The Princess Bride Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, Fred Savage, Peter Falk, Peter Cook, Carol Kane Movie Titles: The Princess Bride Synopsis: A storybook stableboy turns pirate and rescues his beloved, kidnapped by a prince
I have loved this movie since going to see it TWICE in the theater. What is not to love? Some movies have lines that simply become "yours" to use at will and this is one of them. I used it as a test for potential mates...if they thought it was stupid, I thought they were stupid. And such a joy to share with the young women in my family...even spent a Christmas Eve watching it with my great-niece. These are the things of tradition. Rec..
This is THE movie. One movie I have ever seen that both guys and girls like and some are for the same reasons, and some totally different. I have yet to meet someone that hasn't like this. 20 years and it still hold us. *** 2mins into movie - Spoiler*** In fact, I was watching it and finding new things in first scene when the grandfather starts reading the book to Fred Savage (star wars glass, poster of the "Fridge" from the Bears, etc..
I've grown up watching the movie roughly 396 times a year and will always deem it as my all-time most favorite movie ever. So naturally, when I found out that the movie was actually based on a novel, I had to have it. My biggest fear was that it would be a watered down version of the movie with less humor and wit, or that the movie took the best parts and the book would be mostly unsatisfying filler with the occasional recognizable hum..