A fantastical escape into a world of swashbuckling swordsmen and gallant heroes, The Princess Bride is extraordinary entertainment for the whole family. Filled with "romanticism, adventure and a liberal shot of humor" (People), this innovative film from producer/director Rob Reiner and Academy Award-winning screenwriter William Goldman stars Cary Elwes, Robin Wright and Mandy Patinkin. Featuring brilliant cameo appearances by Peter Falk, Billy Crystal and more, and boasting "wonderful scenes and character vignettes" (Leonard Maltin), this lovable film is a fantasy everyone will adore! When Westley (Elwes) leaves to seek his fortune, his true love, Buttercup (Wright), is captured by an evil prince. Will Westley return in time to save her? Can he battle the wizards, warriors and pirates set in his way? You'll find out in this "wonderfully inventive" (Los Angeles Times) film for all ages!

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The Princess Bride (1987)

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Family/Action/Fantasy/Adventure/Romance/Comedy · 1h 38m · 10/9/1987

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Scaling the Cliffs of Insanity, Battling Rodents of Unusual Size, Facing torture in the Pit of Despair. - True love has never been a snap.

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A fantastical escape into a world of swashbuckling swordsmen and gallant heroes, The Princess Bride is extraordinary entertainment for the whole family. Filled with "romanticism, adventure and a liberal shot of humor" (People), this innovative film from producer/director Rob Reiner and Academy Award-winning screenwriter William Goldman stars Cary Elwes, Robin Wright and Mandy Patinkin. Featuring brilliant cameo appearances by Peter Falk, Billy Crystal and more, and boasting "wonderful scenes and character vignettes" (Leonard Maltin), this lovable film is a fantasy everyone will adore! When Westley (Elwes) leaves to seek his fortune, his true love, Buttercup (Wright), is captured by an evil prince. Will Westley return in time to save her? Can he battle the wizards, warriors and pirates set in his way? You'll find out in this "wonderfully inventive" (Los Angeles Times) film for all ages!

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Act III Communications, Buttercup Films Ltd., The Princess Bride Ltd.

Budget

$16,000,000

Revenue

$30,857,814
Part Of
Cast
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Cary Elwes

Westley
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Mandy Patinkin

Iñigo Montoya
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Chris Sarandon

Prince Humperdinck
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Christopher Guest

Count Rugen
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Wallace Shawn

Vizzini
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André René Roussimoff

Fezzik (as Andre the Giant)
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Fred Savage

The Grandson
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Robin Wright

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Peter Falk

The Grandfather
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Peter Cook

The Impressive Clergyman
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Mel Smith

The Albino
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Carol Kane

Valerie
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Billy Crystal

Miracle Max
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Anne Dyson

The Queen
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Margery Mason

The Ancient Booer
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Malcolm Storry

Yellin
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Willoughby Gray

The King
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Betsy Brantley

The Mother
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Paul Badger

The Assistant Brute
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Danny Blackner

Rodent Of Unusual Size (uncredited)
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Anthony Georghiou

Rodent Of Unusual Size (uncredited)
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Sallie McLaughlin

(uncredited)
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Derek Pykett

Villager (uncredited)
Crew
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Rob Reiner

Director
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William Goldman

Writer
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