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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is the first installment in the Harry Potter film series, based on the novel of the same name, starring Daniel Radcliff as the titular character alongside Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley and Emma Watson as Hermione Granger. This movie is also known as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, in some regions.

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Why is Quirrell standing like he's praying the Muslim prayer?

Something I've wondered ever since I first noticed this shot in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (the Ultimate Extended Edition, in case it's not in the normal edition). At the beginning of ...
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Did some part of Voldemort's soul get stuck in Harry Potter's body in Sorcerer's Stone?

Note: Please answer only without mentioning the sequel movies in the Harry Potter series. I've only watched the first movie. Watched all in my childhood but now I've to watch all again. If it's not ...
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How did Voldemort (within Quirrell) come to know that the Philosopher's Stone was in Harry's pocket?

In the climax of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's stone, Quirrell asks Harry to come in front of the Mirror of Erised and asks him what he can see in it. Then, Harry sees himself picking up the ...
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How did Draco Malfoy get selected so quickly?

In Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, we see at the selection ceremony that Sorting Hat sorts Draco Malfoy into Slytherin even though Professor McGonagall didn't properly put the Hat on Draco's ...
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How did Ron get hurt so much when the Queen attacked his horse?

In the First Harry Potter Film, Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone when Ron Weasley is attempting to sacrifice himself with the Queen stabbing his horse, he falls down and passes out. But should ...
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Why did Dumbledore move the mirror to the chamber where the Philosopher's Stone was?

If Harry saw his parents in the mirror and Ron saw himself holding the Quidditch cup, it could be a useful mirror. But Dumbledore had told Harry: "it will be moved to another location and you ...
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When did they become invisible?

In the first Harry Potter movie, does no one in a busy train station notice groups of people running and disappearing into a wall? This is when the newbies (Ron and Harry) run into the wall for the ...
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Why is Snape's Potion/logic puzzle not in the movie?

So I finished the first book (Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone) yesterday, and of course a lot of things in the book are not in the movie, including the the potion puzzle created by Snape as ...
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Why did the magic ceiling not react to professor Quirrell?

In the fourth Harry Potter movie, as well as in the fourth book, the magic ceiling of the Great Hall reacts strongly with a storm when Moody enters. But since the Ceiling reacts that way to evil, ...
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Why did Harry want the Philosopher's Stone in the first place?

In Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, in the end Harry's most desperate and desirable wish was to retrieve the Philosopher's stone (which he does). I know about the enchantment placed by ...
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