corrected entry: When Harry and Voldemort are duelling in the castle (after Voldemort had discovered that Harry is not dead), Harry drops the basilisk fang, and it is destroyed by Voldemort. However, minutes later, Ron somehow has it when he and Hermione are trying to kill Nagini.

Correction: In an earlier shot, Ron has an armful of the fangs. Presumably the one he has is one of the others.

Corrected entry: When the trio enters the room of requirements with Neville, there are many Hogwarts students that were a student at Hogwarts that year. Cho Chang was in there. It has been told that Cho is one year ahead of Harry. So if it were going to be Harry's 7th year, Cho shouldn't be a student, she should have graduated the year before.

Correction: It is NEVER stated in the film series that Cho Chang is one year ahead of Harry at Hogwarts. While that is true in the books, it does not apply to the films, and is therefore not considered a movie mistake. Book-film discrepancies are not mistakes. Please stop submitting this.

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Corrected entry: When Voldemort breaks into the nursery where Lily and Harry are, Lily is holding Harry. But in the Snape flashback scene, Lily is talking to Harry in his crib before Voldemort breaks in. Also, when Voldemort kills Lily, Harry is in the crib again.


Correction: Yes, but there is no mistake. Lily's talking to Harry before Voldemort gets to the room. When Voldemort gets near, Lily gets Harry and closes the door (as seen in Philosopher's Stone). Before Voldemort kills Lily, she puts Harry in his crib again (as seen in PS as well). After she has died, he stays in his crib. No mistake.

Corrected entry: When Ron and Hermoine go back to the Chamber of Secrets to get a basilisk fang, Ron speaks Parseltongue and then explains to a surprised Hermione how he knows it. The second film established that one needs to speak Parseltongue to open even the bathroom entrance to the Chamber. Therefore, Ron would have explained himself before they reached this point.

Correction: Not necessarily. Ron might simply have not thought to explain how to open the door to Hermione until they reached it.


Corrected entry: When the school is assembled before Snape, as he announces that Harry Potter has been spotted, he says, "Earlier this evening, Harry Potter was sighted." However, outside the window behind him, it is light, while Harry, Ron and Hermione arrived in Hogsmede when it was dark.

Correction: So Snape is exaggerating, or reporting hearsay. People do this all the time. The important thing is that the students get his point, that Harry was known to be near Hogwarts.


Corrected entry: Hogwarts castle's design changes: Courtyard is now outside the dining hall, whereas in the rest of the movies there was a flight of stairs.

Correction: As explained in an answer to a question on this site, the stairs and the hall inside has been completely destroyed in the battle. That's why it appears as if the Great Hall leads directly into the courtyard.


Corrected entry: In the Room of Requirement scene with Harry and Draco, Draco says that he is using his mother's wand. In part 1, at Malfoy Manor, Dobby takes Narcissa's wand away from her before they disapparate.


Correction: Wizards have more than one wand during their lifetimes, and Narcissa would have replaced the stolen one by now. This may also have been an old one that belonged to her.

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Corrected entry: When the trio destroys all the horcruxes, Voldemort's face is seen in its current form. As with the diary when it is in use in the Chamber of Secrets, you are given Voldemort's soul as it was when the horcrux was created (as a teenager). Yet when every other horcrux is destroyed, the spirit's demon/noseless form is seen.


Correction: The diary horcrux was destroyed before Voldemort had been resurrected into his current snake-like form in "Goblet of Fire." Therefore, it is reasonable that the image seen in the diary would show the younger Tom Riddle.

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Corrected entry: When the trio first enter Bellatix's Gringotts vault, Harry says 'lumos' to light his wand, yet the spell also lights both Ron and Hermionie's wands as well, which is impossible.

Correction: Harry casts "Lumos" verbally whereas Hermione and Ron cast their spell non-verbally.


Corrected entry: Harry collects two tears from Snape as he dies however when he pours the tears into the pensieve he pours a larger amount of liquid than the two tears collected by harry.

Correction: They are not "tears," they are memories being secreted in the form of teardrops. Therefore, they are magical and can change their shape, consistency, and volume.

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Corrected entry: When Harry is viewing Snape's memories in the pensive, there's a scene where Snape is talking to Dumbledore and Snape casts Lily's patronus. Dumbledore was already supposed to be dead during that scene, because the patronus went to Harry's aide at the frozen lake from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 1. Dumbledore had died in the previous movie before that.


Correction: You are confusing two different events. This scene definitely took place before Dumbledore's death, but it is not the same time as when Snape sent the patronus to Harry. Snape is merely showing Dumbledore that his patronus' shape is still a doe, the same as Lily Potter's was. It is Snape's way of telling Dumbledore that he still deeply loves Lily, even many years after her death. When Snape sent the patronus to Harry, it is much later and after Dumbledore had died. There is a brief "flashback" scene inter-cut within this showing when Harry saw the doe patronus in the woods that led him to the Sword of Gryffindor. This was not Snape's memory, but it is Harry's, and it is meant to tie the two incidents together and reveal that it was Snape who had sent the patronus and the sword to Harry in part 1.

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Corrected entry: After the confrontation between McGonagall and Snape in the Great Hall, Snape gives up and flies off, taking the two Carrow siblings with him. But in the next two scenes, they are still lying unconscious on the floor.

