The Princess Bride
Special Edition
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1987
Director: Rob Reiner
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 027616-865731
Running time: 1:38 (98 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: September 04, 2001
Collection type: Owned (#167)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 01, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 9 / 10
Overview
From celebrated director Rob Reiner (When Harry Met Sally) and Oscar®*-winning screenwriter William Goldman (Chaplin) comes "an enchanting fantasy" (Time) filled with adventure, romance and plenty of "good-hearted fun" (Roger Ebert)! Featuring a spectacular cast that includes Robin Wright (Forrest Gump), Cary Elwes (Liar, Liar), Mandy Patinkin (Dick Tracy), and Billy Crystal (City Slickers), this wonderful fairy tale about a princess named Buttercup and her beloved is a "real dream of a movie!" (People).

*1969: Story and Screenplay Based on Material Not Previously Published or Produced: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid; 1976: Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium: All the President's Men
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Genres
Adventure
Fantasy
Comedy
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Twentieth Century Fox
 • Act III Communications
Media Companies:
 • MGM Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish  Dolby Digital Mono
Commentary  Dolby Digital Surround
Commentary  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
English
French
Spanish
Tags
Movie
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Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Gallery
 • Closed Captioned
 • Booklet
Easter Eggs
In the discís main menu, highlight the 'Play' entry and then press the 'up' arrow key on your remote control. This will highlight a gem at the top of the screen, giving you access to a separate menu screen. This screen features the heads of the filmís main characters, which you can select to obtain small sound bites from the movie.

For two additional sound bites, simply select the two gems that frame the main menu at the bottom of the screen.
Crew
Direction
Rob Reiner....Director
Writing
William Goldman....Screenwriter
William Goldman....Original Material By
Production
Andrew Scheinman....Producer
Rob Reiner....Producer
Norman Lear....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Adrian Biddle....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Robert Leighton....Film Editor
Music
Mark Knopfler....Composer
Willy De Ville....Song Writer
Sound
David John....Production Sound Mixer
Lon E. Bender....Supervising Sound Editor
Tom Bellfort....Sound Editor
Jacqueline Christianini....Sound Editor
Cameron Frankley....Sound Editor
Randy Kelley....Sound Editor
Larry Kemp....Sound Editor
Vince Melandri....Sound Editor
Dan Rich....Sound Editor
Ron Roose....Sound Editor
Hugo Weng....Sound Editor
John T. Reitz....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
David E. Campbell....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Gregg Rudloff....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Norman Garwood....Production Designer
Phyllis Dalton....Costume Designer
Keith Pain....Art Director
Lois Burwell....Make-up Artist
Richard Holland....Art Director
Nick Allder....Visual Effects
Peter Robb-King....Make-up Artist
Nick Forder....Make-up Artist
Joyce Stoneman....Costume Designer
Richard Pointing....Costume Designer
Cast
Cary Elwes....Westley
Mandy Patinkin....Inigo Montoya
Chris Sarandon....Prince Humperdinck
Christopher Guest....Count Rugen
Wallace Shawn....Vizzini
Andre the Giant....Fezzik
Fred Savage....The Grandson
Robin Wright....The Princess Bride
Peter Falk....The Grandfather
Peter Cook....The Impressive Clergyman
Mel Smith....The Albino
Carol Kane....Valerie
Billy Crystal....Miracle Max
Anne Dyson....The Queen
Margery Mason....The Ancient Booer
Malcolm Storry....Yellin
Willoughby Gray....The King
Betsy Brantley....The Mother
Paul Badger....The Assistant Brute
Sallie McLaughlin.... (uncredited)