Scale the cliffs of insanity, battle rodents of unusual size, face torture in the pit of despair, and join Princess Buttercup and Westley on their spell-binding journey to find true love when The Princess Bride 25th Anniversary Blu-ray debuts October 2 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. A classic fairy tale complete with heroes, villains, trickery, mockery and death-defying miracles, The Princess Bride captured audiences young and old with its brilliant, memorable dialogue, enchanting story line and bewitching characters.
From celebrated director Rob Reiner (The Bucket List) and Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) comes “an enchanting fantasy” (Time) filled with adventure, romance and plenty of “good-hearted fun” (Roger Ebert). Featuring a spectacular cast that includes Robin Wright (Forrest Gump), Cary Elwes (No Strings Attached), Mandy Patinkin (“Homeland”) and Billy Crystal (Tooth Fairy), this wonderful fairy tale about a Princess named Buttercup and her beloved is “a real dream of a movie” (People).
The Princess Bride 25th Anniversary Blu-ray is loaded with special features including the all-new featurette “True Love: The Princess Bride Phenomenon” which includes brand new interviews with Reiner, Elwes, Wright, Goldman, Christopher Guest (For Your Consideration), Chris Sarandon (Fright Night) and executive producer Norman Lear.
Fox’s Blu-ray presents the film in its 1.85:1 original aspect ratio alongside a 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio track and the following supplements:
– All-new, two-part True Love: The Princess Bride Phenomenon retrospective documentary
– Audio commentaries:
– Behind-the-scenes featurettes: As You Wish: The Story of The Princess Bride, The Princess Bride: The Untold Tales, The Art of Fencing, Fairy Tales and Folklore and Miraculous Makeup
– Cary Elwes’ video diary
– The Dread Pirate Roberts: Greatest Pirate of the Seven Seas feature
– Love is Like a Storybook feature
– Original theatrical trailer
– Easter eggs
The 25th Anniversary Edition of The Princess Bride is expected to street on October 2nd.