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When It Comes To Harry Potter Performances, Daniel Radcliffe Is His Own Worst Critic

It's been a long time since Daniel Radcliffe donned the lightning bolt scar and a pair of Hogwarts robes — the final film, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2," was released in 2011, over 10 years ago. After Radcliffe said goodbye to the character he'd played since 2001, he found himself with a collection of roles that were all far from his stint as the boy wizard. With appearances in the 2016 heist thriller "Now You See Me 2," on TBS' "Miracle Workers," and as Weird Al Yankovic in "Weird: The Al Yankovic Story," Radcliffe has proven he's more than Harry Potter, even if that's what most people will remember him for.

Though "Harry Potter" fans young and old knew Radcliffe was growing up during his time in the series (he was 11 years old in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"), it can be hard to remember the significance of that. While Harry was coming of age, so too was Radcliffe, not only as a person but also as an actor.

Since he was so young, it would be impossible for the actor to look back on his time completely favorably; there had to have been some things that went on that he didn't like. Everyone has growing pains, and as a child actor, Radcliffe probably had his fair share of them. One thing he isn't particularly fond of is his performance in one crucial entry in the "Harry Potter" movie series.

Daniel Radcliffe says it's hard to watch Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

The sixth film, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," is important not only in Harry's development as a hero, finally trying to understand Voldemort and seeking out his weaknesses, but also as the catalyst for the golden trio's romantic relationships.

Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson), whose relationship had been somewhat foreshadowed due to their constant bickering, at last find themselves expressing feelings for each other after Ron runs rampant with fellow Gryffindor Lavender Brown (Jessie Cave) and Hermione is positively green with envy. Meanwhile, Harry comes to realize he's in love with his best friend's sister, Ginny Weasley (Bonnie Wright).

None of the teenage love stories or teenage angst is what bothers Daniel Radcliffe, though. In an interview with Far Out, the actor summed up his feelings by saying, "I'm just not very good in it. I hate it. My acting is very one-note, and I can see I got complacent and what I was trying to do just didn't come across."

In order to grow as a performer, Radcliffe often watches his previous films to learn from them, but the sixth "Harry Potter" film is one he can do without. He has nothing to worry about, though; the film came out over 10 years ago and he hasn't stopped since. It's safe to say everyone enjoys Radcliffe's Harry Potter, even if he sometimes doesn't (via Daily Mail).