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The Hidden Fortress (1958) Poster

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Version of 

Remade as 

Kakushi toride no san akunin (2008)
Is a remake of the 1958 Akira Kurosawa film.

References 

Battleship Potemkin (1925)
When the prisoners run down the stairs to meet the army. This is a reference to the famous scene on the Odessa stairs.
Johnny Guitar (1954)
An important secret hideout is located behind a waterfall, requiring men, women and horses to ride through the fall to enter the hideout

Referenced in 

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
C-3P0 and R2-D2 are said to be modelled off of Tahei and Matashichi.
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
The Endor forest speeder bike chase mirrors General Makabe hunting down Yamana pursuers on horseback.
Braveheart (1995)
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Queen Amidala going to Tatooine disguised as a servant girl is a deliberate nod to Princess Yuki disguising herself as a mute peasant girl.
The Characters of 'Star Wars' (2004) (Video)
Mentioned by George Lucas.
Seven Samurai: Origins and Influences (2006) (Video)
still shown
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a magazine ("Hidden Fortress").
Heroes: Chapter Ten 'Six Months Ago' (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Hiro("Hidden Fortress").
How I Met Your Mother: Do I Know You? (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ted.
NCIS: Mother's Day (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tony as one of the films of Akira Kurosawa.
Best of the Worst: Russian Terminator, Ninja Vengeance, and Never Too Young to Die (2013) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown ("The Hidden Fortress").
Best of the Worst: The New Gladiators, Exterminator 2, and Aftermath (2013) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown ("The Hidden Fortress").
Best of the Worst: The Killer Eye, They Bite, and Xtro (2013) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown ("The Hidden Fortress").
Best of the Worst: Deadly Prey, Hard Ticket to Hawaii, and Miami Connection (2013) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown ("The Hidden Fortress").
Best of the Worst: The Vindicator, Cyber Tracker, Robot Jox, and R.O.T.O.R. (2013) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown ("The Hidden Fortress").
Best of the Worst: Bloody Birthday, Crazy Fat Ethel II, and Psycho from Texas (2013) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown ("The Hidden Fortress").
Best of the Worst: Night Beast, Trick or Treat, and Skull Forest (2013) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown ("The Hidden Fortress").
Best of the Worst: Playing Dangerous 2, the Exterminator, and the Deadliest Prey (2013) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown ("The Hidden Fortress").
Best of the Worst: Elves, Santa Claus, and Christmas Vacation 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown ("The Hidden Fortress").
Best of the Worst: Supergirl, Captain America (1990), and Roger Corman's Fantastic Four (2014) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown ("The Hidden Fortress").
Best of the Worst: Ninja Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown ("The Hidden Fortress").
Best of the Worst: Ghetto Blaster, Terror in Beverly Hills, and Killing American Style (2014) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown ("The Hidden Fortress").
A Night at the Movies: George Lucas and the World of Fantasy Cinema (2014) (TV Movie)
Images shown; mentioned in discussion
The Cinema Snob: Star Babe (2018) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it.

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: What's Wrong with Home Video (1988) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Siskel & Ebert: Rounders/Kiki's Delivery Service/Simon Birch/Slums of Beverly Hills/Digging to China (1998) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown during the tribute to Akira Kurosawa.
The Characters of 'Star Wars' (2004) (Video)
A clip is shown.
Anime Abandon: Iria (2014) (TV Episode)
Sage compares this movie to Zeriam.

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