The Princess Bride Reviews

November 27, 2018
There's not a lot of new content, but Criterion includes basically everything from all the other releases, make this an easy recommend.
November 19, 2018
Criterion gives one of the most compulsively rewatchable movies of the last generation its most fully satisfying home-video edition to date.
October 13, 2012
When you combine snappy dialogue with rollicking adventure-and you balance a real sense of wonder with a winking sense of humor- you get that rare picture that has it all.
April 25, 2012
January 24, 2008
November 30, 2007
Both celebrating and spoofing fantasy adventures conventions, the high energy swashbuckler is full of tongue-in-cheek humor that only enhances the fun.
November 17, 2007
a charming and utterly disarming swashbuckling fairy tale that is also a smart, funny satire of swashbuckling fairy tales
November 13, 2007
Lacking the commentaries and home video footage that graced previous The Princess Bride DVD releases, and short any comment from Reiner or Goldman, this pedestrian set hardly excites.
February 27, 2007
October 11, 2006
August 31, 2006
The Princess Bride defies categorization; it's a unique, magical movie that deservedly became a cult favorite and instant classic.
June 12, 2006
I wasn't wowed when it came out theatrically in 1987, and seeing it again 19 years later hasn't changed my opinion.
June 11, 2006
Mandy Patinkin calls it The Wizard of Oz of our generation, and that's not an inconceivable way to describe it.
July 21, 2005
May 3, 2004
December 10, 2003
October 28, 2003
November 22, 2002
October 2, 2002
February 17, 2002
May 12, 2001
January 1, 2000
It's the ultimate cracked fairy tale, blending true love, edge-of-your-seat action, and clever humor into a timeless movie that just gets better every time you watch it.