The Influence Of Star Wars On Movies And TV

Movies / Pop Culture / TV

Infographics are always a fun way to digest and show information, and the folks over at Shutterstock have created a Star Wars based graphic using photos, vectors, and illustrations from their collection. The infographic examines the influence that one of the (arguably) greatest movie series has had on other movies and TV. The infographic can be seen in its full glory below:

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The infographic goes into details such as how Star Wars helped spur the film trilogy format, assisted in breaking ground for “The Strong Female Badass” lead characters, humanoid robot and large monosyllabic friends, as well as the impact Industrial Light and Magic had on the industry. A few of our favourite portions of the infographic appear below in more detail.

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Did Han Solo lead the way for “The Sci-Fi Cowboy?

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Was Princess Leia the original “Strong Female Badass” lead?

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While the first two parts of The Godfather Trilogy predates Star Wars, there’s no denying many trilogies followed afterwards.

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ILM has definitely paved the way for tech and innovation in filmmaking.

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As much as we’d like to believe, the future never looks perfect in sci-fi movies.

Whether or not you agree, there are definitely some similarities that can be drawn between films through the years, some more glaringly obvious than others. Let us know what you think about Shutterstock’s Star Wars infographic in the comments below, or on Google+, Facebook, or Twitter.

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