The Princess Bride
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1987
Director: Rob Reiner
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 027616-806420
Running time: 1:38 (98 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, Widescreen 1.85:1, Pan & Scan
DVD-Format: Double-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: July 18, 2000
Collection type: Owned (#56)
Status: Available
Purchase date: September 12, 2000
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 0 / 10
Review (video): 0 / 10
Overview
A fantastical escape into a world of swashbuckling swordsmen and gallant heroes, The Princess Bride is extraordinary entertainment for the whole family. Filled with "romanticism, adventure and a liberal shot of humor" (People), this innovative film from producer/director Rob Reiner and Academy Award®-winning* screenwriter William Goldman stars Cary Elwes, Robin Wright and Mandy Patinkin. Featuring brilliant cameo appearances by Peter Falk, Billy Crystal and more, and boasting "wonderful scenes and character vignettes" (Leonard Maltin), this lovable film is a fantasy everyone will adore!

When Westley (Elwes) leaves to seek his fortune, his true love, Buttercup (Wright), is captured by an evil prince. Will Westley return in time to save her? Can he battle the wizards, warriors and pirates set in his way? You'll find out in this "wonderfully inventive" (Los Angeles Times) film for all ages!

*1969: Best Screenplay, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid; 1976: Best Screenplay, All the President's Men
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Genres
Comedy
Adventure
Fantasy
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
 • Act III Communications
Media Companies:
 • MGM Home Entertainment
Audio format
EnglishDD  Dolby Digital 5.1
SpanishDD  Dolby Digital Mono
Subtitles
French
Spanish
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature (Widescreen), Main Feature (Pan & Scan)
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Closed Captioned
 • Booklet
Crew
Direction
Rob Reiner....Director
Writing
William Goldman....Original Material By
William Goldman....Screenwriter
Production
Andrew Scheinman....Producer
Rob Reiner....Producer
Norman Lear....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Adrian Biddle....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Robert Leighton....Film Editor
Music
Mark Knopfler....Composer
Willy De Ville....Song Writer
Sound
David John....Production Sound Mixer
Lon E. Bender....Supervising Sound Editor
Tom Bellfort....Sound Editor
Jacqueline Christianini....Sound Editor
Cameron Frankley....Sound Editor
Randy Kelley....Sound Editor
Larry Kemp....Sound Editor
Vince Melandri....Sound Editor
Dan Rich....Sound Editor
Ron Roose....Sound Editor
Hugo Weng....Sound Editor
Willy De Ville....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
John T. Reitz....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
David E. Campbell....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Gregg Rudloff....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Norman Garwood....Production Designer
Keith Pain....Art Director
Richard Holland....Art Director
Cast
Cary Elwes....Westley
Mandy Patinkin....Inigo Montoya
Chris Sarandon....Prince Humperdinck
Christopher Guest....Count Rugen
Wallace Shawn....Vizzini
Andre the Giant....Fezzik
Fred Savage....The Grandson
Robin Wright....The Princess Bride
Peter Falk....The Grandfather
Peter Cook....The Impressive Clergyman
Mel Smith....The Albino
Carol Kane....Valerie
Billy Crystal....Miracle Max
Anne Dyson....The Queen
Margery Mason....The Ancient Booer
Malcolm Storry....Yellin
Willoughby Gray....The King
Betsy Brantley....The Mother
Paul Badger....The Assistant Brute
Sallie McLaughlin.... (uncredited)