The Star Wars-Matrix Equivalency

Has anyone noticed how Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope is exactly the same movie as The Matrix???

STAR WARS: A New Hope (1977)

The Matrix (1999)

Luke Skywalker is naive and living his life ignorant of the desperate struggle between the empire and the rebels, and eager to become a pilot to make his own way in the galaxy Neo is naive and living his life ignorant of the desperate struggle of the machines and human resistance, and eager to become a freelance hacker to make his own way in the world.
Luke is inadvertently drawn into the struggle when Princess Leia, babe of the rebellion, sends a message that arrives in R2-D2. Neo is inadvertently drawn into the struggle by Trinity, babe of the resistance, who sends the White Rabbit computer message.
The message leads him to his new mentor, Ben Kenobi, who possesses seemingly magical powers. The message leads him to his new mentors, Morpheus and Trinity, who possess seemingly magical powers.
Imperial Storm Troopers track the message and arrive to burn his home. Agents arrive at Neo’s office to arrest him.
Luke has a heartbreaking decision to make, about whether to stay on Tatooine, or join the Rebellion. Neo has a heartbreaking decision to make, about whether to swallow the Blue Pill or the Red Pill.
The Rebellion, incidentally, live in harsh conditions as exiles but find solace in their cause and comradery. The humans, incidentally, live in harsh conditions underground in constant darkness as exiles, but find solace in their cause and comradery.
Luke and Ben join up with the crew of the Millennium Falcon, smugglers Han and Chewbacca, who hate Imperial rule in the galaxy. Neo joins the crew of the Nebuchadnezzar, who all hate the Machines ruling the world.
Ben teaches some elementary lightsaber and force skills to Luke who is naturally gifted being the son of Skywalker. Morpheus uploads some elementary Jiu-Jitsu and Kung-Fu skills into the brain of Neo who is naturally gifted being The One the prophecy foretold.
The group fly to rescue Princess Leia from an enemy stronghold. The group visit The Oracle in the heart of the Matrix.
But their plans are undone when Darth Vadar senses exactly what they are doing using the force. But their plans are undone when the Agents change the Matrix and block them in, using the information provided by an insider.
Ben sacrifices himself so Luke and Leia can escape, and two sequels down the line we discover why it was so important for this couple to be together later to bring balance to the Force. Morpheus sacrifices himself so that Neo and Trinity can escape, and two sequels down the line we discover why it was so important for this couple to be together later to end the Machine war.
Instead of despairing, Luke hears Ben’s voice of encouragement and joins the Rebel attack on the death star, taking a key role as a bomber pilot. Instead of despairing, Neo takes on board what Morpheus believed about The One, and leads an attack on an Agent-defended building.
Luke kicks ass in the confined trenches. Neo and Trinity kick ass in the confined lobby.
Luke manages to find the sweet spot and destroy the Death Star using nothing but intuition. Just in the nick of time before the reactor is blown. Neo manages to find his belief in The One, alter things in the Matrix code, dodge bullets, and come back to life, using nothing but his intuition. He also saves Morpheus from the Agents accessing his brain, and makes it to his exit in the nick of time before the EMP is blown.
Luke and his friends receive decorations for their efforts. Neo gets laid.
Movie ends with impressive, emphatic score. Movie ends with hardcore Rage Against The Machine track.

Leia wearing her iconic "metal bikini&quo...

Leia wearing her iconic “metal bikini” slave outfit at Jabba’s palace. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

poster for The Matrix

Trinity wearing her iconic tight leather pants. Also pictured: some other people. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Has anyone else noticed this?

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