Top 44 Stone Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Stone 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 Stone film message.

I can't believe it took me 18 years to notice this...In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Harry's scar hurt not because of Snape, but because he was facing the back of Quirrell's head aka Voldemort.
I can't believe it took me 18 years to notice this...In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Harry's scar hurt not because of Snape, but because he was facing the back of Quirrell's head aka Voldemort.
Aunt Petunia is visible in the background of this scene dyeing Dudley's old clothes grey for Harry's uniform. This is only ever mentioned in the book.
Aunt Petunia is visible in the background of this scene dyeing Dudley's old clothes grey for Harry's uniform. This is only ever mentioned in the book.

Stone Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. You can see a portrait of Anne Boleyn hanging in the staircase. Anne, a wife of Henry VIII, was accused of being a witch, and subsequently executed.

  2. Sedicated to playing the role of Hermione Granger, Emma Watson actually wrote out sentences with ink, quill, and parchment during several scenes in the movie.

  3. Did you know that the only piano I play is about 1 minute of Chopin's Nocturne #19 in E minor Opus 72, No. 1, that I learned just for Tombstone?

  4. In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, the cgi troll scene finished so late in post production that Daniel Radcliffe's voice got noticeably deeper by the time of his dub for the scene.

  5. Just before the ride of Wyatt Earp and his immortals, Virgil and family leave on the Crazy Train, and soon Hell follows with him...

Stone Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - A playground is shown named Jurassic Park. Steven Spielberg was an Executive Producer for the film.
    A playground is shown named Jurassic Park. Steven Spielberg was an Executive Producer for the film.
  • 1 - Easter egg from The Princess and the Frog (2009) referencing The Sword in the Stone (1963)
    Easter egg from The Princess and the Frog (2009) referencing The Sword in the Stone (1963)
  • 1 - When Hermione is showing Harry that his father was also a seeker. You could also see that Professor Mcgonagall was a part of the team in 1971.
    When Hermione is showing Harry that his father was also a seeker. You could also see that Professor Mcgonagall was a part of the team in 1971.
  • 1 - As an allusion to the book, in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), shown in the background is Aunt Petunia dyeing Dudley's old clothes for Harry's uniform. In the extended cut of the film, there is even an extra scene where Harry asks her about the clothes.
    As an allusion to the book, in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), shown in the background is Aunt Petunia dyeing Dudley's old clothes for Harry's uniform. In the extended cut of the film, there is even an extra scene where Harry asks her about the clothes.
  • At the end of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, when Dumbledore tells Harry that Nicholas Flamel will die, the portrait in the background shows a nurse blows out a candle at the bedside of her patient.

  • 1 - During Fred's party, the record player has "Bone To Run" by Bruce Springstone next to it - recreated album cover and everything. Also notice T. Rex in the background.
    During Fred's party, the record player has "Bone To Run" by Bruce Springstone next to it - recreated album cover and everything. Also notice T. Rex in the background.
  • This must have been posted before, but in Tombstone (1993) when Wyatt Earp, played by Kurt Russell, arrives in Tombstone for the first time, he arrives on the crazy train.

Stone Hidden Details

1 - Neville receives a remembrall that displays a red color when he forgets something. He said the problem is that he doesn't remember what he has forgotten. Neville is the only one without robes.
Neville receives a remembrall that displays a red color when he forgets something. He said the problem is that he doesn't remember what he has forgotten. Neville is the only one without robes.

This gravemarker always gets a laugh from me.

1 - Wood, who says that the Snitch is "wicked fast and damn near impossible to see", loses track of it, whereas Harry follows it impeccably, proving that he is naturally gifted.
Wood, who says that the Snitch is "wicked fast and damn near impossible to see", loses track of it, whereas Harry follows it impeccably, proving that he is naturally gifted.

Fred gets a job as an executive at the quarry. The statue out front is the Picasso in Daley Plaza, Chicago!

During the "you're probably seeing double" drunk scene, Doc responds by pulling a second revolver, stating that he "has two guns, one for each of you". He then spins the pistols on his fingers in opposite directions showing he is still coordinated and therefore deadly.

During Virgil and Ike's confrontation at the bar, you can see an extra at the table catch a bottle that is nearly knocked off the table during the tussle.

1 - Discarded design for Voldemort's appearance in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
Discarded design for Voldemort's appearance in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)

When Harry goes to the zoo in the beginning you can see Slytherin(ish) students leaving the Reptile House.

