The Princess Bride


1h 40m 1987

Brief Synopsis

A fairy tale about a beautiful girl who is to be married to a nasty prince, but who is in love with another.

Film Details

Also Known As
Bleka dödens minut, Princess Bride
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adventure
Comedy
Family
Fantasy
Romance
Release Date
1987
Production Company
Joe Dunton & Company International, Inc.; Pacific Title & Art Studio
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Distribution; Artedis; Nelson Entertainment
Location
Ireland; Lee International Studios, Shepperton, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

A fairy tale about a beautiful girl who is to be married to a nasty prince, but who is in love with another.

Crew

Nick Allder

Special Effects Supervisor

Bob Anderson

Other

Ray Andrew

Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit) (Ireland)

Ray Andrew

Dp/Cinematographer

Philip Aylewood

Camera Assistant 2nd Unit (2nd Unit) (Ireland)

Judy Bagley-shaw

Wardrobe Assistant

Ken Baker

Assistant Director

David Barron

Production Manager (United Kingdom)

Gillian Bates

Production Coordinator

John Beharrell

Production Accountant

Tom Bellfort

Sound Editor

Lon Bender

Sound Editor Supervisor

Peter Bennet

Assistant Director

Bi Benton

Assistant (To Producers)

Sandy Berman

Special Sound Effects

Mike Bevan

Unit Driver

Adrian Biddle

Director Of Photography

Adrian Biddle

Dp/Cinematographer

Bruce Bigg

Props

John Birkenshaw

Wardrobe Assistant

Danny Blackner

Other

Andy Bradford

Stunts

Lois Burwell

Makeup Supervisor

David E Campbell

Sound Rerecording Engineer

Sharon Cartwright

Other

Jacqueline Christianini

Sound Editor

Roy Clarke

Unit Driver

Jennifer Collen-smith

Unit Publicist

Ceri Evans Cooper

Script Supervisor

George Cooper

Stunts

George A. Cooper

Stunts

Clive Coote

Unit Stills

Leslie Cornyn

Post-Production Accountant

Derek Creedon

Dressing Props

Gary Cross

Electrician

Sue Crossland

Stunts

Bob Cuffe

Matte Artist

Gordon Curran

Unit Driver

Phyllis Dalton

Costume Designer

Kevin Day

Lighting Gaffer

Kevin De La Noy

Production Runner

John Deacon

Camera Assistant

Marc Desisto

Sound Recording Engineer

Willy Deville

Theme Song

Willy Deville

Theme Song Performer ("Storybook Love")

Peter Diamond

Stunt Coordinator

Michael Dittrick

Music Editor

Phil Downey

Color Timer

Alfie Emmins

Electrician

Eithne Fennell

Hairdresser Supervisor

Michael Flanders

Dressing Props

John Flemming

Grip

Nick Forder

Makeup

Penelope Forrester

Accountant Assistant

Barry Fowler

Supervisor

Cameron Frankley

Sound Editor

Norman Garwood

Production Designer

Anthony Georghiou

Other

William Goldman

Screenwriter

William Goldman

Source Material (From Novel)

John Grant

Supervisor

Maggie Gray

Set Decorator

Paul Gregory

Location Projectionist

Paul Gregory

Projectionist

Jane Hamilton

Costume Designer Assistant

Reg Harding

Stunts

Bob Harmon

Special Effects (Cliff Climbing-Ireland)

Brian Harris

Props (Dressing)

Brian Harris

Camera Operator 2nd Unit (2nd Unit) (Ireland)

Alix Harwood

Other

John Hatt

Special Effects Technician

Janet Hirshenson

Casting

Michael Hirshenson

Casting Associate (Usa)

Paul Hodgson

Assistant Editor

Chris Hogan

Sound Assistant

Richard J Holland

Art Direction

Ron Hone

Special Effects Technician

Jack Hooper

Negative Cutter

Alan Horn

Assistance

Michael R Hoskinson

Sound Assistant

Kent Houston

Supervisor

Martin Hume

Other

Joe Hutshing

Sound Assistant

Edward Jaffe

Grip (Model Photography Unit)

