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Date: 06/28/11 09:06 AM

75 Responses to Star Wars And Harry Potter: A Comparison [Pics]

  1. Profile photo of M3chan1caL
    M3chan1caL Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:08 am
    Link: Star Wars And Harry Potter: A Comparison - Star Wars and the Harry Potter movies are alike... a lot alike... but how much alike are they?
  2. Profile photo of tedgp
    tedgp Male 30-39
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:14 am
    You can make comparisons to anything and everything if you selectively choose things like the creator of the pic did.
  3. Profile photo of denmarkcm
    denmarkcm Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:14 am
    TOKEN!!!! Hahahaha
  4. Profile photo of cobrakiller
    cobrakiller Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:15 am
    why did it switch sides halfway through?
  5. Profile photo of cobrakiller
    cobrakiller Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:22 am
    harry potter: better poster, better female friend, better old wise bearded teacher, better uncle, better special ability, better weapon, and better asked minions

    star wars: better hero, reliable friend, hairy friend, bald mini teacher, pale deformed bad guy, learning to move sh*t without touching it, and better token.

    tie: robes (both lame)
  6. Profile photo of Steelgrid
    Steelgrid Male 30-39
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:24 am
    I think every one of these comparisons are a far stretch.
  7. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:25 am

    Token.... HAHAHAAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    also, both have porn versions of them.
    Star Whores & Hairy Squatter
  8. Profile photo of DJDoubleb
    DJDoubleb Male 30-39
    382 posts
    June 28, 2011 at 9:26 am
    LOL at the columns switching halfway.
  9. Profile photo of Blatto
    Blatto Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:26 am
    Why did the pictures switch sides half way through?
  10. Profile photo of Apexs
    Apexs Male 30-39
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:26 am
    LOL did any one else pick up on the column switch -- LOL
  11. Profile photo of paddy215
    paddy215 Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:26 am
    It changed order half way down for some reason.
  12. Profile photo of dude21862004
    dude21862004 Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:26 am
    Halfway down the pictures get switched to the wrong sides...Fail.
  13. Profile photo of mastrmind
    mastrmind Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:26 am
    Why did the sides switch halfway through?..

  14. Profile photo of Jasonbobdude
    Jasonbobdude Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:31 am
    They`re alike because they both have protagonists with male and female supporting characters? Gee, Star Wars/Harry Potter is like EVERYTHING.
  15. Profile photo of MikeyNiv
    MikeyNiv Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:36 am
    didnt notice the columns switching until i just read it 50 times.
  16. Profile photo of DJDoubleb
    DJDoubleb Male 30-39
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:39 am
    @Apexs - Didn`t read the comments before posting, did ya buddy?
  17. Profile photo of IGORED
    IGORED Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:41 am
    in the words of ogre from revenge of the nerds. NERRRRRRRRRRRRDDDDDDDDDDDSSSSSS!!!!!

    also did anyone notice the column switch?
  18. Profile photo of Rick_S
    Rick_S Male 40-49
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:42 am
    Billy Dee Williams can HARDLY be considered a TOKEN. That man has talent. He may have been the only Black Guy in Star Wars, but he didn`t get the part because they needed a Black Guy to fill the role. He`s a talented actor.

