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The Princess Bride or Robin Hood: Prince of Theives?

Old 01-19-04, 10:57 AM
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The Princess Bride or Robin Hood: Prince of Theives?

My wife and I watched The Princess Bride over the weekend. I expected her to love it, but she didn't really enjoy it that much, and said she preferred Robin Hood. She liked the Enigo Montoya character, and Peter Falk as the grandfather, but she found the Wesley and Buttercup characters too bland.
What do you think?
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both great movies, but princess bride is superior
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How could you not love Vizzini and Fezzik they were such great characters? The Princess Bride is way better than Prince of Thieves
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The Princess Bride is one of my favorite movies of all time.
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Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves..?

Inconceivable!
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Originally posted by Rogue588
Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves..?

Inconceivable!
You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

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Re: The Princess Bride or Robin Hood: Prince of Theives?

Originally posted by whaaat
What do you think?
Am I going mad, or did the word think escape your lips?!?




Old 01-19-04, 12:27 PM
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Only Elwes can speak with an English accent.
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Re: Re: The Princess Bride or Robin Hood: Prince of Theives?

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Am I going mad, or did the word think escape your lips?!?
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Princess Bride. At least it doesn't have Kevin Costner's horrible attempt at an English accent.
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My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.
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Originally posted by B.A.hist
My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.
Ahem. I am sorry, but incomplete quotes from TPB are simply not allowed. You forgot the most important word of all:

Hello! My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.




But, please, don't take it personally. I really mean no harm.

I'm just feeling very short on... charm.


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now that i think why are we comparing prince of theves to princess bride, should we compare prince of theves to men in tights?
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The Princess Bride is a wonderful quotable classic. Robin Hood isn't.
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Princess Bride > Robin Hood, Prince of Theives.

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No contest, Princess Bride all the way.
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Originally posted by lisadoris
The Princess Bride is a wonderful quotable classic. Robin Hood isn't.
NOT true!

There was that classic line ....

And then there was ...

...

OK, I guess you're right...
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Princess Bride by a mile.
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Originally posted by Grouch094820 & 5/17
Princess Bride by a mile.
By ten miles.

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Bride is a good movie (though heavily overrated). I'd say it edges out Prince by a nose or two.
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Re: The Princess Bride or Robin Hood: Prince of Theives?

Originally posted by whaaat
What do you think?
I'd say that your wife has made one of the classic blunders . . .
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Robin Hood is a good movie. But Princess Bride is a classic. I must have watched PB dozens of times already. I don't think I will ever get sick of watching PB.
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Okay, everyone stop quoting The Princess Bride,

I mean it!
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Geez, we're getting some lopsided polls lately, with the Die Hard/Speed one and now this. How about some more contenders....

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Originally posted by Charlie Goose
Okay, everyone stop quoting The Princess Bride,

I mean it!
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