The Princess Bride

A bedridden 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.


Domestic (99.9%)
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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9 theaters
Release Date (Wide)Sep 25, 1987 (Oct 9, 1987)
Running Time1 hr 38 min
GenresAdventure Comedy Family Fantasy Romance
In Release105 days/15 weeks
Widest Release803 theaters
DateRankWeekly %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeek
Sep 25-Oct 116$296,649-9-$32,961$296,6491
Oct 2-814$289,165-2.5%9-$32,129$585,8142
Oct 9-153$5,189,806+1,694.8%622+613$8,343$5,775,6203
Oct 16-223$4,525,867-12.8%623+1$7,264$10,301,4874
Oct 23-294$3,999,585-11.6%788+165$5,075$14,301,0725
Oct 30-Nov 57$2,715,944-32.1%787-1$3,451$17,017,0166
Nov 6-1210$2,622,159-3.5%693-94$3,783$19,639,1757
Nov 13-198$2,052,793-21.7%732+39$2,804$21,691,9688
Nov 20-2613$1,743,243-15.1%786+54$2,217$23,435,2119
Nov 27-Dec 312$1,460,278-16.2%803+17$1,818$24,895,48910
Dec 4-1011$858,470-41.2%788-15$1,089$25,753,95911