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The Princess Bride Reviews

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Variety Staff
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Based on William Goldman's novel, this is a post-modern fairy tale that challenges and affirms the conventions of a genre that may not be flexible enough to support such horseplay.

Full Review Source: Variety

August 13, 2007
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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The leads are vacuous; the absurdities sometimes forced and obvious.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Ben Yagoda
Philadelphia Daily News

Mandy Patinkin, as Inigo Montoya, deserves special mention. Inigo is the one character in the film who contains real emotional depth, and Patinkin plumbs it.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Daily News

June 28, 2013
Candice Russell
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

In spirit The Princess Bride recalls The Neverending Story, which also was about a contemporary boy`s fantastic adventure. Reiner's film is likely to please adults more than kids and to last in memory more than most films this fall.

Full Review Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel

June 28, 2013
Common Sense Media Editors
Common Sense Media

Witty, winsome fairy tale for the whole family.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 5/5

January 1, 2011
Jeff Meyers
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

It's as good as you remember.

Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI) | Original Score: A-

June 28, 2013
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

July 30, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It is filled with good-hearted fun.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
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Since its release more than 15 years ago, The Princess Bride has often been copied, but never equaled.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 4/4

June 5, 2003
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

This witty modern fairy tale by William Goldman is resoundingly satisfying.

| Original Score: 5/5

October 2, 2002
John Ferguson
Radio Times

An unexpected delight for all the family.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 4/5

March 8, 2013
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

The lesson it most effectively demonstrates is that cinema has the power to turn you into a kid again. As we wish.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 4/4

July 21, 2004
Scott Weinberg

Storybook perfection.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 10/10

October 10, 2001
Austin O'Connor
Lowell Sun

| Original Score: 5/5

May 6, 2005
Clint Morris

One of the Top films of the 1980s - if not, of all time. A treasure of a film that you'll want to watch again and again

Full Review Source: Moviehole | Original Score: 4/5

May 15, 2006
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

'As you wish' may be gaining on 'we'll always have Paris' as the single most romantic line ever.

| Original Score: 5/5

December 4, 2002
Mark R. Leeper

All I can say is this is the most fun you will have in a film for quite a while.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 6/8

January 1, 2000
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

An inordinately smart and sly motion picture, one that has enough simple pleasures to succeed as one of the better popcorn movies of its decade.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 8/10

May 25, 2010
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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Rob Reiner's friendly 1987 fairy-tale adventure delicately mines the irony inherent in its make-believe without ever undermining the effectiveness of the fantasy.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

August 13, 2007
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

One of the hottest cult videos of the 1980s, and a family classic besides, enjoyed by new generations of youngsters as well as their parents.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 4/4

August 18, 2007
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