- Published: [United States] : MGM Home Entertainment, 
- Year Published: 2001
- Edition: Special ed.
- Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Language: English
- Format: DVD
- Goldman, William, 1931-
- 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-
- Kane, Carol, 1952-
- Crystal, Billy.
- Biddle, Adrian.
- Leighton, Robert.
- Knopfler, Mark.
- Act III Communications.
- Buttercup Films Ltd.
- Princess Bride Ltd.
- MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
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The princess bride
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Based on the novel by William Goldman.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987; released as videodisc on Sept. 4, 2001.
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.
Cast: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, Fred Savage, Robin Wright, Peter Falk, Carol Kane, Billy Crystal.
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.
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 and mono; widescreen version with aspect ratio of 1.85:1, enhanced for 16x9 TVs.
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