Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 crew weren’t the first astronauts to orbit Earth, but they’re the early gravity-defiers we celebrate most. Similarly, Star Wars wasn’t the first movie set in space or the first to feature friendly robot sidekicks, but it melded these ingredients to create a cinematic frisson whose shockwaves are still felt today. A new infographic charts the many ways elements from Star Wars have woven themselves into so many other seminal works.
Shutterstock teamed up with Pop Chart Lab to explain The Influence of Star Wars on Film and TV – from the franchise essentially being responsible for the likes of everything from Guardians Of The Galaxy to The Matrix, and much more.
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