There are few movies that we could watch over and over again – and The Princess Bride is one of those movies. It makes our heart hurt with happiness. The movie was first released in 1987, and was expected to be one big movie flop. Of course, anyone who has watched the movie (if you haven’t, shame on you) will know that this movie is anything but a flop. It’s inconceivable to think of it as a flop. Thankfully, the unknown cast and the unique storyline soon caught the attention of fans across the world, and the movie became the cult classic it is today.
Nowadays, The Princess Bride is known as one of the most quotable movies of all time – giving us some of the most iconic moments, including the epic ‘As you wish’ and ‘You killed my father, prepare to die!’ (we don’t use that one too often). The movie is also known for being pretty old. In fact, The Princess Bride is celebrating it’s 30th birthday this year…yay, happy birthday!
To celebrate this timeless movie, many movie theaters will be screening The Princess Bride across the United States on Sunday, October 15. The movie will be screened by Fathom Events and will feature in participating theaters across the nation. As if the movie wasn’t enough, the special screenings will also feature an interview with Ben Mankiewicz and Rob Reiner. We’re totally there.
Cary Elwes, who starred as the swashbuckling pirate in The Princess Bride, has been speaking about the anniversary of their iconic movie, and the connection between the actors and actresses who appeared in the film. *Be warned, you may cry from the cuteness*
We’re connected through this wonderful film forever. I think it’s one of those things where we bonded so much making the film. It was one of those things where [director Ron Reiner] really…handpicks his cast and his crew and he does it for a reason, because he wants the experience to be a familiar one.
Ahhhh, we can’t wait to watch the Princess Bride on the big screen once more!