PG | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love.
When Count Rugen hits Westley over the head, Cary Elwes told Christopher Guest to go ahead and hit him for real. Guest hit him hard enough to shut down production for a day while Elwes went to the hospital.
The Grandson: Hi, Mom.
When Montoya and Westley fight the rope is wrapped 4 times around the rock and comes off the near side. When Humperdinck gets there the rope is around twice and comes off the back.
Buttercup is referred to on-screen by name, but is only credited as "The Princess Bride."
In the edited TV version of "The Princess Bride" the word, "Bitch" said by Inigo Montoya is muted out.
$206,243 (USA) (27 September 1987)
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