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.
During the filming of some scenes, the weather became markedly cold for Robin Wright. André the Giant helped her by placing one of his hands over her head; his hands were so large that one would entirely cover the top of her head, keeping her warm.
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."
Current AMC broadcasts in the US use the sped-up 25 fps PAL video from a 24 fps film source.
$206,243 27 September 1987