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The Princess Bride

Young Buttercup (Robin Wright) should believe all her fairytale dreams have come true when she is chosen to be the bride of Prince Humperdinck (Chris Sarandon). Instead, the despondent girl prepares for the royal nuptials while still grieving the loss of her true love Wesley (Cary Elwes). Then, before the big event can take place, the future princess is mysteriously kidnapped. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B+
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 98
Theater Release: 24 Sep 1987
Video Release: 02 Oct 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
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The Princess Bride is rated PG:

Director: Rob Reiner
Cast: Cary ELwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Wallace Shawn
Studio: 1987 MGM

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