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The Princess Bride Movie Basics

Year of Release: 1987
Running Time: 1 hr. 38 min.
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Rob Reiner
Screenwriter: William Goldman
Producers: Andrew Scheinman
Studio: 20th Century Fox

The Princess Bride Synopsis

A brave stable boy turned pirate (Carey Elwes) fights along side trusted friends Inigo Montoya (Mandy Pantinkin) and Fezzik (Andre the Giant) to save his true love Buttercup (Robin Wright Penn) from the evil clutches of Prince Humperdinck (Chris Sarandon) in this comic masterpiece directed by Rob Reiner and based on William Goldman's cult classic of the same name.

The Princess Bride Cast

Carey Elwes - Westley
Robin Wright Penn - Buttercup
Mandy Pantinkin - Inigo Montoya
Andre the Giant - Fezzik
Chris Sarandon - Prince Humperdinck
Christopher Guest - Count Rugen
Wallace Shawn - Vizzini
Billy Crystal - Miracle Max
Carol Kane - Valarie
Peter Falk - The Grandfather
Fred Savage - The Grandson

The Princess Bride Awards and Nominations

1988 Academy Awards®

Best Song (Nom)

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The Princess Bride

Buttercup ( Robin Wright Penn ):

"We'll never survive."

Westley ( Carey Elwes ):

"Nonsense. You're only saying that because nobody ever has."

How dead is Westley?