The Hidden Fortress (1958)
Is a remake of the 1958 Akira Kurosawa film.
When the prisoners run down the stairs to meet the army. This is a reference to the famous scene on the Odessa stairs.
An important secret hideout is located behind a waterfall, requiring men, women and horses to ride through the fall to enter the hideout
C-3P0 and R2-D2 are said to be modelled off of Tahei and Matashichi.
The bike chace through Endor mirrors General Makabe hunting down Yamana pursuers on horseback.
Mentioned by George Lucas.
It is mentioned in a magazine ("Hidden Fortress").
Mentioned by Hiro("Hidden Fortress").
Mentioned by Ted.
DVD is shown ("The Hidden Fortress").
Images shown; mentioned in discussion
A clip is shown.
Sage compares this movie to Zeriam.