PG | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.
The video baseball game the Grandson is playing during the first scene is "Hardball" produced by Accolade, Inc., in 1985. It was widely available in the mid-1980s for the Commodore 64 computer system. It was a one or two-player game. The sound was ... ...
First things first, to the death.
Westley: No. To the pain.
Prince Humperdinck: I don't think I'm quite familiar with that phrase.
Westley: I'll explain and I'll use small words so that you'll be sure to understand, you warthog faced buffoon.
Prince Humperdinck: That may be the first time in my life a man ...
Vizzini leaves his boat docked at the base of the rope before climbing, yet when the Man in Black arrives moments later, the boat is no longer there.
In the end credits, before the special thanks, there's a message "Read the Del Rey book" which is an invitation for the viewer to read the book this film is based on. And Del Rey being a list of science fiction and fantasy imprint published by Penguin Random House that this book is part of.
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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