The Princess Bride
S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure
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"Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die."
"My name is Íñigo Montoya. You killed my father... prepare to die"
"So you'll put down your rock and I'll put down my sword and we'll try to kill each other like civilized people?"
Indego : hello, my name is Indego Montoya you killed my fater prepare to die!
Six fingered man: STOP SAYING THAT!
Miracle Max'z wife, Valerie: "I'm not a witch, I'm your wife. But after what you just said, I'm not even sure I want to be that any more."
Fezzik: [to Inigo regarding the man in black] "You be careful. People in masks cannot be trusted."
"This is true love - you think this happens every day? "
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taguchimiyuki thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 11 and 13
orange_eagle_41 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over
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It's got fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles...but I've seen the movie often enough that it felt like the screen play with a lot of unnecessary bits and some flubbed lines. (Yes, I know the book came first.) Fun, nonetheless, tho.
Princess Buttercup and her true love Wesley battle against the evil Prince who wants to kill buttercup in order to start a war.
An abridgement of the classic story by S. Morgenstern.
The 1987 movie based on this novel stars Robin Wright and Cary Elwes and was directed by Rob Reiner.