Princess Bride, The

Lists: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family, Romance, Romantic Comedy, Revenge

Brief Synopsis: "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."

Overall Ranking: 143 (Rank from 1987: # 4)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 70%
Regular 30%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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David Baruffi97
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Tom Little of Digital Shortbread97(full review)
Skooch95(full review)
JR B87
J Bumgardner85
Rob from GuysFilmQuest81
Patrick Devitt80
Carrie B70

People Involved

  • Peter Falk (Grandfather)
  • Cary Elwes (Westley)
  • Robin Wright (Buttercup)
  • Chris Sarandon (Prince Humperdinck)
  • Wallace Shawn (Vizzini)
  • Mandy Patinkin (Inigo Montoya)
  • AndrĂ© the Giant (Fezzik)
  • Billy Crystal (Miracle Max)
  • Carol Kane (Valerie)
  • Fred Savage (Grandson)
  • Christopher Guest (Count Tyrone Rugen)
  • Mel Smith (The Albino)
  • Rob Reiner (Director)

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