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'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire': 10 Facts You Didn't Know

'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire': 10 Facts You Didn't Know
December 17, 2020 - 20:18 / Wayne Orr

Any book that is adapted into a movie has to face the chopping block but Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was a far larger book than the last installment. Still, director Mike Newell and the screenwriters for the film knew that they couldn't let that stop them.

Prior to this film, Newell was best known for making Four Weddings and a Funeral. You can tell he used his romantic comedy experience in filming this "Harry Potter" movie. Besides Mike Newell, other newcomers to the franchise via The Goblet of Fire included Robert Pattinson, Brendan Gleeson, Frances de la Tour, Clémence Poésy, and of course the great Ralph Fiennes.

It has been 15 years since this "Harry Potter" film was released in theaters. It went on to make more money than any other film that year. While the movie did contain the aforementioned humor and romance, it also reflected how its fan base and source material were maturing. The stakes that the protagonist encounters are greater than ever before. As we look back, let's mention some fun facts about the production.

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'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire': 10 Facts You Didn't Know

Watch the video above to learn some tidbits about:

1. the Basilisk
2. the filming locations and sets for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
3. "Cedric Diggory"
4. "Parvati" and "Padma Patil".
5. Alan Rickman
6. Mike Newell
7. Emma Watson
8. "Dobby"