The ‘Harry Potter’ Primer: Everything You Need to Know (PHOTOS)

Sadly, the Harry Potter franchise will begin to draw to a close November 19 with the release of the decidedly epic next-to-last film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.

Haven’t seen any of the movies or read the books? Fear not, clueless wizard! Celebuzz conjured up a summary of the first six films for those completely unacquainted with the wizarding world of Potter – which is no small task considering the massive fantasy world created by J. K. Rowling. Curious about dementors? Perplexed about pensieves? In the dark about horcruxes? Read on for the answers. 

And if you like what you read, you’ve still got several days to read the books. Click through our Harry Potter primer, and tell us what you think in the comments section.