    There are lots of people like Billy Dee who are talented, and happen to be black, that could NEVER be a token. James Earl Jones, Morgan Freeman, Bill Cosby (for the right role)...
  19. Profile photo of skypirate
    skypirate Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:52 am
    i dont think the person who made this has actually seen star wars.
  20. Profile photo of krisley
    krisley Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:53 am
    Column shift freaked me out. Had to go back up to make sure it actually happened and that it wasn`t my eyes just messing with me. XD
  21. Profile photo of Deviros
    Deviros Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:55 am
    @IGORED: ha yea - the column switch was pretty clever - it pretty much made the post =D
  22. Profile photo of Tubby12370
    Tubby12370 Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:58 am
    Thank-you Gerry, I was hoping you would say something like that and you didn`t disappoint.
  23. Profile photo of Grendal
    Grendal Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 10:10 am
    And honestly I`ve only seen half the Potter movies, Sadly I only wish I`d seen half the Star Wars movies.
  24. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
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    June 28, 2011 at 10:13 am
    So perfect.
  25. Profile photo of TopperHey
    TopperHey Male 18-29
    1930 posts
    June 28, 2011 at 10:18 am
    What is this generic bullpoo I see before me?
  26. Profile photo of trippy25
    trippy25 Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 10:20 am
    i laughed out loud when i saw token hahah but how come halfway down the two sides switched?
  27. Profile photo of DeathToLems
    DeathToLems Female 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 10:27 am
    oh shi-
  28. Profile photo of Dm1
    Dm1 Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 10:34 am
    Comparing that ginger to Han Solo is just wrong.
  29. Profile photo of jacos27
    jacos27 Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 10:36 am
    You can do this with a lot of movies...it`s called formula. We have been telling stories for thousands and thousands of years. We have it down to a science of what works and what doesn`t...if you think about it, there are really only a small handful of plot lines that are successful. This doesn`t surprise me at all...also (as noted before) the creator of this comparison seemed to forget which side was HP and which was SW.
  30. Profile photo of CHICOMIMI
    CHICOMIMI Female 18-29
    854 posts
    June 28, 2011 at 10:40 am
    Eh...not a huge fan of either.
  31. Profile photo of nubblins
    nubblins Female 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 10:41 am
    Flitwick is not like Yoda. :\
  32. Profile photo of ak47reaper
    ak47reaper Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 10:54 am
    the pics are in the wrong column half way through
  33. Profile photo of Maromi
    Maromi Female 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 11:00 am
    why did we just up and switch sides half way through?
  34. Profile photo of Mweebles
    Mweebles Female 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 11:10 am
    Replace Flitwick with Dobby and make it `Weird Short dudes`
  35. Profile photo of BostonKaiser
    BostonKaiser Male 40-49
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    June 28, 2011 at 11:12 am
    Ron Weasley = Han Solo? In whose feeble mind?
  36. Profile photo of Chojiro
    Chojiro Male 18-29
    247 posts
    June 28, 2011 at 11:17 am
    And which is more awesome?
  37. Profile photo of meepmaker
    meepmaker Male 30-39
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    June 28, 2011 at 11:19 am
    Thats strange.
  38. Profile photo of edana42
    edana42 Female 50-59
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    June 28, 2011 at 11:20 am
    um, they`re called archetypes - Joseph Campbell
  39. Profile photo of panth753
    panth753 Female 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 11:25 am
    Did they really have to switch half way.
  40. Profile photo of Hightech90
    Hightech90 Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 11:31 am
    Haha, this is great, a lot of similarities probably because it has a lot of Mythology in both series (as in a lot of movies/books/stories)
  41. Profile photo of SPARTAKITTY
    SPARTAKITTY Female 18-29
    2120 posts
    June 28, 2011 at 11:42 am
    Is Lando the only black guy left in the entire universe?
  42. Profile photo of xiquiripat
    xiquiripat Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 12:17 pm
    Most of these similarities are superficial at best.
  43. Profile photo of DrProfessor
    DrProfessor Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 12:20 pm
    They`re similar because they`re based on the same archetype. Whoever made this did a sloppy job... there was no need to make the stretch for "hairy friend" or "bald, mini teacher".
  44. Profile photo of SlothOfDoom
    SlothOfDoom Male 30-39
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    June 28, 2011 at 12:27 pm
    Why would they switch halfway?
  45. Profile photo of techgeek07
    techgeek07 Male 30-39
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    June 28, 2011 at 12:34 pm
    They really screwed up halfway through
  46. Profile photo of JDplaysFF
    JDplaysFF Male 30-39
    626 posts
    June 28, 2011 at 12:45 pm
    @Spartakitty - Yes. Because he`s so badass there can be only one.
  47. Profile photo of collegebound
    collegebound Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 1:08 pm
    ive actually counted at least 30 black kids through all of the HP movies...that last picture is invalid
  48. Profile photo of Cajun247
    Cajun247 Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 2:02 pm
    Bald, Mini Teacher
    The left one plays a VERY minor role.

    Pale, Deformed bald guy
    The left one is NOT blood-related

    The Uncle
    The one on the right is abusive.

    The special weapon
    The one on the right is NOT a fu<king blade and can do much more.

    Bad guy`s generic, masked minions
    Former has a corps latter has a regiment.

    Token
    The right one plays a VERY minor role.


  49. Profile photo of MrYouKnow
    MrYouKnow Male 13-17
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    June 28, 2011 at 2:16 pm
    Yoda ain`t no "mini-teacher." He`s the grand master of the force.
  50. Profile photo of Locke357
    Locke357 Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 2:46 pm
    Because NO ONE ever realized both HP and SW are based off of tried-and-true storytelling archetypes that have been around for centuries.
  51. Profile photo of BJH515
    BJH515 Male 18-29
    223 posts
    June 28, 2011 at 3:07 pm
    Did anyone else notice that about half way down the list Harry Potter and Star Wars switched sides?
  52. Profile photo of wutwutwut
    wutwutwut Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 3:08 pm
    Anyone else notice they switch sides halfway down the picture?
  53. Profile photo of PringleMan
    PringleMan Female 13-17
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    June 28, 2011 at 3:19 pm
    why did it switch half way through?
  54. Profile photo of kribbe
    kribbe Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 3:37 pm
    did anyone else noticed that everyone else seems to have noticed that harry potter and star wars switched sides halfway through
  55. Profile photo of 5Cats
    5Cats Male 50-59
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    June 28, 2011 at 3:59 pm
    vv @Locke357 has it right! ALL stories have been told before, most likely by the Greeks. There literally is nothing new under the Sun, except perhaps for some Science Fiction, but even that uses tried and true storytelling methods, eh?
  56. Profile photo of jadoig
    jadoig Male 30-39
    434 posts
    June 28, 2011 at 4:01 pm
    So many stories follow the same pattern.
    Star Wars
    Harry Potter
    Eragon
    The Belgariad
    Hercules
    The Last Starfighter
    The Matrix

