Ozwars: The Wizard of Oz
& Star Wars

A look at archetypes and images

Parallels in sequels

The references to Wizard of Oz, intentional or not, continued in the Star wars sequels. Like the rest of this site, I am relying on memory, having not watched any of these films for quite a long time, but these pop into mind quickly for me:

Electric energy and evil hands:

Heroes "hanging around" and awaiting release: