The Princess Bride
Heartbroken over the death of her beloved Westley, beautiful Buttercup finally succumbs to the advances of the wicked Prince Humperdinck. Yet, when she's suddenly kidnapped by a motley band of deviants, what gallant hero comes to the rescue? None other than Westley-- alive, well and as wonderful as ever.… More »
Heartbroken over the death of her beloved Westley, beautiful Buttercup finally succumbs to the advances of the wicked Prince Humperdinck. Yet, when she's suddenly kidnapped by a motley band of deviants, what gallant hero comes to the rescue? None other than Westley-- alive, well and as wonderful as ever. But before these two can live happily ever after, they must first overcome formidable odds. Will these star-crossed lovers ever fulfill their destiny? Or, this time, will Buttercup lose Westley forever?« Less
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1987
Special features: "True love and high adventure": the official Princess bride DVD game; "Princess bride: the untold tales" featurette; "The art of fencing" featurette; "Fairy tales and folklore" featurette; "A twice told tale": the reversible storybook with two versions of The princess bride story
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A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. The story is one that has been passed down from father to son for generations. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive. The story is a classic tale of love and adventure as the beautiful Buttercup, engaged to the odious Prince Humperdinck, is kidnapped and held against her will in order to start a war, It is up to Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) to save her. On the way he meets a thief and his hired helpers, an accomplished swordsman and a huge, super strong giant, both of whom become Westleys' companions in his quest.
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Inigo Montoya; I don't mean to pry, but do you happen to have six fingers on your right hand? Wesley: Do you always begin conversations this way?
Vizzini: Move that thing...and that other thing!
Miracle Max: The king's stinking son fired me and thank you so much for bringing up such a painful subject. While you're at it, why don't you give me a nice papercut then pour lemon juice on it, we're closed!
Pirate Roberts to Fez the Giant: "I don't envy you the headache you will have in the morning. But in the meantime, sleep well, and dream of large women."
(Buttercup kisses the senile King) The King: "What was that for?" Buttercup: "Because you have always been so kind to me, and I won't be seeing you again since I'm killing myself once we reach the honeymoon suite." The King: "Won't that be nice. She kissed me, ha, ha, ha!"
Buttercup: "Westley... what about the 'R.O.U.S.'s?" Westley: "The Rodents Of Unusual Size? I don't think they exist." *CHOMP!*
The Impressive Clergyman: "Mawage. Mawage is wot bwings us togeder tooday. Mawage, that bwessed awangment, that dweam wifin a dweam... " [cut to Westley, Inigo, and Fezzik] The Impressive Clergyman: "And wuv, tru wuv, will fowow you foweva..." [cut to the trio again] The Impressive Clergyman: "So tweasure your wuv." Prince Humperdinck: "Skip to the end." The Impressive Clergyman: "Have you the wing?" [cut to the trio once more] The Impressive Clergyman: "...and do you, Pwincess Buwwercup..." Prince Humperdinck: "Man and wife. Say man and wife!" The Impressive Clergyman: "Man an' wife."
Westley: "A few more steps and we'll be safe in the fire swamp." Buttercup: "We'll never survive." Westley: "You're only saying that because no one ever has..."
Farm Boy (Westley), The Man In Black (Westley), Grandpa: "...as you wish..."
Valerie: "Bye-Bye boys." Miracle Max: "Have fun storming the castle." Valerie (to Max): "You think it'll work?" Max (to Valerie): "It'd take a miracle."
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The Princess Bride - Original Trailer
w00t! 80's trailer!