With an equal amount of comedy, fantasy, action, adventure, and romance, The Princess Bride delivers classic entertainment that can truly be enjoyed ay all ages (and sexes as well). It is the story of the beautiful Princess Buttercup (Wright) and her one true love Westley (Elwes). Believing he was murdered by pirates, Buttercup is astonished when he returns to save her from a band of thieves and the evil Prince Humperdinck (Sarandon). Based on William Goldman
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD picture looks virtually identical to the 2001 release. The source element is revealing of dirt, artifacts, and film grain, but for its age, the picture looks quite pleasing. (Suzanne Hodges)
Like the previous DVD release, as well as the release previous to that, the Dolby
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