    And many more I can`t remember

    1. Hero is normal
    2. Bad things happen
    3. Hero learns they`re not so normal (Has magic, the Force, etc.)
    4. Hero trains
    5. Hero denies destiny (I`m not ready, I`m not the one)
    6. Hero kicks ass

  57. Profile photo of jadoig
    jadoig Male 30-39
    434 posts
    June 28, 2011 at 4:05 pm
    They are still good stories though, good escapism and very engaging as most everyone wishes they could discover they were really a hero.
  58. Profile photo of Spocom
    Spocom Female 13-17
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    June 28, 2011 at 4:35 pm
    Most of these stories are similar because they follow the Hero cycle. Something you should have learned in 10th grade. Token, however, was not a part of the hero cycle...He`s just a new addition.
  59. Profile photo of SapphireHart
    SapphireHart Female 18-29
    412 posts
    June 28, 2011 at 4:58 pm
    D`aww Dean is not a token!
  60. Profile photo of SephirothA83
    SephirothA83 Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 5:03 pm
    I like how they switched the movies halfway through lol
  61. Profile photo of freddyferret
    freddyferret Male 40-49
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    June 28, 2011 at 6:28 pm
    It`s kind of funny how they switched sides in the middle of it. Generic plot lines are generic.
  62. Profile photo of Plangkye
    Plangkye Female 18-29
    258 posts
    June 28, 2011 at 6:32 pm
    Ron Weasley is no Han Solo.
  63. Profile photo of SwayzeCrazy4
    SwayzeCrazy4 Male 13-17
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    June 28, 2011 at 9:26 pm
    I spotted that they switched it halfway through. but the only thing that they`re proving is that Harry Potter is a ripoff of Starwars.
  64. Profile photo of PirateWillis
    PirateWillis Male 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 11:03 pm
    Surprise, surprise. If you read Joseph Campbell`s The Hero With A Thousand Faces you`ll know that it`s not just Star Wars and Harry Potter, but also The Bible, Endor`s Game, The Matrix, and countless others all using a classic Hero`s Journey formula.
  65. Profile photo of red_shades
    red_shades Female 18-29
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    June 28, 2011 at 11:05 pm
    Why are these even being compared? Nothing compares to Star Wars...For cryin` out loud...IT STAR WARS. Sheesh IAB.
  66. Profile photo of addler
    addler Male 13-17
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    June 28, 2011 at 11:49 pm
    oh hell no. Lando was cool. he was no token black guy.
  67. Profile photo of shappy
    shappy Male 18-29
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    June 29, 2011 at 12:56 am
    AAAAAAAAAA they drated up. it flipped
  68. Profile photo of mervviscious
    mervviscious Male 40-49
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    June 29, 2011 at 6:16 am
    loved the hairy guys...
  69. Profile photo of JJXanadu
    JJXanadu Male 30-39
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    June 29, 2011 at 6:59 am
    Ummm, the lists switch sides half way through...
  70. Profile photo of Mario561
    Mario561 Male 18-29
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    June 29, 2011 at 12:31 pm
    switched the wise teachers
    switched back short bald teachers
    and switched for the uncles and stayed that way
  71. Profile photo of cyborg
    cyborg Male 13-17
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    June 29, 2011 at 12:46 pm
    it switched a couple times
  72. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    June 29, 2011 at 2:03 pm
    lol, they forgot they were both tempted to the dark side
  73. Profile photo of Spider_sol
    Spider_sol Male 18-29
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    June 29, 2011 at 8:46 pm
    Mario... I don`t think you know who Obi-Won or Dumbledore are, there is only one switch.
  74. Profile photo of Draculya
    Draculya Male 40-49
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    June 30, 2011 at 7:04 pm
    Picture Hermione in a Slave Leia costume. Just sayin`.
  75. Profile photo of Djer
    Djer Male 18-29
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    June 30, 2011 at 10:29 pm
    @Draculya ...`scuse me. I need to take care of...something.

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