Originally Posted by Harold falcon
The Hidden Fortress. Plus a half dozen other films.
So? The Hidden Fortress was made by a guy known for resetting Shakespeare in medieval Japan.
And if you google the Hidden Fortress, it was apparently a quasi-remake of another of the guy's own movies, which was based on a play which was based on a poem which was (supposedly) based on a real life guy who lived 800 years ago.
Everybody who's ever made a movie does the same stuff.