The Harry Potter franchise has had a massive impact on the world. Between millions of copies of the famed book series being sold to making billions in the box office, we bet you’ll know at least one of these famous quotes.
Seven books, eight movies, and a slew of merchandise on offer, the name of Harry Potter is known far wider than just in the wizarding world. He may be famous for being “the boy who lived,” but in our world, he’s famous for being the starring character in books and movies.
Although the first book in the series, Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone, was published in June of 1997 by acclaimed author J.K. Rowling, the first movie adaptation didn’t roll out into theatres until November of 2001.
Starring young Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, along with his sidekicks Ronald Weasley (played by Rupert Grint) and Hermione Granger (played by Emma Watson), the trio quickly rose in popularity as they battled the feared Dark Lord, He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named (or Voldemort, if you’re brave enough).
Fans were stoked for the film adaptation to premier so they could finally get their sights on the wizarding world, themselves. The first movie made a staggering 975.1 billion dollars, alone.
As time continued, and all seven of Rowling’s books came to life in cinemas, the total grossing amount between all movies skyrocketed to north of seven trillion dollars.
Throughout all eight films, there are numerous great lines said by countless famous roles. We all know which famous headmaster said, “It does not do well to dwell on dreams and forget to live,” and we can recall Molly Weasley’s best line of, “not my daughter, you bitch.”
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However, can you recall which witch or wizard said each quote that we’ve chosen? Do you know your professors well enough to distinguish between something said by Minerva McGonagall or Severus Snape? Check out our quiz to find out if you’d pass your OWL’s (if the subject was movie quotes, that is!).