Spoilers for those not entirely caught up with the "Star Wars" saga
In fact, one of the few complaints leveled at the movie was the fact that sometimes it felt more like a remake of A New Hope, rather than a full-on sequel.
From the important message hidden inside a droid, which gets lost on a desert planet, a parent-less hero who finds they're strong with the force, and a big bad plan involving a giant circular planet destroying machine... There's certainly plenty of similarities to be found.
With the movie due for home-release from April 18th, editor Zachary Antell has done a side-by-side visual comparison of the two movies to show just how many shot-for-shot references can be found in the sequel.