The Princess Bride

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The Princess Bride Quote: “My name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father, prepare to die!” – Inigo Montoya

How have we gone more than 100 movies without reviewing “The Princess Bride?” It’s a travesty of justice, one that Shat The Movies listener Adam R. decided to correct with his generous commission.

Is it a comedy? Is it a romance? Is it an action film, or a fantasy tale? The answer is yes. “The Princess Bride” is all of these things in an infinitely quotable and absolutely unforgettable package.

In this episode, we discuss whether ’80s video games were better than today’s, why Rob Reiner would hire an actor whose speech he couldn’t understand, and how “The Princess Bride” somehow looked better than “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves” on a fraction of the budget.

Gene explains why the film’s politeness sets it apart from other ’80s greats. Dick tells the tale of how Billy Crystal and Carol Kane were robbed of even better-improvised scenes, and Roger argues that no other movie has as many stellar performances by as many brilliant actors.

Plot Summary: “The Princess Bride” A fairy tale adventure about a beautiful young woman and her one true love. He must find her after a long separation and save her. They must battle the evils of the mythical kingdom of Florin to be reunited with each other. Based on the William Goldman novel “The Princess Bride” which earned its own loyal audience.

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The Princess Bride

It's as real as the feelings you feel.

19871 h 38 minPG
Overview

In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death can't stop these true lovebirds from triumphing.

Metadata
Director Rob Reiner
Producer Andrew Scheinman, Rob Reiner
Production The Princess Bride Ltd., Buttercup Films Ltd., Act III Productions
Release Date 25 September 1987
Images
No images were imported for this movie.

Not rated yet!

The Princess Bride

It's as real as the feelings you feel.

19871 h 38 minPG
Overview

In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death can't stop these true lovebirds from triumphing.

Metadata
Director Rob Reiner
Producer Andrew Scheinman, Rob Reiner
Production The Princess Bride Ltd., Buttercup Films Ltd., Act III Productions
Release Date 25 September 1987
Images
No images were imported for this movie.

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