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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is the second installment in the Harry Potter film series, based on the novel of the same name, starring Daniel Radcliffe as the titular character alongside Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley and Emma Watson as Hermione Granger.

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Why can magic cure some medical problems but not others?

In The Chamber of Secrets, Harry falls off his broom during a Quidditch match and breaks his arm, then Lockhart removes Harry's arm bones entirely while trying to mend it. When he's taken to the ...
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What gave Harry Potter the idea of writing in Tom Riddle's diary?

What gave Harry the idea of writing in Tom Riddle's diary in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets? It is clear that if Harry hadn't seen that story from the past through Tom Riddle's diary, he ...
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Was Lucius Malfoy about to use the killing curse on Harry?

Near to the end of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, when Dobby is set free through Harry's trick of hiding one of his socks in Tom Riddle's diary that Lucius Malfoy then gave to Dobby, Lucius ...
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What is the significance of the license plate number on the Ford Anglia in Harry Potter?

In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the flying Ford Anglia has a license plate number of 7990 TD. Is there any significance to this, or were those digits just randomly selected?
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Why did Harry touch his cheeks when he turned into Goyle?

In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, once Harry had turned into Goyle after taking Polyjuice Potion, why did he touch his cheeks and forehead?
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Why isn't there Hogwarts without Hagrid?

In the ending of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets when Hagrid enters into the main hall, he comes to Harry and Ron. Harry potter says the following dialogue: There's no Hogwarts without you,...
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Why is everyone in the corridors after Harry's detention

In the movie Chamber of Secrets, after Harry's detention with Lockhart, Harry, Ron and Hermione find the cat petrified in the corridor. Judging by dialog during the detention it must be at least ...
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Why didn't Tom Riddle kill Harry in Chamber of Secrets?

I remember from 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets' that in the climax, Harry was shocked after finding Ginny Weasley on floor and drops the wand which is then picked up by Tom Riddle (his ...
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How did Fawkes find the Chamber of Secrets?

In the climax of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, when Voldemort set the basilisk on Harry, Dumbledore's phoenix Fawkes suddenly arrived in the Chamber with the Sorting Hat, from where Harry ...
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Why did Ginny Weasley not get killed by the Basilisk in the Chamber of Secrets?

Ginny Weasley was responsible for the opening of the Chamber of Secrets, (she was possessed by Riddle's diary). As Voldemort said, one has to call the Basilisk, otherwise that creature won't come out. ...
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Why does Hermione not get any kind of punishment for casting magic outside Hogwarts?

In Harry Potter the Chamber of Secrets, Hermione casts a spell to repair Harry's glasses. She also does the same in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. According to Magic Law, underage wizards ...
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Why didn't the Basilisk's bite destroy the Horcrux?

At the end of the second film, Harry Potter gets bitten by the Basilisk in the Chamber of Secrets, before being healed by Fawkes's tears. As the venom (from the fang) destroyed Riddle's book, why ...
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How does the Basilisk roam around Hogwarts?

In the movie Harry Potter and The Chamber Of Secrets, and of course in the book, Hermione Granger states: The Basilisk travels around Hogwarts through pipes. Now this snake is huge, almost 50 feet ...
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Why didn't Arania Exumai harm Ron in the Chamber of Secrets?

From the Harry Potter Wiki Arania Exumai is the incantation of a spell used to blast back acromantulas or other large spiders. If the spell is used on anything but a spider it will produce a ...
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