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The Princess Bride

A very special, engaging fairy-tale comedy which mixes romance, magic and swashbuckling action as told to a young boy by his grandfather (Peter Falk). Based on William Goldman's book it tells the story of Buttercup (Robin Wright Penn) and her true love who one day disappeared from her life. An incredible ensemble cast bring this clever and very funny script to life, succeeding in being sophisticated while still appealing to the child in all of us.

Year: 1987
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy Films, Witches and Wizards, Based on..., Best of the 1980s, Empire Mag's Greatest 201, Spiritual Cinema, Alice Members' Top 100, Black Humour, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Swashbucklers
Country: USA
Director: Rob Reiner
Starring: Cary Elwes, Christopher Guest, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon, Wallace Shawn, Andre the Giant, Fred Savage, Peter Falk, Carol Kane, Billy Crystal, Peter Cook, Mel Smith
Duration: 95 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains violence.
8.1/10
Location in store: Fantasy Film

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