HP Countdown: The Magic by the Numbers


Before you see the final instalment of Harry Potter, opening this Friday, we've compiled some numbers that give you insight to just how whimsical this series really is:

- Altogether, the films have grossed a total of $6.4 billion, which makes it the highest grossing film series ever.

- During the filming of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Daniel Radcliff wore a total of 650 pairs of glasses.

- The Harry Potter novels have been translated into 67 languages.

- The first movie (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone) is still the most successful, grossing $974.7 million.

- To date, 400 million Harry Potter books have been sold worldwide.

- The longest Harry Potter movie was Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, running 161 minutes

- The longest Harry Potter book was Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, with 820 pages.

- Make-up artists had to paint Harry Potter’s scar on Daniel Radcliff’s forehead 5,800 times over the course of the series.

- There were 825 members on the visual effects team for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

- Despite being nominated for 5 Oscars, the film series has yet to win an Oscar.

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