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The Princess Bride returns to cinemas for 30th Anniversary

The cult fairytale returns to cinema screens.

The Princess Bride
Credit: Lionsgate

It’s hard to believe it’s been 30 years since Buttercup and Wesley stole our hearts in one of the most unforgettable and much loved movies The Princess Bride. To celebrate, it will be shown in cinemas nationwide for one day only on Monday 23rd October 2017 along with a new Blu-ray & DVD release.

The tale of a kindly grandfather reading an extraordinary fairy story to his sick grandson has become a cult classic with fans spread across the world and online.
The film is directed by Rob Reiner with an all-star cast including Cary Elwes, Robin Wright Penn, Fred Savage, Billy Crystal, Peter Falk, Mandy Patinkin, Christopher Guest, Mel Smith & Peter Cook.

Written by Academy Award winning screenwriter William Goldman (Butch Cassidy, Misery, Heat), The Princess Bride is a classic fairy tale; full of swashbuckling swordplay, giants, pirates, an evil prince and a beautiful princess… all woven into the love story to end all love stories.

Also available will be the 30th Anniversary Edition DVD & Blu-ray, out on the 23rd October including the original theatrical poster and all new sumptous artwork.

This two-disc edition features 82minutes of extras on the DVD and 141minutes on the Blu-ray – including featurettes, cast interviews, audio commentaries, the original comprehensive documentary ‘As You Wish: The Story of The Princess Bride’ plus galleries and trailers.

Check out the new trailer below;


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