The Princess Bride (movie)

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The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure movie. It was directed and co-produced by Rob Reiner. It was adapted by William Goldman from his 1973 novel of the same name. The story is presented in the movie as a book being read by a grandfather (Peter Falk) to his sick grandson (Fred Savage). This kept the book's narrative style. This movie is number 50 on Bravo's "100 Funniest Movies".[1] It is number 88 on The American Film Institute's (AFI) "AFI's 100 Years...100 Passions" list of the 100 greatest film love stories.[2] In the United States, The Princess Bride has become a cult movie.[3] The film was well-loved by critics.[4]

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  1. Jason Fraley. "BRAVO 100 Funniest Movies". The Film Spectrum. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  2. "AFI's 100 GREATEST LOVE STORIES OF ALL TIME". American Film Institute. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  3. ""The Princess Bride" becomes part of the Midnight Madness at the Rialto". Retrieved 10 Marcy 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. "THE PRINCESS BRIDE (1987)". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Retrieved 10 March 2015.