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Correction: This is incorrect. When Snape escapes, he does not take either Carrow with him, and one is clearly seen lying on the floor to the left as he crashes through the window. The other Carrow is obscured by the dark mist, but you can seen him lying there unconscious.

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Corrected entry: When Harry, Ron and Hermione jump off the dragon they used to escape from the bank, Harry's glasses remain still on his head even after falling into the water from that incredible height.


Correction: Throughout the series Harry's glasses have clinged to his head in circumstances where you would think they should have fallen off. Most notably in the diving scenes during "Goblet of Fire" and "Half Blood Prince". Apparently they fit so securely that they stay on, even when diving into water.

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Corrected entry: Harry Potter disarms Draco Malfoy and gains full power of Malfoy's wand and the Elder Wand. However, in the first year, all wizards are taught to disarm each other, yet the possession of their wands never change.

Correction: It is only under specific circumstances that a wand "may" change its allegiance to a new owner. It does not automatically happen every time a wizard is disarmed. Also, because the students are only learning how to perform the spell, it is not a true combat situation - they are only practising. The wands, being somewhat sentient, are able to detect the difference. New information on "Pottermore" also reveals that the more powerful wands tend to have stronger loyalty to their masters, making them more difficult to "capture."

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Corrected entry: When Professor McGonagall uses a spell to animate the knights, they are in minority than when you see them on the bridge. On the bridge they are at least twice, maybe triple as many. (00:40:45 - 00:53:50)

Correction: There are many stone statues located throughout the castle, not just where McGonagall is standing. After the spell activates them, it would take some time for them all to congregate into the larger mass that is seen shortly after.

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Corrected entry: When Fred and George stand next to each other, they both appear to have two ears. However, George should be minus one. Snape had cursed it off in Deathly Hallows, part 1.

Correction: The twin on the left has a gnarled stump in place of a left ear (his left, not the viewer's).

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Corrected entry: When we initially see Voldemort near Hogwarts he is wearing a black cloak, yet, in the battle scene it suddenly changes to light blue.


Correction: It's still black...the moonlight makes it look lighter.

Corrected entry: When Harry first yells at Snape in Hogwarts, he is wearing a school cloak, yet after Snape leaves he is wearing his jacket and shirt.


Correction: He was wearing the cloak over his own clothes to blend into the crowd. After revealing his presence, he no longer needed to disguise himself and cast the cloak off. He is seen doing so when McGonagall relights the Great Hall. It's lying on the floor.

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Corrected entry: Luna was left at Shell Cottage, but is in the scene already as Harry arrives in the room of requirement, dressed in the same clothes she had on at Shell Cottage.

Correction: So she left Shell Cottage some time after they did and went straight to Hogsmeade, where she gained entry to The Room of Requirement. Harry, Ron, & Hermione made a stop at Gringotts first, then rode a dragon around Britain for a while. Not even the slightest haste needed for Luna to get to Hogwarts first. She is also wearing different clothing.

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Corrected entry: The film never explains why Harry survives the Killing Curse cast by Voldemort. While the book explains that Harry survives because Voldemort took his mother's blood, the movie never does. As such, there's no reason that a curse that guarantees death would suddenly fail.

Correction: Spoiler Alert: The movie does not explain this well and it's complicated, but the curse did not "fail." Voldemort had overcome Lily Potter's protection after he added Harry's blood to his own during his "resurrection." Harry also explains to Ron and Hermione at the end of DH2 that the Elder Wand was never commanded by Voldemort, though after killing Snape, he mistakenly believed he did, and that is why Voldemort was certain the killing curse was now fatal to Harry. But unknown to Voldemort, it was actually Draco who had won the wand's allegiance when he disarmed Dumbledore on the Astronomy Tower in "Half-blood Prince." When Harry later disarmed Draco at Malfoy Manor, the wand shifted its allegiance to Harry. Recognizing Harry as its master, the wand would never harm him, even when it was wielded by Voldemort, causing his killing curse to rebound off Harry and instead strike him. In the Forbidden Forest, the first time Voldemort casts the curse at Harry, it rebounds, knocking Harry unconscious (and also destroying Voldemort's soul shard within Harry). It then hit Voldemort, who is also knocked out but survives because he has one Horcrux left. During their final confrontation, Voldemort's curse again rebounds off Harry and strikes Voldemort, fatally this time, because Neville has just killed Nagini, the last Horcrux. Voldemort unintentionally kills himself.

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Corrected entry: Cho Chang is the one who tells Harry about Rowena's tiara. However, we've previously been told that Cho is a year older than Harry, and Harry is now in year 7, which would make Cho year 8, which doesn't exist.

Correction: It is NEVER stated in the movies that Cho is a year older than Harry or what year she is in. She was one year ahead of Harry in the books only, but that does not apply to the films. This fact was previously pointed out in the "Deathly Hallows Part 1" Movie Mistakes section.

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One of Snape's memories show Lily telling baby Harry to be safe, be strong. That had to have occurred before Voldemort killed Lily. Snape was not in the house until after Lily was killed and Voldemort was gone. Only Lily and Harry should have had that memory, but not Snape.



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