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PG| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
A fairy tale adventure about a beautiful young woman and her one true love. He must find her after a long separation and save her. They must battle the evils of the mythical kingdom of Florin to be reunited with each other. Based on the William Goldman novel "The Princess Bride" which earned its own loyal audience.

Cast: Cary Elwes , Robin Wright , Mandy Patinkin , Chris Sarandon , Christopher Guest , Wallace Shawn , Fred Savage , Peter Falk

Director: Rob Reiner

Genres: Adventure, Comedy

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

The Princess Bride (1987)

Release Date: September 25th, 1987|1 hr. 38 min.

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fan reviews ( 3 )
  • 50
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    Kinda cute, occasionally amusing and very, very slow... I just wish [it] had more momentum, more oomph. [9 Oct 1987] show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Crystal is such a panic - and normally uptight Patinkin is so attractively relaxed as a Spanish swordsman - that Bride's charms just can't be ignored. [25 Sept 1987] show more

  • 100
    Julie Salamon Wall Street Journal

    The movie has its own genuine charm and one hilarious high: Billy Crystal & Carol Kane are simply wonderful. [24 Sept 1987, p.24(E)] show more

  • October 09, 2011 bbkcookie
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    One of the greatest fairy-tale romances of all time.

  • July 23, 2011 cutefaces
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    I could watch this movie another thousand times. It never gets old. Wonderful story great for the whole family. Well presented. Very funny!

  • February 28, 2011 tomusna66
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    Absolutely wonderful and hilarious movie. One of my all-time favorites!

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Cary Elwes Is Writing a 'Princess Bride' Memoir

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Nov 22nd, 2013 6:30PM

Getty When "Princess Bride" fans want something, Cary Elwes says, "As you wish." The actor will make legions of Buttercup and Westley fans happy by writing a memoir about the classic fairy-tale...

Disney Is Bringing 'The Princess Bride' to the Stage

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Nov 11th, 2013 4:00PM

20th Century Fox / Everett Collection A stage adaptation of "The Princess Bride" is no longer inconceivable: Disney is developing the beloved classic for the theater. Variety reports that the...

Sibling Revivalry: 'The Princess Bride' Is Too Long, and Other Movie Virgin Observations

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Katie Calautti on Aug 27th, 2013 3:00PM

Everett My little sister and I grew up in a fairly technology-deficient household, which meant that my inherent love for pop culture had me seeking out movies and TV shows at friend's houses,...

'The Princess Bride' Cast: Where Are They Now? (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Sep 23rd, 2012 4:34PM

"Mawwiage." Say just that one mispronounced word out loud, and you're bound to get a laugh from a nearby "Princess Bride" fan. Not only is director Rob Reiner's 1987 fantasy tale, which turns 25 on...

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