Sunday, July 29, 2007

Harry Potter is the new Star Wars.

A friend recently asked me about the story of HP. I described it as being very similar (maybe too similar?) to Star Wars. A tale about good vs. evil. And who wins in the end? I don't want to spoil it for anyone. Here's what I've found...

Harry Potter = Luke Skywalker
Voldemort = Darth Vader
Death Eaters = Stormtroopers
wands = light sabers
Ron = Hans Solo
Hagrid = Chewbacca
Hermione = Leia, perhaps?

For those who've read the HP books, have you found other similarities? Or do you have more of a life than I? :)


TinkerBlue said...

Star Wars was one of the first movies I went to see in the cinema with my dad. I grew up loving the 3 originals. I am not a fan of the prequels.

I had never actually thought of comparing HP to Star Wars. But you're right. They are similar.

ColourMeCrazy said...

You know, it didn't even cross my mind but you know, you are right! They are very similar!

I am Sara. said...

Does this mean Dumbledore = Yoda?

Emily said...

i am sara - that's a GOOD one. thanks. :)