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Princess Bride, The (1987)  link to Princess Bride, The on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1595

poster Princess Bride, The

IMDb Rating:
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8.1/10 (362780 votes)

Country: USA, 98 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Adventure, Fantasy, Family, Romance

Director(s): Rob Reiner

Video Codec: Unknown

An elderly man reads the book "The Princess Bride" to his sick and thus currently bedridden adolescent grandson, the reading of the book which has been passed down within the family for generations. The grandson is sure he won't like the story, with a romance at its core, he preferring something with lots of action and "no kissing". But the grandson is powerless to stop his grandfather, whose feelings he doesn't want to hurt. The story centers on Buttercup, a former farm girl who has been chosen as the princess bride to Prince Humperdinck of Florian. Buttercup does not love him, she who still laments the death of her one true love, Westley, five years ago. Westley was a hired hand on the farm, his stock answer of "as you wish" to any request she made of him which she came to understand was his way of saying that he loved her. But Westley went away to sea, only to be killed by the Dread Pirate Roberts. On a horse ride to clear her mind of her upcoming predicament of marriage, Buttercup...



photo Cary Elwes Cary Elwes Westley
photo Mandy Patinkin Mandy Patinkin Inigo Montoya
photo Chris Sarandon Chris Sarandon Prince Humperdinck
photo Christopher Guest Christopher Guest Count Rugen
photo Wallace Shawn Wallace Shawn Vizzini

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1