1 - Wilma knocks over the caveman version of the Christmas Story lamp
Wilma knocks over the caveman version of the Christmas Story lamp
1 - Hermione points out that Ron has "dirt on [his] nose". Despite not being discussed till the second movie, this 'dirt' is residual soot from his Floo-powder trip to King's Cross station.
Hermione points out that Ron has "dirt on [his] nose". Despite not being discussed till the second movie, this 'dirt' is residual soot from his Floo-powder trip to King's Cross station.
1 - Each house on Privet Drive had nearly identical 1998 Vauxall Vectras.
Each house on Privet Drive had nearly identical 1998 Vauxall Vectras.
1 - A group of students are seen exiting the Reptile House wearing green, a house color of Slytherin, whose sigil is a snake
A group of students are seen exiting the Reptile House wearing green, a house color of Slytherin, whose sigil is a snake
1 - The headline of the newspaper Fred is reading is about a pterodactyl that crashed in the Andes and ate a rugby team to survive. In reality, and in a movie about the crash, a plane carrying a rugby team, and their families crashed in the Andes and had to eat the dead to survive.
The headline of the newspaper Fred is reading is about a pterodactyl that crashed in the Andes and ate a rugby team to survive. In reality, and in a movie about the crash, a plane carrying a rugby team, and their families crashed in the Andes and had to eat the dead to survive.
1 - The reason Harry's conversation with the snake is understandable by the viewer is because it's a private conversation from Harry's perspective. In Chamber of Secrets, the conversation is Parseltongue because it's in front of a lot of students.
The reason Harry's conversation with the snake is understandable by the viewer is because it's a private conversation from Harry's perspective. In Chamber of Secrets, the conversation is Parseltongue because it's in front of a lot of students.
1 - Everyones Feet Are Extremely Calloused (Think About How They Drive)
Everyones Feet Are Extremely Calloused (Think About How They Drive)
1 - When Harry and Ron play Wizard's Chess, the Queen piece captures the opposing Knight piece. Later on, the Trio have to play a life-sized version of the game. Ron (as a Knight) sacrifices himself, being captured by the opposing Queen piece.
When Harry and Ron play Wizard's Chess, the Queen piece captures the opposing Knight piece. Later on, the Trio have to play a life-sized version of the game. Ron (as a Knight) sacrifices himself, being captured by the opposing Queen piece.
1 - We can see Neville's grandmother Augusta Longbottom in the background as Harry arrives at Platform 9 3/4 .
We can see Neville's grandmother Augusta Longbottom in the background as Harry arrives at Platform 9 3/4 .
1 - The design for Voldemort in "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" (2001) before designers realized that the film's target audience was children and young adolescents.
The design for Voldemort in "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" (2001) before designers realized that the film's target audience was children and young adolescents.
1 - Ron's unconventional spell for turning his rat yellow fails. This is because his rat, Scabbers, is truly the Animagus Peter Pettigrew, and not a rat.
Ron's unconventional spell for turning his rat yellow fails. This is because his rat, Scabbers, is truly the Animagus Peter Pettigrew, and not a rat.
1 - - Doc Holliday's partner in crime, Big Nose Kate, swiftly grabs everyone's money from the poker table while a collapsed Doc is carried out of the bar
- Doc Holliday's partner in crime, Big Nose Kate, swiftly grabs everyone's money from the poker table while a collapsed Doc is carried out of the bar
1 - Harry's clothes are too big for him. They're hand-me-down's of Dudley's because the Dursley's wouldn't buy him his own clothes
Harry's clothes are too big for him. They're hand-me-down's of Dudley's because the Dursley's wouldn't buy him his own clothes

Doc Holliday holsters his gun - giving Johnny Ringo a chance to retaliate. Ringo cannot raise his shooting arm because of where he was shot.

1 - Hagrid states that it was Dark Times when Voldemort was at large. In The Deathly Hallow's, this is repeated by the Minster of Magic upon Voldemort's return.
Hagrid states that it was Dark Times when Voldemort was at large. In The Deathly Hallow's, this is repeated by the Minster of Magic upon Voldemort's return.
1 - And Home Alone (1990), both Harry and Kevin wear similar outfits. Both movies were directed by Chris Columbus.
And Home Alone (1990), both Harry and Kevin wear similar outfits. Both movies were directed by Chris Columbus.
1 - In a scene when Harry,Ron and Hermione barge in a classroom to meet Professor McGonagall, a ghost is seen on one of the benches supposedly Grey Lady?
In a scene when Harry,Ron and Hermione barge in a classroom to meet Professor McGonagall, a ghost is seen on one of the benches supposedly Grey Lady?

Years old

1 - . The Dursley's own the same exact car model as two of their neighbours.
. The Dursley's own the same exact car model as two of their neighbours.
1 - First time I notice this but Snape has a subtle smile after Harry wins his first Quidditch game and he's safe after the spell on his broom.
First time I notice this but Snape has a subtle smile after Harry wins his first Quidditch game and he's safe after the spell on his broom.
1 - The cake which Hagrid claims to have sat on is broken in the shape of Harry's scar.
The cake which Hagrid claims to have sat on is broken in the shape of Harry's scar.
Stone poster
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Stone Plot

A convicted arsonist looks to manipulate a parole officer into a plan to secure his parole by placing his beautiful wife in the lawman's path.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Stone. 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 Drama, Thriller
Director John Curran
Stars Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Milla Jovovich, Frances Conroy
IMDB score 5.4