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

Voting Rules
Vote 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
    820 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.

    820 votes
  • 2
    902 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.

    902 votes
  • 3
    622 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).

    622 votes
  • 4
    602 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).

    602 votes
  • 5
    625 VOTES

    An Ever Competent Hermione Finishes Getting Ready First

    From Redditor u/rollforinspiration:

     Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (2010). A super competent Hermione finishes changing clothes before all of the other 'Harrys.'

    625 votes
  • 6
    586 VOTES

    Harry, Ron And Hermione Easily Navigate Past A Troll, Spiders, A Werewolf And Dementors

    From Redditor u/WooDadooDooRakeYohn:

    In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011), Harry, Ron and Hermione easily navigate past a troll, spiders, a werewolf and dementors. These are all antagonists of the first 3 films and demonstrates how powerful our protagonists have become.

    586 votes