Top 19 Prisoner Of Azkaban Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Prisoner Of Azkaban facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Prisoner Of Azkaban film message.

In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), in an earlier scene where Hermione confronts Malfoy, a VERY tiny hand could be briefly seen inside the stone gate. Later a time-travelled Hermione hides at the exact location, watching her previous confrontation.
In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), in an earlier scene where Hermione confronts Malfoy, a VERY tiny hand could be briefly seen inside the stone gate. Later a time-travelled Hermione hides at the exact location, watching her previous confrontation.

The man cleaning the tables of the Leaky Cauldron performed practical effects magic to vanish this bottle.

Prisoner Of Azkaban Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - When George and Fred give Harry the Marauders Map, my son saw Newt Scamanders name walking the halls of Hogwarts.
    When George and Fred give Harry the Marauders Map, my son saw Newt Scamanders name walking the halls of Hogwarts.

Prisoner Of Azkaban Hidden Details

1 - When Hermione sees herself in the past, she makes a comment about her hairstyle, which she's had throughout the entire series. In her first scene in Goblet of Fire, she's changed it.
When Hermione sees herself in the past, she makes a comment about her hairstyle, which she's had throughout the entire series. In her first scene in Goblet of Fire, she's changed it.

Sirius Black's chest tattoo is similar to the alchemy symbol for amalgamation, "the action of merging two or more things", another connection to his ability to transform into a dog.

When Ron states Harry is going to "suffer & be happy about it", this is foreshadowing of him suffering being attacked by Dementors & warding them off with the Patronus Charm, which requires extraordinary happiness to cast.

1 - When Harry meets Cornelius Fudge in The Leaky Cauldron, Fudge is writing a letter with a magical quill. However, the quill never stops writing even when he's done with the letter, and keeps recording their entire conversation.
When Harry meets Cornelius Fudge in The Leaky Cauldron, Fudge is writing a letter with a magical quill. However, the quill never stops writing even when he's done with the letter, and keeps recording their entire conversation.

When Arthur Weasley is talking to Harry about Sirius Black a family in the background is making a rope dance.

The Dre Head makes a joke on the Knight Bus about not eating Pea Soup at the Leaky Cauldron. When Harry arrives, he declines some when offered by the Minister.

The wizard sitting in The Leaky Cauldron reading A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking is Ian Brown, the lead singer of the band The Stone Roses.

1 - In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, before Fred and George taps the Marauder's Map to close, you can see someone's name from the movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, before Fred and George taps the Marauder's Map to close, you can see someone's name from the movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
1 - The death eaters masks from the next movies are foreshadowed in one of the cupboards of Remus Lupins office.
The death eaters masks from the next movies are foreshadowed in one of the cupboards of Remus Lupins office.

You can see and hear Aunt Marge floating away in the distance when Harry leaves the Dursley's

1 - Ron reads Harry's tea leaves, and tells him he will suffer, but be happy about it. In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – 2 (2011), Harry willingly, one might say happily, suffers and dies for his friends.
Ron reads Harry's tea leaves, and tells him he will suffer, but be happy about it. In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – 2 (2011), Harry willingly, one might say happily, suffers and dies for his friends.
1 - When Remus Lupin steps in to help Harry from his fear of Dementors, the Boggart changes to his fear of a Full Moon because it's later revealed that he transforms into a Werewolf during Full Moons.
When Remus Lupin steps in to help Harry from his fear of Dementors, the Boggart changes to his fear of a Full Moon because it's later revealed that he transforms into a Werewolf during Full Moons.
1 - When Professor Lupin came in between Boggart and Harry, the Boggart changed from Dementor (whom Harry was afraid of) to a full moon. Professor Lupin was a werewolf (later revealed in the movie), and he was afraid of turning to werewolf in the school.
When Professor Lupin came in between Boggart and Harry, the Boggart changed from Dementor (whom Harry was afraid of) to a full moon. Professor Lupin was a werewolf (later revealed in the movie), and he was afraid of turning to werewolf in the school.
1 - When Prof. Lupin steps in front of Harry and the Boggart, something that shows your worst fear, a moon then appears, hinting that Lupin is a werewolf.
When Prof. Lupin steps in front of Harry and the Boggart, something that shows your worst fear, a moon then appears, hinting that Lupin is a werewolf.
1 - : When prof. Lupin steps in front of Harrys boggart it turns into a full moon because hes a warewolf.
: When prof. Lupin steps in front of Harrys boggart it turns into a full moon because hes a warewolf.
Prisoner Of Azkaban poster
Prisoner Of Azkaban poster

Prisoner Of Azkaban Plot

Harry Potter, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for their third year of study, where they delve into the mystery surrounding an escaped prisoner who poses a dangerous threat to the young wizard.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Prisoner Of Azkaban. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Director Alfonso Cuarón
Stars Daniel Radcliffe, Richard Griffiths, Pam Ferris, Fiona Shaw
IMDB score 7.9