15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About ‘The Princess Bride’
One of the best movies ever made, if you’re anything like us, you’ve seen the Princess Bride about 100 times. Despite the fact that you can likely recite several of the best lines from the flick word for word. Despite that, there are a couple of things you probably never knew about the film and the people behind it. Thankfully, you’ll now be able to have all the information you could have ever wanted about the film the next time you go to a party and people are throwing around quotes. It’s inconceivable that you’d not be able to call up as many quotes as you wish.
Iocaine Isn’t A Real Poison
The poison that Vizzini and Westley square off over, Iocaine isn’t a real poison. That particular factoid is not exactly inconceivable.
Buttercup Was Almost From a Galaxy Far, Far Away
While Robin Wright eventually beat out some rather impressive actresses for the role of Buttercup, writer William Goldman thought that Carrie Fisher was the ideal actress to play the part.
Everyone Thought Billy Crystal Was The Funniest
While tons of cast members suffered minor injuries, Mandy Patinkin says the only injury he suffered was bruised ribs from laughing at Crystal’s performance.