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The Princess Bride Rated PG

The Princess Bride

Dir. Rob Reiner. USA, 1987. 1h 38m. Starring Cary Elwes, Chris Sarandon, Mandy Patinkin, Christopher Guest, Robin Wright, Peter Falk, Mel Smith.

"The battle of wits has begun. It ends when you decide and we both drink, and find out who is right... and who is dead."

An enduring favourite, this rip-roaring yarn delivers all the fairy tale staples with a tongue firmly stuck in its cheek. Swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).

‘It's an adventure which reaches back to golden-age Hollywood and the devil-may-care world of Douglas Fairbanks or Tyrone Power playing Zorro, or Errol Flynn playing Robin Hood.’ ★★★★★ Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

‘A unqualified success that blends New York wit with timeless storytelling; a risky piece of filmaking that never feels so.’ ★★★★★ Ian Nathan, Empire Magazine

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