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.
On the DVD Scene Menu, the Pit of Despair scene is referred to as 'The Pit of Desire'.
The Grandson: Hi, Mom.
When Inigo, Vizzini, and Fezzik kidnap Buttercup in the woods, Inigo looks like a cardboard cut-out, but in fact can be seen to blink. He's apparently just standing very still.
Buttercup is referred to on-screen by name, but is only credited as "The Princess Bride."
$206,243 (USA) (27 September 1987)