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The princess bride / [presented by] Act III Communications [Buttercup Films Ltd., the Princess Bride Ltd.] ; screenplay by William Goldman ; produced by Andrew Scheinman and Rob Reiner ; directed by Rob Reiner

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Material Type
DVD
Uniform Title
Princess bride (Motion picture)
Publication Info.
Santa Monica, California : MGM Home Entertainment, 2001.
Publication Info.
1987.

Details

Edition
Special edition.
Description
1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 and mono; widescreen version with aspect ratio of 1.85:1, enhanced for 16x9 TVs.
Note
Title from container.
Cast
Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, Fred Savage, Robin Wright, Peter Falk, Carol Kane, Billy Crystal.
Credits
Cinematography, Adrian Biddle; editor, Robert Leighton; music, Mark Knopfler.
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987; released as videodisc on Sept. 4, 2001.
Based on the novel by William Goldman.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG.
Summary
A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest.
Note
Special features: "As you wish" documentary featuring new interviews with Cary Elwes, Robin Wright Penn, Billy Crystal, Mandy Patinkin and more; new audio commentary by director Rob Reiner; new audio commentary by author William Goldman; footage shot by Cary Elwes during the making of the movie; 2 original featurettes.
Contents
Special features: Brand-new "As you wish" documentary featuring all-new interview with Cary Elwes, Robin Wright Penn, Billy Crystal, Mandy Patinkin and more -- New commentary by author William Goldman -- Exclusive footage shot by Cary Elwes during the making of the movie -- 2 original featuretttes and more! -- English: 5.1 surround ; Spanish: mono -- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish.
Language
In English with optional soundtrack in Spanish and optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Note
GMD: videorecording.
Subject
Princesses -- Drama.
Genre/Form
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author
Goldman, William, 1931-2018.
Scheinman, Andrew.
Reiner, Rob.
Elwes, Cary, 1962-
Patinkin, Mandy.
Sarandon, Chris.
Guest, Christopher.
Shawn, Wallace.
Andre, the Giant, 1946-1993.
Savage, Fred, 1976-
Wright, Robin, 1966-
Falk, Peter, 1927-2011.
Kane, Carol, 1952-
Crystal, Billy.
Biddle, Adrian.
Leighton, Robert.
Knopfler, Mark.
Act III Communications.
Buttercup Films.
Princess Bride Ltd.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN
0792850769
9780792850762
Standard No.
027616865731
Music No.
DVD 1002362 MGM Home Entertainment