The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride (1987)

It's as real as the feelings you feel.

  • Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
  • Release Date: 1987-09-25
  • User Rating: 7.6/10 from 4407 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 39min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: The Princess Bride Ltd.
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Rob Reiner
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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.

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  • Cary Elwes

    as Westley
  • Robin Wright

    as Princess Buttercup
  • Mandy Patinkin

    as Inigo Montoya
  • Chris Sarandon

    as Prince Humperdinck
  • André Roussimoff

    as Fezzik
  • Christopher Guest

    as Count Tyrone Rugen
  • Wallace Shawn

    as Vizzini
  • Peter Falk

    as The Grandfather / Narrator
  • Fred Savage

    as The Grandson
  • Billy Crystal

    as Miracle Max
  • Carol Kane

    as Valerie
  • Mel Smith

    as The Albino
  • Peter Cook

    as The Impressive Clergyman
  • Margery Mason

    as The Ancient Booer
  • Willy DeVille

    as The Balladeer (voice) (uncredited)
  • Mark Knopfler

    as The Balladeer's Guitarist (uncredited)
  • Guy Fletcher

    as The Balladeer's Keyboardist (uncredited)
  • Willoughby Gray

    as The King
  • Betsy Brantley

    as The Mother
  • Anne Dyson

    as The Queen
  • Malcolm Storry

    as Yellin
  • Paul Badger

    as The Assistant Brute
  • Errol Bennett

    as The Balladeer's Percussionist (uncredited)
  • Mickey Feat

    as The Balladeer's Bassist (uncredited)
  • Jamie Lane

    as The Balladeer's Drummer (uncredited)
  • Sallie McLaughlin

    as (uncredited)
  • Derek Pykett

    as Villager (uncredited)
Directing Rob Reiner Director
Writing William Goldman Screenplay
Writing William Goldman Novel
Production Andrew Scheinman Producer
Production Rob Reiner Producer
Editing Robert Leighton Editor
Directing Ceri Evans Script Supervisor
Camera Adrian Biddle Director of Photography
Art Norman Garwood Production Design
Art Keith Pain Supervising Art Director
Art Richard Holland Art Direction
Sound Mark Knopfler Original Music Composer
Production Norman Lear Executive Producer
Production Janet Hirshenson Casting
Production Jane Jenkins Casting
Art Maggie Gray Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Phyllis Dalton Costume Design
Sound David John Sound Mixer
Sound Guy Fletcher Musician
Production Bob Jordan Assistant Location Manager