20 Details In The Harry Potter Films That Even Sharp-Eyed Muggles Have Never Spotted Before

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18. Like father, like son

Both Mad-Eye Moody and Bill Weasley certainly seem disparate characters in the movies. In real life, though, they’re much more connected. Yes, Mad-Eye is played by Brendan Gleeson, who also happens to be the real-life dad of Domhnall Gleeson, who plays Bill. They only appeared together in one scene during the movies, however.

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17. Daniel Radcliffe’s drunken performances

Daniel Radcliffe wasn’t all innocence when playing the lovable wizard. Quite the opposite, in fact. During filming for some of the later movies, Radcliffe had a bit of an alcohol problem. As a result, some of the scenes that you saw in the films featured a somewhat intoxicated Harry.

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16. A famous dance can be spotted in Goblet of Fire

Not only was Los Del Rio’s 1993 track “Macarena” a global hit, but it also spawned a worldwide dance craze of the same name. And this even impacted upon the Harry Potter franchise, as the Beauxbatons can be seen performing the dance in Goblet of Fire.

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