Jan Jamison

Hairdresser

Jane Jenkins

Casting

David John

Sound Recording Mixer

Bob Jordan

Location Manager Assistant

Vivien Jordan

Other

Trevor Kaye

Production Runner

Randy Kelley

Sound Editor

Larry Kemp

Sound Editor

Beverley Keogh

Other

Peter Swords King

Makeup

Mark Knopfler

Music

Mark Knopfler

Theme Song Arranger ("Storybook Love")

Philip Knowles

Special Effects Technician

Matthew Launay

Boom Operator

Norman Lear

Executive Producer

Robert Leighton

Editor

Les London

Props (Standby)

Adam Macritchie

Assistant Editor

Ken Marshall

Additional Matte Painter

Emily Maupin

Personal Assistant (To Rob Reiner)

Joe Mayer

Adr Supervisor

Andy Mcdade

Electrician

Vince Melandri

Sound Editor

Peter Montagna

Makeup (Billy Crystal And Carol Kane)

John Morgan

Camera Operator

Peter Morley

Location Projectionist

Philip Morley

Location Projectionist

Steve Nevius

Assistant Editor

Susan Nicholson

Accountant Assistant

Steven Nicolaides

Associate Producer

Terry Nightingall

Other

Jack Norworth

Lyrics ("Take Me Out To The Ballgame")

Shaun O'dell

Camera Operator

Loretta Ordewer

Unit Production Manager (Derbyshire)

John Outred

Camera Assistant 2nd Unit (2nd Unit) (Ireland)

Keith Pain

Art Direction Supervisor

Lori Patterson

Other

Nick Phillips

Camera Assistant 2nd Unit (2nd Unit) (Ireland)

Richard Pointing

Wardrobe Supervisor

Mark E Pollack

Executive In Charge Of Production

Terry Pritchard

Unit Driver

Jill Quertier

Production Buyer

John F Ralph

Other

Larry Randall

Bestboy Electrician

Rob Reiner

Producer

Dan Rich

Sound Editor

Terry Richards

Stunts

Lucy Richardson

Other

David Ridout

Electrician

John T Rietz

Sound Rerecording Engineer

Barbara Ritchie

Hairdresser

Peter Robb-king

Makeup

Ronald Roose

Sound Editor

Andrew Scheinman

Producer

Terry Schubert

Special Effects Technician

Jeffrey Scott

Associate Producer

Martin Shafer

Assistance

Martin Shafer

Assistant

Rodger Shaw

Animatronic Supervisor

Paul Shersby

Location Manager

Alfie Smith

Props (Standby)

Bill Stallion

Storyboard Artist

Nigel Stone

Other

Joyce Stoneman

Wardrobe Supervisor

Jeff Stott

Associate Producer

Neil Swan

Special Effects Technician

Micky Swift

Props (Standby)

Terry Tapping

Unit Driver

Jonathan Taylor

Other

Paul Taylor

3rd Assistant Director

Nigel Trevessey

Mechanical Designer

Toby Tyler

Electrician

Peter Verard

Construction Manager

Albert Von Tilzer

Music ("Take Me Out To The Ballgame")

Peter Wallis

Dressing Props

Adam Weiss

Associate Editor

Hugo Weng

Sound Editor

Jason White

Stunts

Al Wilson

Generator Operator

Paul Wilson

Model Photography

Severn Woxholt

Camera Assistant 2nd Unit (2nd Unit) (Ireland)

Film Details

Also Known As
Bleka dödens minut, Princess Bride
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adventure
Comedy
Family
Fantasy
Romance
Release Date
1987
Production Company
Joe Dunton & Company International, Inc.; Pacific Title & Art Studio
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Distribution; Artedis; Nelson Entertainment
Location
Ireland; Lee International Studios, Shepperton, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Award Nominations

Best Song

1987

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall September 25, 1987

Released in United States on Video March 30, 1988

Released in United States September 1987

Released in United States November 1987

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 1987.

Shown at London Film Festival November 1987.

Began shooting August 18, 1986.

Completed shooting December 1986.

Released in United States Fall September 25, 1987

Released in United States on Video March 30, 1988

Released in United States September 1987 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 1987.)

Released in United States November 1987 (Shown at London Film Festival November 1987.)