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The Princess Bride (1987)

98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love.
Rob Reiner (directed by)
William Goldman (screenplay by) (based upon his book)
Rob Reiner (produced by) | Andrew Scheinman (produced by)
Mark Knopfler (music by)
Casting Directors
Production Designer
Norman Garwood (production designed by)
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Release date
Oct 9, 1987 (United States)


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22 cast members
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Cary Elwes
Westley Westley   See fewer
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Mandy Patinkin
Inigo Montoya Inigo Montoya   See fewer
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Chris Sarandon
Prince Humperdinck Prince Humperdinck   See fewer
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Christopher Guest
Count Rugen Count Rugen   See fewer
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Wallace Shawn
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André the Giant
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Fred Savage
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Robin Wright
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Peter Falk
The Grandfather The Grandfather   See fewer
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Peter Cook
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Mel Smith
The Albino The Albino   See fewer
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Carol Kane
Valerie Valerie   See fewer
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Billy Crystal
Miracle Max Miracle Max   See fewer
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Anne Dyson
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Margery Mason
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Willoughby Gray
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Betsy Brantley
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Paul Badger
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8 / 10 | 390,061 votes