The Princess Bride

While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$30,857,814
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Opening$206,243
9 theaters
Release Date (Wide)Sep 25, 1987 (Oct 9, 1987)
Running Time1 hr 38 min
GenresAdventure Family Fantasy Romance
In Release105 days/15 weeks
Widest Release803 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Sep 25-2716$206,243-9-$22,915$206,2431
Oct 2-414$204,198-1%9-$22,688$500,8472
Oct 9-12
Indig. Peoples' Day wknd
3$4,480,140-622-$7,202$5,065,954-
Oct 16-183$3,632,285-623-$5,830$9,407,9054
Oct 23-254$3,264,935-10.1%788+165$4,143$13,566,4225
Oct 30-Nov 17$2,044,170-37.4%787-1$2,597$16,345,2426
Nov 6-811$1,914,379-6.3%693-94$2,762$18,931,3957
Nov 13-159$1,638,474-14.4%732+39$2,238$21,277,6498
Nov 20-2211$1,164,538-28.9%786+54$1,481$22,856,5069
Nov 27-29
Thanksgiving 3-Day
12$1,215,527+4.4%803+17$1,513$24,650,73810
Dec 4-6
Post-Thanksgiving
13$656,371-46%788-15$832$25,551,86011