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The Princess Bride Blu-ray

United States
Blu-ray + DVD Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer | 1987 | 98 min | Rated PG | Mar 17, 2009

The Princess Bride (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC (37.63 Mbps)
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
Spanish: Dolby Digital Mono
French: Dolby Digital 2.0

Subtitles
English, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Two-disc set (1 BD, 1 DVD)
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Playback
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Blu-ray rating
Video 4.0 of 54.0
Audio 4.0 of 54.0
Extras 3.9 of 53.9
Based on 23 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Adventure100%
Family79%
Fantasy69%
Comedy67%
Romance39%
95%
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The Princess Bride

 (1987)

The Princess Bride Blu-ray delivers great video and audio in this exceptional Blu-ray release

In the fairytale adventure 'The Princess Bride', a young boy falls ill and is read a legendary bedtime story by his visiting grandfather that immediately comes to life. The story is a classic tale of love and adventure as the beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the odious Prince Humperdinck. Her childhood beau Westley, now known as the Dread Pirate Roberts, attempts to save her. On the way he meets an accomplished swordsman, a super strong giant and a few bad guys to rescue Princess Buttercup.

For more about The Princess Bride and the The Princess Bride Blu-ray release, see the The Princess Bride Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.5 out of 5.

Starring: Cary Elwes, Robin Wright Penn, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn
Director: Rob Reiner

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The Princess Bride Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.0 of 5

The Princess Bride debuts on Blu-ray with a fine 1080p transfer framed inside its native 1.85:1-window. This Blu-ray transfer offers a nice, noticeable improvement over the DVD. The image is consistently strong, sharp, and clear, with well-defined textures and many eye-catching details. The image remains stable in exhibiting fine clarity in both the foreground and background of most every frame. Particularly impressive are the richly-adorned fabrics worn by the players. Each reveals all of the stitches and adornments nicely, and the varied colors of each, from more earthy tones to vivid reds and purples, sparkle. Likewise, the lush green terrains seen throughout the movie offer a natural, pleasant appearance that both reveal fine amounts of detail -- often down to individual blades of grass -- and fantastic color. A layer of grain over the entirety of the image adds a good cinematic feel to the transfer. Although a few speckles and pops creep up from time to time over the print, this remains a strong, eye-catching and generally first-rate transfer sure to please longtime fans of the film. This is a fabulous transfer from MGM, a fine example of a catalogue title done right.


The Princess Bride Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.0 of 5

The Princess Bride features a solid DTS-HD MA 5.1 lossless soundtrack. The surround speakers work to strong effect through parts of the film; the "eel" sequence in chapter five features the shrieking creatures swimming and screaming around the soundstage as the music swells to a pitch. Elsewhere in the film, wind swirls about, enveloping the listener and practically placing a chill in the room. Bass rumbles here and there, the "fire swamp" sequence in chapter eleven a fine example of the generally subtle yet highly effective lows that come into play several times throughout the film. However, the front three speakers handle much of the track to fine effect. Music plays clearly and accurately across the front, and dialogue is delivered crisply and accurately through the center channel. The Princess Bride has never sounded better at home.


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Films which fit into the "romantic comedy" genre typically favor one quality or the other. They are either romantic films with comedic highlights, or conversely, comedies with a romantic story. It is a rare film, such as 'The Princess Bride' that can gently walk ...

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MGM Home Entertainment in conjunction with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment have announced that they will bring the Rob Reiner film 'The Princess Bride' to Blu-ray on March 17th. Video will be presented in 1.85:1 1080p AVC accompanied by a 5.1 DTS-HD Master ...


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