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15 Underrated CGI Details From 'Harry Potter' That Deserve More Attention

List RulesVote up the most interesting CGI details in 'Harry Potter.'

Because magic is kind of Harry Potter's whole thing, it's easy to overlook the astounding CGI achievements. Even as early as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, the production took every step to make sure these magical moments stayed timeless. 

Even if you've seen every Harry Potter film way more than once, impressive CGI details like these give them so much more depth. Show some love and vote up the most interesting CGI details fans found in Harry Potter!

  • 1
    469 VOTES

    Harry Is Still Lit By Candle Light Even Within The Diary

    From Redditor u/carsonphillip:

    In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) before Harry gets sucked into Tom riddles diary, he’s in a candle lit room. When he’s in the diary, everything is in black and white yet, we can still see the candle light flickering on his body.

    Interesting detail?
  • 2
    551 VOTES

    A Troll Uses A Broken Quidditch Post As A Weapon During The Battle Of Hogwarts

    From Redditor u/GeminiJedi93:

    In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011), the giant's weapon, in the Battle of Hogwarts, is a broken Quidditch Goal Post.

    Interesting detail?
  • 3
    371 VOTES

    The Amortentia Potion Fumes Change Color As Hermione Describes What She Smells

    From Redditor u/funnyunfunny:

    In Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince (2009), the amortentia potion fumes change colour as Hermione describes what she smells: green (grass), orange brown (parchment) and blue (spearmint toothpaste).

    Interesting detail?
  • 4
    299 VOTES

    The Leaky Cauldron Only Reveals Itself When Hagrid And Harry Are About To Enter

    From Redditor u/Cronamania:

    In Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the sign for The Leaky Cauldron is completely black but reveals itself when Harry and Hagrid approach (keeping it secret from Muggles).

    Interesting detail?