From Hobbiton to Hogwarts, here are the real-life locales behind 10 of the most iconic places in movie history.
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Above: 10 of your favorite film locations in real life.
R-rated 'Harry Potter' parody imagines an even worse life for Harry and friends
As Harry Potter fans often like to point out, the series isn't exactly a happy children's tale. In the first book alone, we find out that our hero has lived the entire first decade of his life in a dark crawlspace while suffering extreme emotional and physical abuse at the hands of his relatives, all following the horrific murder of his parents by an actual sociopathic serial killer. And the first book is
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